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Pot roast vs Kielbasa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pot roast and Kielbasa?

  • Pot roast is higher in Iron, yet Kielbasa is higher in Vitamin C, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Kielbasa's daily need coverage for Sodium is 50% more.
  • Pot roast has 2 times more Iron than Kielbasa. While Pot roast has 2.42mg of Iron, Kielbasa has only 1.24mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Kielbasa is lower.

We used Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised and Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, smoked types in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +95.2%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 91% 5% 21% 14% 33% 182% 75% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 47% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 157%
Contains more Iron +95.2%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 11% 6% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 267% 5% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
44
Pot roast
4
Kielbasa
Mineral Summary Score
53
Pot roast
25
Kielbasa

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
174%
Pot roast
79%
Kielbasa
Carbohydrates
0%
Pot roast
4%
Kielbasa
Fats
88%
Pot roast
81%
Kielbasa

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Pot roast Kielbasa
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

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Pot roast Kielbasa
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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 1153mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pot roast
Pot roast is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pot roast
Pot roast is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 46mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.318g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pot roast Kielbasa Opinion
Calories 297 226 Pot roast
Protein 28.94 13.1 Pot roast
Fats 19.17 17.6 Pot roast
Vitamin C 0 14.8 Kielbasa
Carbs 0 3.9 Kielbasa
Cholesterol 116 70 Kielbasa
Vitamin D 8 Pot roast
Iron 2.42 1.24 Pot roast
Calcium 16 Pot roast
Potassium 231 Pot roast
Magnesium 19 Pot roast
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.099 Pot roast
Zinc 6.66 Pot roast
Starch
Phosphorus 174 Pot roast
Sodium 47 1200 Pot roast
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.51 Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2 Pot roast
Vitamin B1 0.059 Pot roast
Vitamin B2 0.171 Pot roast
Vitamin B3 4.105 Pot roast
Vitamin B5 0.571 Pot roast
Vitamin B6 0.283 Pot roast
Vitamin B12 2.13 Pot roast
Vitamin K 1.8 Pot roast
Folate 9 Pot roast
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 7.548 6.23 Kielbasa
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175 8.27 Kielbasa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708 2.33 Kielbasa
Tryptophan 0.19 Pot roast
Threonine 1.156 Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.317 Pot roast
Leucine 2.302 Pot roast
Lysine 2.446 Pot roast
Methionine 0.754 Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143 Pot roast
Valine 1.436 Pot roast
Histidine 0.924 Pot roast
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/nutrients
  2. Kielbasa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174607/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.