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Roast beef vs. Knackwurst — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Roast beef and Knackwurst

  • Roast beef has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Iron, Zinc, and Potassium, while Knackwurst has more Vitamin B1, and Vitamin D.
  • Knackwurst's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 44% higher.
  • Knackwurst contains 3 times less Potassium than Roast beef. Roast beef contains 647mg of Potassium, while Knackwurst contains 199mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Roast beef is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Roast beef, deli style, prepackaged, sliced and Knackwurst, knockwurst, pork, beef.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +210.6%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +146.9%
Contains more Potassium +225.1%
Contains more Zinc +92.8%
Contains more Copper +43.3%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Manganese +40%
Equal in Sodium - 930
Equal in Selenium - 13.5
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 77% 15% 104% 58% 112% 88% 29% 2% 81%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 25% 8% 43% 18% 122% 46% 20% 3% 74%
Contains more Iron +210.6%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +146.9%
Contains more Potassium +225.1%
Contains more Zinc +92.8%
Contains more Copper +43.3%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Manganese +40%
Equal in Sodium - 930
Equal in Selenium - 13.5

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +170.6%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +72.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +695.3%
Contains more Choline +25.3%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 10% 0% 0% 11% 50% 105% 34% 107% 4% 256% 24% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 12% 34% 0% 86% 33% 52% 20% 40% 2% 148% 30% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +170.6%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +72.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +695.3%
Contains more Choline +25.3%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +67.7%
Contains more Water +33.3%
Contains more Other +23.3%
Contains more Fats +650.7%
Contains more Carbs +400%
19% 4% 74% 3%
Protein: 18.62 g
Fats: 3.69 g
Carbs: 0.64 g
Water: 73.72 g
Other: 3.33 g
11% 28% 3% 55% 3%
Protein: 11.1 g
Fats: 27.7 g
Carbs: 3.2 g
Water: 55.3 g
Other: 2.7 g
Contains more Protein +67.7%
Contains more Water +33.3%
Contains more Other +23.3%
Contains more Fats +650.7%
Contains more Carbs +400%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +742.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +981.5%
42% 49% 9%
Saturated Fat: 1.318 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.521 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.27 g
39% 49% 11%
Saturated Fat: 10.21 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.81 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.92 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +742.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +981.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Roast beef Knackwurst
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Roast beef Knackwurst Opinion
Net carbs 0.64g 3.2g Knackwurst
Protein 18.62g 11.1g Roast beef
Fats 3.69g 27.7g Knackwurst
Carbs 0.64g 3.2g Knackwurst
Calories 115kcal 307kcal Knackwurst
Sugar 0.29g 0g Knackwurst
Calcium 5mg 11mg Knackwurst
Iron 2.05mg 0.66mg Roast beef
Magnesium 20mg 11mg Roast beef
Phosphorus 242mg 98mg Roast beef
Potassium 647mg 199mg Roast beef
Sodium 853mg 930mg Roast beef
Zinc 3.2mg 1.66mg Roast beef
Copper 0.086mg 0.06mg Roast beef
Manganese 0.015mg 0.021mg Knackwurst
Selenium 14.7µg 13.5µg Roast beef
Vitamin A 11IU 0IU Roast beef
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 0µg Roast beef
Vitamin E 0.49mg 0.57mg Knackwurst
Vitamin D 1IU 44IU Knackwurst
Vitamin D 0µg 1.1µg Knackwurst
Vitamin B1 0.043mg 0.342mg Knackwurst
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.14mg Roast beef
Vitamin B3 5.581mg 2.734mg Roast beef
Vitamin B5 0.566mg 0.32mg Roast beef
Vitamin B6 0.46mg 0.17mg Roast beef
Folate 5µg 2µg Roast beef
Vitamin B12 2.04µg 1.18µg Roast beef
Choline 43.9mg 55mg Knackwurst
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.6µg
Tryptophan 0.138mg Knackwurst
Threonine 0.432mg Knackwurst
Isoleucine 0.639mg Knackwurst
Leucine 0.874mg Knackwurst
Lysine 1.01mg Knackwurst
Methionine 0.276mg Knackwurst
Phenylalanine 0.501mg Knackwurst
Valine 0.639mg Knackwurst
Histidine 0.314mg Knackwurst
Cholesterol 51mg 60mg Roast beef
Trans Fat 0.148g Knackwurst
Saturated Fat 1.318g 10.21g Roast beef
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g 0g Roast beef
Omega-3 - EPA 0.007g 0g Roast beef
Omega-3 - DPA 0.012g 0g Roast beef
Monounsaturated Fat 1.521g 12.81g Knackwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 0.27g 2.92g Knackwurst
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Roast beef
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.14g Roast beef
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.001g Roast beef
Omega-3 - ALA 0.017g Roast beef
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.011g Roast beef

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Roast beef Knackwurst
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
46%
Roast beef
35%
Knackwurst
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Roast beef
36%
Knackwurst

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Roast beef
Roast beef contains less Sodium (difference - 77mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Roast beef
Roast beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Roast beef
Roast beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.892g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Roast beef
Roast beef is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Knackwurst
Knackwurst is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.29g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Knackwurst
Knackwurst is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Roast beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174570/nutrients
  2. Knackwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173867/nutrients

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

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