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Turkey bacon vs. Cervelat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Turkey bacon and Cervelat

  • Turkey bacon has more Phosphorus, and Calcium, however, Cervelat has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, Copper, Selenium, Iron, and Vitamin B2.
  • Cervelat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 180% more.
  • Turkey bacon has 9 times more Calcium than Cervelat. Turkey bacon has 80mg of Calcium, while Cervelat has 9mg.
  • Turkey bacon is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Turkey bacon, unprepared and Thuringer, cervelat, summer sausage, beef, pork.

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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 Calcium +788.9%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +34.2%
Contains less Sodium -17.8%
Contains more Iron +45.7%
Contains more Copper +120.6%
Contains more Selenium +28.5%
Equal in Zinc - 2.56
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 53% 12% 96% 31% 140% 70% 23% 3% 87%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 77% 10% 48% 23% 170% 70% 50% 0% 111%
Contains more Calcium +788.9%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +34.2%
Contains less Sodium -17.8%
Contains more Iron +45.7%
Contains more Copper +120.6%
Contains more Selenium +28.5%
Equal in Zinc - 2.56

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 Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +362.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.31
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.26
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 3% 0% 0% 8% 55% 76% 41% 57% 8% 149% 0% 0%
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% 5% 34% 56% 38% 77% 81% 0% 60% 2% 688% 44% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +362.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.31
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.26

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +36.9%
Contains more Fats +79.7%
Contains more Carbs +76.2%
Equal in Protein - 17.45
Equal in Other - 3.61
16% 17% 2% 62% 3%
Protein: 15.94 g
Fats: 16.93 g
Carbs: 1.89 g
Water: 61.83 g
Other: 3.41 g
17% 30% 3% 45% 4%
Protein: 17.45 g
Fats: 30.43 g
Carbs: 3.33 g
Water: 45.18 g
Other: 3.61 g
Contains more Water +36.9%
Contains more Fats +79.7%
Contains more Carbs +76.2%
Equal in Protein - 17.45
Equal in Other - 3.61

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -60.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +291.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +108.4%
29% 40% 30%
Saturated Fat: 4.52 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.223 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.699 g
45% 51% 5%
Saturated Fat: 11.51 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.97 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -60.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +291.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +108.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey bacon Cervelat Opinion
Net carbs 1.89g 3.33g Cervelat
Protein 15.94g 17.45g Cervelat
Fats 16.93g 30.43g Cervelat
Carbs 1.89g 3.33g Cervelat
Calories 226kcal 362kcal Cervelat
Sugar 0.85g Turkey bacon
Calcium 80mg 9mg Turkey bacon
Iron 1.4mg 2.04mg Cervelat
Magnesium 16mg 14mg Turkey bacon
Phosphorus 222mg 111mg Turkey bacon
Potassium 349mg 260mg Turkey bacon
Sodium 1069mg 1300mg Turkey bacon
Zinc 2.54mg 2.56mg Cervelat
Copper 0.068mg 0.15mg Cervelat
Manganese 0.019mg Turkey bacon
Selenium 15.8µg 20.3µg Cervelat
Vitamin A 34IU 0IU Turkey bacon
Vitamin A RAE 10µg 0µg Turkey bacon
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.22mg Cervelat
Vitamin D 44IU Cervelat
Vitamin D 1.1µg Cervelat
Vitamin C 16.6mg Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.15mg Cervelat
Vitamin B2 0.237mg 0.33mg Cervelat
Vitamin B3 4.032mg 4.31mg Cervelat
Vitamin B5 0.675mg Turkey bacon
Vitamin B6 0.244mg 0.26mg Cervelat
Folate 10µg 2µg Turkey bacon
Vitamin B12 1.19µg 5.5µg Cervelat
Choline 78.9mg Cervelat
Vitamin K 1.3µg Cervelat
Cholesterol 86mg 74mg Cervelat
Trans Fat 0.184g Cervelat
Saturated Fat 4.52g 11.51g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - DHA 0.007g 0g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - EPA 0.006g 0g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.01g 0g Turkey bacon
Monounsaturated Fat 6.223g 12.97g Cervelat
Polyunsaturated fat 4.699g 1.2g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.027g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 4.197g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.01g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - ALA 0.241g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.003g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.013g Turkey bacon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turkey bacon Cervelat
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
30%
Turkey bacon
83%
Cervelat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
53%
Turkey bacon
56%
Cervelat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon contains less Sodium (difference - 231mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.99g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cervelat
Cervelat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cervelat
Cervelat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Turkey bacon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174592/nutrients
  2. Cervelat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172940/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.