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Vienna sausage vs. Blood sausage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Vienna sausage and Blood sausage different?

  • Vienna sausage is richer in Vitamin B6, while Blood sausage is higher in Iron, Choline, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Blood sausage covers your daily need of Iron 69% more than Vienna sausage.
  • Vienna sausage contains 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Blood sausage. Vienna sausage contains 0.12mg of Vitamin B6, while Blood sausage contains 0.04mg.
  • Blood sausage is lower in Sodium.

Sausage, Vienna, canned, chicken, beef, pork and Blood sausage types were used 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.7%
Contains more Potassium +165.8%
Contains more Zinc +23.1%
Contains more Iron +627.3%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -22.6%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Equal in Selenium - 15.5
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 33% 5% 22% 9% 115% 44% 10% 0% 93%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 240% 6% 10% 4% 89% 36% 14% 2% 85%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.7%
Contains more Potassium +165.8%
Contains more Zinc +23.1%
Contains more Iron +627.3%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -22.6%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Equal in Selenium - 15.5

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 E +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.4%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Choline +66.6%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1
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% 18% 0% 22% 25% 31% 21% 28% 3% 128% 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% 3% 39% 0% 18% 30% 23% 36% 10% 4% 126% 40% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.4%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Choline +66.6%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +101.6%
Contains more Water +37.2%
Contains more Other +12.6%
Contains more Protein +39%
Contains more Fats +77.8%
11% 19% 3% 65% 3%
Protein: 10.5 g
Fats: 19.4 g
Carbs: 2.6 g
Water: 64.9 g
Other: 2.6 g
15% 35% 47% 2%
Protein: 14.6 g
Fats: 34.5 g
Carbs: 1.29 g
Water: 47.3 g
Other: 2.31 g
Contains more Carbs +101.6%
Contains more Water +37.2%
Contains more Other +12.6%
Contains more Protein +39%
Contains more Fats +77.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -46.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +65.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +168.2%
39% 53% 7%
Saturated Fat: 7.125 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.628 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.29 g
41% 49% 11%
Saturated Fat: 13.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 15.9 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.46 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -46.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +65.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +168.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Vienna sausage Blood sausage Opinion
Net carbs 2.6g 1.29g Vienna sausage
Protein 10.5g 14.6g Blood sausage
Fats 19.4g 34.5g Blood sausage
Carbs 2.6g 1.29g Vienna sausage
Calories 230kcal 379kcal Blood sausage
Sugar 0g 1.29g Vienna sausage
Calcium 10mg 6mg Vienna sausage
Iron 0.88mg 6.4mg Blood sausage
Magnesium 7mg 8mg Blood sausage
Phosphorus 49mg 22mg Vienna sausage
Potassium 101mg 38mg Vienna sausage
Sodium 879mg 680mg Blood sausage
Zinc 1.6mg 1.3mg Vienna sausage
Copper 0.03mg 0.04mg Blood sausage
Manganese 0.01mg Blood sausage
Selenium 16.9µg 15.5µg Vienna sausage
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.13mg Vienna sausage
Vitamin D 25IU 52IU Blood sausage
Vitamin D 0.6µg 1.3µg Blood sausage
Vitamin B1 0.087mg 0.07mg Vienna sausage
Vitamin B2 0.107mg 0.13mg Blood sausage
Vitamin B3 1.613mg 1.2mg Vienna sausage
Vitamin B5 0.35mg 0.6mg Blood sausage
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.04mg Vienna sausage
Folate 4µg 5µg Blood sausage
Vitamin B12 1.02µg 1µg Vienna sausage
Choline 43.7mg 72.8mg Blood sausage
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0µg Vienna sausage
Tryptophan 0.109mg 0.18mg Blood sausage
Threonine 0.357mg 0.57mg Blood sausage
Isoleucine 0.557mg 0.32mg Vienna sausage
Leucine 0.797mg 1.39mg Blood sausage
Lysine 0.791mg 1.05mg Blood sausage
Methionine 0.265mg 0.2mg Vienna sausage
Phenylalanine 0.425mg 0.82mg Blood sausage
Valine 0.573mg 1.02mg Blood sausage
Histidine 0.273mg 0.71mg Blood sausage
Cholesterol 87mg 120mg Vienna sausage
Saturated Fat 7.125g 13.4g Vienna sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 9.628g 15.9g Blood sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 1.29g 3.46g Blood sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Vienna sausage Blood sausage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
24%
Vienna sausage
25%
Blood sausage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Vienna sausage
48%
Blood sausage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.29g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.275g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Blood sausage
Blood sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 199mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.
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. Vienna sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172942/nutrients
  2. Blood sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171618/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.