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Vienna sausage vs. Bockwurst — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Vienna sausage and Bockwurst different?

  • Vienna sausage is higher in Selenium, however, Bockwurst is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Bockwurst is 57% higher.
  • Vienna sausage has less Saturated Fat.

Sausage, Vienna, canned, chicken, beef, pork and Bockwurst, pork, veal, raw are the varieties 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 Selenium +49.6%
Contains more Calcium +310%
Contains more Iron +30.7%
Contains more Magnesium +271.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +244.9%
Contains more Potassium +167.3%
Contains less Sodium -14%
Contains more Zinc +29.4%
Contains more Copper +233.3%
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 13% 44% 19% 73% 24% 99% 57% 34% 23% 62%
Contains more Selenium +49.6%
Contains more Calcium +310%
Contains more Iron +30.7%
Contains more Magnesium +271.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +244.9%
Contains more Potassium +167.3%
Contains less Sodium -14%
Contains more Zinc +29.4%
Contains more Copper +233.3%

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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +121.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +117.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +248.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +154.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215%
Contains more Folate +325%
Contains more Vitamin K +4287.5%
Equal in Choline - 46.4
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% 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 16% 8% 0% 11% 49% 54% 106% 54% 88% 13% 108% 26% 176%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +121.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +117.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +248.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +154.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215%
Contains more Folate +325%
Contains more Vitamin K +4287.5%
Equal in Choline - 46.4

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +19.1%
Contains more Protein +33.6%
Contains more Fats +33.4%
Contains more Carbs +13.5%
Equal in Other - 2.68
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
14% 26% 3% 54% 3%
Protein: 14.03 g
Fats: 25.87 g
Carbs: 2.95 g
Water: 54.47 g
Other: 2.68 g
Contains more Water +19.1%
Contains more Protein +33.6%
Contains more Fats +33.4%
Contains more Carbs +13.5%
Equal in Other - 2.68

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -30.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +36.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +80.5%
39% 53% 7%
Saturated Fat: 7.125 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.628 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.29 g
40% 51% 9%
Saturated Fat: 10.256 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 13.138 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.328 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -30.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +36.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +80.5%

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 Bockwurst
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Vienna sausage Bockwurst Opinion
Net carbs 2.6g 1.95g Vienna sausage
Protein 10.5g 14.03g Bockwurst
Fats 19.4g 25.87g Bockwurst
Carbs 2.6g 2.95g Bockwurst
Calories 230kcal 301kcal Bockwurst
Fructose 0.01g Bockwurst
Sugar 0g 1.33g Vienna sausage
Fiber 0g 1g Bockwurst
Calcium 10mg 41mg Bockwurst
Iron 0.88mg 1.15mg Bockwurst
Magnesium 7mg 26mg Bockwurst
Phosphorus 49mg 169mg Bockwurst
Potassium 101mg 270mg Bockwurst
Sodium 879mg 756mg Bockwurst
Zinc 1.6mg 2.07mg Bockwurst
Copper 0.03mg 0.1mg Bockwurst
Manganese 0.171mg Bockwurst
Selenium 16.9µg 11.3µg Vienna sausage
Vitamin A 0IU 256IU Bockwurst
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 15µg Bockwurst
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.38mg Bockwurst
Vitamin D 25IU 0IU Vienna sausage
Vitamin D 0.6µg 0µg Vienna sausage
Vitamin C 0mg 3.2mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B1 0.087mg 0.193mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B2 0.107mg 0.233mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B3 1.613mg 5.616mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B5 0.35mg 0.891mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.378mg Bockwurst
Folate 4µg 17µg Bockwurst
Vitamin B12 1.02µg 0.86µg Vienna sausage
Choline 43.7mg 46.4mg Bockwurst
Vitamin K 1.6µg 70.2µg Bockwurst
Tryptophan 0.109mg 153mg Bockwurst
Threonine 0.357mg 0.613mg Bockwurst
Isoleucine 0.557mg 0.677mg Bockwurst
Leucine 0.797mg 1.107mg Bockwurst
Lysine 0.791mg 1.166mg Bockwurst
Methionine 0.265mg 0.333mg Bockwurst
Phenylalanine 0.425mg 0.556mg Bockwurst
Valine 0.573mg 0.767mg Bockwurst
Histidine 0.273mg 0.513mg Bockwurst
Cholesterol 87mg 93mg Vienna sausage
Saturated Fat 7.125g 10.256g Vienna sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 9.628g 13.138g Bockwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 1.29g 2.328g Bockwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Vienna sausage Bockwurst
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
24%
Vienna sausage
54%
Bockwurst
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Vienna sausage
44%
Bockwurst

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.33g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.131g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 123mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Bockwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171619/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.