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Vienna sausage vs. Ground chicken — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Vienna sausage and Ground chicken?

  • Vienna sausage is richer in Vitamin B12, yet Ground chicken is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, Potassium, and Vitamin B2.
  • Vienna sausage's daily need coverage for Sodium is 35% higher.
  • Vienna sausage has 2 times more Saturated Fat than Ground chicken. Vienna sausage has 7.125g of Saturated Fat, while Ground chicken has 3.11g.
  • Ground chicken contains less Sodium.

We used Sausage, Vienna, canned, chicken, beef, pork and Chicken, ground, crumbles, cooked, pan-browned types in this comparison.

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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 +25%
Contains more Selenium +18.2%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +377.6%
Contains more Potassium +570.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.5%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Copper +106.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.93
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 3% 35% 20% 101% 60% 10% 53% 21% 3% 78%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Selenium +18.2%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +377.6%
Contains more Potassium +570.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.5%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Copper +106.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.93

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 Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +100%
Contains more Vitamin E +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +182.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +340.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +279.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +348.3%
Contains more Choline +35%
Contains more Vitamin K +31.3%
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% 8% 0% 0% 31% 70% 134% 80% 125% 2% 64% 33% 6%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +100%
Contains more Vitamin E +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +182.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +340.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +279.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +348.3%
Contains more Choline +35%
Contains more Vitamin K +31.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +77.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +195.5%
Contains more Protein +121.7%
Equal in Water - 64.92
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
23% 11% 65%
Protein: 23.28 g
Fats: 10.92 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 64.92 g
Other: 0.88 g
Contains more Fats +77.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +195.5%
Contains more Protein +121.7%
Equal in Water - 64.92

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +97.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +61.2%
39% 53% 7%
Saturated Fat: 7.125 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.628 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.29 g
31% 48% 21%
Saturated Fat: 3.11 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.879 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.08 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +97.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +61.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Vienna sausage Ground chicken Opinion
Net carbs 2.6g 0g Vienna sausage
Protein 10.5g 23.28g Ground chicken
Fats 19.4g 10.92g Vienna sausage
Carbs 2.6g 0g Vienna sausage
Calories 230kcal 189kcal Vienna sausage
Calcium 10mg 8mg Vienna sausage
Iron 0.88mg 0.93mg Ground chicken
Magnesium 7mg 28mg Ground chicken
Phosphorus 49mg 234mg Ground chicken
Potassium 101mg 677mg Ground chicken
Sodium 879mg 75mg Ground chicken
Zinc 1.6mg 1.92mg Ground chicken
Copper 0.03mg 0.062mg Ground chicken
Manganese 0.016mg Ground chicken
Selenium 16.9µg 14.3µg Vienna sausage
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.39mg Ground chicken
Vitamin D 25IU Vienna sausage
Vitamin D 0.6µg Vienna sausage
Vitamin B1 0.087mg 0.121mg Ground chicken
Vitamin B2 0.107mg 0.302mg Ground chicken
Vitamin B3 1.613mg 7.107mg Ground chicken
Vitamin B5 0.35mg 1.327mg Ground chicken
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.538mg Ground chicken
Folate 4µg 2µg Vienna sausage
Vitamin B12 1.02µg 0.51µg Vienna sausage
Choline 43.7mg 59mg Ground chicken
Vitamin K 1.6µg 2.1µg Ground chicken
Tryptophan 0.109mg 0.196mg Ground chicken
Threonine 0.357mg 0.97mg Ground chicken
Isoleucine 0.557mg 1.06mg Ground chicken
Leucine 0.797mg 1.816mg Ground chicken
Lysine 0.791mg 2.014mg Ground chicken
Methionine 0.265mg 0.596mg Ground chicken
Phenylalanine 0.425mg 0.912mg Ground chicken
Valine 0.573mg 1.102mg Ground chicken
Histidine 0.273mg 0.706mg Ground chicken
Cholesterol 87mg 107mg Vienna sausage
Trans Fat 0.087g Vienna sausage
Saturated Fat 7.125g 3.11g Ground chicken
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.031g Ground chicken
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.008g Ground chicken
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.016g Ground chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 9.628g 4.879g Vienna sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 1.29g 2.08g Ground chicken
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.015g Ground chicken
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 1.787g Ground chicken
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.02g Ground chicken
Omega-3 - ALA 0.081g Ground chicken

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Vienna sausage Ground chicken
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
42%
Ground chicken
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Vienna sausage
38%
Ground chicken

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground chicken
Ground chicken contains less Sodium (difference - 804mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground chicken
Ground chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.015g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ground chicken
Ground chicken is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ground chicken
Ground chicken is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Ground chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171117/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.