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Vienna sausage vs. Knackwurst — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Vienna sausage and Knackwurst

  • Vienna sausage has more Selenium, while Knackwurst has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Knackwurst's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 21% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Sausage, Vienna, canned, chicken, beef, pork 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 +33.3%
Contains more Selenium +25.2%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +97%
Contains more Copper +100%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Equal in Sodium - 930
Equal in Zinc - 1.66
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 4% 25% 8% 43% 18% 122% 46% 20% 3% 74%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Selenium +25.2%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +97%
Contains more Copper +100%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Equal in Sodium - 930
Equal in Zinc - 1.66

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 E +159.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +293.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +15.7%
Contains more Choline +25.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.32
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 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% 12% 34% 0% 86% 33% 52% 20% 40% 2% 148% 30% 4%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin E +159.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +293.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +15.7%
Contains more Choline +25.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.32
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +17.4%
Contains more Fats +42.8%
Contains more Carbs +23.1%
Equal in Protein - 11.1
Equal in Other - 2.7
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
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 Water +17.4%
Contains more Fats +42.8%
Contains more Carbs +23.1%
Equal in Protein - 11.1
Equal in Other - 2.7

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -30.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +33%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +126.4%
39% 53% 7%
Saturated Fat: 7.125 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.628 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.29 g
39% 49% 11%
Saturated Fat: 10.21 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.81 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.92 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -30.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +33%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +126.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Vienna sausage Knackwurst Opinion
Net carbs 2.6g 3.2g Knackwurst
Protein 10.5g 11.1g Knackwurst
Fats 19.4g 27.7g Knackwurst
Carbs 2.6g 3.2g Knackwurst
Calories 230kcal 307kcal Knackwurst
Calcium 10mg 11mg Knackwurst
Iron 0.88mg 0.66mg Vienna sausage
Magnesium 7mg 11mg Knackwurst
Phosphorus 49mg 98mg Knackwurst
Potassium 101mg 199mg Knackwurst
Sodium 879mg 930mg Vienna sausage
Zinc 1.6mg 1.66mg Knackwurst
Copper 0.03mg 0.06mg Knackwurst
Manganese 0.021mg Knackwurst
Selenium 16.9µg 13.5µg Vienna sausage
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.57mg Knackwurst
Vitamin D 25IU 44IU Knackwurst
Vitamin D 0.6µg 1.1µg Knackwurst
Vitamin B1 0.087mg 0.342mg Knackwurst
Vitamin B2 0.107mg 0.14mg Knackwurst
Vitamin B3 1.613mg 2.734mg Knackwurst
Vitamin B5 0.35mg 0.32mg Vienna sausage
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.17mg Knackwurst
Folate 4µg 2µg Vienna sausage
Vitamin B12 1.02µg 1.18µg Knackwurst
Choline 43.7mg 55mg Knackwurst
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.6µg
Tryptophan 0.109mg 0.138mg Knackwurst
Threonine 0.357mg 0.432mg Knackwurst
Isoleucine 0.557mg 0.639mg Knackwurst
Leucine 0.797mg 0.874mg Knackwurst
Lysine 0.791mg 1.01mg Knackwurst
Methionine 0.265mg 0.276mg Knackwurst
Phenylalanine 0.425mg 0.501mg Knackwurst
Valine 0.573mg 0.639mg Knackwurst
Histidine 0.273mg 0.314mg Knackwurst
Cholesterol 87mg 60mg Knackwurst
Saturated Fat 7.125g 10.21g Vienna sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 9.628g 12.81g Knackwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 1.29g 2.92g Knackwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Vienna sausage Knackwurst
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
35%
Knackwurst
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Vienna sausage
36%
Knackwurst

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 51mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.085g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Knackwurst
Knackwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 27mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Knackwurst
Knackwurst is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Knackwurst
Knackwurst 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 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 ($)

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. 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.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.