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Beef tenderloin vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin contains less Sodium (difference - 674mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.55g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Beef tenderloin Italian sausage
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Beef tenderloin Italian sausage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
23
Beef tenderloin
26
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
33
Beef tenderloin
30
Italian sausage

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +163.6%
Contains more Potassium +30.8%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Copper +53.8%
Contains more Zinc +125.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +43%
Contains less Sodium -92.2%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +163.6%
Contains more Potassium +30.8%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Copper +53.8%
Contains more Zinc +125.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +43%
Contains less Sodium -92.2%
Contains more Calcium +100%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +170.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +531.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 3.25
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +170.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +531.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 3.25

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
143%
Beef tenderloin
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef tenderloin
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
114%
Beef tenderloin
145%
Italian sausage

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Beef tenderloin Italian sausage Opinion
Calories 324 346 Italian sausage
Protein 23.9 14.25 Beef tenderloin
Fats 24.6 31.33 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 0 2 Italian sausage
Carbs 0 0.65 Italian sausage
Cholesterol 85 76 Italian sausage
Vitamin D
Iron 3.11 1.18 Beef tenderloin
Calcium 9 18 Italian sausage
Potassium 331 253 Beef tenderloin
Magnesium 22 14 Beef tenderloin
Sugars 0 Beef tenderloin
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.123 0.08 Beef tenderloin
Zinc 4.03 1.79 Beef tenderloin
Starch
Phosphorus 203 142 Beef tenderloin
Sodium 57 731 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.568 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.26 0.168 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B3 3 3.25 Italian sausage
Vitamin B5 0.25 0.51 Italian sausage
Vitamin B6 0.25 0.3 Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 2.46 0.91 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 9.72 11.27 Beef tenderloin
Monounsaturated Fat 10.27 14.34 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 1 4.03 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.268 0.114 Beef tenderloin
Threonine 1.044 0.563 Beef tenderloin
Isoleucine 1.075 0.52 Beef tenderloin
Leucine 1.889 0.956 Beef tenderloin
Lysine 1.989 1.083 Beef tenderloin
Methionine 0.612 0.346 Beef tenderloin
Phenylalanine 0.933 0.477 Beef tenderloin
Valine 1.163 0.572 Beef tenderloin
Histidine 0.818 0.411 Beef tenderloin
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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