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Cervelat vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sugars (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 569mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.24g)
Which food is cheaper?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cervelat
Cervelat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cervelat
Cervelat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cervelat
Cervelat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)

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.
Cervelat Italian sausage
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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
49
Cervelat
26
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
42
Cervelat
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
:
Contains more Iron +72.9%
Contains more Copper +87.5%
Contains more Zinc +43%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.9%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%
Equal in Potassium - 253
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Contains more Iron +72.9%
Contains more Copper +87.5%
Contains more Zinc +43%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.9%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%
Equal in Potassium - 253
Equal in Magnesium - 14

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +730%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +504.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +730%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +504.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.4%

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
105%
Cervelat
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
3%
Cervelat
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
140%
Cervelat
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 Cervelat Italian sausage Opinion
Calories 362 346 Cervelat
Protein 17.45 14.25 Cervelat
Fats 30.43 31.33 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 16.6 2 Cervelat
Carbs 3.33 0.65 Cervelat
Cholesterol 74 76 Cervelat
Vitamin D 44 Cervelat
Iron 2.04 1.18 Cervelat
Calcium 9 18 Italian sausage
Potassium 260 253 Cervelat
Magnesium 14 14
Sugars 0.85 Cervelat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.15 0.08 Cervelat
Zinc 2.56 1.79 Cervelat
Starch
Phosphorus 111 142 Italian sausage
Sodium 1300 731 Italian sausage
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 Cervelat
Vitamin D 1.1 Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.568 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.33 0.168 Cervelat
Vitamin B3 4.31 3.25 Cervelat
Vitamin B5 0.51 Italian sausage
Vitamin B6 0.26 0.3 Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 5.5 0.91 Cervelat
Vitamin K 1.3 Cervelat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 11.51 11.27 Italian sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 12.97 14.34 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 4.03 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.114 Italian sausage
Threonine 0.563 Italian sausage
Isoleucine 0.52 Italian sausage
Leucine 0.956 Italian sausage
Lysine 1.083 Italian sausage
Methionine 0.346 Italian sausage
Phenylalanine 0.477 Italian sausage
Valine 0.572 Italian sausage
Histidine 0.411 Italian sausage
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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