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Italian sausage vs Barbecue chicken - 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 - 51mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sugars (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken contains less Sodium (difference - 396mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.343g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Italian sausage Barbecue chicken
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 Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Italian sausage Barbecue chicken
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
26
Italian sausage
17
Barbecue chicken
Mineral Summary Score
30
Italian sausage
27
Barbecue chicken

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 +24.2%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.5%
Contains less Sodium -54.2%
Equal in Potassium - 255
Equal in Copper - 0.077
Equal in Zinc - 1.78
Contains more Iron +24.2%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.5%
Contains less Sodium -54.2%
Equal in Potassium - 255
Equal in Copper - 0.077
Equal in Zinc - 1.78

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +932.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +235.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +93.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +932.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +235.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +93.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76.4%

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
86%
Italian sausage
135%
Barbecue chicken
Carbohydrates
1%
Italian sausage
0%
Barbecue chicken
Fats
145%
Italian sausage
70%
Barbecue chicken

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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 Italian sausage Barbecue chicken Opinion
Calories 346 226 Italian sausage
Protein 14.25 22.51 Barbecue chicken
Fats 31.33 15.08 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 2 0 Italian sausage
Carbs 0.65 0.12 Italian sausage
Cholesterol 76 127 Italian sausage
Vitamin D 0 Barbecue chicken
Iron 1.18 0.95 Italian sausage
Calcium 18 16 Italian sausage
Potassium 253 255 Barbecue chicken
Magnesium 14 21 Barbecue chicken
Sugars 0.12 Barbecue chicken
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.077 Italian sausage
Zinc 1.79 1.78 Italian sausage
Starch 0 Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 142 218 Barbecue chicken
Sodium 731 335 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin A 0 67 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.46 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 0 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B1 0.568 0.055 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.227 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B3 3.25 5.732 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 0.51 0.152 Italian sausage
Vitamin B6 0.3 0.191 Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 0.91 0.47 Italian sausage
Vitamin K 0 Barbecue chicken
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.078 Italian sausage
Saturated Fat 11.27 3.927 Barbecue chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 14.34 6.446 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 4.03 2.038 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.114 0.173 Barbecue chicken
Threonine 0.563 0.657 Barbecue chicken
Isoleucine 0.52 0.853 Barbecue chicken
Leucine 0.956 1.549 Barbecue chicken
Lysine 1.083 1.75 Barbecue chicken
Methionine 0.346 0.565 Barbecue chicken
Phenylalanine 0.477 0.69 Barbecue chicken
Valine 0.572 0.935 Barbecue chicken
Histidine 0.411 0.592 Barbecue chicken
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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