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Italian sausage vs Beef tenderloin - 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.
Italian sausage Beef tenderloin
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
Italian sausage Beef tenderloin
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
23
Beef tenderloin
Mineral Summary Score
30
Italian sausage
33
Beef tenderloin

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 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%
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%

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 +531.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +170.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 3
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +531.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +170.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 3

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
143%
Beef tenderloin
Carbohydrates
1%
Italian sausage
0%
Beef tenderloin
Fats
145%
Italian sausage
114%
Beef tenderloin

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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 Beef tenderloin Opinion
Calories 346 324 Italian sausage
Protein 14.25 23.9 Beef tenderloin
Fats 31.33 24.6 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 2 0 Italian sausage
Carbs 0.65 0 Italian sausage
Cholesterol 76 85 Italian sausage
Vitamin D
Iron 1.18 3.11 Beef tenderloin
Calcium 18 9 Italian sausage
Potassium 253 331 Beef tenderloin
Magnesium 14 22 Beef tenderloin
Sugars 0 Beef tenderloin
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.123 Beef tenderloin
Zinc 1.79 4.03 Beef tenderloin
Starch
Phosphorus 142 203 Beef tenderloin
Sodium 731 57 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.568 0.09 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.26 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B3 3.25 3 Italian sausage
Vitamin B5 0.51 0.25 Italian sausage
Vitamin B6 0.3 0.25 Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 0.91 2.46 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 11.27 9.72 Beef tenderloin
Monounsaturated Fat 14.34 10.27 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 4.03 1 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.114 0.268 Beef tenderloin
Threonine 0.563 1.044 Beef tenderloin
Isoleucine 0.52 1.075 Beef tenderloin
Leucine 0.956 1.889 Beef tenderloin
Lysine 1.083 1.989 Beef tenderloin
Methionine 0.346 0.612 Beef tenderloin
Phenylalanine 0.477 0.933 Beef tenderloin
Valine 0.572 1.163 Beef tenderloin
Histidine 0.411 0.818 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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