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Italian sausage vs Bologna sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 176mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.431g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)
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 Bologna sausage
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
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 Bologna 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
26
Italian sausage
29
Bologna sausage
Mineral Summary Score
30
Italian sausage
32
Bologna 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 +53.2%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Contains more Potassium +11.1%
Contains more Zinc +13.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Equal in Phosphorus - 139
Contains more Iron +53.2%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Contains more Potassium +11.1%
Contains more Zinc +13.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Equal in Phosphorus - 139

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 B6 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.523
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.157
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.27
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.93
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.523
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.157
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.27
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.93

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
92%
Bologna sausage
Carbohydrates
1%
Italian sausage
1%
Bologna sausage
Fats
145%
Italian sausage
92%
Bologna 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 Italian sausage Bologna sausage Opinion
Calories 346 247 Italian sausage
Protein 14.25 15.3 Bologna sausage
Fats 31.33 19.87 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 2 0 Italian sausage
Carbs 0.65 0.73 Bologna sausage
Cholesterol 76 59 Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 56 Bologna sausage
Iron 1.18 0.77 Italian sausage
Calcium 18 11 Italian sausage
Potassium 253 281 Bologna sausage
Magnesium 14 14
Sugars 0 Bologna sausage
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.08
Zinc 1.79 2.03 Bologna sausage
Starch
Phosphorus 142 139 Italian sausage
Sodium 731 907 Italian sausage
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.26 Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 1.4 Bologna sausage
Vitamin B1 0.568 0.523 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.157 Italian sausage
Vitamin B3 3.25 3.9 Bologna sausage
Vitamin B5 0.51 0.72 Bologna sausage
Vitamin B6 0.3 0.27 Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 0.91 0.93 Bologna sausage
Vitamin K 0.3 Bologna sausage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 11.27 6.839 Bologna sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 14.34 9.732 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 4.03 2.107 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.114 0.149 Bologna sausage
Threonine 0.563 0.641 Bologna sausage
Isoleucine 0.52 0.663 Bologna sausage
Leucine 0.956 1.168 Bologna sausage
Lysine 1.083 1.204 Bologna sausage
Methionine 0.346 0.412 Bologna sausage
Phenylalanine 0.477 0.585 Bologna sausage
Valine 0.572 0.737 Bologna sausage
Histidine 0.411 0.482 Bologna sausage
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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