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Italian sausage vs Pot roast - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 684mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.722g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pot roast
Pot roast is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 40mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
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.

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 Pot roast
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Italian sausage Pot roast
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
24
Pot roast
Mineral Summary Score
30
Italian sausage
36
Pot roast

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 +12.5%
Contains more Iron +105.1%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
Contains more Zinc +272.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Equal in Potassium - 231
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +105.1%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
Contains more Zinc +272.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Equal in Potassium - 231

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +862.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +134.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.171
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.283
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +862.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +134.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.171
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.283

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
174%
Pot roast
Carbohydrates
1%
Italian sausage
0%
Pot roast
Fats
145%
Italian sausage
88%
Pot roast

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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 Pot roast Opinion
Calories 346 297 Italian sausage
Protein 14.25 28.94 Pot roast
Fats 31.33 19.17 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 2 0 Italian sausage
Carbs 0.65 0 Italian sausage
Cholesterol 76 116 Italian sausage
Vitamin D 8 Pot roast
Iron 1.18 2.42 Pot roast
Calcium 18 16 Italian sausage
Potassium 253 231 Italian sausage
Magnesium 14 19 Pot roast
Sugars 0 Pot roast
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.099 Pot roast
Zinc 1.79 6.66 Pot roast
Starch
Phosphorus 142 174 Pot roast
Sodium 731 47 Pot roast
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.51 Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2 Pot roast
Vitamin B1 0.568 0.059 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.171 Pot roast
Vitamin B3 3.25 4.105 Pot roast
Vitamin B5 0.51 0.571 Pot roast
Vitamin B6 0.3 0.283 Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 0.91 2.13 Pot roast
Vitamin K 1.8 Pot roast
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 11.27 7.548 Pot roast
Monounsaturated Fat 14.34 8.175 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 4.03 0.708 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.114 0.19 Pot roast
Threonine 0.563 1.156 Pot roast
Isoleucine 0.52 1.317 Pot roast
Leucine 0.956 2.302 Pot roast
Lysine 1.083 2.446 Pot roast
Methionine 0.346 0.754 Pot roast
Phenylalanine 0.477 1.143 Pot roast
Valine 0.572 1.436 Pot roast
Histidine 0.411 0.924 Pot roast
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.