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Italian sausage vs Steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 673mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Steak
Steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.827g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Steak
Steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is cheaper (difference - $0.2)

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 Steak
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Italian sausage Steak
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
29
Steak
Mineral Summary Score
30
Italian sausage
35
Steak

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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Steak
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +103.4%
Contains more Potassium +10.3%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +254.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +103.4%
Contains more Potassium +10.3%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +254.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.085

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
:
7
Steak
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +667.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +79.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +141.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +667.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +79.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +141.8%

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
149%
Steak
Carbohydrates
1%
Italian sausage
0%
Steak
Fats
145%
Italian sausage
88%
Steak

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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 Steak Opinion
Calories 346 271 Italian sausage
Protein 14.25 24.85 Steak
Fats 31.33 19.02 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 2 0 Italian sausage
Carbs 0.65 0 Italian sausage
Cholesterol 76 78 Italian sausage
Vitamin D 6 Steak
Iron 1.18 2.4 Steak
Calcium 18 12 Italian sausage
Potassium 253 279 Steak
Magnesium 14 23 Steak
Sugars 0 Steak
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.085 Steak
Zinc 1.79 6.34 Steak
Starch
Phosphorus 142 163 Steak
Sodium 731 58 Steak
Vitamin A 0 25 Steak
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0.1 Steak
Vitamin B1 0.568 0.074 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.301 Steak
Vitamin B3 3.25 5.149 Steak
Vitamin B5 0.51 Italian sausage
Vitamin B6 0.3 0.5 Steak
Vitamin B12 0.91 2.2 Steak
Vitamin K 1.6 Steak
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 11.27 8.443 Steak
Monounsaturated Fat 14.34 9.171 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 4.03 0.896 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.114 0.278 Steak
Threonine 0.563 1.171 Steak
Isoleucine 0.52 1.157 Steak
Leucine 0.956 2.142 Steak
Lysine 1.083 2.38 Steak
Methionine 0.346 0.672 Steak
Phenylalanine 0.477 0.997 Steak
Valine 0.572 1.242 Steak
Histidine 0.411 0.931 Steak
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.