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Italian sausage vs Turkey meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat contains less Sodium (difference - 628mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.115g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
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 Turkey meat
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 Turkey meat
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
32
Turkey meat
Mineral Summary Score
30
Italian sausage
26
Turkey meat

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 +28.6%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Copper +16.3%
Contains more Zinc +38.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +57%
Contains less Sodium -85.9%
Equal in Iron - 1.09
Equal in Potassium - 239
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Copper +16.3%
Contains more Zinc +38.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +57%
Contains less Sodium -85.9%
Equal in Iron - 1.09
Equal in Potassium - 239

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 +1162.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +194.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1162.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +194.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.1%

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
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
1%
Italian sausage
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
145%
Italian sausage
34%
Turkey meat

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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 Turkey meat Opinion
Calories 346 189 Italian sausage
Protein 14.25 28.55 Turkey meat
Fats 31.33 7.39 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 2 0 Italian sausage
Carbs 0.65 0.06 Italian sausage
Cholesterol 76 109 Italian sausage
Vitamin D 15 Turkey meat
Iron 1.18 1.09 Italian sausage
Calcium 18 14 Italian sausage
Potassium 253 239 Italian sausage
Magnesium 14 30 Turkey meat
Sugars 0 Turkey meat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.093 Turkey meat
Zinc 1.79 2.48 Turkey meat
Starch
Phosphorus 142 223 Turkey meat
Sodium 731 103 Turkey meat
Vitamin A 0 39 Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.07 Turkey meat
Vitamin D 0.4 Turkey meat
Vitamin B1 0.568 0.045 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.281 Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 3.25 9.573 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.51 0.948 Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.3 0.616 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 0.91 1.02 Turkey meat
Vitamin K 0 Turkey meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.101 Italian sausage
Saturated Fat 11.27 2.155 Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 14.34 2.647 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 4.03 2.119 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.114 0.291 Turkey meat
Threonine 0.563 1.004 Turkey meat
Isoleucine 0.52 0.796 Turkey meat
Leucine 0.956 1.925 Turkey meat
Lysine 1.083 2.282 Turkey meat
Methionine 0.346 0.724 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.477 0.903 Turkey meat
Valine 0.572 0.902 Turkey meat
Histidine 0.411 0.749 Turkey meat
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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