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Italian sausage vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Veal
Veal contains less Sodium (difference - 648mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.23g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Veal
Veal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 27mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($2.2)
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 Veal
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Italian sausage Veal
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
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
30
Italian sausage
30
Veal

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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Veal
Contains more Iron +19.2%
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +28.8%
Contains more Zinc +116.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.8%
Contains less Sodium -88.6%
Equal in Calcium - 17
Contains more Iron +19.2%
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +28.8%
Contains more Zinc +116.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.8%
Contains less Sodium -88.6%
Equal in Calcium - 17

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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8
Veal
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +711.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +147.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +127.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +39.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +711.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +147.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +127.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +39.6%

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
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
1%
Italian sausage
0%
Veal
Fats
145%
Italian sausage
35%
Veal

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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 Veal Opinion
Calories 346 172 Italian sausage
Protein 14.25 24.38 Veal
Fats 31.33 7.56 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 2 0 Italian sausage
Carbs 0.65 0 Italian sausage
Cholesterol 76 103 Italian sausage
Vitamin D 0 Veal
Iron 1.18 0.99 Italian sausage
Calcium 18 17 Italian sausage
Potassium 253 337 Veal
Magnesium 14 24 Veal
Sugars 0 Veal
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.103 Veal
Zinc 1.79 3.87 Veal
Starch
Phosphorus 142 217 Veal
Sodium 731 83 Veal
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.15 Veal
Vitamin D 0 Veal
Vitamin B1 0.568 0.07 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.27 Veal
Vitamin B3 3.25 8.03 Veal
Vitamin B5 0.51 1.16 Veal
Vitamin B6 0.3 0.39 Veal
Vitamin B12 0.91 1.27 Veal
Vitamin K 1.2 Veal
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 11.27 3.04 Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 14.34 2.84 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 4.03 0.55 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.114 0.247 Veal
Threonine 0.563 1.065 Veal
Isoleucine 0.52 1.201 Veal
Leucine 0.956 1.94 Veal
Lysine 1.083 2.009 Veal
Methionine 0.346 0.569 Veal
Phenylalanine 0.477 0.984 Veal
Valine 0.572 1.347 Veal
Histidine 0.411 0.885 Veal
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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