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Kielbasa vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.04g)
Which food is cheaper?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
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 - 469mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)

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.
Kielbasa Italian sausage
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Kielbasa Italian 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
6
Kielbasa
26
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
21
Kielbasa
30
Italian 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 less Sodium -39.1%
Equal in Iron - 1.18
Contains less Sodium -39.1%
Equal in Iron - 1.18

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 +640%
Contains more Vitamin C +640%

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
79%
Kielbasa
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
4%
Kielbasa
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
81%
Kielbasa
145%
Italian 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 Kielbasa Italian sausage Opinion
Calories 226 346 Italian sausage
Protein 13.1 14.25 Italian sausage
Fats 17.6 31.33 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 14.8 2 Kielbasa
Carbs 3.9 0.65 Kielbasa
Cholesterol 70 76 Kielbasa
Vitamin D
Iron 1.24 1.18 Kielbasa
Calcium 18 Italian sausage
Potassium 253 Italian sausage
Magnesium 14 Italian sausage
Sugars 0 Kielbasa
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 Italian sausage
Zinc 1.79 Italian sausage
Starch
Phosphorus 142 Italian sausage
Sodium 1200 731 Italian sausage
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.568 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.168 Italian sausage
Vitamin B3 3.25 Italian sausage
Vitamin B5 0.51 Italian sausage
Vitamin B6 0.3 Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 0.91 Italian sausage
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 Italian sausage
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.23 11.27 Kielbasa
Monounsaturated Fat 8.27 14.34 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 2.33 4.03 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.114 Italian sausage
Threonine 0.563 Italian sausage
Isoleucine 0.52 Italian sausage
Leucine 0.956 Italian sausage
Lysine 1.083 Italian sausage
Methionine 0.346 Italian sausage
Phenylalanine 0.477 Italian sausage
Valine 0.572 Italian sausage
Histidine 0.411 Italian sausage
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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