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Pork jowl vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 706mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.99g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Pork jowl Italian sausage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork jowl Italian sausage
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
21
Pork jowl
26
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
9
Pork jowl
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 -96.6%
Contains more Iron +181%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Potassium +70.9%
Contains more Magnesium +366.7%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Zinc +113.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.1%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%
Contains more Iron +181%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Potassium +70.9%
Contains more Magnesium +366.7%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Zinc +113.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.1%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +11%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +11%

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
38%
Pork jowl
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork jowl
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
321%
Pork jowl
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 Pork jowl Italian sausage Opinion
Calories 655 346 Pork jowl
Protein 6.38 14.25 Italian sausage
Fats 69.61 31.33 Pork jowl
Vitamin C 0 2 Italian sausage
Carbs 0 0.65 Italian sausage
Cholesterol 90 76 Italian sausage
Vitamin D
Iron 0.42 1.18 Italian sausage
Calcium 4 18 Italian sausage
Potassium 148 253 Italian sausage
Magnesium 3 14 Italian sausage
Sugars 0 Pork jowl
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.04 0.08 Italian sausage
Zinc 0.84 1.79 Italian sausage
Starch
Phosphorus 86 142 Italian sausage
Sodium 25 731 Pork jowl
Vitamin A 9 0 Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.29 Pork jowl
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.386 0.568 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.236 0.168 Pork jowl
Vitamin B3 4.535 3.25 Pork jowl
Vitamin B5 0.25 0.51 Italian sausage
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.3 Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 0.82 0.91 Italian sausage
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 25.26 11.27 Italian sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 32.89 14.34 Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 8.11 4.03 Pork jowl
Tryptophan 0.021 0.114 Italian sausage
Threonine 0.21 0.563 Italian sausage
Isoleucine 0.168 0.52 Italian sausage
Leucine 0.446 0.956 Italian sausage
Lysine 0.528 1.083 Italian sausage
Methionine 0.095 0.346 Italian sausage
Phenylalanine 0.239 0.477 Italian sausage
Valine 0.305 0.572 Italian sausage
Histidine 0.072 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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