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Pot roast vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 684mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.722g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pot roast
Pot roast is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 40mg)
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.
Pot roast Italian sausage
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
Pot roast 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
24
Pot roast
26
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
36
Pot roast
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 more Iron +105.1%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
Contains more Zinc +272.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Equal in Potassium - 253
Contains more Iron +105.1%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
Contains more Zinc +272.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Equal in Potassium - 253

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 B3 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +134.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +862.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.168
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.3
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +134.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +862.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.168
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.3

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
174%
Pot roast
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
0%
Pot roast
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
88%
Pot roast
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 Pot roast Italian sausage Opinion
Calories 297 346 Italian sausage
Protein 28.94 14.25 Pot roast
Fats 19.17 31.33 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 0 2 Italian sausage
Carbs 0 0.65 Italian sausage
Cholesterol 116 76 Italian sausage
Vitamin D 8 Pot roast
Iron 2.42 1.18 Pot roast
Calcium 16 18 Italian sausage
Potassium 231 253 Italian sausage
Magnesium 19 14 Pot roast
Sugars 0 Pot roast
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.099 0.08 Pot roast
Zinc 6.66 1.79 Pot roast
Starch
Phosphorus 174 142 Pot roast
Sodium 47 731 Pot roast
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.51 Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2 Pot roast
Vitamin B1 0.059 0.568 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.171 0.168 Pot roast
Vitamin B3 4.105 3.25 Pot roast
Vitamin B5 0.571 0.51 Pot roast
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.3 Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 2.13 0.91 Pot roast
Vitamin K 1.8 Pot roast
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 7.548 11.27 Pot roast
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175 14.34 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708 4.03 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.19 0.114 Pot roast
Threonine 1.156 0.563 Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.317 0.52 Pot roast
Leucine 2.302 0.956 Pot roast
Lysine 2.446 1.083 Pot roast
Methionine 0.754 0.346 Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143 0.477 Pot roast
Valine 1.436 0.572 Pot roast
Histidine 0.924 0.411 Pot roast
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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