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Steak vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 673mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Steak
Steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.827g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Steak
Steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is cheaper (difference - $0.2)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Steak 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
29
Steak
26
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
35
Steak
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
Steak
7
:
Contains more Iron +103.4%
Contains more Potassium +10.3%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +254.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.1%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Equal in Potassium - 253
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Contains more Iron +103.4%
Contains more Potassium +10.3%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +254.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.1%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Equal in Potassium - 253
Equal in Copper - 0.08

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
Steak
7
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +79.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +141.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +667.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +79.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +141.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +667.6%

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
149%
Steak
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
0%
Steak
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
88%
Steak
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 Steak Italian sausage Opinion
Calories 271 346 Italian sausage
Protein 24.85 14.25 Steak
Fats 19.02 31.33 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 0 2 Italian sausage
Carbs 0 0.65 Italian sausage
Cholesterol 78 76 Italian sausage
Vitamin D 6 Steak
Iron 2.4 1.18 Steak
Calcium 12 18 Italian sausage
Potassium 279 253 Steak
Magnesium 23 14 Steak
Sugars 0 Steak
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.085 0.08 Steak
Zinc 6.34 1.79 Steak
Starch
Phosphorus 163 142 Steak
Sodium 58 731 Steak
Vitamin A 25 0 Steak
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0.1 Steak
Vitamin B1 0.074 0.568 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.301 0.168 Steak
Vitamin B3 5.149 3.25 Steak
Vitamin B5 0.51 Italian sausage
Vitamin B6 0.5 0.3 Steak
Vitamin B12 2.2 0.91 Steak
Vitamin K 1.6 Steak
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 8.443 11.27 Steak
Monounsaturated Fat 9.171 14.34 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.896 4.03 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.278 0.114 Steak
Threonine 1.171 0.563 Steak
Isoleucine 1.157 0.52 Steak
Leucine 2.142 0.956 Steak
Lysine 2.38 1.083 Steak
Methionine 0.672 0.346 Steak
Phenylalanine 0.997 0.477 Steak
Valine 1.242 0.572 Steak
Histidine 0.931 0.411 Steak
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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