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Beefsteak vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Beefsteak and Italian sausage

  • Beefsteak has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Iron, and Selenium, however Italian sausage is richer in Vitamin B1.
  • Beefsteak covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 74% more than Italian sausage.
  • Italian sausage has 3 times less Zinc than Beefsteak. Beefsteak has 5.3mg of Zinc, while Italian sausage has 1.79mg.
  • Beefsteak contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw and Sausage, Italian, pork, raw.

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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
Contains more Iron +69.5%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.9%
Contains more Potassium +48.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.5%
Contains more Zinc +196.1%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 10% 61% 23% 96% 49% 27%
Contains more Iron +69.5%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.9%
Contains more Potassium +48.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.5%
Contains more Zinc +196.1%
Contains more Calcium +260%
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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +195.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +657.3%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.168
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 3% 0% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 3% 337% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 7% 142% 39% 61% 31% 70% 6% 114% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +195.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +657.3%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.168

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Beefsteak Italian sausage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beefsteak Italian sausage Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.65g Italian sausage
Protein 21.38g 14.25g Beefsteak
Fats 5.36g 31.33g Italian sausage
Carbs 0g 0.65g Italian sausage
Calories 134kcal 346kcal Italian sausage
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Italian sausage
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 18mg Italian sausage
Iron 2mg 1.18mg Beefsteak
Magnesium 25mg 14mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 220mg 142mg Beefsteak
Potassium 375mg 253mg Beefsteak
Sodium 55mg 731mg Beefsteak
Zinc 5.3mg 1.79mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.079mg 0.08mg Italian sausage
Vitamin A 6IU 0IU Beefsteak
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 3IU IU Beefsteak
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Beefsteak
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B1 0.075mg 0.568mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 0.168mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B3 5.048mg 3.25mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 mg 0.51mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B6 0.543mg 0.3mg Beefsteak
Folate 3µg 8µg Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 2.69µg 0.91µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.5µg µg Beefsteak
Tryptophan 0.262mg 0.114mg Beefsteak
Threonine 1.099mg 0.563mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 1.09mg 0.52mg Beefsteak
Leucine 2.011mg 0.956mg Beefsteak
Lysine 2.247mg 1.083mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.621mg 0.346mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.477mg Beefsteak
Valine 1.152mg 0.572mg Beefsteak
Histidine 0.868mg 0.411mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 67mg 76mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat 0.253g g Italian sausage
Saturated Fat 1.875g 11.27g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 2.354g 14.34g Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.189g 4.03g Italian sausage

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Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
52
Beefsteak
39
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
50
Beefsteak
39
Italian sausage

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 food.
Protein
128%
Beefsteak
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
0%
Beefsteak
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
25%
Beefsteak
145%
Italian sausage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 676mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.395g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172173/nutrients
  2. Italian sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171631/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.