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Cervelat vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cervelat and Italian sausage

  • Cervelat is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Iron, Copper, Zinc, and Vitamin B3, yet Italian sausage is richer in Vitamin B1, and Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Cervelat is 191% higher.
  • Cervelat contains 8 times more Vitamin C than Italian sausage. Cervelat contains 16.6mg of Vitamin C, while Italian sausage contains 2mg.
  • Italian sausage contains less Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Thuringer, cervelat, summer sausage, beef, pork 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
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Contains more Iron +72.9%
Contains more Copper +87.5%
Contains more Zinc +43%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.9%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%
Equal in Potassium - 253
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 77% 3% 23% 10% 50% 70% 48% 170%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 23% 10% 27% 49% 61% 96%
Contains more Iron +72.9%
Contains more Copper +87.5%
Contains more Zinc +43%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.9%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%
Equal in Potassium - 253
Equal in Magnesium - 14

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 +730%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +504.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.4%
Contains more Folate +300%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 56% 0% 5% 34% 38% 77% 81% 0% 60% 688% 4% 2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 0% 0% 0% 142% 39% 61% 31% 70% 114% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +730%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +504.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.4%
Contains more Folate +300%

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
87
Cervelat
39
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
56
Cervelat
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
105%
Cervelat
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
3%
Cervelat
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
140%
Cervelat
145%
Italian sausage

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

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Cervelat Italian sausage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 569mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.24g)
Which food is cheaper?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cervelat
Cervelat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cervelat
Cervelat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cervelat Italian sausage Opinion
Calories 362 346 Cervelat
Protein 17.45 14.25 Cervelat
Fats 30.43 31.33 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 16.6 2 Cervelat
Carbs 3.33 0.65 Cervelat
Cholesterol 74 76 Cervelat
Vitamin D 44 Cervelat
Iron 2.04 1.18 Cervelat
Calcium 9 18 Italian sausage
Potassium 260 253 Cervelat
Magnesium 14 14
Sugar 0.85 Italian sausage
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.15 0.08 Cervelat
Zinc 2.56 1.79 Cervelat
Starch
Phosphorus 111 142 Italian sausage
Sodium 1300 731 Italian sausage
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 Cervelat
Vitamin D 1.1 Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.568 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.33 0.168 Cervelat
Vitamin B3 4.31 3.25 Cervelat
Vitamin B5 0.51 Italian sausage
Vitamin B6 0.26 0.3 Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 5.5 0.91 Cervelat
Vitamin K 1.3 Cervelat
Folate 2 8 Italian sausage
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 11.51 11.27 Italian sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 12.97 14.34 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 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
Fructose

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. Cervelat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172940/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.