Foodstruct Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart | Blog

Cervelat vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

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.

Infographic

Cervelat vs Italian sausage infographic
Infographic link

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 +72.9%
Contains more Zinc +43%
Contains more Copper +87.5%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.9%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Equal in Potassium - 253
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 77% 10% 48% 23% 170% 70% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 10% 61% 23% 96% 49% 27%
Contains more Iron +72.9%
Contains more Zinc +43%
Contains more Copper +87.5%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.9%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
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
:
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 34% 56% 38% 77% 81% 0% 60% 2% 688% 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 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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cervelat Italian sausage Opinion
Net carbs 3.33g 0.65g Cervelat
Protein 17.45g 14.25g Cervelat
Fats 30.43g 31.33g Italian sausage
Carbs 3.33g 0.65g Cervelat
Calories 362kcal 346kcal Cervelat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.85g g Italian sausage
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 9mg 18mg Italian sausage
Iron 2.04mg 1.18mg Cervelat
Magnesium 14mg 14mg
Phosphorus 111mg 142mg Italian sausage
Potassium 260mg 253mg Cervelat
Sodium 1300mg 731mg Italian sausage
Zinc 2.56mg 1.79mg Cervelat
Copper 0.15mg 0.08mg Cervelat
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg mg Cervelat
Vitamin D 44IU IU Cervelat
Vitamin D 1.1µg µg Cervelat
Vitamin C 16.6mg 2mg Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.568mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.33mg 0.168mg Cervelat
Vitamin B3 4.31mg 3.25mg Cervelat
Vitamin B5 mg 0.51mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B6 0.26mg 0.3mg Italian sausage
Folate 2µg 8µg Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 5.5µg 0.91µg Cervelat
Vitamin K 1.3µg µg Cervelat
Tryptophan mg 0.114mg Italian sausage
Threonine mg 0.563mg Italian sausage
Isoleucine mg 0.52mg Italian sausage
Leucine mg 0.956mg Italian sausage
Lysine mg 1.083mg Italian sausage
Methionine mg 0.346mg Italian sausage
Phenylalanine mg 0.477mg Italian sausage
Valine mg 0.572mg Italian sausage
Histidine mg 0.411mg Italian sausage
Cholesterol 74mg 76mg Cervelat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 11.51g 11.27g Italian sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 12.97g 14.34g Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 4.03g Italian sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cervelat Italian sausage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

People also compare

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

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?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.

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.