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Chicken feet vs. Italian sausage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chicken feet and Italian sausage

  • Chicken feet is richer in Folate, yet Italian sausage is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Zinc, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Italian sausage is 47% higher.
  • Chicken feet contains 17 times more Folate than Italian sausage. Chicken feet contains 86µg of Folate, while Italian sausage contains 5µg.
  • Chicken feet contains less Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Chicken, feet, boiled and Sausage, Italian, pork, cooked.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +319%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Contains more Copper +27.5%
Contains more Iron +57.1%
Contains more Magnesium +260%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.8%
Contains more Potassium +880.6%
Contains more Zinc +246.4%
Contains more Selenium +511.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 27% 35% 4% 36% 3% 9% 19% 34% 0% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 54% 13% 73% 27% 97% 66% 27% 0% 120%
Contains more Calcium +319%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Contains more Copper +27.5%
Contains more Iron +57.1%
Contains more Magnesium +260%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.8%
Contains more Potassium +880.6%
Contains more Zinc +246.4%
Contains more Selenium +511.1%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +525%
Contains more Folate +1620%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +938.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +941.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +176.6%
Contains more Choline +488%
Contains more Vitamin K +1600%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.25
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 6% 6% 0% 15% 47% 8% 0% 3% 65% 59% 8% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 5% 30% 1% 156% 54% 79% 0% 77% 4% 163% 43% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +525%
Contains more Folate +1620%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +938.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +941.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +176.6%
Contains more Choline +488%
Contains more Vitamin K +1600%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.25

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +39.6%
Contains more Fats +87.1%
Contains more Carbs +2035%
Contains more Other +∞%
Equal in Protein - 19.12
19% 15% 66%
Protein: 19.4 g
Fats: 14.6 g
Carbs: 0.2 g
Water: 65.8 g
Other: 0 g
19% 27% 4% 47% 2%
Protein: 19.12 g
Fats: 27.31 g
Carbs: 4.27 g
Water: 47.13 g
Other: 2.17 g
Contains more Water +39.6%
Contains more Fats +87.1%
Contains more Carbs +2035%
Contains more Other +∞%
Equal in Protein - 19.12

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -61.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +211.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +18.1%
32% 44% 24%
Saturated Fat: 3.92 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.5 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.98 g
33% 56% 11%
Saturated Fat: 10.195 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 17.108 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.518 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -61.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +211.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +18.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chicken feet Italian sausage
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken feet Italian sausage Opinion
Net carbs 0.2g 4.17g Italian sausage
Protein 19.4g 19.12g Chicken feet
Fats 14.6g 27.31g Italian sausage
Carbs 0.2g 4.27g Italian sausage
Calories 215kcal 344kcal Italian sausage
Sugar 0g 1.86g Chicken feet
Fiber 0g 0.1g Italian sausage
Calcium 88mg 21mg Chicken feet
Iron 0.91mg 1.43mg Italian sausage
Magnesium 5mg 18mg Italian sausage
Phosphorus 83mg 170mg Italian sausage
Potassium 31mg 304mg Italian sausage
Sodium 67mg 743mg Chicken feet
Zinc 0.69mg 2.39mg Italian sausage
Copper 0.102mg 0.08mg Chicken feet
Selenium 3.6µg 22µg Italian sausage
Vitamin A 100IU 16IU Chicken feet
Vitamin A RAE 30µg 10µg Chicken feet
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.25mg Chicken feet
Vitamin D 8IU 41IU Italian sausage
Vitamin D 0.2µg 1µg Italian sausage
Vitamin C 0mg 0.1mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.623mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.2mg 0.233mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 4.165mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B6 0.01mg 0.33mg Italian sausage
Folate 86µg 5µg Chicken feet
Vitamin B12 0.47µg 1.3µg Italian sausage
Choline 13.3mg 78.2mg Italian sausage
Vitamin K 0.2µg 3.4µg Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.161mg Italian sausage
Threonine 0.792mg Italian sausage
Isoleucine 0.731mg Italian sausage
Leucine 1.343mg Italian sausage
Lysine 1.522mg Italian sausage
Methionine 0.486mg Italian sausage
Phenylalanine 0.67mg Italian sausage
Valine 0.804mg Italian sausage
Histidine 0.577mg Italian sausage
Cholesterol 84mg 57mg Italian sausage
Saturated Fat 3.92g 10.195g Chicken feet
Omega-3 - DHA 0.043g 0g Chicken feet
Omega-3 - EPA 0.014g 0g Chicken feet
Omega-3 - DPA 0.022g 0g Chicken feet
Monounsaturated Fat 5.5g 17.108g Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 2.98g 3.518g Italian sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chicken feet Italian sausage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Chicken feet
47%
Italian sausage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Chicken feet
48%
Italian sausage

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 27mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken feet
Chicken feet is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.86g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken feet
Chicken feet contains less Sodium (difference - 676mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken feet
Chicken feet is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.275g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken feet
Chicken feet is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken feet
Chicken feet is cheaper (difference - $2.2)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chicken feet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171119/nutrients
  2. Italian sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174586/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.