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Duck meat vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Duck meat and Italian sausage?

  • Duck meat is richer in Iron, Copper, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B3, yet Italian sausage is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, and Selenium.
  • Italian sausage's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 33% higher.
  • Duck meat has 3 times more Copper than Italian sausage. Duck meat has 0.227mg of Copper, while Italian sausage has 0.08mg.
  • Duck meat contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Sausage, Italian, pork, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +128.8%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.9%
Contains more Copper +183.8%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Potassium +24%
Equal in Phosphorus - 142
Equal in Zinc - 1.79
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 102% 12% 67% 18% 8% 51% 76%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 10% 61% 23% 96% 49% 27%
Contains more Iron +128.8%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.9%
Contains more Copper +183.8%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Potassium +24%
Equal in Phosphorus - 142
Equal in Zinc - 1.79

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 B2 +60.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +115.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +226.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +203.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 13% 14% 3% 0% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 5% 38% 13%
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 B2 +60.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +115.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +226.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +203.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Duck meat Italian sausage Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.65g Italian sausage
Protein 18.99g 14.25g Duck meat
Fats 28.35g 31.33g Italian sausage
Carbs 0g 0.65g Italian sausage
Calories 337kcal 346kcal Italian sausage
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Italian sausage
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 18mg Italian sausage
Iron 2.7mg 1.18mg Duck meat
Magnesium 16mg 14mg Duck meat
Phosphorus 156mg 142mg Duck meat
Potassium 204mg 253mg Italian sausage
Sodium 59mg 731mg Duck meat
Zinc 1.86mg 1.79mg Duck meat
Copper 0.227mg 0.08mg Duck meat
Vitamin A 210IU 0IU Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.7mg mg Duck meat
Vitamin D 3IU IU Duck meat
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Duck meat
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B1 0.174mg 0.568mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.269mg 0.168mg Duck meat
Vitamin B3 4.825mg 3.25mg Duck meat
Vitamin B5 1.098mg 0.51mg Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 0.3mg Italian sausage
Folate 6µg 8µg Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 0.91µg Italian sausage
Vitamin K 5.1µg µg Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.114mg Duck meat
Threonine 0.773mg 0.563mg Duck meat
Isoleucine 0.872mg 0.52mg Duck meat
Leucine 1.465mg 0.956mg Duck meat
Lysine 1.486mg 1.083mg Duck meat
Methionine 0.475mg 0.346mg Duck meat
Phenylalanine 0.752mg 0.477mg Duck meat
Valine 0.938mg 0.572mg Duck meat
Histidine 0.462mg 0.411mg Duck meat
Cholesterol 84mg 76mg Italian sausage
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.67g 11.27g Duck meat
Monounsaturated Fat 12.9g 14.34g Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 3.65g 4.03g Italian sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Duck meat Italian sausage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
32
Duck meat
39
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
42
Duck meat
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
114%
Duck meat
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
0%
Duck meat
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
131%
Duck meat
145%
Italian sausage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Duck meat
Duck meat contains less Sodium (difference - 672mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.6g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Duck meat
Duck meat is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.

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. Duck meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172409/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.