Ground beef vs. Italian sausage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
The main differences between Ground beef and Italian sausage
- Ground beef is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron, yet Italian sausage is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin D, and Selenium.
- Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Ground beef is 50% higher.
- Ground beef contains 2 times more Zinc than Italian sausage. Ground beef contains 5.84mg of Zinc, while Italian sausage contains 2.39mg.
- Italian sausage contains less Cholesterol.
Food types used in this article are Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked and Sausage, Italian, pork, cooked.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in minerals||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||3µg||10µg|
|Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid||0.008g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|