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Italian sausage vs. Bison meat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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

  • Italian sausage is richer in Vitamin B1, and Vitamin D, while Bison meat is higher in Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, Zinc, and Choline.
  • Bison meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 65% higher.
  • Bison meat is lower in Sodium.

We used Sausage, Italian, pork, cooked and Game meat, bison, separable lean only, cooked, roasted 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +162.5%
Contains more Iron +139.2%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.9%
Contains more Potassium +18.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Zinc +54%
Contains more Copper +33.8%
Contains more Selenium +61.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 54% 13% 73% 27% 97% 66% 27% 0% 120%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 129% 19% 90% 32% 8% 101% 36% 2% 194%
Contains more Calcium +162.5%
Contains more Iron +139.2%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.9%
Contains more Potassium +18.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Zinc +54%
Contains more Copper +33.8%
Contains more Selenium +61.4%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +523%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +44%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.2%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120%
Contains more Choline +46.8%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 8% 0% 0% 25% 63% 70% 0% 93% 6% 358% 63% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +523%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +44%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.2%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120%
Contains more Choline +46.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +1028.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +48.7%
Contains more Water +41.2%
Contains more Other +19.8%
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
28% 2% 67% 3%
Protein: 28.44 g
Fats: 2.42 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 66.54 g
Other: 2.6 g
Contains more Fats +1028.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +48.7%
Contains more Water +41.2%
Contains more Other +19.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1700.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1365.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -91.1%
33% 56% 11%
Saturated Fat: 10.195 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 17.108 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.518 g
43% 45% 11%
Saturated Fat: 0.91 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.95 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.24 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1700.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1365.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -91.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Italian sausage Bison meat Opinion
Net carbs 4.17g 0g Italian sausage
Protein 19.12g 28.44g Bison meat
Fats 27.31g 2.42g Italian sausage
Carbs 4.27g 0g Italian sausage
Calories 344kcal 143kcal Italian sausage
Sugar 1.86g 0g Bison meat
Fiber 0.1g 0g Italian sausage
Calcium 21mg 8mg Italian sausage
Iron 1.43mg 3.42mg Bison meat
Magnesium 18mg 26mg Bison meat
Phosphorus 170mg 209mg Bison meat
Potassium 304mg 361mg Bison meat
Sodium 743mg 57mg Bison meat
Zinc 2.39mg 3.68mg Bison meat
Copper 0.08mg 0.107mg Bison meat
Manganese 0.008mg Bison meat
Selenium 22µg 35.5µg Bison meat
Vitamin A 16IU 0IU Italian sausage
Vitamin A RAE 10µg 0µg Italian sausage
Vitamin E 0.25mg 0.36mg Bison meat
Vitamin D 41IU 0IU Italian sausage
Vitamin D 1µg 0µg Italian sausage
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B1 0.623mg 0.1mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.27mg Bison meat
Vitamin B3 4.165mg 3.71mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B6 0.33mg 0.4mg Bison meat
Folate 5µg 8µg Bison meat
Vitamin B12 1.3µg 2.86µg Bison meat
Choline 78.2mg 114.8mg Bison meat
Vitamin K 3.4µg 1.3µg Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.161mg Italian sausage
Threonine 0.792mg 1.171mg Bison meat
Isoleucine 0.731mg 1.198mg Bison meat
Leucine 1.343mg 2.21mg Bison meat
Lysine 1.522mg 2.219mg Bison meat
Methionine 0.486mg 0.674mg Bison meat
Phenylalanine 0.67mg 1.065mg Bison meat
Valine 0.804mg 1.287mg Bison meat
Histidine 0.577mg 0.754mg Bison meat
Cholesterol 57mg 82mg Italian sausage
Saturated Fat 10.195g 0.91g Bison meat
Monounsaturated Fat 17.108g 0.95g Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 3.518g 0.24g Italian sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Italian sausage Bison meat
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
47%
Italian sausage
53%
Bison meat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Italian sausage
61%
Bison meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bison meat
Bison meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.86g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bison meat
Bison meat contains less Sodium (difference - 686mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bison meat
Bison meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.285g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bison meat
Bison meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Bison meat
Bison meat is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bison meat
Bison meat is relatively richer in minerals
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

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. Italian sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174586/nutrients
  2. Bison meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173852/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.