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Italian sausage vs Bologna sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Italian sausage and Bologna sausage?

  • Bologna sausage has less Selenium, Iron, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat than Italian sausage.
  • Italian sausage's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 22% higher.
  • Italian sausage has 2 times more Selenium than Bologna sausage. Italian sausage has 24.8µg of Selenium, while Bologna sausage has 12.7µg.
  • Bologna sausage contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Sausage, Italian, pork, raw and Bologna, pork 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
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Contains more Iron +53.2%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Contains more Potassium +11.1%
Contains more Zinc +13.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Equal in Phosphorus - 139
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 23% 10% 27% 49% 61% 96%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 29% 4% 25% 10% 27% 56% 60% 119%
Contains more Iron +53.2%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Contains more Potassium +11.1%
Contains more Zinc +13.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Equal in Phosphorus - 139

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.523
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.157
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.27
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.93
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 0% 0% 0% 142% 39% 61% 31% 70% 114% 0% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 6% 42% 131% 37% 74% 44% 63% 117% 1% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.523
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.157
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.27
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.93

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
39
Italian sausage
43
Bologna sausage
Mineral Summary Score
39
Italian sausage
41
Bologna 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
86%
Italian sausage
92%
Bologna sausage
Carbohydrates
1%
Italian sausage
1%
Bologna sausage
Fats
145%
Italian sausage
92%
Bologna sausage

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

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Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 176mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.431g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Italian sausage Bologna sausage Opinion
Calories 346 247 Italian sausage
Protein 14.25 15.3 Bologna sausage
Fats 31.33 19.87 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 2 0 Italian sausage
Carbs 0.65 0.73 Bologna sausage
Cholesterol 76 59 Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 56 Bologna sausage
Iron 1.18 0.77 Italian sausage
Calcium 18 11 Italian sausage
Potassium 253 281 Bologna sausage
Magnesium 14 14
Sugar 0 Italian sausage
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.08
Zinc 1.79 2.03 Bologna sausage
Starch
Phosphorus 142 139 Italian sausage
Sodium 731 907 Italian sausage
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.26 Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 1.4 Bologna sausage
Vitamin B1 0.568 0.523 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.157 Italian sausage
Vitamin B3 3.25 3.9 Bologna sausage
Vitamin B5 0.51 0.72 Bologna sausage
Vitamin B6 0.3 0.27 Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 0.91 0.93 Bologna sausage
Vitamin K 0.3 Bologna sausage
Folate 8 5 Italian sausage
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 11.27 6.839 Bologna sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 14.34 9.732 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 4.03 2.107 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.114 0.149 Bologna sausage
Threonine 0.563 0.641 Bologna sausage
Isoleucine 0.52 0.663 Bologna sausage
Leucine 0.956 1.168 Bologna sausage
Lysine 1.083 1.204 Bologna sausage
Methionine 0.346 0.412 Bologna sausage
Phenylalanine 0.477 0.585 Bologna sausage
Valine 0.572 0.737 Bologna sausage
Histidine 0.411 0.482 Bologna sausage
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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. Italian sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171631/nutrients
  2. Bologna sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173856/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.