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Italian sausage vs Duck meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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

  • Italian sausage is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, and Selenium, yet Duck meat is richer in Iron, Copper, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B3.
  • Italian sausage's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 33% higher.
  • Italian sausage has 12 times more Sodium than Duck meat. Italian sausage has 731mg of Sodium, while Duck meat has 59mg.

We used Sausage, Italian, pork, raw and Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Potassium +24%
Contains more Iron +128.8%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Copper +183.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.9%
Equal in Zinc - 1.86
Equal in Phosphorus - 156
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 23% 10% 27% 49% 61% 96%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 102% 4% 18% 12% 76% 51% 67% 8%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Potassium +24%
Contains more Iron +128.8%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Copper +183.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.9%
Equal in Zinc - 1.86
Equal in Phosphorus - 156

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

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
32
Duck meat
Mineral Summary Score
39
Italian sausage
42
Duck meat

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
114%
Duck meat
Carbohydrates
1%
Italian sausage
0%
Duck meat
Fats
145%
Italian sausage
131%
Duck meat

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 Duck 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 Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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