Italian sausage vs. Ground beef — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
The main differences between Italian sausage and Ground beef
- Italian sausage is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin D, and Selenium, yet Ground beef is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron.
- Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Ground beef is 50% higher.
- Italian sausage contains 21 times more Vitamin D than Ground beef. Italian sausage contains 41IU of Vitamin D, while Ground beef contains 2IU.
- Ground beef contains less Sodium.
Food types used in this article are Sausage, Italian, pork, cooked and Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked.
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||10µg||3µg|
|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|