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Italian sausage vs Leberkäse - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Italian sausage and Leberkäse?

  • Italian sausage is richer in Vitamin B1, yet Leberkäse is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, Iron, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Copper, and Folate.
  • Leberkäse's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 985% higher.
  • Italian sausage has 3 times more Vitamin B1 than Leberkäse. Italian sausage has 0.568mg of Vitamin B1, while Leberkäse has 0.212mg.
  • Italian sausage contains less Cholesterol.

We used Sausage, Italian, pork, raw and Liver cheese, 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
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +11.9%
Contains less Sodium -40.3%
Contains more Iron +817.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.8%
Contains more Zinc +106.7%
Contains more Copper +378.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 10% 61% 23% 96% 49% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 407% 9% 89% 20% 160% 101% 128%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +11.9%
Contains less Sodium -40.3%
Contains more Iron +817.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.8%
Contains more Zinc +106.7%
Contains more Copper +378.8%

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 B1 +167.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1225.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +262.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +593.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.7%
Contains more Folate +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2597.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 7% 142% 39% 61% 31% 70% 6% 114% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1050% 0% 0% 10% 53% 514% 221% 213% 109% 78% 3069% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +167.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1225.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +262.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +593.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.7%
Contains more Folate +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2597.8%

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 Leberkäse
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Italian sausage Leberkäse Opinion
Net carbs 0.65g 2.1g Leberkäse
Protein 14.25g 15.2g Leberkäse
Fats 31.33g 25.6g Italian sausage
Carbs 0.65g 2.1g Leberkäse
Calories 346kcal 304kcal Italian sausage
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 8mg Italian sausage
Iron 1.18mg 10.83mg Leberkäse
Magnesium 14mg 12mg Italian sausage
Phosphorus 142mg 207mg Leberkäse
Potassium 253mg 226mg Italian sausage
Sodium 731mg 1225mg Italian sausage
Zinc 1.79mg 3.7mg Leberkäse
Copper 0.08mg 0.383mg Leberkäse
Vitamin A 0IU 17490IU Leberkäse
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 2mg 3mg Leberkäse
Vitamin B1 0.568mg 0.212mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.168mg 2.227mg Leberkäse
Vitamin B3 3.25mg 11.768mg Leberkäse
Vitamin B5 0.51mg 3.536mg Leberkäse
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 0.47mg Leberkäse
Folate 8µg 104µg Leberkäse
Vitamin B12 0.91µg 24.55µg Leberkäse
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.206mg Leberkäse
Threonine 0.563mg 0.651mg Leberkäse
Isoleucine 0.52mg 0.631mg Leberkäse
Leucine 0.956mg 1.331mg Leberkäse
Lysine 1.083mg 1.178mg Leberkäse
Methionine 0.346mg 0.342mg Italian sausage
Phenylalanine 0.477mg 0.716mg Leberkäse
Valine 0.572mg 0.806mg Leberkäse
Histidine 0.411mg 0.393mg Italian sausage
Cholesterol 76mg 174mg Italian sausage
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 11.27g 8.96g Leberkäse
Monounsaturated Fat 14.34g 12.26g Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 4.03g 3.42g Italian sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Italian sausage Leberkäse
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
443
Leberkäse
Mineral Summary Score
39
Italian sausage
114
Leberkäse

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
91%
Leberkäse
Carbohydrates
1%
Italian sausage
2%
Leberkäse
Fats
145%
Italian sausage
118%
Leberkäse

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Leberkäse
Leberkäse is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.31g)
Which food is cheaper?
Leberkäse
Leberkäse is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Leberkäse
Leberkäse is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 494mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 98mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)
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.

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. Leberkäse - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173869/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.