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Italian sausage vs Liverwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Italian sausage and Liverwurst?

  • Italian sausage is higher in Vitamin B1, yet Liverwurst is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Copper, and Phosphorus.
  • Liverwurst's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 523% more.
  • Italian sausage has 2 times more Vitamin B1 than Liverwurst. While Italian sausage has 0.568mg of Vitamin B1, Liverwurst has only 0.272mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Italian sausage is lower.

We used Sausage, Italian, pork, raw and Liverwurst spread types in this article.

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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 Potassium +48.8%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Iron +650%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Zinc +28.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +62%
Equal in Sodium - 700
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 23% 10% 27% 49% 61% 96%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 332% 7% 15% 9% 80% 63% 99% 92%
Contains more Potassium +48.8%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Iron +650%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Zinc +28.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +62%
Equal in Sodium - 700

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 +108.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +75%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +513.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +478.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1379.1%
Contains more Folate +275%
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 12% 819% 0% 0% 68% 238% 81% 178% 44% 1683% 0% 23%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +75%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +513.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +478.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1379.1%
Contains more Folate +275%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Italian sausage Liverwurst Opinion
Calories 346kcal 305kcal Italian sausage
Protein 14.25g 12.38g Italian sausage
Fats 31.33g 25.45g Italian sausage
Vitamin C 2mg 3.5mg Liverwurst
Net carbs 0.65g 3.39g Liverwurst
Carbs 0.65g 5.89g Liverwurst
Cholesterol 76mg 118mg Italian sausage
Vitamin D IU IU
Iron 1.18mg 8.85mg Liverwurst
Calcium 18mg 22mg Liverwurst
Potassium 253mg 170mg Italian sausage
Magnesium 14mg 12mg Italian sausage
Sugar g 1.65g Italian sausage
Fiber 0g 2.5g Liverwurst
Copper 0.08mg 0.24mg Liverwurst
Zinc 1.79mg 2.3mg Liverwurst
Starch g g
Phosphorus 142mg 230mg Liverwurst
Sodium 731mg 700mg Liverwurst
Vitamin A 0IU 13636IU Liverwurst
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin B1 0.568mg 0.272mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.168mg 1.03mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B3 3.25mg 4.3mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B5 0.51mg 2.95mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 0.19mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 0.91µg 13.46µg Liverwurst
Vitamin K µg µg
Folate 8µg 30µg Liverwurst
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 11.27g 9.925g Liverwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 14.34g 12.286g Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 4.03g 2.427g Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.151mg Liverwurst
Threonine 0.563mg 0.671mg Liverwurst
Isoleucine 0.52mg 0.653mg Liverwurst
Leucine 0.956mg 1.139mg Liverwurst
Lysine 1.083mg 1.155mg Liverwurst
Methionine 0.346mg 0.285mg Italian sausage
Phenylalanine 0.477mg 0.617mg Liverwurst
Valine 0.572mg 0.857mg Liverwurst
Histidine 0.411mg 0.448mg Liverwurst
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Italian sausage Liverwurst
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
262
Liverwurst
Mineral Summary Score
39
Italian sausage
87
Liverwurst

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
74%
Liverwurst
Carbohydrates
1%
Italian sausage
6%
Liverwurst
Fats
145%
Italian sausage
117%
Liverwurst

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.345g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 42mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food is cheaper?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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. Liverwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174596/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.