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Italian sausage vs Ostrich - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Italian sausage and Ostrich

  • Italian sausage has more Vitamin B1, however Ostrich has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B3, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5.
  • Ostrich's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 222% more.
  • Italian sausage has 11 times more Saturated Fat than Ostrich. Italian sausage has 11.27g of Saturated Fat, while Ostrich has 1g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Sausage, Italian, pork, raw and Ostrich, tip trimmed, cooked.

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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 +200%
Contains more Iron +136.4%
Contains more Potassium +43.1%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Copper +90%
Contains more Zinc +170.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.8%
Contains less Sodium -89.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 23% 10% 27% 49% 61% 96%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 105% 2% 32% 18% 51% 133% 108% 11%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +136.4%
Contains more Potassium +43.1%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Copper +90%
Contains more Zinc +170.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.8%
Contains less Sodium -89.1%

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 +144.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +158.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +586.8%
Contains more Folate +87.5%
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% 5% 0% 59% 68% 134% 80% 126% 782% 0% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +158.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +586.8%
Contains more Folate +87.5%

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
105
Ostrich
Mineral Summary Score
39
Italian sausage
57
Ostrich

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
171%
Ostrich
Carbohydrates
1%
Italian sausage
0%
Ostrich
Fats
145%
Italian sausage
12%
Ostrich

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

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Italian sausage Ostrich
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ostrich
Ostrich contains less Sodium (difference - 651mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.27g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Ostrich
Ostrich is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ostrich
Ostrich is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ostrich
Ostrich is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Italian sausage Ostrich Opinion
Calories 346 145 Italian sausage
Protein 14.25 28.49 Ostrich
Fats 31.33 2.57 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 2 0 Italian sausage
Carbs 0.65 0 Italian sausage
Cholesterol 76 85 Italian sausage
Vitamin D
Iron 1.18 2.79 Ostrich
Calcium 18 6 Italian sausage
Potassium 253 362 Ostrich
Magnesium 14 25 Ostrich
Sugar 0 Italian sausage
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.152 Ostrich
Zinc 1.79 4.85 Ostrich
Starch
Phosphorus 142 251 Ostrich
Sodium 731 80 Ostrich
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.23 Ostrich
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.568 0.232 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.292 Ostrich
Vitamin B3 3.25 7.143 Ostrich
Vitamin B5 0.51 1.318 Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.3 0.545 Ostrich
Vitamin B12 0.91 6.25 Ostrich
Vitamin K
Folate 8 15 Ostrich
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 11.27 1 Ostrich
Monounsaturated Fat 14.34 0.97 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 4.03 0.44 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.114 0.254 Ostrich
Threonine 0.563 1.25 Ostrich
Isoleucine 0.52 1.354 Ostrich
Leucine 0.956 2.315 Ostrich
Lysine 1.083 2.516 Ostrich
Methionine 0.346 0.796 Ostrich
Phenylalanine 0.477 1.176 Ostrich
Valine 0.572 1.407 Ostrich
Histidine 0.411 0.716 Ostrich
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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. Ostrich - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174488/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.