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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 223% 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
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +136.4%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.8%
Contains more Potassium +43.1%
Contains less Sodium -89.1%
Contains more Zinc +170.9%
Contains more Copper +90%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 10% 61% 23% 96% 49% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 105% 18% 108% 32% 11% 133% 51%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +136.4%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.8%
Contains more Potassium +43.1%
Contains less Sodium -89.1%
Contains more Zinc +170.9%
Contains more Copper +90%

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 Folate +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +586.8%
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 0% 5% 0% 0% 59% 68% 134% 80% 126% 12% 782% 0%
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 Folate +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +586.8%

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 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 Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
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

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 Sugar?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)

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.