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Italian sausage vs Pastrami - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Italian sausage and Pastrami

  • Italian sausage has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, and Vitamin B6, while Pastrami has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, and Vitamin B3.
  • Italian sausage's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 43% higher.
  • Pastrami contains 4 times less Saturated Fat than Italian sausage. Italian sausage contains 11.27g of Saturated Fat, while Pastrami contains 2.681g.

The food types used in this comparison are Sausage, Italian, pork, raw and Beef, cured, pastrami.

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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 +80%
Contains more Potassium +20.5%
Contains less Sodium -32.2%
Contains more Iron +88.1%
Contains more Magnesium +21.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.2%
Contains more Zinc +178.2%
Contains more Copper +13.8%
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% 84% 13% 75% 19% 141% 136% 31%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Potassium +20.5%
Contains less Sodium -32.2%
Contains more Iron +88.1%
Contains more Magnesium +21.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.2%
Contains more Zinc +178.2%
Contains more Copper +13.8%

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 C +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +992.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.7%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +105.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.161
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 3% 3% 3% 1% 14% 38% 80% 16% 51% 5% 234% 2%
Contains more Vitamin C +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +992.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.7%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +105.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.161

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Italian sausage Pastrami Opinion
Net carbs 0.65g 0.36g Italian sausage
Protein 14.25g 21.8g Pastrami
Fats 31.33g 5.82g Italian sausage
Carbs 0.65g 0.36g Italian sausage
Calories 346kcal 147kcal Italian sausage
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.01g Pastrami
Sugar g 0.1g Italian sausage
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 10mg Italian sausage
Iron 1.18mg 2.22mg Pastrami
Magnesium 14mg 17mg Pastrami
Phosphorus 142mg 175mg Pastrami
Potassium 253mg 210mg Italian sausage
Sodium 731mg 1078mg Italian sausage
Zinc 1.79mg 4.98mg Pastrami
Copper 0.08mg 0.091mg Pastrami
Vitamin A 0IU 42IU Pastrami
Vitamin E mg 0.12mg Pastrami
Vitamin D IU 4IU Pastrami
Vitamin D µg 0.1µg Pastrami
Vitamin C 2mg 0.3mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B1 0.568mg 0.052mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.168mg 0.161mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B3 3.25mg 4.26mg Pastrami
Vitamin B5 0.51mg 0.265mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 0.221mg Italian sausage
Folate 8µg 6µg Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 0.91µg 1.87µg Pastrami
Vitamin K µg 0.7µg Pastrami
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.141mg Pastrami
Threonine 0.563mg 0.857mg Pastrami
Isoleucine 0.52mg 0.976mg Pastrami
Leucine 0.956mg 1.706mg Pastrami
Lysine 1.083mg 1.812mg Pastrami
Methionine 0.346mg 0.558mg Pastrami
Phenylalanine 0.477mg 0.847mg Pastrami
Valine 0.572mg 1.065mg Pastrami
Histidine 0.411mg 0.684mg Pastrami
Cholesterol 76mg 68mg Pastrami
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 11.27g 2.681g Pastrami
Monounsaturated Fat 14.34g 2.118g Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 4.03g 0.145g Italian sausage

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Italian sausage Pastrami
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
37
Pastrami
Mineral Summary Score
39
Italian sausage
62
Pastrami

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
131%
Pastrami
Carbohydrates
1%
Italian sausage
0%
Pastrami
Fats
145%
Italian sausage
27%
Pastrami

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.589g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pastrami
Pastrami is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 347mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Pastrami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170204/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.