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Italian sausage vs Pepperoni - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Italian sausage and Pepperoni

  • Italian sausage has more Vitamin B1, however Pepperoni is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Selenium, and Vitamin B2.
  • Pepperoni covers your daily need of Manganese 44% more than Italian sausage.
  • Italian sausage has 2 times more Vitamin B1 than Pepperoni. While Italian sausage has 0.568mg of Vitamin B1, Pepperoni has only 0.271mg.
  • Italian sausage has less Cholesterol.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Sausage, Italian, pork, raw and Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced.

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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 less Sodium -53.8%
Contains more Iron +12.7%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Copper +13.8%
Contains more Zinc +36.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.3%
Equal in Calcium - 19
Equal in Potassium - 274
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 23% 10% 27% 49% 61% 96%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 50% 6% 25% 13% 31% 67% 68% 207%
Contains less Sodium -53.8%
Contains more Iron +12.7%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Copper +13.8%
Contains more Zinc +36.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.3%
Equal in Calcium - 19
Equal in Potassium - 274

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 +109.6%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +42.9%
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% 21% 39% 68% 60% 94% 56% 84% 163% 15% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +109.6%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +42.9%

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
50
Pepperoni
Mineral Summary Score
39
Italian sausage
58
Pepperoni

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
116%
Pepperoni
Carbohydrates
1%
Italian sausage
1%
Pepperoni
Fats
145%
Italian sausage
214%
Pepperoni

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

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Italian sausage Pepperoni
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 851mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.438g)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Italian sausage Pepperoni Opinion
Calories 346 504 Pepperoni
Protein 14.25 19.25 Pepperoni
Fats 31.33 46.28 Pepperoni
Vitamin C 2 0 Italian sausage
Carbs 0.65 1.18 Pepperoni
Cholesterol 76 97 Italian sausage
Vitamin D 52 Pepperoni
Iron 1.18 1.33 Pepperoni
Calcium 18 19 Pepperoni
Potassium 253 274 Pepperoni
Magnesium 14 18 Pepperoni
Sugar 0 Italian sausage
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.091 Pepperoni
Zinc 1.79 2.44 Pepperoni
Starch
Phosphorus 142 158 Pepperoni
Sodium 731 1582 Italian sausage
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 1.03 Pepperoni
Vitamin D 1.3 Pepperoni
Vitamin B1 0.568 0.271 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.257 Pepperoni
Vitamin B3 3.25 4.987 Pepperoni
Vitamin B5 0.51 0.93 Pepperoni
Vitamin B6 0.3 0.362 Pepperoni
Vitamin B12 0.91 1.3 Pepperoni
Vitamin K 5.8 Pepperoni
Folate 8 5 Italian sausage
Trans Fat 1.527 Italian sausage
Saturated Fat 11.27 17.708 Italian sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 14.34 20.77 Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 4.03 4.458 Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.114 0.23 Pepperoni
Threonine 0.563 0.869 Pepperoni
Isoleucine 0.52 0.901 Pepperoni
Leucine 0.956 1.575 Pepperoni
Lysine 1.083 1.652 Pepperoni
Methionine 0.346 0.511 Pepperoni
Phenylalanine 0.477 0.778 Pepperoni
Valine 0.572 0.987 Pepperoni
Histidine 0.411 0.688 Pepperoni
Fructose 0 Pepperoni

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. Pepperoni - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174575/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.