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Italian sausage vs. Vienna sausage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Italian sausage and Vienna sausage

  • Vienna sausage has less Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Selenium, and Zinc.
  • Italian sausage's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 45% more.
  • Italian sausage has 3 times more Phosphorus than Vienna sausage. Italian sausage has 170mg of Phosphorus, while Vienna sausage has 49mg.
  • Vienna sausage is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Sausage, Italian, pork, cooked and Sausage, Vienna, canned, chicken, beef, pork.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +110%
Contains more Iron +62.5%
Contains more Magnesium +157.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +246.9%
Contains more Potassium +201%
Contains less Sodium -15.5%
Contains more Zinc +49.4%
Contains more Copper +166.7%
Contains more Selenium +30.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 54% 13% 73% 27% 97% 66% 27% 0% 120%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 33% 5% 22% 9% 115% 44% 10% 0% 93%
Contains more Calcium +110%
Contains more Iron +62.5%
Contains more Magnesium +157.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +246.9%
Contains more Potassium +201%
Contains less Sodium -15.5%
Contains more Zinc +49.4%
Contains more Copper +166.7%
Contains more Selenium +30.2%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +616.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +117.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +158.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +27.5%
Contains more Choline +78.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +112.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 5% 30% 1% 156% 54% 79% 0% 77% 4% 163% 43% 9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 5% 18% 0% 22% 25% 31% 21% 28% 3% 128% 24% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +616.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +117.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +158.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +27.5%
Contains more Choline +78.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +112.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +82.1%
Contains more Fats +40.8%
Contains more Carbs +64.2%
Contains more Water +37.7%
Contains more Other +19.8%
19% 27% 4% 47% 2%
Protein: 19.12 g
Fats: 27.31 g
Carbs: 4.27 g
Water: 47.13 g
Other: 2.17 g
11% 19% 3% 65% 3%
Protein: 10.5 g
Fats: 19.4 g
Carbs: 2.6 g
Water: 64.9 g
Other: 2.6 g
Contains more Protein +82.1%
Contains more Fats +40.8%
Contains more Carbs +64.2%
Contains more Water +37.7%
Contains more Other +19.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +77.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +172.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -30.1%
33% 56% 11%
Saturated Fat: 10.195 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 17.108 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.518 g
39% 53% 7%
Saturated Fat: 7.125 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.628 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.29 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +77.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +172.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -30.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Italian sausage Vienna sausage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Italian sausage Vienna sausage Opinion
Net carbs 4.17g 2.6g Italian sausage
Protein 19.12g 10.5g Italian sausage
Fats 27.31g 19.4g Italian sausage
Carbs 4.27g 2.6g Italian sausage
Calories 344kcal 230kcal Italian sausage
Sugar 1.86g 0g Vienna sausage
Fiber 0.1g 0g Italian sausage
Calcium 21mg 10mg Italian sausage
Iron 1.43mg 0.88mg Italian sausage
Magnesium 18mg 7mg Italian sausage
Phosphorus 170mg 49mg Italian sausage
Potassium 304mg 101mg Italian sausage
Sodium 743mg 879mg Italian sausage
Zinc 2.39mg 1.6mg Italian sausage
Copper 0.08mg 0.03mg Italian sausage
Selenium 22µg 16.9µg Italian sausage
Vitamin A 16IU 0IU Italian sausage
Vitamin A RAE 10µg 0µg Italian sausage
Vitamin E 0.25mg 0.22mg Italian sausage
Vitamin D 41IU 25IU Italian sausage
Vitamin D 1µg 0.6µg Italian sausage
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B1 0.623mg 0.087mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.107mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B3 4.165mg 1.613mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B5 0.35mg Vienna sausage
Vitamin B6 0.33mg 0.12mg Italian sausage
Folate 5µg 4µg Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 1.3µg 1.02µg Italian sausage
Choline 78.2mg 43.7mg Italian sausage
Vitamin K 3.4µg 1.6µg Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.161mg 0.109mg Italian sausage
Threonine 0.792mg 0.357mg Italian sausage
Isoleucine 0.731mg 0.557mg Italian sausage
Leucine 1.343mg 0.797mg Italian sausage
Lysine 1.522mg 0.791mg Italian sausage
Methionine 0.486mg 0.265mg Italian sausage
Phenylalanine 0.67mg 0.425mg Italian sausage
Valine 0.804mg 0.573mg Italian sausage
Histidine 0.577mg 0.273mg Italian sausage
Cholesterol 57mg 87mg Italian sausage
Saturated Fat 10.195g 7.125g Vienna sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 17.108g 9.628g Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 3.518g 1.29g Italian sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Italian sausage Vienna sausage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Italian sausage
24%
Vienna sausage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Italian sausage
33%
Vienna sausage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.86g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.07g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 136mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is relatively richer in vitamins

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Italian sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174586/nutrients
  2. Vienna sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172942/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.