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Ostrich vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Ostrich and Italian sausage

  • Ostrich has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B3, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5, however Italian sausage has more Vitamin B1.
  • Ostrich's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 222% more.
  • Ostrich has 3 times more Zinc than Italian sausage. Ostrich has 4.85mg of Zinc, while Italian sausage has 1.79mg.
  • Ostrich is lower in Sodium.

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

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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 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%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 105% 2% 32% 18% 51% 133% 108% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 23% 10% 27% 49% 61% 96%
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%
Contains more Calcium +200%

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 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%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144.8%
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%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144.8%

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
105
Ostrich
39
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
57
Ostrich
39
Italian sausage

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
171%
Ostrich
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
0%
Ostrich
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
12%
Ostrich
145%
Italian sausage

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.
Ostrich Italian sausage
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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Ostrich Italian sausage
Low Calories diet ok
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 Ostrich Italian sausage Opinion
Calories 145 346 Italian sausage
Protein 28.49 14.25 Ostrich
Fats 2.57 31.33 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 0 2 Italian sausage
Carbs 0 0.65 Italian sausage
Cholesterol 85 76 Italian sausage
Vitamin D
Iron 2.79 1.18 Ostrich
Calcium 6 18 Italian sausage
Potassium 362 253 Ostrich
Magnesium 25 14 Ostrich
Sugar 0 Italian sausage
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.152 0.08 Ostrich
Zinc 4.85 1.79 Ostrich
Starch
Phosphorus 251 142 Ostrich
Sodium 80 731 Ostrich
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.23 Ostrich
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.232 0.568 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.292 0.168 Ostrich
Vitamin B3 7.143 3.25 Ostrich
Vitamin B5 1.318 0.51 Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.545 0.3 Ostrich
Vitamin B12 6.25 0.91 Ostrich
Vitamin K
Folate 15 8 Ostrich
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1 11.27 Ostrich
Monounsaturated Fat 0.97 14.34 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44 4.03 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.254 0.114 Ostrich
Threonine 1.25 0.563 Ostrich
Isoleucine 1.354 0.52 Ostrich
Leucine 2.315 0.956 Ostrich
Lysine 2.516 1.083 Ostrich
Methionine 0.796 0.346 Ostrich
Phenylalanine 1.176 0.477 Ostrich
Valine 1.407 0.572 Ostrich
Histidine 0.716 0.411 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. Ostrich - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174488/nutrients
  2. Italian sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171631/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.