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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 223% 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
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%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 105% 18% 108% 32% 11% 133% 51%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 10% 61% 23% 96% 49% 27%
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%
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 Folate +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +586.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 0% 59% 68% 134% 80% 126% 12% 782% 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% 0% 0% 7% 142% 39% 61% 31% 70% 6% 114% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144.8%

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.
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 Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Ostrich Italian sausage
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
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

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. 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.