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Pastrami vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pastrami and Italian sausage

  • Pastrami has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, and Vitamin B3, while Italian sausage has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Italian sausage's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 43% higher.
  • Italian sausage contains 3 times less Zinc than Pastrami. Pastrami contains 4.98mg of Zinc, while Italian sausage contains 1.79mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Italian sausage is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Beef, cured, pastrami 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 +88.1%
Contains more Magnesium +21.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.2%
Contains more Zinc +178.2%
Contains more Copper +13.8%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Potassium +20.5%
Contains less Sodium -32.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 84% 13% 75% 19% 141% 136% 31%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 10% 61% 23% 96% 49% 27%
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%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Potassium +20.5%
Contains less Sodium -32.2%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +105.5%
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%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.168
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%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +105.5%
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%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.168

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pastrami 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
37
Pastrami
39
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
62
Pastrami
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
131%
Pastrami
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
0%
Pastrami
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
27%
Pastrami
145%
Italian sausage

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. Pastrami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170204/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.