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Pot roast vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pot roast and Italian sausage different?

  • Pot roast is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, and Vitamin B3, however Italian sausage is richer in Vitamin B1, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Pot roast is 51% higher.
  • Pot roast contains 4 times more Zinc than Italian sausage. While Pot roast contains 6.66mg of Zinc, Italian sausage contains only 1.79mg.
  • Italian sausage has less Cholesterol.

Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised and Sausage, Italian, pork, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +105.1%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Zinc +272.1%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Equal in Potassium - 253
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 91% 14% 75% 21% 7% 182% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 10% 61% 23% 96% 49% 27%
Contains more Iron +105.1%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Zinc +272.1%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Equal in Potassium - 253

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 B3 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +134.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +862.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.168
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.3
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 11% 6% 0% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 7% 267% 5%
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 B3 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +134.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +862.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.168
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.3

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.
Pot roast Italian sausage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pot roast Italian sausage Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.65g Italian sausage
Protein 28.94g 14.25g Pot roast
Fats 19.17g 31.33g Italian sausage
Carbs 0g 0.65g Italian sausage
Calories 297kcal 346kcal Italian sausage
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Italian sausage
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 18mg Italian sausage
Iron 2.42mg 1.18mg Pot roast
Magnesium 19mg 14mg Pot roast
Phosphorus 174mg 142mg Pot roast
Potassium 231mg 253mg Italian sausage
Sodium 47mg 731mg Pot roast
Zinc 6.66mg 1.79mg Pot roast
Copper 0.099mg 0.08mg Pot roast
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.51mg mg Pot roast
Vitamin D 8IU IU Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2µg µg Pot roast
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B1 0.059mg 0.568mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.171mg 0.168mg Pot roast
Vitamin B3 4.105mg 3.25mg Pot roast
Vitamin B5 0.571mg 0.51mg Pot roast
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.3mg Italian sausage
Folate 9µg 8µg Pot roast
Vitamin B12 2.13µg 0.91µg Pot roast
Vitamin K 1.8µg µg Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.19mg 0.114mg Pot roast
Threonine 1.156mg 0.563mg Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.317mg 0.52mg Pot roast
Leucine 2.302mg 0.956mg Pot roast
Lysine 2.446mg 1.083mg Pot roast
Methionine 0.754mg 0.346mg Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143mg 0.477mg Pot roast
Valine 1.436mg 0.572mg Pot roast
Histidine 0.924mg 0.411mg Pot roast
Cholesterol 116mg 76mg Italian sausage
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 7.548g 11.27g Pot roast
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175g 14.34g Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708g 4.03g Italian sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pot roast 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
44
Pot roast
39
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
53
Pot roast
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
174%
Pot roast
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
0%
Pot roast
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
88%
Pot roast
145%
Italian sausage

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 684mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.722g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pot roast
Pot roast 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 - 40mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/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.