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Pot roast vs. Italian sausage raw — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pot roast and Italian sausage raw different?

  • Pot roast is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, and Vitamin B3, however, Italian sausage raw 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 raw. While Pot roast contains 6.66mg of Zinc, Italian sausage raw contains only 1.79mg.
  • Italian sausage raw 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" charts 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%
Contains more Manganese +480%
Equal in Potassium - 253
Equal in Selenium - 24.8
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 91% 14% 75% 21% 7% 182% 33% 2% 148%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 45% 10% 61% 23% 96% 49% 27% 8% 136%
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%
Contains more Manganese +480%
Equal in Potassium - 253
Equal in Selenium - 24.8

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 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 Choline Vitamin K 0% 11% 6% 0% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 7% 267% 61% 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 0% 0% 0% 7% 142% 39% 61% 31% 70% 6% 114% 0% 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

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +103.1%
Contains more Fats +63.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Water - 51.08
Equal in Other - 2.69
29% 19% 52%
Protein: 28.94 g
Fats: 19.17 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 51.9 g
Other: 0 g
14% 31% 51% 3%
Protein: 14.25 g
Fats: 31.33 g
Carbs: 0.65 g
Water: 51.08 g
Other: 2.69 g
Contains more Protein +103.1%
Contains more Fats +63.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Water - 51.08
Equal in Other - 2.69

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -33%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +75.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +469.2%
46% 50% 4%
Saturated Fat: 7.548 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.175 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.708 g
38% 48% 14%
Saturated Fat: 11.27 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 14.34 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.03 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -33%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +75.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +469.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pot roast Italian sausage raw
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 raw Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.65g Italian sausage raw
Protein 28.94g 14.25g Pot roast
Fats 19.17g 31.33g Italian sausage raw
Carbs 0g 0.65g Italian sausage raw
Calories 297kcal 346kcal Italian sausage raw
Calcium 16mg 18mg Italian sausage raw
Iron 2.42mg 1.18mg Pot roast
Magnesium 19mg 14mg Pot roast
Phosphorus 174mg 142mg Pot roast
Potassium 231mg 253mg Italian sausage raw
Sodium 47mg 731mg Pot roast
Zinc 6.66mg 1.79mg Pot roast
Copper 0.099mg 0.08mg Pot roast
Manganese 0.01mg 0.058mg Italian sausage raw
Selenium 27µg 24.8µg Pot roast
Vitamin E 0.51mg Pot roast
Vitamin D 8IU Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2µg Pot roast
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Italian sausage raw
Vitamin B1 0.059mg 0.568mg Italian sausage raw
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 raw
Folate 9µg 8µg Pot roast
Vitamin B12 2.13µg 0.91µg Pot roast
Choline 110.2mg Pot roast
Vitamin K 1.8µg 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 raw
Saturated Fat 7.548g 11.27g Pot roast
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175g 14.34g Italian sausage raw
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708g 4.03g Italian sausage raw

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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
45%
Pot roast
36%
Italian sausage raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
57%
Pot roast
46%
Italian sausage raw

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 raw
Italian sausage raw is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage raw
Italian sausage raw 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

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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/nutrients
  2. Italian sausage raw - 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.