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Rib eye steak vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Rib eye steak and Italian sausage

  • Rib eye steak has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, and Selenium, however Italian sausage is higher in Vitamin B1.
  • Rib eye steak covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 50% more than Italian sausage.
  • Rib eye steak has 3 times more Zinc than Italian sausage. While Rib eye steak has 5.91mg of Zinc, Italian sausage has only 1.79mg.
  • Rib eye steak has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip-on, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled 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 +89.8%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Zinc +230.2%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 142
Equal in Potassium - 253
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 85% 16% 66% 23% 8% 162% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 10% 61% 23% 96% 49% 27%
Contains more Iron +89.8%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Zinc +230.2%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 142
Equal in Potassium - 253
Equal in Copper - 0.08

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 B2 +70.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +700%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.51
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 2% 6% 0% 18% 67% 93% 33% 111% 5% 263% 4%
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 B2 +70.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +700%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.51

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.
Rib eye steak 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 Rib eye steak Italian sausage Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.65g Italian sausage
Protein 23.69g 14.25g Rib eye steak
Fats 21.81g 31.33g Italian sausage
Carbs 0g 0.65g Italian sausage
Calories 291kcal 346kcal Italian sausage
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Italian sausage
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 18mg Italian sausage
Iron 2.24mg 1.18mg Rib eye steak
Magnesium 22mg 14mg Rib eye steak
Phosphorus 152mg 142mg Rib eye steak
Potassium 260mg 253mg Rib eye steak
Sodium 54mg 731mg Rib eye steak
Zinc 5.91mg 1.79mg Rib eye steak
Copper 0.08mg 0.08mg
Vitamin A 25IU 0IU Rib eye steak
Vitamin E 0.1mg mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin D 7IU IU Rib eye steak
Vitamin D 0.2µg µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.568mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.287mg 0.168mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B3 4.908mg 3.25mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B5 0.536mg 0.51mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B6 0.477mg 0.3mg Rib eye steak
Folate 6µg 8µg Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 2.1µg 0.91µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin K 1.6µg µg Rib eye steak
Tryptophan 0.265mg 0.114mg Rib eye steak
Threonine 1.116mg 0.563mg Rib eye steak
Isoleucine 1.103mg 0.52mg Rib eye steak
Leucine 2.041mg 0.956mg Rib eye steak
Lysine 2.269mg 1.083mg Rib eye steak
Methionine 0.641mg 0.346mg Rib eye steak
Phenylalanine 0.95mg 0.477mg Rib eye steak
Valine 1.184mg 0.572mg Rib eye steak
Histidine 0.888mg 0.411mg Rib eye steak
Cholesterol 80mg 76mg Italian sausage
Trans Fat 1.478g g Italian sausage
Saturated Fat 9.684g 11.27g Rib eye steak
Monounsaturated Fat 10.519g 14.34g Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 1.027g 4.03g Italian sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Rib eye steak 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
50
Rib eye steak
39
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
48
Rib eye steak
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
142%
Rib eye steak
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
0%
Rib eye steak
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
101%
Rib eye steak
145%
Italian sausage

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak contains less Sodium (difference - 677mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.586g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak 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 - 4mg)

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. Rib eye steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173392/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.