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Turkey leg vs. Vienna sausage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Turkey leg and Vienna sausage?

  • Turkey leg is richer in Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Zinc, Copper, and Iron, yet Vienna sausage is richer in Vitamin B12.
  • Vienna sausage's daily need coverage for Sodium is 35% higher.
  • Turkey leg has 5 times more Copper than Vienna sausage. Turkey leg has 0.142mg of Copper, while Vienna sausage has 0.03mg.
  • Turkey leg contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Turkey, all classes, leg, meat and skin, raw and Sausage, Vienna, canned, chicken, beef, pork types in this comparison.

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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 Calcium +70%
Contains more Iron +95.5%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +261.2%
Contains more Potassium +170.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.6%
Contains more Zinc +93.1%
Contains more Copper +373.3%
Contains more Selenium +56.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 65% 15% 76% 25% 10% 85% 48% 3% 144%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 33% 5% 22% 9% 115% 44% 10% 0% 93%
Contains more Calcium +70%
Contains more Iron +95.5%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +261.2%
Contains more Potassium +170.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.6%
Contains more Zinc +93.1%
Contains more Copper +373.3%
Contains more Selenium +56.2%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +211.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +183.3%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +161.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 0% 20% 49% 56% 66% 79% 8% 49% 0% 0%
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% 5% 18% 0% 22% 25% 31% 21% 28% 3% 128% 24% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +211.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +183.3%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +161.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +86.1%
Contains more Water +12%
Contains more Fats +188.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +147.6%
20% 7% 73%
Protein: 19.54 g
Fats: 6.72 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 72.69 g
Other: 1.05 g
11% 19% 3% 65% 3%
Protein: 10.5 g
Fats: 19.4 g
Carbs: 2.6 g
Water: 64.9 g
Other: 2.6 g
Contains more Protein +86.1%
Contains more Water +12%
Contains more Fats +188.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +147.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +41.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +367.4%
35% 35% 31%
Saturated Fat: 2.06 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.06 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.83 g
39% 53% 7%
Saturated Fat: 7.125 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.628 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.29 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +41.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +367.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Turkey leg Vienna sausage
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey leg Vienna sausage Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2.6g Vienna sausage
Protein 19.54g 10.5g Turkey leg
Fats 6.72g 19.4g Vienna sausage
Carbs 0g 2.6g Vienna sausage
Calories 144kcal 230kcal Vienna sausage
Calcium 17mg 10mg Turkey leg
Iron 1.72mg 0.88mg Turkey leg
Magnesium 21mg 7mg Turkey leg
Phosphorus 177mg 49mg Turkey leg
Potassium 273mg 101mg Turkey leg
Sodium 74mg 879mg Turkey leg
Zinc 3.09mg 1.6mg Turkey leg
Copper 0.142mg 0.03mg Turkey leg
Manganese 0.022mg Turkey leg
Selenium 26.4µg 16.9µg Turkey leg
Vitamin A 3IU 0IU Turkey leg
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Turkey leg
Vitamin E 0.22mg Vienna sausage
Vitamin D 25IU Vienna sausage
Vitamin D 0.6µg Vienna sausage
Vitamin B1 0.077mg 0.087mg Vienna sausage
Vitamin B2 0.211mg 0.107mg Turkey leg
Vitamin B3 2.947mg 1.613mg Turkey leg
Vitamin B5 1.09mg 0.35mg Turkey leg
Vitamin B6 0.34mg 0.12mg Turkey leg
Folate 10µg 4µg Turkey leg
Vitamin B12 0.39µg 1.02µg Vienna sausage
Choline 43.7mg Vienna sausage
Vitamin K 1.6µg Vienna sausage
Tryptophan 0.219mg 0.109mg Turkey leg
Threonine 0.861mg 0.357mg Turkey leg
Isoleucine 0.998mg 0.557mg Turkey leg
Leucine 1.537mg 0.797mg Turkey leg
Lysine 1.809mg 0.791mg Turkey leg
Methionine 0.557mg 0.265mg Turkey leg
Phenylalanine 0.769mg 0.425mg Turkey leg
Valine 1.028mg 0.573mg Turkey leg
Histidine 0.598mg 0.273mg Turkey leg
Cholesterol 71mg 87mg Turkey leg
Saturated Fat 2.06g 7.125g Turkey leg
Omega-3 - DHA 0.03g 0g Turkey leg
Omega-3 - DPA 0.02g 0g Turkey leg
Monounsaturated Fat 2.06g 9.628g Vienna sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 1.83g 1.29g Turkey leg

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Turkey leg Vienna sausage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
25%
Turkey leg
24%
Vienna sausage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Turkey leg
33%
Vienna sausage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg contains less Sodium (difference - 805mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.065g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

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. Turkey leg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171493/nutrients
  2. Vienna sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172942/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.