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Turkey meat vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Turkey meat and Italian sausage

  • Turkey meat has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2, however Italian sausage has more Vitamin B1.
  • Italian sausage's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 46% more.
  • Turkey meat has 3 times more Vitamin B3 than Italian sausage. Turkey meat has 9.573mg of Vitamin B3, while Italian sausage has 3.25mg.
  • Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted 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 Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Copper +16.3%
Contains more Zinc +38.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +57%
Contains less Sodium -85.9%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Equal in Iron - 1.18
Equal in Potassium - 253
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 41% 5% 22% 22% 31% 68% 96% 14%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 23% 10% 27% 49% 61% 96%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Copper +16.3%
Contains more Zinc +38.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +57%
Contains less Sodium -85.9%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Equal in Iron - 1.18
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +194.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.1%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1162.2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 2% 12% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 128% 0% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 0% 0% 0% 142% 39% 61% 31% 70% 114% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +194.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.1%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1162.2%

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
Turkey meat
39
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
37
Turkey meat
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
171%
Turkey meat
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
145%
Italian sausage

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.
Turkey meat 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals Equal

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat contains less Sodium (difference - 628mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.115g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey meat Italian sausage Opinion
Calories 189 346 Italian sausage
Protein 28.55 14.25 Turkey meat
Fats 7.39 31.33 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 0 2 Italian sausage
Net carbs 0.05999999865889549 0.6499999761581421 Italian sausage
Carbs 0.06 0.65 Italian sausage
Cholesterol 109 76 Italian sausage
Vitamin D 15 Turkey meat
Iron 1.09 1.18 Italian sausage
Calcium 14 18 Italian sausage
Potassium 239 253 Italian sausage
Magnesium 30 14 Turkey meat
Sugar 0 Italian sausage
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.093 0.08 Turkey meat
Zinc 2.48 1.79 Turkey meat
Starch
Phosphorus 223 142 Turkey meat
Sodium 103 731 Turkey meat
Vitamin A 39 0 Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.07 Turkey meat
Vitamin D 0.4 Turkey meat
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.568 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.281 0.168 Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 9.573 3.25 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948 0.51 Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.616 0.3 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02 0.91 Turkey meat
Vitamin K 0 Turkey meat
Folate 9 8 Turkey meat
Trans Fat 0.101 Italian sausage
Saturated Fat 2.155 11.27 Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647 14.34 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119 4.03 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.291 0.114 Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004 0.563 Turkey meat
Isoleucine 0.796 0.52 Turkey meat
Leucine 1.925 0.956 Turkey meat
Lysine 2.282 1.083 Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724 0.346 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903 0.477 Turkey meat
Valine 0.902 0.572 Turkey meat
Histidine 0.749 0.411 Turkey meat
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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. Turkey meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171479/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.