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Turkey sausage vs. Blood sausage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Turkey sausage and Blood sausage

  • Turkey sausage is richer in Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Copper, yet Blood sausage is richer in Iron, Selenium, and Vitamin B12.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Blood sausage is 67% higher.
  • Turkey sausage contains 7 times more Phosphorus than Blood sausage. Turkey sausage contains 155mg of Phosphorus, while Blood sausage contains 22mg.
  • Blood sausage contains less Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Sausage, turkey, breakfast links, mild and Blood sausage.

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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 +433.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +604.5%
Contains more Potassium +502.6%
Contains more Zinc +129.2%
Contains more Copper +177.5%
Contains more Iron +498.1%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Sodium - 680
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 41% 12% 67% 21% 84% 82% 37% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 240% 6% 10% 4% 89% 36% 14% 2% 85%
Contains more Calcium +433.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +604.5%
Contains more Potassium +502.6%
Contains more Zinc +129.2%
Contains more Copper +177.5%
Contains more Iron +498.1%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Sodium - 680

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 E +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +207.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +420%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +225%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.6%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +26.6%
Contains more Choline +114.7%
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% 4% 12% 2% 14% 39% 70% 0% 48% 3% 99% 19% 4%
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% 3% 39% 0% 18% 30% 23% 36% 10% 4% 126% 40% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +207.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +420%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +225%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.6%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +26.6%
Contains more Choline +114.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +20.9%
Contains more Water +33.4%
Contains more Fats +90.7%
Contains more Other +27.6%
Equal in Protein - 14.6
15% 18% 63% 2%
Protein: 15.42 g
Fats: 18.09 g
Carbs: 1.56 g
Water: 63.12 g
Other: 1.81 g
15% 35% 47% 2%
Protein: 14.6 g
Fats: 34.5 g
Carbs: 1.29 g
Water: 47.3 g
Other: 2.31 g
Contains more Carbs +20.9%
Contains more Water +33.4%
Contains more Fats +90.7%
Contains more Other +27.6%
Equal in Protein - 14.6

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +34.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +208.3%
28% 38% 34%
Saturated Fat: 3.839 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.158 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.657 g
41% 49% 11%
Saturated Fat: 13.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 15.9 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.46 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +34.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +208.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey sausage Blood sausage Opinion
Net carbs 1.56g 1.29g Turkey sausage
Protein 15.42g 14.6g Turkey sausage
Fats 18.09g 34.5g Blood sausage
Carbs 1.56g 1.29g Turkey sausage
Calories 235kcal 379kcal Blood sausage
Sugar 0g 1.29g Turkey sausage
Calcium 32mg 6mg Turkey sausage
Iron 1.07mg 6.4mg Blood sausage
Magnesium 16mg 8mg Turkey sausage
Phosphorus 155mg 22mg Turkey sausage
Potassium 229mg 38mg Turkey sausage
Sodium 639mg 680mg Turkey sausage
Zinc 2.98mg 1.3mg Turkey sausage
Copper 0.111mg 0.04mg Turkey sausage
Manganese 0.01mg Blood sausage
Selenium 0µg 15.5µg Blood sausage
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.13mg Turkey sausage
Vitamin D 17IU 52IU Blood sausage
Vitamin D 0.4µg 1.3µg Blood sausage
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0mg Turkey sausage
Vitamin B1 0.054mg 0.07mg Blood sausage
Vitamin B2 0.165mg 0.13mg Turkey sausage
Vitamin B3 3.692mg 1.2mg Turkey sausage
Vitamin B5 0.6mg Blood sausage
Vitamin B6 0.208mg 0.04mg Turkey sausage
Folate 4µg 5µg Blood sausage
Vitamin B12 0.79µg 1µg Blood sausage
Choline 33.9mg 72.8mg Blood sausage
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0µg Turkey sausage
Tryptophan 0.175mg 0.18mg Blood sausage
Threonine 0.686mg 0.57mg Turkey sausage
Isoleucine 0.802mg 0.32mg Turkey sausage
Leucine 1.229mg 1.39mg Blood sausage
Lysine 1.453mg 1.05mg Turkey sausage
Methionine 0.447mg 0.2mg Turkey sausage
Phenylalanine 0.612mg 0.82mg Blood sausage
Valine 0.819mg 1.02mg Blood sausage
Histidine 0.481mg 0.71mg Blood sausage
Cholesterol 160mg 120mg Blood sausage
Saturated Fat 3.839g 13.4g Turkey sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 5.158g 15.9g Blood sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 4.657g 3.46g Turkey sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turkey sausage Blood sausage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
24%
Turkey sausage
25%
Blood sausage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Turkey sausage
48%
Blood sausage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey sausage
Turkey sausage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.29g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey sausage
Turkey sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey sausage
Turkey sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.561g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Blood sausage
Blood sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.
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 sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174600/nutrients
  2. Blood sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171618/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.