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

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The main differences between Turkey sausage and Polish sausage

  • Turkey sausage is richer in Zinc, and Polyunsaturated fat, yet Polish sausage is richer in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B12, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Polish sausage is 39% higher.
  • Turkey sausage contains 6 times more Polyunsaturated fat than Polish sausage. Turkey sausage contains 4.657g of Polyunsaturated fat, while Polish sausage contains 0.79g.
  • Polish sausage contains less Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Sausage, turkey, breakfast links, mild and Sausage, Polish, beef with chicken, hot.

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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 +166.7%
Contains more Iron +21.6%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
Contains less Sodium -58.5%
Contains more Zinc +54.4%
Contains more Copper +23.3%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Potassium - 237
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 4% 33% 10% 59% 21% 201% 53% 30% 7% 97%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +21.6%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
Contains less Sodium -58.5%
Contains more Zinc +54.4%
Contains more Copper +23.3%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Potassium - 237

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.5%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +829.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +24.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 3.443
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.19
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% 0% 0% 0% 126% 35% 65% 27% 44% 2% 123% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.5%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +829.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +24.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 3.443
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.19

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +14.3%
Contains more Protein +14.1%
Contains more Carbs +130.8%
Contains more Other +132%
Equal in Fats - 19.4
15% 18% 63% 2%
Protein: 15.42 g
Fats: 18.09 g
Carbs: 1.56 g
Water: 63.12 g
Other: 1.81 g
18% 19% 4% 55% 4%
Protein: 17.6 g
Fats: 19.4 g
Carbs: 3.6 g
Water: 55.2 g
Other: 4.2 g
Contains more Water +14.3%
Contains more Protein +14.1%
Contains more Carbs +130.8%
Contains more Other +132%
Equal in Fats - 19.4

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -52.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +489.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +88.1%
28% 38% 34%
Saturated Fat: 3.839 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.158 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.657 g
43% 52% 4%
Saturated Fat: 8.01 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.7 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.79 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -52.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +489.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +88.1%

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 Polish sausage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey sausage Polish sausage Opinion
Net carbs 1.56g 3.6g Polish sausage
Protein 15.42g 17.6g Polish sausage
Fats 18.09g 19.4g Polish sausage
Carbs 1.56g 3.6g Polish sausage
Calories 235kcal 259kcal Polish sausage
Calcium 32mg 12mg Turkey sausage
Iron 1.07mg 0.88mg Turkey sausage
Magnesium 16mg 14mg Turkey sausage
Phosphorus 155mg 136mg Turkey sausage
Potassium 229mg 237mg Polish sausage
Sodium 639mg 1540mg Turkey sausage
Zinc 2.98mg 1.93mg Turkey sausage
Copper 0.111mg 0.09mg Turkey sausage
Manganese 0.049mg Polish sausage
Selenium 0µg 17.7µg Polish sausage
Vitamin E 0.19mg Turkey sausage
Vitamin D 17IU Turkey sausage
Vitamin D 0.4µg Turkey sausage
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0mg Turkey sausage
Vitamin B1 0.054mg 0.502mg Polish sausage
Vitamin B2 0.165mg 0.148mg Turkey sausage
Vitamin B3 3.692mg 3.443mg Turkey sausage
Vitamin B5 0.45mg Polish sausage
Vitamin B6 0.208mg 0.19mg Turkey sausage
Folate 4µg 2µg Turkey sausage
Vitamin B12 0.79µg 0.98µg Polish sausage
Choline 33.9mg Turkey sausage
Vitamin K 1.6µg Turkey sausage
Tryptophan 0.175mg 0.138mg Turkey sausage
Threonine 0.686mg 0.591mg Turkey sausage
Isoleucine 0.802mg 0.611mg Turkey sausage
Leucine 1.229mg 1.076mg Turkey sausage
Lysine 1.453mg 1.11mg Turkey sausage
Methionine 0.447mg 0.379mg Turkey sausage
Phenylalanine 0.612mg 0.539mg Turkey sausage
Valine 0.819mg 0.679mg Turkey sausage
Histidine 0.481mg 0.444mg Turkey sausage
Cholesterol 160mg 66mg Polish sausage
Saturated Fat 3.839g 8.01g Turkey sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 5.158g 9.7g Polish sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 4.657g 0.79g Turkey sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Turkey sausage Polish 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
32%
Polish sausage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Turkey sausage
51%
Polish sausage

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey sausage
Turkey sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 901mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey sausage
Turkey sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.171g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turkey sausage
Turkey sausage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Polish sausage
Polish sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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.

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. Polish sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172953/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.