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

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Important differences between Turkey sausage and Vienna sausage

  • Turkey sausage has more Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Copper, and Vitamin B6, however, Vienna sausage has more Selenium, and Vitamin B12.
  • Vienna sausage's daily need coverage for Selenium is 31% more.
  • Turkey sausage has 4 times more Copper than Vienna sausage. Turkey sausage has 0.111mg of Copper, while Vienna sausage has 0.03mg.
  • Vienna sausage is lower in Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Sausage, turkey, breakfast links, mild and Sausage, Vienna, canned, chicken, beef, pork.

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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 +220%
Contains more Iron +21.6%
Contains more Magnesium +128.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +216.3%
Contains more Potassium +126.7%
Contains less Sodium -27.3%
Contains more Zinc +86.3%
Contains more Copper +270%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
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 3% 33% 5% 22% 9% 115% 44% 10% 0% 93%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Iron +21.6%
Contains more Magnesium +128.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +216.3%
Contains more Potassium +126.7%
Contains less Sodium -27.3%
Contains more Zinc +86.3%
Contains more Copper +270%
Contains more Selenium +∞%

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 +54.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +29.1%
Contains more Choline +28.9%
Equal in Folate - 4
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6
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% 5% 18% 0% 22% 25% 31% 21% 28% 3% 128% 24% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +29.1%
Contains more Choline +28.9%
Equal in Folate - 4
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +46.9%
Contains more Carbs +66.7%
Contains more Other +43.6%
Equal in Fats - 19.4
Equal in Water - 64.9
15% 18% 63% 2%
Protein: 15.42 g
Fats: 18.09 g
Carbs: 1.56 g
Water: 63.12 g
Other: 1.81 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 +46.9%
Contains more Carbs +66.7%
Contains more Other +43.6%
Equal in Fats - 19.4
Equal in Water - 64.9

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -46.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +261%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +86.7%
28% 38% 34%
Saturated Fat: 3.839 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.158 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.657 g
39% 53% 7%
Saturated Fat: 7.125 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.628 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.29 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -46.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +261%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +86.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey sausage Vienna sausage Opinion
Net carbs 1.56g 2.6g Vienna sausage
Protein 15.42g 10.5g Turkey sausage
Fats 18.09g 19.4g Vienna sausage
Carbs 1.56g 2.6g Vienna sausage
Calories 235kcal 230kcal Turkey sausage
Calcium 32mg 10mg Turkey sausage
Iron 1.07mg 0.88mg Turkey sausage
Magnesium 16mg 7mg Turkey sausage
Phosphorus 155mg 49mg Turkey sausage
Potassium 229mg 101mg Turkey sausage
Sodium 639mg 879mg Turkey sausage
Zinc 2.98mg 1.6mg Turkey sausage
Copper 0.111mg 0.03mg Turkey sausage
Selenium 0µg 16.9µg Vienna sausage
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.22mg Vienna sausage
Vitamin D 17IU 25IU Vienna sausage
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0.6µg Vienna sausage
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0mg Turkey sausage
Vitamin B1 0.054mg 0.087mg Vienna sausage
Vitamin B2 0.165mg 0.107mg Turkey sausage
Vitamin B3 3.692mg 1.613mg Turkey sausage
Vitamin B5 0.35mg Vienna sausage
Vitamin B6 0.208mg 0.12mg Turkey sausage
Folate 4µg 4µg
Vitamin B12 0.79µg 1.02µg Vienna sausage
Choline 33.9mg 43.7mg Vienna sausage
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.6µg
Tryptophan 0.175mg 0.109mg Turkey sausage
Threonine 0.686mg 0.357mg Turkey sausage
Isoleucine 0.802mg 0.557mg Turkey sausage
Leucine 1.229mg 0.797mg Turkey sausage
Lysine 1.453mg 0.791mg Turkey sausage
Methionine 0.447mg 0.265mg Turkey sausage
Phenylalanine 0.612mg 0.425mg Turkey sausage
Valine 0.819mg 0.573mg Turkey sausage
Histidine 0.481mg 0.273mg Turkey sausage
Cholesterol 160mg 87mg Vienna sausage
Saturated Fat 3.839g 7.125g Turkey sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 5.158g 9.628g Vienna sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 4.657g 1.29g Turkey sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turkey sausage Vienna 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
24%
Vienna sausage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Turkey sausage
33%
Vienna sausage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 73mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey sausage
Turkey sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 240mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey sausage
Turkey sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.286g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turkey sausage
Turkey sausage is relatively richer in minerals
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 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. 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.