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Veal vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Veal and Italian sausage different?

  • Veal is higher in Vitamin B3, Zinc, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5 and Phosphorus, however Italian sausage is richer in Vitamin B1 and Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Italian sausage is 41% higher.
  • Veal contains 2 times more Vitamin B3 than Italian sausage. While Veal contains 8.03mg of Vitamin B3, Italian sausage contains only 3.25mg.
  • Italian sausage has less Cholesterol.

Veal, ground, cooked, broiled and Sausage, Italian, pork, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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
Veal
6
:
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +28.8%
Contains more Zinc +116.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.8%
Contains less Sodium -88.6%
Contains more Iron +19.2%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 6% 30% 18% 35% 106% 93% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 23% 10% 27% 49% 61% 96%
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +28.8%
Contains more Zinc +116.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.8%
Contains less Sodium -88.6%
Contains more Iron +19.2%
Equal in Calcium - 18

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
Veal
9
:
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +147.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +127.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +39.6%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +711.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 3% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 159% 3% 9%
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 B2 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +147.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +127.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +39.6%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +711.4%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
47
Veal
39
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
42
Veal
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 the food
Protein
146%
Veal
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
0%
Veal
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
35%
Veal
145%
Italian sausage

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Veal Italian sausage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Veal Italian sausage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Veal
Veal contains less Sodium (difference - 648mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.23g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Veal
Veal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 27mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Veal Italian sausage Opinion
Calories 172 346 Italian sausage
Protein 24.38 14.25 Veal
Fats 7.56 31.33 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 0 2 Italian sausage
Carbs 0 0.65 Italian sausage
Cholesterol 103 76 Italian sausage
Vitamin D 0 Veal
Iron 0.99 1.18 Italian sausage
Calcium 17 18 Italian sausage
Potassium 337 253 Veal
Magnesium 24 14 Veal
Sugars 0 Italian sausage
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.103 0.08 Veal
Zinc 3.87 1.79 Veal
Starch
Phosphorus 217 142 Veal
Sodium 83 731 Veal
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.15 Veal
Vitamin D 0 Veal
Vitamin B1 0.07 0.568 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.27 0.168 Veal
Vitamin B3 8.03 3.25 Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16 0.51 Veal
Vitamin B6 0.39 0.3 Veal
Vitamin B12 1.27 0.91 Veal
Vitamin K 1.2 Veal
Folate 11 8 Veal
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.04 11.27 Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84 14.34 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55 4.03 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.247 0.114 Veal
Threonine 1.065 0.563 Veal
Isoleucine 1.201 0.52 Veal
Leucine 1.94 0.956 Veal
Lysine 2.009 1.083 Veal
Methionine 0.569 0.346 Veal
Phenylalanine 0.984 0.477 Veal
Valine 1.347 0.572 Veal
Histidine 0.885 0.411 Veal
Fructose

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.