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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
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains less Sodium -88.6%
Contains more Zinc +116.2%
Contains more Copper +28.8%
Contains more Iron +19.2%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 10% 61% 23% 96% 49% 27%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains less Sodium -88.6%
Contains more Zinc +116.2%
Contains more Copper +28.8%
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
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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 Folate +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +39.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +711.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 9% 159% 3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 7% 142% 39% 61% 31% 70% 6% 114% 0%
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 Folate +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +39.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +711.4%

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.
Veal Italian sausage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Veal Italian sausage Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.65g Italian sausage
Protein 24.38g 14.25g Veal
Fats 7.56g 31.33g Italian sausage
Carbs 0g 0.65g Italian sausage
Calories 172kcal 346kcal Italian sausage
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Italian sausage
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 18mg Italian sausage
Iron 0.99mg 1.18mg Italian sausage
Magnesium 24mg 14mg Veal
Phosphorus 217mg 142mg Veal
Potassium 337mg 253mg Veal
Sodium 83mg 731mg Veal
Zinc 3.87mg 1.79mg Veal
Copper 0.103mg 0.08mg Veal
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.15mg mg Veal
Vitamin D 0IU IU Veal
Vitamin D 0µg µg Veal
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.568mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.168mg Veal
Vitamin B3 8.03mg 3.25mg Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16mg 0.51mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.39mg 0.3mg Veal
Folate 11µg 8µg Veal
Vitamin B12 1.27µg 0.91µg Veal
Vitamin K 1.2µg µg Veal
Tryptophan 0.247mg 0.114mg Veal
Threonine 1.065mg 0.563mg Veal
Isoleucine 1.201mg 0.52mg Veal
Leucine 1.94mg 0.956mg Veal
Lysine 2.009mg 1.083mg Veal
Methionine 0.569mg 0.346mg Veal
Phenylalanine 0.984mg 0.477mg Veal
Valine 1.347mg 0.572mg Veal
Histidine 0.885mg 0.411mg Veal
Cholesterol 103mg 76mg Italian sausage
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.04g 11.27g Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84g 14.34g Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55g 4.03g Italian sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
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 food.
Protein
146%
Veal
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
0%
Veal
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
35%
Veal
145%
Italian sausage

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 Sugar?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 27mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2.2)
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

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. 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.