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Vienna sausage vs. Lamb leg — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Vienna sausage and Lamb leg

  • Vienna sausage contains less Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Zinc, Iron, Vitamin B2, Copper, Selenium, and Vitamin B5 than Lamb leg.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Lamb leg is 62% higher.
  • Lamb leg has 16 times less Sodium than Vienna sausage. Vienna sausage has 879mg of Sodium, while Lamb leg has 56mg.

Food types used in this article are Sausage, Vienna, canned, chicken, beef, pork and Lamb, domestic, leg, whole (shank and sirloin), separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, raw.

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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 +11.1%
Contains more Iron +88.6%
Contains more Magnesium +228.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +246.9%
Contains more Potassium +146.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Zinc +107.5%
Contains more Copper +276.7%
Contains more Selenium +22.5%
Equal in Calcium - 9
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 33% 5% 22% 9% 115% 44% 10% 0% 93%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 63% 17% 73% 22% 8% 91% 38% 3% 113%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Iron +88.6%
Contains more Magnesium +228.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +246.9%
Contains more Potassium +146.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Zinc +107.5%
Contains more Copper +276.7%
Contains more Selenium +22.5%
Equal in Calcium - 9

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 B1 +49.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +288.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Folate +375%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +145.1%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.21
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%
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% 0% 0% 33% 54% 118% 42% 35% 15% 313% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +49.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +288.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Folate +375%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +145.1%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.21

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +13.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +271.4%
Contains more Protein +70.6%
Equal in Water - 64.32
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
18% 17% 64%
Protein: 17.91 g
Fats: 17.07 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 64.32 g
Other: 0.7 g
Contains more Fats +13.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +271.4%
Contains more Protein +70.6%
Equal in Water - 64.32

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +37.5%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 7.43
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 1.35
39% 53% 7%
Saturated Fat: 7.125 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.628 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.29 g
47% 44% 9%
Saturated Fat: 7.43 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 7 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.35 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +37.5%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 7.43
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 1.35

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Vienna sausage Lamb leg Opinion
Net carbs 2.6g 0g Vienna sausage
Protein 10.5g 17.91g Lamb leg
Fats 19.4g 17.07g Vienna sausage
Carbs 2.6g 0g Vienna sausage
Calories 230kcal 230kcal
Calcium 10mg 9mg Vienna sausage
Iron 0.88mg 1.66mg Lamb leg
Magnesium 7mg 23mg Lamb leg
Phosphorus 49mg 170mg Lamb leg
Potassium 101mg 249mg Lamb leg
Sodium 879mg 56mg Lamb leg
Zinc 1.6mg 3.32mg Lamb leg
Copper 0.03mg 0.113mg Lamb leg
Manganese 0.02mg Lamb leg
Selenium 16.9µg 20.7µg Lamb leg
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.21mg Vienna sausage
Vitamin D 25IU Vienna sausage
Vitamin D 0.6µg Vienna sausage
Vitamin B1 0.087mg 0.13mg Lamb leg
Vitamin B2 0.107mg 0.23mg Lamb leg
Vitamin B3 1.613mg 6.26mg Lamb leg
Vitamin B5 0.35mg 0.69mg Lamb leg
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.15mg Lamb leg
Folate 4µg 19µg Lamb leg
Vitamin B12 1.02µg 2.5µg Lamb leg
Choline 43.7mg Vienna sausage
Vitamin K 1.6µg Vienna sausage
Tryptophan 0.109mg 0.209mg Lamb leg
Threonine 0.357mg 0.767mg Lamb leg
Isoleucine 0.557mg 0.864mg Lamb leg
Leucine 0.797mg 1.393mg Lamb leg
Lysine 0.791mg 1.582mg Lamb leg
Methionine 0.265mg 0.46mg Lamb leg
Phenylalanine 0.425mg 0.729mg Lamb leg
Valine 0.573mg 0.967mg Lamb leg
Histidine 0.273mg 0.567mg Lamb leg
Cholesterol 87mg 69mg Lamb leg
Saturated Fat 7.125g 7.43g Vienna sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 9.628g 7g Vienna sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 1.29g 1.35g Lamb leg

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Vienna sausage Lamb leg
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet Equal
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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%
Vienna sausage
47%
Lamb leg
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Vienna sausage
43%
Lamb leg

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.305g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lamb leg
Lamb leg is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb leg
Lamb leg contains less Sodium (difference - 823mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lamb leg
Lamb leg is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb leg
Lamb leg is relatively richer in minerals
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. Vienna sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172942/nutrients
  2. Lamb leg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174311/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.