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

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How are Vienna sausage and Lamb shoulder different?

  • Lamb shoulder has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Phosphorus, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B2, and Copper than Vienna sausage.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Lamb shoulder is 64% higher.
  • Vienna sausage contains 14 times more Sodium than Lamb shoulder. While Vienna sausage contains 879mg of Sodium, Lamb shoulder contains only 65mg.

Sausage, Vienna, canned, chicken, beef, pork and Lamb, domestic, shoulder, arm, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked, roasted 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Iron +130.7%
Contains more Magnesium +228.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +273.5%
Contains more Potassium +156.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Zinc +180%
Contains more Copper +276.7%
Contains more Selenium +50.3%
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 6% 77% 17% 79% 23% 9% 123% 38% 3% 139%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Iron +130.7%
Contains more Magnesium +228.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +273.5%
Contains more Potassium +156.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Zinc +180%
Contains more Copper +276.7%
Contains more Selenium +50.3%

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 E +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +133.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +312.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102.9%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +150%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.12
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% 3% 0% 0% 23% 58% 125% 43% 28% 15% 319% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +133.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +312.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102.9%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +150%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.12

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +16.1%
Contains more Other +98.5%
Contains more Protein +114.6%
Equal in Fats - 20.24
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
23% 20% 56%
Protein: 22.53 g
Fats: 20.24 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 55.92 g
Other: 1.31 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +16.1%
Contains more Other +98.5%
Contains more Protein +114.6%
Equal in Fats - 20.24

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -18.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +16%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +24.8%
39% 53% 7%
Saturated Fat: 7.125 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.628 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.29 g
47% 45% 9%
Saturated Fat: 8.74 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.3 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.61 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -18.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +16%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +24.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Vienna sausage Lamb shoulder Opinion
Net carbs 2.6g 0g Vienna sausage
Protein 10.5g 22.53g Lamb shoulder
Fats 19.4g 20.24g Lamb shoulder
Carbs 2.6g 0g Vienna sausage
Calories 230kcal 279kcal Lamb shoulder
Calcium 10mg 18mg Lamb shoulder
Iron 0.88mg 2.03mg Lamb shoulder
Magnesium 7mg 23mg Lamb shoulder
Phosphorus 49mg 183mg Lamb shoulder
Potassium 101mg 259mg Lamb shoulder
Sodium 879mg 65mg Lamb shoulder
Zinc 1.6mg 4.48mg Lamb shoulder
Copper 0.03mg 0.113mg Lamb shoulder
Manganese 0.021mg Lamb shoulder
Selenium 16.9µg 25.4µg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.14mg Vienna sausage
Vitamin D 25IU Vienna sausage
Vitamin D 0.6µg Vienna sausage
Vitamin B1 0.087mg 0.09mg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin B2 0.107mg 0.25mg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin B3 1.613mg 6.66mg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin B5 0.35mg 0.71mg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.12mg
Folate 4µg 20µg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin B12 1.02µg 2.55µg Lamb shoulder
Choline 43.7mg Vienna sausage
Vitamin K 1.6µg Vienna sausage
Tryptophan 0.109mg 0.263mg Lamb shoulder
Threonine 0.357mg 0.964mg Lamb shoulder
Isoleucine 0.557mg 1.087mg Lamb shoulder
Leucine 0.797mg 1.753mg Lamb shoulder
Lysine 0.791mg 1.99mg Lamb shoulder
Methionine 0.265mg 0.578mg Lamb shoulder
Phenylalanine 0.425mg 0.917mg Lamb shoulder
Valine 0.573mg 1.216mg Lamb shoulder
Histidine 0.273mg 0.714mg Lamb shoulder
Cholesterol 87mg 92mg Vienna sausage
Saturated Fat 7.125g 8.74g Vienna sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 9.628g 8.3g Vienna sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 1.29g 1.61g Lamb shoulder

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Vienna sausage Lamb shoulder
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
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 shoulder
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Vienna sausage
51%
Lamb shoulder

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.615g)
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 shoulder
Lamb shoulder is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb shoulder
Lamb shoulder contains less Sodium (difference - 814mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb shoulder
Lamb shoulder 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 shoulder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174329/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.