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Italian sausage nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

Sausage, Italian, pork, cooked
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Italian sausage

Italian sausage
Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high. 28 (low)
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 344
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols 4.17 grams
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral. 8.5 (acidic)
Oxalates ⓘ Animal products do not contain oxalate. 0mg
TOP 8% Fats ⓘHigher in Fats content than 92% of foods
TOP 10% Sodium ⓘHigher in Sodium content than 90% of foods
TOP 11% Monounsaturated Fat ⓘHigher in Monounsaturated Fat content than 89% of foods
TOP 12% Saturated Fat ⓘHigher in Saturated Fat content than 88% of foods
TOP 14% Vitamin B1 ⓘHigher in Vitamin B1 content than 86% of foods

Italian sausage calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 344
Calories in 1 link, 4/lb 286 83 g
Calories in 1 link, 5/lb 230 67 g

Italian sausage Glycemic index (GI)

Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
28

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 7% 54% 13% 73% 27% 97% 66% 27% 0% 120% 43%
Calcium: 21 mg of 1,000 mg 2%
Iron: 1.43 mg of 8 mg 18%
Magnesium: 18 mg of 420 mg 4%
Phosphorus: 170 mg of 700 mg 24%
Potassium: 304 mg of 3,400 mg 9%
Sodium: 743 mg of 2,300 mg 32%
Zinc: 2.39 mg of 11 mg 22%
Copper: 0.08 mg of 1 mg 9%
Manganese: 0 mg of 2 mg 0%
Selenium: 22 µg of 55 µg 40%
Choline: 78.2 mg of 550 mg 14%

Mineral chart - relative view

Sodium
743 mg
TOP 10%
Zinc
2.39 mg
TOP 36%
Potassium
304 mg
TOP 36%
Selenium
22 µg
TOP 43%
Phosphorus
170 mg
TOP 47%
Iron
1.43 mg
TOP 50%
Calcium
21 mg
TOP 52%
Choline
78.2 mg
TOP 57%
Copper
0.08 mg
TOP 63%
Magnesium
18 mg
TOP 66%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 5% 30% 1% 156% 54% 79% 0% 77% 4% 163% 9%
Vitamin A: 16 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.25 mg of 15 mg 2%
Vitamin D: 1 µg of 10 µg 10%
Vitamin C: 0.1 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.623 mg of 1 mg 52%
Vitamin B2: 0.233 mg of 1 mg 18%
Vitamin B3: 4.165 mg of 16 mg 26%
Vitamin B5: 0 mg of 5 mg 0%
Vitamin B6: 0.33 mg of 1 mg 25%
Folate: 5 µg of 400 µg 1%
Vitamin B12: 1.3 µg of 2 µg 54%
Vitamin K: 3.4 µg of 120 µg 3%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.623 mg
TOP 14%
Vitamin B2
0.233 mg
TOP 37%
Vitamin B6
0.33 mg
TOP 37%
Vitamin B12
1.3 µg
TOP 38%
Vitamin B3
4.165 mg
TOP 40%
Vitamin D
1 µg
TOP 44%
Vitamin C
0.1 mg
TOP 53%
Vitamin K
3.4 µg
TOP 59%
Vitamin A
16 IU
TOP 60%
Vitamin E
0.25 mg
TOP 71%
Folate
5 µg
TOP 79%

Macronutrients chart

19% 27% 5% 46% 3%
Protein:
Daily Value: 38%
19.12 g of 50 g
38%
Fats:
Daily Value: 42%
27.31 g of 65 g
42%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 1%
4.27 g of 300 g
1%
Water:
Daily Value: 2%
47.13 g of 2,000 g
2%
Other:
2.17 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 173% 227% 157% 148% 218% 139% 115% 133% 248%
Tryptophan: 161 mg of 280 mg 58%
Threonine: 792 mg of 1,050 mg 75%
Isoleucine: 731 mg of 1,400 mg 52%
Leucine: 1343 mg of 2,730 mg 49%
Lysine: 1522 mg of 2,100 mg 72%
Methionine: 486 mg of 1,050 mg 46%
Phenylalanine: 670 mg of 1,750 mg 38%
Valine: 804 mg of 1,820 mg 44%
Histidine: 577 mg of 700 mg 82%

Fat type information

33% 56% 11%
Saturated Fat: 10.195 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 17.108 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.518 g

Fiber content ratio for Italian sausage

44% 2% 54%
Sugar: 1.86 g
Fiber: 0.1 g
Other: 2.31 g

All nutrients for Italian sausage per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 344kcal 17% 24% 7.3 times more than OrangeOrange
Protein 19.12g 46% 27% 6.8 times more than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 27.31g 42% 8% 1.2 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0% 53% 530 times less than LemonLemon
Net carbs 4.17g N/A 59% 13 times less than ChocolateChocolate
Carbs 4.27g 1% 62% 6.6 times less than RiceRice
Cholesterol 57mg 19% 35% 6.5 times less than EggEgg
Vitamin D 1µg 10% 44% 2.2 times less than EggEgg
Iron 1.43mg 18% 50% 1.8 times less than BeefBeef
Calcium 21mg 2% 52% 6 times less than MilkMilk
Potassium 304mg 9% 36% 2.1 times more than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 18mg 4% 66% 7.8 times less than AlmondAlmond
Sugar 1.86g N/A 60% 4.8 times less than Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
Fiber 0.1g 0% 61% 24 times less than OrangeOrange
Copper 0.08mg 9% 63% 1.8 times less than ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 2.39mg 22% 36% 2.6 times less than BeefBeef
Phosphorus 170mg 24% 47% 1.1 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 743mg 32% 10% 1.5 times more than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 16IU 0% 60% 1044.1 times less than CarrotCarrot
Vitamin A RAE 10µg 1% 51%
Vitamin E 0.25mg 2% 71% 5.8 times less than KiwifruitKiwifruit
Selenium 22µg 40% 43%
Vitamin B1 0.62mg 52% 14% 2.3 times more than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.23mg 18% 37% 1.8 times more than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 4.17mg 26% 40% 2.3 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.33mg 25% 37% 2.8 times more than OatOat
Vitamin B12 1.3µg 54% 38% 1.9 times more than PorkPork
Vitamin K 3.4µg 3% 59% 29.9 times less than BroccoliBroccoli
Folate 5µg 1% 79% 12.2 times less than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Saturated Fat 10.2g 51% 12% 1.7 times more than BeefBeef
Monounsaturated Fat 17.11g N/A 11% 1.7 times more than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 3.52g N/A 22% 13.4 times less than WalnutWalnut
Tryptophan 0.16mg 0% 70% 1.9 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Threonine 0.79mg 0% 65% 1.1 times more than BeefBeef
Isoleucine 0.73mg 0% 69% 1.3 times less than Salmon rawSalmon raw
Leucine 1.34mg 0% 68% 1.8 times less than Tuna BluefinTuna Bluefin
Lysine 1.52mg 0% 66% 3.4 times more than TofuTofu
Methionine 0.49mg 0% 65% 5.1 times more than QuinoaQuinoa
Phenylalanine 0.67mg 0% 70% Equal to EggEgg
Valine 0.8mg 0% 69% 2.5 times less than Soybean rawSoybean raw
Histidine 0.58mg 0% 65% 1.3 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DHA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 344
% Daily Value*
42%
Total Fat 27g
45%
Saturated Fat 10g
Trans Fat g
19%
Cholesterol 57mg
32%
Sodium 743mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate 4g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 19g
Vitamin D 41mcg 7%

Calcium 21mg 2%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 304mg 9%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
ok
 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
ok
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
limit break
 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
limit break
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
ok
 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Italian sausage nutrition infographic

Italian sausage nutrition infographic
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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. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174586/nutrients

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