iron in sausages information and values per serving and 100g

Welcome to the nutritional iron content in 16 different types of sausages, ranging from 9.6 to 0.73 mg per 100g. The basic amount from the general description of sausages is Sausage, meatless which in 100g contains 3.72 mg of iron.

As a source of iron, this corresponds to 27 % of the Recommended Daily Allowance or RDA. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 257 kcal (13% RDA), the amount of Protein is 18.53 g (33% RDA), the amount of Fat is 18.16 g (28% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 9.84 g (8% RDA).

The iron amounts and nutrition facts for 100g is shown in the bar chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance.

iron and nutrition facts in sausages per 100g

For the food Sausage, meatless the typical serving size is 1 link (or 25 g) which contains 0.93 mg of Iron. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 7 %. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 64.25 kcal, the Protein content is 4.63 g, the Fat content is 4.54 g and the Carbohydrate content is 2.46 g. iron and nutritional content in sausages

The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food is measured as a gram weight value although it is also useful to give the calories from these macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. From protein the number of calories is 16.1 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 38.0 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 10.0 (kcal).

This list of 16 types of sausages, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Sausage, turkey, hot, smoked through to Sausage, pork and beef, with cheddar cheese, smoked where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional iron content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much iron in sausages.

Iron Levels

The list below gives the total iron content in the 16 items from the general description 'sausages' each of which show the iron amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 16 food items are shown in the graph below, to give a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.

sausages iron per 100g

The level of iron can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The number of food items classified as canned is 1 item. The highest amount of iron from the 1 canned items is in Sausage, Vienna, canned, chicken, beef, pork where the level is 0.88 mg per 100g.The total food items which are raw is 1 item. The highest amount of iron from the 1 raw items is in Sausage, Italian, pork, raw where the content is 1.18 mg per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked is 1 item. The highest amount of iron from the 1 cooked items is in Sausage, Italian, pork, cooked where the amount is 1.43 mg per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked sausages shows that cooking can change the levels of iron by 0.25 mg in a 100g serving.

Average Content for sausages

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of iron contained in 100g of sausages, based on the list below of 16 different items under the general description of sausages, is 2.58 mg of iron. This average value corresponds to 18.43 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 263.75 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 15.34 g, the average amount of Fat is 20.88 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 3.31 g.

Median Amount

The median value of Iron is found in Sausage, Italian, pork, raw which in 100g contains 1.18 mg of Iron. This corresponds to 8 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 346 kcal, the amount of Protein is 14.25 g, the amount of Fat is 31.33 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 0.65 g.

Highest iron Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 16 different sausages nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of iron is found in Sausage, turkey, hot, smoked which contains 9.6 mg of iron per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 69 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 158 kcal, the Protein content is 15.05 g, the Fat content is 8.75 g, the Carbohydrate content is 4.65 g.

The lowest amount of iron is in Sausage, pork and beef, with cheddar cheese, smoked which in 100g contains 0.73 mg of iron. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 5 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 296 kcal, the amount of Protein is 12.89 g, the amount of Fat is 25.84 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 2.13 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a iron range of 8.87 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 138 kcal for Calories, 2.16 g for Protein, 17.09 g for Fat, 2.52 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of iron per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high iron foods in your diet. For example 100g of Sausage, meatless contains 3.72 mg of iron. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the iron nutritional content.

The food with the highest iron content per typical serving is Sausage, Italian, turkey, smoked which contains 5.38 mg in 1 serving 2 oz (or 56 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 38 %. For this serving the Calories content is 88.48 kcal, the Protein content is 8.43 g, the Fat content is 4.9 g and the Carbohydrate content is 2.6 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing iron which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of high iron foods.


Sausages List, iron Content per 100g

1. Sausage, turkey, hot, smoked - Iron
  Iron (%RDA)Calories (%RDA)Carbohydrate (%RDA)Fat (%RDA)Protein (%RDA)
  For a 100g serving :
  9.6 mg (69%)158 kcal (8%)4.65 g (4%)8.75 g (13%)15.05 g (27%)
  Typical Serving size of 2 oz (or 56g):
   5.38 mg (38%) 88.48 kcal (4%) 2.6 g (2%) 4.9 g (8%) 8.43 g (15%)
2. Sausage, Italian, turkey, smoked - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  9.6 mg (69%)158 kcal (8%)4.65 g (4%)8.75 g (13%)15.05 g (27%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving 2 oz (or 56g):
   5.38 mg (38%) 88.48 kcal (4%) 2.6 g (2%) 4.9 g (8%) 8.43 g (15%)
3. Sausage, chicken, beef, pork, skinless, smoked - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  4.8 mg (34%)216 kcal (11%)8.1 g (6%)14.3 g (22%)13.6 g (24%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 link (or 84g):
   4.03 mg (29%) 181.44 kcal (9%) 6.8 g (5%) 12.01 g (18%) 11.42 g (20%)
4. Sausage, meatless - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  3.72 mg (27%)257 kcal (13%)9.84 g (8%)18.16 g (28%)18.53 g (33%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 link (or 25g):
   0.93 mg (7%) 64.25 kcal (3%) 2.46 g (2%) 4.54 g (7%) 4.63 g (8%)
  Other serving sizes 1 patty (or 38g):
  1.41 mg (10%) 97.66 kcal (5%) 3.74 g (3%) 6.9 g (11%) 7.04 g (13%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (or 28g):
  1.04 mg (7%) 71.96 kcal (4%) 2.76 g (2%) 5.08 g (8%) 5.19 g (9%)
5. Sausage, summer, pork and beef, sticks, with cheddar cheese - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  2.26 mg (16%)426 kcal (21%)1.82 g (1%)37.91 g (58%)19.43 g (35%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   0.64 mg (5%) 120.77 kcal (6%) 0.52 g (0%) 10.75 g (17%) 5.51 g (10%)
6. Sausage, Italian, pork, cooked - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  1.43 mg (10%)344 kcal (17%)4.27 g (3%)27.31 g (42%)19.12 g (34%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 link and 4/lb (or 83g):
   1.19 mg (9%) 285.52 kcal (14%) 3.54 g (3%) 22.67 g (35%) 15.87 g (28%)
  Other serving sizes 1 link and 5/lb (or 67g):
  0.96 mg (7%) 230.48 kcal (12%) 2.86 g (2%) 18.3 g (28%) 12.81 g (23%)
7. Sausage, Italian, sweet, links - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  1.19 mg (9%)149 kcal (7%)2.1 g (2%)8.42 g (13%)16.13 g (29%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 link 3 oz (or 84g):
   1 mg (7%) 125.16 kcal (6%) 1.76 g (1%) 7.07 g (11%) 13.55 g (24%)
8. Sausage, Italian, pork, raw - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  1.18 mg (8%)346 kcal (17%)0.65 g (1%)31.33 g (48%)14.25 g (25%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 link and 4/lb (or 113g):
   1.33 mg (10%) 390.98 kcal (20%) 0.73 g (1%) 35.4 g (54%) 16.1 g (29%)
  Other serving sizes 1 link and 5/lb (or 91g):
  1.07 mg (8%) 314.86 kcal (16%) 0.59 g (0%) 28.51 g (44%) 12.97 g (23%)
9. Sausage, Berliner, pork, beef - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  1.15 mg (8%)230 kcal (12%)2.59 g (2%)17.2 g (26%)15.27 g (27%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 slice (or 23g):
   0.26 mg (2%) 52.9 kcal (3%) 0.6 g (0%) 3.96 g (6%) 3.51 g (6%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  0.33 mg (2%) 65.21 kcal (3%) 0.73 g (1%) 4.88 g (8%) 4.33 g (8%)
10. Sausage, chicken and beef, smoked - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  1.08 mg (8%)295 kcal (15%)0 g (0%)24 g (37%)18.5 g (33%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup pieces (or 138g):
   1.49 mg (11%) 407.1 kcal (20%) 0 g (0%) 33.12 g (51%) 25.53 g (46%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 18g):
  0.19 mg (1%) 53.1 kcal (3%) 0 g (0%) 4.32 g (7%) 3.33 g (6%)
11. Sausage, turkey, breakfast links, mild - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  1.07 mg (8%)235 kcal (12%)1.56 g (1%)18.09 g (28%)15.42 g (28%)
  Typical Serving size of 2 oz and 2 links (or 56g):
   0.6 mg (4%) 131.6 kcal (7%) 0.87 g (1%) 10.13 g (16%) 8.64 g (15%)
12. Sausage, Polish, pork and beef, smoked - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  1 mg (7%)301 kcal (15%)1.98 g (2%)26.56 g (41%)12.07 g (22%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving 2.67 oz (or 76g):
   0.76 mg (5%) 228.76 kcal (11%) 1.5 g (1%) 20.19 g (31%) 9.17 g (16%)
13. Sausage, Polish, beef with chicken, hot - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.88 mg (6%)259 kcal (13%)3.6 g (3%)19.4 g (30%)17.6 g (31%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving 5 pieces (or 55g):
   0.48 mg (3%) 142.45 kcal (7%) 1.98 g (2%) 10.67 g (16%) 9.68 g (17%)
  Other serving sizes 5 pieces (or 55g):
  0.48 mg (3%) 142.45 kcal (7%) 1.98 g (2%) 10.67 g (16%) 9.68 g (17%)
14. Sausage, Vienna, canned, chicken, beef, pork - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.88 mg (6%)230 kcal (12%)2.6 g (2%)19.4 g (30%)10.5 g (19%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 sausage (7/8" dia x 2" long) (or 16g):
   0.14 mg (1%) 36.8 kcal (2%) 0.42 g (0%) 3.1 g (5%) 1.68 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 7 sausages (drained contents from can and net wt 4 oz) (or 113g):
  0.99 mg (7%) 259.9 kcal (13%) 2.94 g (2%) 21.92 g (34%) 11.87 g (21%)
15. Sausage, smoked link sausage, pork and beef - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.75 mg (5%)320 kcal (16%)2.42 g (2%)28.73 g (44%)12 g (21%)
  Typical Serving size of 16 oz (or 454g):
   3.41 mg (24%) 1452.8 kcal (73%) 10.99 g (8%) 130.43 g (201%) 54.48 g (97%)






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