Sausage has 1470 calories per lb or 324 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and protein.
75% of calories in sausage are from fat, 23% of calories are from protein and 2% of calories are from carbohydrates.
A small portion, or 2% the calories in cooked sausage are from carbohydrates.
The carbs in sausage are mostly in the form of sugar (100%)
There is no significant amounts of
dietary fiber or
starch in sausage.
The majority, or 75% of the calories in cooked Sausage are from fat. Sausage is high in total fat
, with 119.8 grams or 187% of recommended daily values per lb. Most of the fat in sausage are healthier unsaturated fats but it also contains a very high amount of saturated fat
, about 230% of recommended daily values.
Sausage contains 0.435456 grams of trans fat and367.4 mg of cholesterol.
- Total fat: 119.8 g
- Cholesterol: 367.4 mg
- Trans fat: 0.4 g
- Saturated fat: 41 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 52.7 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 22.4 g
Sausage is a source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, containing a total of 0.83 grams for every lb. It contains significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid.
- alpha linoleic acid: 0.83 g
Also a good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every lb of sausage contains a total of 21.2 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in sausage comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
- other omega 6: 0.95 g
- linoleic acid: 19.36 g
The omega-6 to omega-3 ratio in sausage is 25.5: 1.
Some other proteins with similar calories to sausage by weight: