Chicken meat vs Mortadella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
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Chicken meat vs Mortadella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 32mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1164mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.72g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chicken meat Mortadella
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chicken meat Mortadella
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
25
Chicken meat
2268
Mortadella
Mineral Summary Score
22
Chicken meat
36
Mortadella

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +87.6%
Contains more Potassium +36.8%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +11.1%
Equal in Zinc - 2.1
Equal in Copper - 0.06
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +87.6%
Contains more Potassium +36.8%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +11.1%
Equal in Zinc - 2.1
Equal in Copper - 0.06

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +217.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +207.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin D +1950%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90971.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +393.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +217.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +207.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin D +1950%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90971.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +393.3%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
164%
Chicken meat
98%
Mortadella
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
3%
Mortadella
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
117%
Mortadella

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chicken meat Mortadella Opinion
Protein 27.3 16.37 Chicken meat
Fats 13.6 25.39 Mortadella
Carbs 0 3.05 Mortadella
Calories 239 311 Mortadella
Starch
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Calcium 15 18 Mortadella
Iron 1.26 1.4 Mortadella
Magnesium 23 11 Chicken meat
Phosphorus 182 97 Chicken meat
Potassium 223 163 Chicken meat
Sodium 82 1246 Chicken meat
Zinc 1.94 2.1 Mortadella
Copper 0.066 0.06 Chicken meat
Vitamin A 161 0 Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27 0.22 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 2 41 Mortadella
Vitamin D 0 1 Mortadella
Vitamin C 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.063 0.119 Mortadella
Vitamin B2 0.168 153 Mortadella
Vitamin B3 8.487 2.673 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03 0.44 Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.13 Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 0.3 1.48 Mortadella
Vitamin K 2.4 1.6 Chicken meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Tryptophan 0.305 0.152 Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128 0.633 Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362 0.708 Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986 1.213 Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223 1.262 Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726 0.394 Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061 0.598 Chicken meat
Valine 1.325 0.735 Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802 0.52 Chicken meat
Cholesterol 88 56 Mortadella
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.79 9.51 Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34 11.38 Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97 3.12 Mortadella
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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