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Chuck steak 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 - 31mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1175mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.85g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Chuck steak Mortadella
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chuck steak Mortadella
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
30
Chuck steak
2268
Mortadella
Mineral Summary Score
43
Chuck steak
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
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Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Potassium +99.4%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +28.3%
Contains more Zinc +313.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +99%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Potassium +99.4%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +28.3%
Contains more Zinc +313.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +99%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%

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 B3 +74.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +186.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +104.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +720%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80004.7%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +186.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +104.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +720%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80004.7%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6

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
150%
Chuck steak
98%
Mortadella
Carbohydrates
0%
Chuck steak
3%
Mortadella
Fats
91%
Chuck steak
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 Chuck steak Mortadella Opinion
Calories 277 311 Mortadella
Protein 24.98 16.37 Chuck steak
Fats 19.64 25.39 Mortadella
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 3.05 Mortadella
Cholesterol 87 56 Mortadella
Vitamin D 5 41 Mortadella
Iron 2.45 1.4 Chuck steak
Calcium 16 18 Mortadella
Potassium 325 163 Chuck steak
Magnesium 22 11 Chuck steak
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.077 0.06 Chuck steak
Zinc 8.68 2.1 Chuck steak
Starch
Phosphorus 193 97 Chuck steak
Sodium 71 1246 Chuck steak
Vitamin A 25 0 Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.1 0.22 Mortadella
Vitamin D 0.1 1 Mortadella
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.119 Mortadella
Vitamin B2 0.191 153 Mortadella
Vitamin B3 4.663 2.673 Chuck steak
Vitamin B5 0.752 0.44 Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.373 0.13 Chuck steak
Vitamin B12 3.03 1.48 Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.6 1.6
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 1.287 Mortadella
Saturated Fat 8.66 9.51 Chuck steak
Monounsaturated Fat 9.457 11.38 Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81 3.12 Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.281 0.152 Chuck steak
Threonine 1.099 0.633 Chuck steak
Isoleucine 1.062 0.708 Chuck steak
Leucine 2.009 1.213 Chuck steak
Lysine 2.184 1.262 Chuck steak
Methionine 0.709 0.394 Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.951 0.598 Chuck steak
Valine 1.129 0.735 Chuck steak
Histidine 0.809 0.52 Chuck steak
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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