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Foie gras 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 - 94mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.94g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Foie gras
Foie gras contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Foie gras
Foie gras contains less Sodium (difference - 549mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
Foie gras Mortadella
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price 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
Foie gras 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
69
Foie gras
2268
Mortadella
Mineral Summary Score
45
Foie gras
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 +292.9%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Copper +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.2%
Contains less Sodium -44.1%
Contains more Potassium +18.1%
Contains more Zinc +128.3%
Contains more Iron +292.9%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Copper +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.2%
Contains less Sodium -44.1%
Contains more Potassium +18.1%
Contains more Zinc +128.3%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +535.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51070.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.673
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +535.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51070.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.673

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
68%
Foie gras
98%
Mortadella
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
3%
Mortadella
Fats
202%
Foie gras
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 Foie gras Mortadella Opinion
Calories 462 311 Foie gras
Protein 11.4 16.37 Mortadella
Fats 43.84 25.39 Foie gras
Vitamin C 2 0 Foie gras
Carbs 4.67 3.05 Foie gras
Cholesterol 150 56 Mortadella
Vitamin D 41 Mortadella
Iron 5.5 1.4 Foie gras
Calcium 70 18 Foie gras
Potassium 138 163 Mortadella
Magnesium 13 11 Foie gras
Sugars 0 Mortadella
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.4 0.06 Foie gras
Zinc 0.92 2.1 Mortadella
Starch
Phosphorus 200 97 Foie gras
Sodium 697 1246 Foie gras
Vitamin A 3333 0 Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.22 Mortadella
Vitamin D 1 Mortadella
Vitamin B1 0.088 0.119 Mortadella
Vitamin B2 0.299 153 Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.51 2.673 Mortadella
Vitamin B5 1.2 0.44 Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.13 Mortadella
Vitamin B12 9.4 1.48 Foie gras
Vitamin K 1.6 Mortadella
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.45 9.51 Mortadella
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61 11.38 Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84 3.12 Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.161 0.152 Foie gras
Threonine 0.507 0.633 Mortadella
Isoleucine 0.606 0.708 Mortadella
Leucine 1.029 1.213 Mortadella
Lysine 0.863 1.262 Mortadella
Methionine 0.27 0.394 Mortadella
Phenylalanine 0.567 0.598 Mortadella
Valine 0.719 0.735 Mortadella
Histidine 0.303 0.52 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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