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Mortadella vs Barbecue chicken - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 71mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Mortadella
Mortadella contains less Sugars (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken contains less Sodium (difference - 911mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.583g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
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.
Mortadella Barbecue chicken
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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
Mortadella Barbecue chicken
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
2268
Mortadella
17
Barbecue chicken
Mineral Summary Score
36
Mortadella
27
Barbecue chicken

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 Iron +47.4%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +18%
Contains more Potassium +56.4%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Copper +28.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +124.7%
Contains less Sodium -73.1%
Contains more Iron +47.4%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +18%
Contains more Potassium +56.4%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Copper +28.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +124.7%
Contains less Sodium -73.1%

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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67300.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +189.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +214.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67300.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +189.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +214.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.9%

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
98%
Mortadella
135%
Barbecue chicken
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
0%
Barbecue chicken
Fats
117%
Mortadella
70%
Barbecue chicken

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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 Mortadella Barbecue chicken Opinion
Calories 311 226 Mortadella
Protein 16.37 22.51 Barbecue chicken
Fats 25.39 15.08 Mortadella
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 3.05 0.12 Mortadella
Cholesterol 56 127 Mortadella
Vitamin D 41 0 Mortadella
Iron 1.4 0.95 Mortadella
Calcium 18 16 Mortadella
Potassium 163 255 Barbecue chicken
Magnesium 11 21 Barbecue chicken
Sugars 0 0.12 Barbecue chicken
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.06 0.077 Barbecue chicken
Zinc 2.1 1.78 Mortadella
Starch 0 Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 97 218 Barbecue chicken
Sodium 1246 335 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin A 0 67 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.22 0.46 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 1 0 Mortadella
Vitamin B1 0.119 0.055 Mortadella
Vitamin B2 153 0.227 Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673 5.732 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 0.44 0.152 Mortadella
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.191 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B12 1.48 0.47 Mortadella
Vitamin K 1.6 0 Mortadella
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.078 Mortadella
Saturated Fat 9.51 3.927 Barbecue chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38 6.446 Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12 2.038 Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.152 0.173 Barbecue chicken
Threonine 0.633 0.657 Barbecue chicken
Isoleucine 0.708 0.853 Barbecue chicken
Leucine 1.213 1.549 Barbecue chicken
Lysine 1.262 1.75 Barbecue chicken
Methionine 0.394 0.565 Barbecue chicken
Phenylalanine 0.598 0.69 Barbecue chicken
Valine 0.735 0.935 Barbecue chicken
Histidine 0.52 0.592 Barbecue chicken
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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