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Mortadella vs Cervelat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Mortadella
Mortadella contains less Sugars (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mortadella
Mortadella contains less Sodium (difference - 54mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cervelat
Cervelat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)
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 Cervelat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mortadella Cervelat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
49
Cervelat
Mineral Summary Score
36
Mortadella
42
Cervelat

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 Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +45.7%
Contains more Potassium +59.5%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Copper +150%
Contains more Zinc +21.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.4%
Equal in Sodium - 1300
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +45.7%
Contains more Potassium +59.5%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Copper +150%
Contains more Zinc +21.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.4%
Equal in Sodium - 1300

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 B2 +46263.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +271.6%
Equal in Vitamin D - 44
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46263.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +271.6%
Equal in Vitamin D - 44
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22

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
105%
Cervelat
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
3%
Cervelat
Fats
117%
Mortadella
140%
Cervelat

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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 Cervelat Opinion
Calories 311 362 Cervelat
Protein 16.37 17.45 Cervelat
Fats 25.39 30.43 Cervelat
Vitamin C 0 16.6 Cervelat
Carbs 3.05 3.33 Cervelat
Cholesterol 56 74 Mortadella
Vitamin D 41 44 Cervelat
Iron 1.4 2.04 Cervelat
Calcium 18 9 Mortadella
Potassium 163 260 Cervelat
Magnesium 11 14 Cervelat
Sugars 0 0.85 Cervelat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.06 0.15 Cervelat
Zinc 2.1 2.56 Cervelat
Starch
Phosphorus 97 111 Cervelat
Sodium 1246 1300 Mortadella
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 0.22
Vitamin D 1 1.1 Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.119 0.15 Cervelat
Vitamin B2 153 0.33 Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673 4.31 Cervelat
Vitamin B5 0.44 Mortadella
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.26 Cervelat
Vitamin B12 1.48 5.5 Cervelat
Vitamin K 1.6 1.3 Mortadella
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 9.51 11.51 Mortadella
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38 12.97 Cervelat
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12 1.2 Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.152 Mortadella
Threonine 0.633 Mortadella
Isoleucine 0.708 Mortadella
Leucine 1.213 Mortadella
Lysine 1.262 Mortadella
Methionine 0.394 Mortadella
Phenylalanine 0.598 Mortadella
Valine 0.735 Mortadella
Histidine 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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