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Mortadella vs Ground meat - 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 - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1173mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.437g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ground meat
Ground meat 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.
Mortadella Ground meat
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
Mortadella Ground meat
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
25
Ground meat
Mineral Summary Score
36
Mortadella
34
Ground meat

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 +62.1%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +47.9%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +31.7%
Contains more Zinc +178.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.1%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Iron +62.1%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +47.9%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +31.7%
Contains more Zinc +178.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.1%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%

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 +1950%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89373.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +139.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +68.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +1950%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89373.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +139.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +68.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +81.3%

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
98%
Mortadella
143%
Ground meat
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
0%
Ground meat
Fats
117%
Mortadella
71%
Ground meat

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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 Ground meat Opinion
Calories 311 241 Mortadella
Protein 16.37 23.87 Ground meat
Fats 25.39 15.37 Mortadella
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 3.05 0 Mortadella
Cholesterol 56 88 Mortadella
Vitamin D 41 2 Mortadella
Iron 1.4 2.27 Ground meat
Calcium 18 33 Ground meat
Potassium 163 241 Ground meat
Magnesium 11 17 Ground meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.06 0.079 Ground meat
Zinc 2.1 5.84 Ground meat
Starch
Phosphorus 97 166 Ground meat
Sodium 1246 73 Ground meat
Vitamin A 0 9 Ground meat
Vitamin E 0.22 0.12 Mortadella
Vitamin D 1 0 Mortadella
Vitamin B1 0.119 0.051 Mortadella
Vitamin B2 153 0.171 Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673 4.026 Ground meat
Vitamin B5 0.44 0.512 Ground meat
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.311 Ground meat
Vitamin B12 1.48 2.49 Ground meat
Vitamin K 1.6 2.9 Ground meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 1.173 Mortadella
Saturated Fat 9.51 6.073 Ground meat
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38 7.322 Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12 0.408 Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.152 0.121 Mortadella
Threonine 0.633 0.923 Ground meat
Isoleucine 0.708 1.055 Ground meat
Leucine 1.213 1.861 Ground meat
Lysine 1.262 1.976 Ground meat
Methionine 0.394 0.614 Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.598 0.931 Ground meat
Valine 0.735 1.172 Ground meat
Histidine 0.52 0.775 Ground meat
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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