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Mortadella vs Horse meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1191mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.61g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Horse meat
Horse meat is relatively richer in minerals
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 Horse meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mortadella Horse 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
28
Horse meat
Mineral Summary Score
36
Mortadella
40
Horse 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
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Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Iron +259.3%
Contains more Potassium +132.5%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Copper +185%
Contains more Zinc +81.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +154.6%
Contains less Sodium -95.6%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Iron +259.3%
Contains more Potassium +132.5%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Copper +185%
Contains more Zinc +81.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +154.6%
Contains less Sodium -95.6%

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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127400%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +81.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +113.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127400%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +81.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +113.5%

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
169%
Horse meat
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
0%
Horse meat
Fats
117%
Mortadella
28%
Horse 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 Horse meat Opinion
Calories 311 175 Mortadella
Protein 16.37 28.14 Horse meat
Fats 25.39 6.05 Mortadella
Vitamin C 0 2 Horse meat
Carbs 3.05 0 Mortadella
Cholesterol 56 68 Mortadella
Vitamin D 41 Mortadella
Iron 1.4 5.03 Horse meat
Calcium 18 8 Mortadella
Potassium 163 379 Horse meat
Magnesium 11 25 Horse meat
Sugars 0 Mortadella
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.06 0.171 Horse meat
Zinc 2.1 3.82 Horse meat
Starch
Phosphorus 97 247 Horse meat
Sodium 1246 55 Horse meat
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 Mortadella
Vitamin D 1 Mortadella
Vitamin B1 0.119 0.1 Mortadella
Vitamin B2 153 0.12 Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673 4.84 Horse meat
Vitamin B5 0.44 Mortadella
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.33 Horse meat
Vitamin B12 1.48 3.16 Horse meat
Vitamin K 1.6 Mortadella
Folic acid (B9) 0 Mortadella
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 9.51 1.9 Horse meat
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38 2.12 Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12 0.85 Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.152 0.349 Horse meat
Threonine 0.633 1.262 Horse meat
Isoleucine 0.708 1.334 Horse meat
Leucine 1.213 2.232 Horse meat
Lysine 1.262 2.398 Horse meat
Methionine 0.394 0.623 Horse meat
Phenylalanine 0.598 1.157 Horse meat
Valine 0.735 1.458 Horse meat
Histidine 0.52 1.081 Horse 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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