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Mortadella vs Pork jowl - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 1221mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.75g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mortadella
Mortadella is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
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 Pork jowl
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Pork jowl
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
21
Pork jowl
Mineral Summary Score
36
Mortadella
9
Pork jowl

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 +233.3%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Potassium +10.1%
Contains more Magnesium +266.7%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Equal in Potassium - 148
Contains more Iron +233.3%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Potassium +10.1%
Contains more Magnesium +266.7%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Equal in Potassium - 148

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 +64730.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +80.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +224.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64730.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +80.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +224.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.7%

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
38%
Pork jowl
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
0%
Pork jowl
Fats
117%
Mortadella
321%
Pork jowl

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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 Pork jowl Opinion
Calories 311 655 Pork jowl
Protein 16.37 6.38 Mortadella
Fats 25.39 69.61 Pork jowl
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 3.05 0 Mortadella
Cholesterol 56 90 Mortadella
Vitamin D 41 Mortadella
Iron 1.4 0.42 Mortadella
Calcium 18 4 Mortadella
Potassium 163 148 Mortadella
Magnesium 11 3 Mortadella
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.06 0.04 Mortadella
Zinc 2.1 0.84 Mortadella
Starch
Phosphorus 97 86 Mortadella
Sodium 1246 25 Pork jowl
Vitamin A 0 9 Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.22 0.29 Pork jowl
Vitamin D 1 Mortadella
Vitamin B1 0.119 0.386 Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 153 0.236 Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673 4.535 Pork jowl
Vitamin B5 0.44 0.25 Mortadella
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.09 Mortadella
Vitamin B12 1.48 0.82 Mortadella
Vitamin K 1.6 Mortadella
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 9.51 25.26 Mortadella
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38 32.89 Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12 8.11 Pork jowl
Tryptophan 0.152 0.021 Mortadella
Threonine 0.633 0.21 Mortadella
Isoleucine 0.708 0.168 Mortadella
Leucine 1.213 0.446 Mortadella
Lysine 1.262 0.528 Mortadella
Methionine 0.394 0.095 Mortadella
Phenylalanine 0.598 0.239 Mortadella
Valine 0.735 0.305 Mortadella
Histidine 0.52 0.072 Mortadella
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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