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Mortadella vs Salami - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Salami
Salami is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.194g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Mortadella
Mortadella contains less Sugars (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mortadella
Mortadella contains less Sodium (difference - 494mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)

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 Salami
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mortadella Salami
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
38
Salami
Mineral Summary Score
36
Mortadella
57
Salami

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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Salami
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains less Sodium -28.4%
Contains more Iron +11.4%
Contains more Potassium +93.9%
Contains more Magnesium +72.7%
Contains more Copper +495%
Contains more Zinc +39.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +96.9%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains less Sodium -28.4%
Contains more Iron +11.4%
Contains more Potassium +93.9%
Contains more Magnesium +72.7%
Contains more Copper +495%
Contains more Zinc +39.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +96.9%

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
:
6
Salami
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42757.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +208.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +126.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +173%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +253.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Equal in Vitamin D - 41
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.52
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42757.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +208.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +126.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +173%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +253.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Equal in Vitamin D - 41
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.52

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
131%
Salami
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
2%
Salami
Fats
117%
Mortadella
120%
Salami

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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 Salami Opinion
Calories 311 336 Salami
Protein 16.37 21.85 Salami
Fats 25.39 25.9 Salami
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 3.05 2.4 Mortadella
Cholesterol 56 89 Mortadella
Vitamin D 41 41
Iron 1.4 1.56 Salami
Calcium 18 15 Mortadella
Potassium 163 316 Salami
Magnesium 11 19 Salami
Sugars 0 0.96 Salami
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.06 0.357 Salami
Zinc 2.1 2.93 Salami
Starch
Phosphorus 97 191 Salami
Sodium 1246 1740 Mortadella
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 0.22
Vitamin D 1 1
Vitamin B1 0.119 0.367 Salami
Vitamin B2 153 0.357 Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673 6.053 Salami
Vitamin B5 0.44 1.201 Salami
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.459 Salami
Vitamin B12 1.48 1.52 Salami
Vitamin K 1.6 3.2 Salami
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.586 Mortadella
Saturated Fat 9.51 9.316 Salami
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38 11.127 Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12 2.529 Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.152 0.114 Mortadella
Threonine 0.633 0.521 Mortadella
Isoleucine 0.708 0.675 Mortadella
Leucine 1.213 0.929 Mortadella
Lysine 1.262 1.107 Mortadella
Methionine 0.394 0.301 Mortadella
Phenylalanine 0.598 0.481 Mortadella
Valine 0.735 0.668 Mortadella
Histidine 0.52 0.359 Mortadella
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