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Pork jowl vs Mortadella - 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.
Pork jowl Mortadella
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
Pork jowl Mortadella
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
21
Pork jowl
2268
Mortadella
Mineral Summary Score
9
Pork jowl
36
Mortadella

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

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 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%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64730.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +80.5%

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
38%
Pork jowl
98%
Mortadella
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork jowl
3%
Mortadella
Fats
321%
Pork jowl
117%
Mortadella

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