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Pork vs Mortadella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.28g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 1184mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork Mortadella
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
40
Pork
2268
Mortadella
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pork
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
Pork
7
:
Contains more Potassium +159.5%
Contains more Magnesium +154.5%
Contains more Copper +21.7%
Contains more Zinc +13.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +153.6%
Contains less Sodium -95%
Contains more Iron +60.9%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Contains more Potassium +159.5%
Contains more Magnesium +154.5%
Contains more Copper +21.7%
Contains more Zinc +13.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +153.6%
Contains less Sodium -95%
Contains more Iron +60.9%
Equal in Calcium - 18

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
Pork
8
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +637%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +256.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47563.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +111.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +637%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +256.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47563.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +111.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
164%
Pork
98%
Mortadella
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
3%
Mortadella
Fats
64%
Pork
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 Mortadella Opinion
Calories 242 311 Mortadella
Protein 27.32 16.37 Pork
Fats 13.92 25.39 Mortadella
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Pork
Carbs 0 3.05 Mortadella
Cholesterol 80 56 Mortadella
Vitamin D 53 41 Pork
Iron 0.87 1.4 Mortadella
Calcium 19 18 Pork
Potassium 423 163 Pork
Magnesium 28 11 Pork
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.073 0.06 Pork
Zinc 2.39 2.1 Pork
Starch
Phosphorus 246 97 Pork
Sodium 62 1246 Pork
Vitamin A 7 0 Pork
Vitamin E 0.29 0.22 Pork
Vitamin D 1.3 1 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877 0.119 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321 153 Mortadella
Vitamin B3 5.037 2.673 Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698 0.44 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464 0.13 Pork
Vitamin B12 0.7 1.48 Mortadella
Vitamin K 0 1.6 Mortadella
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 5.23 9.51 Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19 11.38 Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 3.12 Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.338 0.152 Pork
Threonine 1.234 0.633 Pork
Isoleucine 1.26 0.708 Pork
Leucine 2.177 1.213 Pork
Lysine 2.446 1.262 Pork
Methionine 0.712 0.394 Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086 0.598 Pork
Valine 1.473 0.735 Pork
Histidine 1.067 0.52 Pork
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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