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Barbecue chicken vs. Mortadella — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Barbecue chicken and Mortadella

  • Barbecue chicken is higher in Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus, however, Mortadella is richer in Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Vitamin B5, and Iron.
  • Mortadella's daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 is 11752% higher.
  • Barbecue chicken has 2 times more Cholesterol than Mortadella. While Barbecue chicken has 127mg of Cholesterol, Mortadella has only 56mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin and Mortadella, beef, pork.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +124.7%
Contains more Potassium +56.4%
Contains less Sodium -73.1%
Contains more Copper +28.3%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +47.4%
Contains more Zinc +18%
Contains more Manganese +500%
Equal in Selenium - 22.6
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 36% 15% 94% 23% 44% 49% 26% 1% 120%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 53% 8% 42% 15% 163% 58% 20% 4% 124%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +124.7%
Contains more Potassium +56.4%
Contains less Sodium -73.1%
Contains more Copper +28.3%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +47.4%
Contains more Zinc +18%
Contains more Manganese +500%
Equal in Selenium - 22.6

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.9%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67300.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +189.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +214.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 10% 0% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 6% 59% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 30% 0% 30% 35308% 51% 27% 30% 3% 185% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.9%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67300.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +189.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +214.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +37.5%
Contains more Water +17.4%
Contains more Fats +68.4%
Contains more Carbs +2441.7%
Contains more Other +228.4%
23% 15% 61%
Protein: 22.51 g
Fats: 15.08 g
Carbs: 0.12 g
Water: 61.41 g
Other: 0.88 g
16% 25% 3% 52% 3%
Protein: 16.37 g
Fats: 25.39 g
Carbs: 3.05 g
Water: 52.3 g
Other: 2.89 g
Contains more Protein +37.5%
Contains more Water +17.4%
Contains more Fats +68.4%
Contains more Carbs +2441.7%
Contains more Other +228.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +76.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +53.1%
32% 52% 16%
Saturated Fat: 3.927 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.446 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.038 g
40% 47% 13%
Saturated Fat: 9.51 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 11.38 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.12 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +76.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +53.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Barbecue chicken Mortadella
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barbecue chicken Mortadella Opinion
Net carbs 0.12g 3.05g Mortadella
Protein 22.51g 16.37g Barbecue chicken
Fats 15.08g 25.39g Mortadella
Carbs 0.12g 3.05g Mortadella
Calories 226kcal 311kcal Mortadella
Fructose 0.04g Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0.12g 0g Mortadella
Calcium 16mg 18mg Mortadella
Iron 0.95mg 1.4mg Mortadella
Magnesium 21mg 11mg Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 218mg 97mg Barbecue chicken
Potassium 255mg 163mg Barbecue chicken
Sodium 335mg 1246mg Barbecue chicken
Zinc 1.78mg 2.1mg Mortadella
Copper 0.077mg 0.06mg Barbecue chicken
Manganese 0.005mg 0.03mg Mortadella
Selenium 22µg 22.6µg Mortadella
Vitamin A 67IU 0IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin A RAE 20µg 0µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.46mg 0.22mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 0IU 41IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 0µg 1µg Mortadella
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.119mg Mortadella
Vitamin B2 0.227mg 153mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 5.732mg 2.673mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 0.152mg 0.44mg Mortadella
Vitamin B6 0.191mg 0.13mg Barbecue chicken
Folate 8µg 3µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B12 0.47µg 1.48µg Mortadella
Vitamin K 0µg 1.6µg Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.173mg 0.152mg Barbecue chicken
Threonine 0.657mg 0.633mg Barbecue chicken
Isoleucine 0.853mg 0.708mg Barbecue chicken
Leucine 1.549mg 1.213mg Barbecue chicken
Lysine 1.75mg 1.262mg Barbecue chicken
Methionine 0.565mg 0.394mg Barbecue chicken
Phenylalanine 0.69mg 0.598mg Barbecue chicken
Valine 0.935mg 0.735mg Barbecue chicken
Histidine 0.592mg 0.52mg Barbecue chicken
Cholesterol 127mg 56mg Mortadella
Trans Fat 0.078g Mortadella
Saturated Fat 3.927g 9.51g Barbecue chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 6.446g 11.38g Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 2.038g 3.12g Mortadella
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.011g Barbecue chicken

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Barbecue chicken Mortadella
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Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
25%
Barbecue chicken
2972%
Mortadella
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
41%
Barbecue chicken
49%
Mortadella

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 71mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken contains less Sodium (difference - 911mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.583g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Barbecue chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171127/nutrients
  2. Mortadella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174573/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.