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Bockwurst vs Mortadella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Bockwurst and Mortadella?

  • Bockwurst is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5, yet Mortadella is richer in Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, and Selenium.
  • Mortadella's daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 is 11751% higher.
  • Bockwurst has 44 times more Vitamin K than Mortadella. Bockwurst has 70.2µg of Vitamin K, while Mortadella has 1.6µg.
  • Mortadella contains less Cholesterol.

We used Bockwurst, pork, veal, raw and Mortadella, beef, pork types in this comparison.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Calcium +127.8%
Contains more Potassium +65.6%
Contains more Magnesium +136.4%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +74.2%
Contains less Sodium -39.3%
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Equal in Zinc - 2.1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 13% 24% 19% 34% 57% 73% 99%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 6% 15% 8% 20% 58% 42% 163%
Contains more Calcium +127.8%
Contains more Potassium +65.6%
Contains more Magnesium +136.4%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +74.2%
Contains less Sodium -39.3%
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Equal in Zinc - 2.1

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +4287.5%
Contains more Folate +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65565.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +72.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 16% 8% 0% 49% 54% 106% 54% 88% 108% 176% 13%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 5% 30% 30% 35308% 51% 27% 30% 185% 4% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +4287.5%
Contains more Folate +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65565.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +72.1%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
56
Bockwurst
2972
Mortadella
Mineral Summary Score
45
Bockwurst
45
Mortadella

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 food.
Protein
84%
Bockwurst
98%
Mortadella
Carbohydrates
3%
Bockwurst
3%
Mortadella
Fats
119%
Bockwurst
117%
Mortadella

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Bockwurst Mortadella
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bockwurst Mortadella
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 37mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.33g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.746g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 490mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bockwurst Mortadella Opinion
Calories 301 311 Mortadella
Protein 14.03 16.37 Mortadella
Fats 25.87 25.39 Bockwurst
Vitamin C 3.2 0 Bockwurst
Carbs 2.95 3.05 Mortadella
Cholesterol 93 56 Mortadella
Vitamin D 0 41 Mortadella
Iron 1.15 1.4 Mortadella
Calcium 41 18 Bockwurst
Potassium 270 163 Bockwurst
Magnesium 26 11 Bockwurst
Sugar 1.33 0 Mortadella
Fiber 1 0 Bockwurst
Copper 0.1 0.06 Bockwurst
Zinc 2.07 2.1 Mortadella
Starch 0 Bockwurst
Phosphorus 169 97 Bockwurst
Sodium 756 1246 Bockwurst
Vitamin A 256 0 Bockwurst
Vitamin E 0.38 0.22 Bockwurst
Vitamin D 0 1 Mortadella
Vitamin B1 0.193 0.119 Bockwurst
Vitamin B2 0.233 153 Mortadella
Vitamin B3 5.616 2.673 Bockwurst
Vitamin B5 0.891 0.44 Bockwurst
Vitamin B6 0.378 0.13 Bockwurst
Vitamin B12 0.86 1.48 Mortadella
Vitamin K 70.2 1.6 Bockwurst
Folate 17 3 Bockwurst
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 10.256 9.51 Mortadella
Monounsaturated Fat 13.138 11.38 Bockwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.328 3.12 Mortadella
Tryptophan 153 0.152 Bockwurst
Threonine 0.613 0.633 Mortadella
Isoleucine 0.677 0.708 Mortadella
Leucine 1.107 1.213 Mortadella
Lysine 1.166 1.262 Mortadella
Methionine 0.333 0.394 Mortadella
Phenylalanine 0.556 0.598 Mortadella
Valine 0.767 0.735 Bockwurst
Histidine 0.513 0.52 Mortadella
Fructose 0.01 Bockwurst

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. Bockwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171619/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.