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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
Contains more Calcium +127.8%
Contains more Magnesium +136.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +74.2%
Contains more Potassium +65.6%
Contains less Sodium -39.3%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Equal in Zinc - 2.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 44% 19% 73% 24% 99% 57% 34%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 53% 8% 42% 15% 163% 58% 20%
Contains more Calcium +127.8%
Contains more Magnesium +136.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +74.2%
Contains more Potassium +65.6%
Contains less Sodium -39.3%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Folate +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +4287.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65565.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +72.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 16% 8% 0% 11% 49% 54% 106% 54% 88% 13% 108% 176%
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 +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Folate +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +4287.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65565.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +72.1%

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 Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bockwurst Mortadella Opinion
Net carbs 1.95g 3.05g Mortadella
Protein 14.03g 16.37g Mortadella
Fats 25.87g 25.39g Bockwurst
Carbs 2.95g 3.05g Mortadella
Calories 301kcal 311kcal Mortadella
Starch 0g g Bockwurst
Fructose 0.01g g Bockwurst
Sugar 1.33g 0g Mortadella
Fiber 1g 0g Bockwurst
Calcium 41mg 18mg Bockwurst
Iron 1.15mg 1.4mg Mortadella
Magnesium 26mg 11mg Bockwurst
Phosphorus 169mg 97mg Bockwurst
Potassium 270mg 163mg Bockwurst
Sodium 756mg 1246mg Bockwurst
Zinc 2.07mg 2.1mg Mortadella
Copper 0.1mg 0.06mg Bockwurst
Vitamin A 256IU 0IU Bockwurst
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.22mg Bockwurst
Vitamin D 0IU 41IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 0µg 1µg Mortadella
Vitamin C 3.2mg 0mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B1 0.193mg 0.119mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 153mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 5.616mg 2.673mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B5 0.891mg 0.44mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B6 0.378mg 0.13mg Bockwurst
Folate 17µg 3µg Bockwurst
Vitamin B12 0.86µg 1.48µg Mortadella
Vitamin K 70.2µg 1.6µg Bockwurst
Tryptophan 153mg 0.152mg Bockwurst
Threonine 0.613mg 0.633mg Mortadella
Isoleucine 0.677mg 0.708mg Mortadella
Leucine 1.107mg 1.213mg Mortadella
Lysine 1.166mg 1.262mg Mortadella
Methionine 0.333mg 0.394mg Mortadella
Phenylalanine 0.556mg 0.598mg Mortadella
Valine 0.767mg 0.735mg Bockwurst
Histidine 0.513mg 0.52mg Mortadella
Cholesterol 93mg 56mg Mortadella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 10.256g 9.51g Mortadella
Monounsaturated Fat 13.138g 11.38g Bockwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.328g 3.12g Mortadella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.33g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 37mg)
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.

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.