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Brisket vs Mortadella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Brisket and Mortadella

  • Brisket has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Zinc, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, and Iron, while Mortadella has more Vitamin B2, and Selenium.
  • Mortadella covers your daily need of Vitamin B2 11756% more than Brisket.
  • Brisket contains 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Mortadella. While Brisket contains 0.42mg of Vitamin B6, Mortadella contains only 0.13mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Brisket is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beef, brisket, whole, separable lean only, all grades, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +37.1%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +107.2%
Contains more Potassium +102.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.7%
Contains more Zinc +105.2%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 72% 17% 87% 30% 11% 118% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 53% 8% 42% 15% 163% 58% 20%
Contains more Iron +37.1%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +107.2%
Contains more Potassium +102.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.7%
Contains more Zinc +105.2%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +260%

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 E +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +223.1%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +64.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89900%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 7% 0% 0% 25% 40% 74% 21% 97% 6% 304% 4%
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 E +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +223.1%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +64.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89900%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%

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.
Brisket Mortadella
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brisket Mortadella Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.05g Mortadella
Protein 20.72g 16.37g Brisket
Fats 7.37g 25.39g Mortadella
Carbs 0g 3.05g Mortadella
Calories 155kcal 311kcal Mortadella
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 18mg Mortadella
Iron 1.92mg 1.4mg Brisket
Magnesium 23mg 11mg Brisket
Phosphorus 201mg 97mg Brisket
Potassium 330mg 163mg Brisket
Sodium 79mg 1246mg Brisket
Zinc 4.31mg 2.1mg Brisket
Copper 0.08mg 0.06mg Brisket
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.32mg 0.22mg Brisket
Vitamin D IU 41IU Mortadella
Vitamin D µg 1µg Mortadella
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.119mg Mortadella
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 153mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 3.94mg 2.673mg Brisket
Vitamin B5 0.35mg 0.44mg Mortadella
Vitamin B6 0.42mg 0.13mg Brisket
Folate 7µg 3µg Brisket
Vitamin B12 2.43µg 1.48µg Brisket
Vitamin K 1.3µg 1.6µg Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.152mg Brisket
Threonine 0.905mg 0.633mg Brisket
Isoleucine 0.931mg 0.708mg Brisket
Leucine 1.637mg 1.213mg Brisket
Lysine 1.724mg 1.262mg Brisket
Methionine 0.53mg 0.394mg Brisket
Phenylalanine 0.809mg 0.598mg Brisket
Valine 1.008mg 0.735mg Brisket
Histidine 0.709mg 0.52mg Brisket
Cholesterol 62mg 56mg Mortadella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 2.59g 9.51g Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 3.46g 11.38g Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 0.23g 3.12g Mortadella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Brisket Mortadella
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
48
Brisket
2972
Mortadella
Mineral Summary Score
45
Brisket
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
124%
Brisket
98%
Mortadella
Carbohydrates
0%
Brisket
3%
Mortadella
Fats
34%
Brisket
117%
Mortadella

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brisket
Brisket contains less Sodium (difference - 1167mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.92g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brisket
Brisket is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Brisket - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168607/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.