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Chicken meat vs Mortadella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chicken meat and Mortadella different?

  • Chicken meat is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5, however Mortadella is richer in Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin D.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 from Mortadella is 11756% higher.
  • Chicken meat contains 3 times more Vitamin B3 than Mortadella. While Chicken meat contains 8.487mg of Vitamin B3, Mortadella contains only 2.673mg.
  • Mortadella has less Cholesterol.

Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Mortadella, beef, pork are the varieties used in this article.

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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 Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +87.6%
Contains more Potassium +36.8%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +11.1%
Equal in Zinc - 2.1
Equal in Copper - 0.06
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 53% 8% 42% 15% 163% 58% 20%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +87.6%
Contains more Potassium +36.8%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +11.1%
Equal in Zinc - 2.1
Equal in Copper - 0.06

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 +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +217.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +207.7%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90971.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +393.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 10% 6% 0% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 4% 38% 6%
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 +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +217.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +207.7%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90971.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +393.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken meat Mortadella Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.05g Mortadella
Protein 27.3g 16.37g Chicken meat
Fats 13.6g 25.39g Mortadella
Carbs 0g 3.05g Mortadella
Calories 239kcal 311kcal Mortadella
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 15mg 18mg Mortadella
Iron 1.26mg 1.4mg Mortadella
Magnesium 23mg 11mg Chicken meat
Phosphorus 182mg 97mg Chicken meat
Potassium 223mg 163mg Chicken meat
Sodium 82mg 1246mg Chicken meat
Zinc 1.94mg 2.1mg Mortadella
Copper 0.066mg 0.06mg Chicken meat
Vitamin A 161IU 0IU Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.22mg Chicken meat
Vitamin D 2IU 41IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 0µg 1µg Mortadella
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.063mg 0.119mg Mortadella
Vitamin B2 0.168mg 153mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 8.487mg 2.673mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03mg 0.44mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 0.13mg Chicken meat
Folate 5µg 3µg Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 1.48µg Mortadella
Vitamin K 2.4µg 1.6µg Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305mg 0.152mg Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128mg 0.633mg Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362mg 0.708mg Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986mg 1.213mg Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223mg 1.262mg Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726mg 0.394mg Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061mg 0.598mg Chicken meat
Valine 1.325mg 0.735mg Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802mg 0.52mg Chicken meat
Cholesterol 88mg 56mg Mortadella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.79g 9.51g Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34g 11.38g Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97g 3.12g Mortadella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chicken meat 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
36
Chicken meat
2972
Mortadella
Mineral Summary Score
31
Chicken meat
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
164%
Chicken meat
98%
Mortadella
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
3%
Mortadella
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
117%
Mortadella

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 32mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1164mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.72g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/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.