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Cutlet vs Meatball - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cutlet and Meatball different?

  • Cutlet is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin E , Vitamin B2 and Vitamin B6, while Meatball is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Folate and Zinc.
  • Cutlet covers your daily need of Vitamin B3 149% more than Meatball.
  • Cutlet contains 10 times more Vitamin E than Meatball. Cutlet contains 18.09mg of Vitamin E , while Meatball contains 1.73mg.
  • Cutlet is lower in Sodium.

WORTHINGTON Multigrain Cutlets, canned, unprepared and Meatballs, meatless types were 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
Cutlet
1
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Contains less Sodium -32.5%
Contains more Iron +27.1%
Contains more Calcium +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Zinc +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +514.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 64% 7% 10% 3% 0% 28% 24% 49%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 8% 16% 13% 236% 50% 148% 72%
Contains less Sodium -32.5%
Contains more Iron +27.1%
Contains more Calcium +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Zinc +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +514.3%

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
Cutlet
4
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Contains more Vitamin E +945.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +524.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +951.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1776%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +3800%
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% 362% 0% 13% 307% 493% 0% 116% 0% 0% 2%
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% 35% 0% 235% 50% 47% 30% 47% 188% 0% 59%
Contains more Vitamin E +945.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +524.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +951.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1776%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +3800%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
108
Cutlet
57
Meatball
Mineral Summary Score
23
Cutlet
78
Meatball

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 the food
Protein
140%
Cutlet
126%
Meatball
Carbohydrates
7%
Cutlet
8%
Meatball
Fats
7%
Cutlet
42%
Meatball

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cutlet Meatball
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 richer in minerals?
Meatball
Meatball is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cutlet
Cutlet contains less Sugars (difference - 1.05g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cutlet
Cutlet contains less Sodium (difference - 179mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cutlet
Cutlet is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.125g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cutlet Meatball Opinion
Calories 117 197 Meatball
Protein 23.29 21 Cutlet
Fats 1.5 9 Meatball
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 7.3 8 Meatball
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.7 2.16 Meatball
Calcium 22 25 Meatball
Potassium 105 180 Meatball
Magnesium 3 18 Meatball
Sugars 0.2 1.25 Cutlet
Fiber 4.5 4.6 Meatball
Copper 0.706 Meatball
Zinc 1 1.8 Meatball
Starch
Phosphorus 56 344 Meatball
Sodium 371 550 Cutlet
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 18.09 1.73 Cutlet
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.938 Meatball
Vitamin B2 1.33 0.213 Cutlet
Vitamin B3 26.29 2.5 Cutlet
Vitamin B5 0.5 Meatball
Vitamin B6 0.5 0.2 Cutlet
Vitamin B12 0 1.5 Meatball
Vitamin K 0 Meatball
Folate 2 78 Meatball
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.3 1.425 Cutlet
Monounsaturated Fat 0.2 2.188 Meatball
Polyunsaturated fat 0.8 4.666 Meatball
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Isoleucine
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Lysine
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Valine
Histidine
Fructose

References

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

  1. Meatball - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169067/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.