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Lamb and mutton vs Mortadella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Lamb and mutton and Mortadella

  • Lamb and mutton has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Phosphorus, Selenium, and Copper, however Mortadella is richer in Vitamin B2, and Vitamin D.
  • Mortadella's daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 is 11750% more.
  • Lamb and mutton contains 2 times more Vitamin B3 than Mortadella. Lamb and mutton contains 6.66mg of Vitamin B3, while Mortadella contains 2.673mg.
  • Mortadella contains less Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked 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 +34.3%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +93.8%
Contains more Potassium +90.2%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Contains more Zinc +112.4%
Contains more Copper +98.3%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 53% 8% 42% 15% 163% 58% 20%
Contains more Iron +34.3%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +93.8%
Contains more Potassium +90.2%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Contains more Zinc +112.4%
Contains more Copper +98.3%
Equal in Calcium - 18

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 B3 +149.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +72.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61100%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.13
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 12%
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 B3 +149.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +72.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61100%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.13

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.
Lamb and mutton 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 Lamb and mutton Mortadella Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.05g Mortadella
Protein 24.52g 16.37g Lamb and mutton
Fats 20.94g 25.39g Mortadella
Carbs 0g 3.05g Mortadella
Calories 294kcal 311kcal Mortadella
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 18mg Mortadella
Iron 1.88mg 1.4mg Lamb and mutton
Magnesium 23mg 11mg Lamb and mutton
Phosphorus 188mg 97mg Lamb and mutton
Potassium 310mg 163mg Lamb and mutton
Sodium 72mg 1246mg Lamb and mutton
Zinc 4.46mg 2.1mg Lamb and mutton
Copper 0.119mg 0.06mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.14mg 0.22mg Mortadella
Vitamin D 2IU 41IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 0.1µg 1µg Mortadella
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.119mg Mortadella
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 153mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 6.66mg 2.673mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 0.66mg 0.44mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.13mg
Folate 18µg 3µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B12 2.55µg 1.48µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K 4.6µg 1.6µg Lamb and mutton
Tryptophan 0.287mg 0.152mg Lamb and mutton
Threonine 1.05mg 0.633mg Lamb and mutton
Isoleucine 1.183mg 0.708mg Lamb and mutton
Leucine 1.908mg 1.213mg Lamb and mutton
Lysine 2.166mg 1.262mg Lamb and mutton
Methionine 0.629mg 0.394mg Lamb and mutton
Phenylalanine 0.998mg 0.598mg Lamb and mutton
Valine 1.323mg 0.735mg Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.777mg 0.52mg Lamb and mutton
Cholesterol 97mg 56mg Mortadella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 8.83g 9.51g Lamb and mutton
Monounsaturated Fat 8.82g 11.38g Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 1.51g 3.12g Mortadella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Lamb and mutton Mortadella
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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
52
Lamb and mutton
2972
Mortadella
Mineral Summary Score
46
Lamb and mutton
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
147%
Lamb and mutton
98%
Mortadella
Carbohydrates
0%
Lamb and mutton
3%
Mortadella
Fats
97%
Lamb and mutton
117%
Mortadella

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 41mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton contains less Sodium (difference - 1174mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.68g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton 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. Lamb and mutton - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.