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Meat vs Mortadella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Meat and Mortadella

  • Meat is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Selenium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5, however Mortadella is richer in Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B12.
  • Mortadella's daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 is 11739% higher.
  • Meat has 8 times more Vitamin B1 than Mortadella. While Meat has 0.95mg of Vitamin B1, Mortadella has only 0.119mg.
  • Meat has less Saturated Fat.

The food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted 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 Magnesium +163.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +175.3%
Contains more Potassium +158.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Contains more Zinc +15.2%
Contains more Copper +85%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 53% 8% 42% 15% 163% 58% 20%
Contains more Magnesium +163.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +175.3%
Contains more Potassium +158.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Contains more Zinc +15.2%
Contains more Copper +85%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +21.7%

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
Meat
4
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +698.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +178%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +468.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +175%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39434.9%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +159.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 6% 0% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 0% 72% 0%
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 B1 +698.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +178%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +468.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +175%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39434.9%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +159.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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.
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 Meat Mortadella Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.05g Mortadella
Protein 26.17g 16.37g Meat
Fats 3.51g 25.39g Mortadella
Carbs 0g 3.05g Mortadella
Calories 143kcal 311kcal Mortadella
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 6mg 18mg Mortadella
Iron 1.15mg 1.4mg Mortadella
Magnesium 29mg 11mg Meat
Phosphorus 267mg 97mg Meat
Potassium 421mg 163mg Meat
Sodium 57mg 1246mg Meat
Zinc 2.42mg 2.1mg Meat
Copper 0.111mg 0.06mg Meat
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.22mg Mortadella
Vitamin D 10IU 41IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 0.2µg 1µg Mortadella
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.95mg 0.119mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387mg 153mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 7.432mg 2.673mg Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012mg 0.44mg Meat
Vitamin B6 0.739mg 0.13mg Meat
Folate 0µg 3µg Mortadella
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 1.48µg Mortadella
Vitamin K 0µg 1.6µg Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.275mg 0.152mg Meat
Threonine 1.175mg 0.633mg Meat
Isoleucine 1.288mg 0.708mg Meat
Leucine 2.229mg 1.213mg Meat
Lysine 2.427mg 1.262mg Meat
Methionine 0.721mg 0.394mg Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1mg 0.598mg Meat
Valine 1.367mg 0.735mg Meat
Histidine 1.13mg 0.52mg Meat
Cholesterol 73mg 56mg Mortadella
Trans Fat 0.033g g Mortadella
Saturated Fat 1.198g 9.51g Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334g 11.38g Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506g 3.12g Mortadella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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
65
Meat
2972
Mortadella
Mineral Summary Score
41
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
157%
Meat
98%
Mortadella
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
3%
Mortadella
Fats
16%
Meat
117%
Mortadella

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1189mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.312g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Meat
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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.