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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
Meat
6
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Contains more Potassium +158.3%
Contains more Magnesium +163.6%
Contains more Copper +85%
Contains more Zinc +15.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +175.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 2% 38% 21% 37% 66% 115% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 6% 15% 8% 20% 58% 42% 163%
Contains more Potassium +158.3%
Contains more Magnesium +163.6%
Contains more Copper +85%
Contains more Zinc +15.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +175.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Contains more Calcium +200%

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
:
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 Vitamin B12 +159.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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% 2% 6% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 72% 0% 0%
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% 5% 30% 30% 35308% 51% 27% 30% 185% 4% 3%
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 Vitamin B12 +159.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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 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

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

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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