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Mortadella vs Beefsteak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Mortadella and Beefsteak

  • Mortadella has more Vitamin B2, however Beefsteak has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Zinc, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Selenium, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 from Mortadella is 11755% higher.
  • Beefsteak has 23 times less Sodium than Mortadella. Mortadella has 1246mg of Sodium, while Beefsteak has 55mg.

Food types used in this article are Mortadella, beef, pork and Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw.

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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 Calcium +260%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +130.1%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Copper +31.7%
Contains more Zinc +152.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 6% 15% 8% 20% 58% 42% 163%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 2% 34% 18% 27% 145% 95% 8%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +130.1%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Copper +31.7%
Contains more Zinc +152.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.6%

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 D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83965.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +317.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +81.8%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.5
Equal in Folate - 3
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 0% 3% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 337% 4% 3%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83965.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +317.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +81.8%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.5
Equal in Folate - 3

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
2972
Mortadella
52
Beefsteak
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mortadella
50
Beefsteak

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
98%
Mortadella
128%
Beefsteak
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
0%
Beefsteak
Fats
117%
Mortadella
25%
Beefsteak

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.
Mortadella Beefsteak
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

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Mortadella Beefsteak
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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 - 11mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 1191mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.635g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mortadella Beefsteak Opinion
Calories 311 134 Mortadella
Protein 16.37 21.38 Beefsteak
Fats 25.39 5.36 Mortadella
Vitamin C 0 0
Net carbs 3.049999952316284 0 Mortadella
Carbs 3.05 0 Mortadella
Cholesterol 56 67 Mortadella
Vitamin D 41 3 Mortadella
Iron 1.4 2 Beefsteak
Calcium 18 5 Mortadella
Potassium 163 375 Beefsteak
Magnesium 11 25 Beefsteak
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.06 0.079 Beefsteak
Zinc 2.1 5.3 Beefsteak
Starch
Phosphorus 97 220 Beefsteak
Sodium 1246 55 Beefsteak
Vitamin A 0 6 Beefsteak
Vitamin E 0.22 Mortadella
Vitamin D 1 0.1 Mortadella
Vitamin B1 0.119 0.075 Mortadella
Vitamin B2 153 0.182 Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673 5.048 Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 0.44 Mortadella
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.543 Beefsteak
Vitamin B12 1.48 2.69 Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.6 1.5 Mortadella
Folate 3 3
Trans Fat 0.253 Mortadella
Saturated Fat 9.51 1.875 Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38 2.354 Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12 0.189 Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.152 0.262 Beefsteak
Threonine 0.633 1.099 Beefsteak
Isoleucine 0.708 1.09 Beefsteak
Leucine 1.213 2.011 Beefsteak
Lysine 1.262 2.247 Beefsteak
Methionine 0.394 0.621 Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.598 0.931 Beefsteak
Valine 0.735 1.152 Beefsteak
Histidine 0.52 0.868 Beefsteak
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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. Mortadella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174573/nutrients
  2. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172173/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.