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Mortadella vs Bologna sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Mortadella and Bologna sausage

  • Mortadella is richer in Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Iron, while Bologna sausage is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus.
  • Mortadella covers your daily Vitamin B2 needs 11757% more than Bologna sausage.
  • Mortadella has 2 times more Iron than Bologna sausage. Mortadella has 1.4mg of Iron, while Bologna sausage has 0.77mg.
  • Bologna sausage is lower in Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Mortadella, beef, pork and Bologna, 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
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Contains more Iron +81.8%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Potassium +72.4%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.3%
Contains less Sodium -27.2%
Equal in Zinc - 2.03
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 6% 15% 8% 20% 58% 42% 163%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 29% 4% 25% 10% 27% 56% 60% 119%
Contains more Iron +81.8%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Potassium +72.4%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.3%
Contains less Sodium -27.2%
Equal in Zinc - 2.03

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 B2 +97352.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +339.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.7%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
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% 0% 6% 42% 131% 37% 74% 44% 63% 117% 1% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97352.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +339.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.7%
Contains more Folate +66.7%

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
43
Bologna sausage
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mortadella
41
Bologna sausage

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
92%
Bologna sausage
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
1%
Bologna sausage
Fats
117%
Mortadella
92%
Bologna sausage

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 Bologna sausage
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Mortadella Bologna sausage
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 - 3mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 339mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.671g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mortadella Bologna sausage Opinion
Calories 311 247 Mortadella
Protein 16.37 15.3 Mortadella
Fats 25.39 19.87 Mortadella
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 3.05 0.73 Mortadella
Cholesterol 56 59 Mortadella
Vitamin D 41 56 Bologna sausage
Iron 1.4 0.77 Mortadella
Calcium 18 11 Mortadella
Potassium 163 281 Bologna sausage
Magnesium 11 14 Bologna sausage
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.06 0.08 Bologna sausage
Zinc 2.1 2.03 Mortadella
Starch
Phosphorus 97 139 Bologna sausage
Sodium 1246 907 Bologna sausage
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 0.26 Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 1 1.4 Bologna sausage
Vitamin B1 0.119 0.523 Bologna sausage
Vitamin B2 153 0.157 Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673 3.9 Bologna sausage
Vitamin B5 0.44 0.72 Bologna sausage
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.27 Bologna sausage
Vitamin B12 1.48 0.93 Mortadella
Vitamin K 1.6 0.3 Mortadella
Folate 3 5 Bologna sausage
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 9.51 6.839 Bologna sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38 9.732 Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12 2.107 Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.152 0.149 Mortadella
Threonine 0.633 0.641 Bologna sausage
Isoleucine 0.708 0.663 Mortadella
Leucine 1.213 1.168 Mortadella
Lysine 1.262 1.204 Mortadella
Methionine 0.394 0.412 Bologna sausage
Phenylalanine 0.598 0.585 Mortadella
Valine 0.735 0.737 Bologna sausage
Histidine 0.52 0.482 Mortadella
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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. Bologna sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173856/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.