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Mortadella vs Bratwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Mortadella and Bratwurst

  • Mortadella has more Vitamin B2, and Selenium, however Bratwurst is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6.
  • Mortadella's daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 is 11753% more.
  • Mortadella contains 2 times more Selenium than Bratwurst. Mortadella contains 22.6µg of Selenium, while Bratwurst contains 14.1µg.
  • Bratwurst contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Mortadella, beef, pork and Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked.

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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 +157.1%
Contains more Iron +40%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +34%
Contains more Potassium +73.6%
Contains less Sodium -31.9%
Contains more Zinc +17.6%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 53% 8% 42% 15% 163% 58% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 11% 56% 25% 111% 68% 27%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Iron +40%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +34%
Contains more Potassium +73.6%
Contains less Sodium -31.9%
Contains more Zinc +17.6%
Contains more Copper +33.3%

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 +71731%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +219.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.8%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +80.4%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 96% 50% 59% 42% 47% 3% 334% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71731%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +219.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.8%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +80.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mortadella Bratwurst Opinion
Net carbs 3.05g 2g Mortadella
Protein 16.37g 12.2g Mortadella
Fats 25.39g 26.34g Bratwurst
Carbs 3.05g 2g Mortadella
Calories 311kcal 297kcal Mortadella
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 7mg Mortadella
Iron 1.4mg 1mg Mortadella
Magnesium 11mg 15mg Bratwurst
Phosphorus 97mg 130mg Bratwurst
Potassium 163mg 283mg Bratwurst
Sodium 1246mg 848mg Bratwurst
Zinc 2.1mg 2.47mg Bratwurst
Copper 0.06mg 0.08mg Bratwurst
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg mg Mortadella
Vitamin D 41IU IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 1µg µg Mortadella
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.119mg 0.38mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B2 153mg 0.213mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673mg 3.11mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B5 0.44mg 0.69mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.2mg Bratwurst
Folate 3µg 4µg Bratwurst
Vitamin B12 1.48µg 2.67µg Bratwurst
Vitamin K 1.6µg µg Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.152mg 0.107mg Mortadella
Threonine 0.633mg 0.465mg Mortadella
Isoleucine 0.708mg 0.485mg Mortadella
Leucine 1.213mg 0.81mg Mortadella
Lysine 1.262mg 0.903mg Mortadella
Methionine 0.394mg 0.364mg Mortadella
Phenylalanine 0.598mg 0.405mg Mortadella
Valine 0.735mg 0.464mg Mortadella
Histidine 0.52mg 0.395mg Mortadella
Cholesterol 56mg 78mg Mortadella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.51g 6.08g Bratwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38g 8g Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12g 1.58g Mortadella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mortadella Bratwurst
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
2972
Mortadella
52
Bratwurst
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mortadella
42
Bratwurst

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
73%
Bratwurst
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
2%
Bratwurst
Fats
117%
Mortadella
122%
Bratwurst

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 22mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 398mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.43g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)
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. Mortadella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174573/nutrients
  2. Bratwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172956/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.