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Mortadella vs Brisket - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Mortadella and Brisket

  • Mortadella has more Vitamin B2, and Selenium, while Brisket has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Zinc, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, and Iron.
  • Mortadella covers your daily need of Vitamin B2 11756% more than Brisket.
  • Mortadella contains 16 times more Sodium than Brisket. While Mortadella contains 1246mg of Sodium, Brisket contains only 79mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Mortadella, beef, pork and Beef, brisket, whole, separable lean only, 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 +37.1%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +107.2%
Contains more Potassium +102.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.7%
Contains more Zinc +105.2%
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 2% 72% 17% 87% 30% 11% 118% 27%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Iron +37.1%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +107.2%
Contains more Potassium +102.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.7%
Contains more Zinc +105.2%
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 B1 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89900%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +223.1%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +64.2%
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% 7% 0% 0% 25% 40% 74% 21% 97% 6% 304% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89900%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +223.1%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +64.2%

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 Brisket
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mortadella Brisket Opinion
Net carbs 3.05g 0g Mortadella
Protein 16.37g 20.72g Brisket
Fats 25.39g 7.37g Mortadella
Carbs 3.05g 0g Mortadella
Calories 311kcal 155kcal Mortadella
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 5mg Mortadella
Iron 1.4mg 1.92mg Brisket
Magnesium 11mg 23mg Brisket
Phosphorus 97mg 201mg Brisket
Potassium 163mg 330mg Brisket
Sodium 1246mg 79mg Brisket
Zinc 2.1mg 4.31mg Brisket
Copper 0.06mg 0.08mg Brisket
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.32mg Brisket
Vitamin D 41IU IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 1µg µg Mortadella
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.119mg 0.1mg Mortadella
Vitamin B2 153mg 0.17mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673mg 3.94mg Brisket
Vitamin B5 0.44mg 0.35mg Mortadella
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.42mg Brisket
Folate 3µg 7µg Brisket
Vitamin B12 1.48µg 2.43µg Brisket
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.3µg Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.152mg 0.232mg Brisket
Threonine 0.633mg 0.905mg Brisket
Isoleucine 0.708mg 0.931mg Brisket
Leucine 1.213mg 1.637mg Brisket
Lysine 1.262mg 1.724mg Brisket
Methionine 0.394mg 0.53mg Brisket
Phenylalanine 0.598mg 0.809mg Brisket
Valine 0.735mg 1.008mg Brisket
Histidine 0.52mg 0.709mg Brisket
Cholesterol 56mg 62mg Mortadella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.51g 2.59g Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38g 3.46g Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12g 0.23g Mortadella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mortadella Brisket
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
2972
Mortadella
48
Brisket
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mortadella
45
Brisket

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
124%
Brisket
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
0%
Brisket
Fats
117%
Mortadella
34%
Brisket

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brisket
Brisket contains less Sodium (difference - 1167mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.92g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brisket
Brisket 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.

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. Brisket - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168607/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.