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Mortadella vs Cervelat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mortadella and Cervelat different?

  • Mortadella is richer in Vitamin B2, while Cervelat is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Copper, and Iron.
  • Mortadella covers your daily need of Vitamin B2 11744% more than Cervelat.

Mortadella, beef, pork and Thuringer, cervelat, summer sausage, beef, pork types were used in this article.

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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 +100%
Contains more Iron +45.7%
Contains more Potassium +59.5%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Copper +150%
Contains more Zinc +21.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.4%
Equal in Sodium - 1300
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 6% 15% 8% 20% 58% 42% 163%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 77% 3% 23% 10% 50% 70% 48% 170%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +45.7%
Contains more Potassium +59.5%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Copper +150%
Contains more Zinc +21.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.4%
Equal in Sodium - 1300

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 +46263.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +271.6%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin D - 1.1
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 56% 0% 5% 34% 38% 77% 81% 0% 60% 688% 4% 2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46263.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +271.6%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin D - 1.1

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mortadella Cervelat Opinion
Calories 311kcal 362kcal Cervelat
Protein 16.37g 17.45g Cervelat
Fats 25.39g 30.43g Cervelat
Vitamin C 0mg 16.6mg Cervelat
Net carbs 3.05g 3.33g Cervelat
Carbs 3.05g 3.33g Cervelat
Cholesterol 56mg 74mg Mortadella
Vitamin D 41IU 44IU Cervelat
Iron 1.4mg 2.04mg Cervelat
Calcium 18mg 9mg Mortadella
Potassium 163mg 260mg Cervelat
Magnesium 11mg 14mg Cervelat
Sugar 0g 0.85g Mortadella
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.06mg 0.15mg Cervelat
Zinc 2.1mg 2.56mg Cervelat
Starch g g
Phosphorus 97mg 111mg Cervelat
Sodium 1246mg 1300mg Mortadella
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.22mg
Vitamin D 1µg 1.1µg Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.119mg 0.15mg Cervelat
Vitamin B2 153mg 0.33mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673mg 4.31mg Cervelat
Vitamin B5 0.44mg mg Mortadella
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.26mg Cervelat
Vitamin B12 1.48µg 5.5µg Cervelat
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.3µg Mortadella
Folate 3µg 2µg Mortadella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.51g 11.51g Mortadella
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38g 12.97g Cervelat
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12g 1.2g Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.152mg mg Mortadella
Threonine 0.633mg mg Mortadella
Isoleucine 0.708mg mg Mortadella
Leucine 1.213mg mg Mortadella
Lysine 1.262mg mg Mortadella
Methionine 0.394mg mg Mortadella
Phenylalanine 0.598mg mg Mortadella
Valine 0.735mg mg Mortadella
Histidine 0.52mg mg Mortadella
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mortadella Cervelat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
87
Cervelat
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mortadella
56
Cervelat

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
105%
Cervelat
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
3%
Cervelat
Fats
117%
Mortadella
140%
Cervelat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mortadella
Mortadella contains less Sodium (difference - 54mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cervelat
Cervelat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)
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. Cervelat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172940/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.