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Mortadella vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Mortadella and Chuck steak

  • Mortadella is richer in Vitamin B2, while Chuck steak is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Iron, Vitamin B3, and Selenium.
  • Mortadella covers your daily Vitamin B2 needs 11755% more than Chuck steak.
  • Mortadella has 18 times more Sodium than Chuck steak. Mortadella has 1246mg of Sodium, while Chuck steak has 71mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Mortadella, beef, pork and Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled.

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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 +12.5%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +99%
Contains more Potassium +99.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Contains more Zinc +313.3%
Contains more Copper +28.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 53% 8% 42% 15% 163% 58% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +99%
Contains more Potassium +99.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Contains more Zinc +313.3%
Contains more Copper +28.3%

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 E +120%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80004.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +186.9%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +104.7%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6
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 2% 2% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80004.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +186.9%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +104.7%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6

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 Chuck steak
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 Chuck steak Opinion
Net carbs 3.05g 0g Mortadella
Protein 16.37g 24.98g Chuck steak
Fats 25.39g 19.64g Mortadella
Carbs 3.05g 0g Mortadella
Calories 311kcal 277kcal Mortadella
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 16mg Mortadella
Iron 1.4mg 2.45mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 11mg 22mg Chuck steak
Phosphorus 97mg 193mg Chuck steak
Potassium 163mg 325mg Chuck steak
Sodium 1246mg 71mg Chuck steak
Zinc 2.1mg 8.68mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.06mg 0.077mg Chuck steak
Vitamin A 0IU 25IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.1mg Mortadella
Vitamin D 41IU 5IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 1µg 0.1µg Mortadella
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.119mg 0.066mg Mortadella
Vitamin B2 153mg 0.191mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673mg 4.663mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B5 0.44mg 0.752mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.373mg Chuck steak
Folate 3µg 6µg Chuck steak
Vitamin B12 1.48µg 3.03µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.6µg
Tryptophan 0.152mg 0.281mg Chuck steak
Threonine 0.633mg 1.099mg Chuck steak
Isoleucine 0.708mg 1.062mg Chuck steak
Leucine 1.213mg 2.009mg Chuck steak
Lysine 1.262mg 2.184mg Chuck steak
Methionine 0.394mg 0.709mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.598mg 0.951mg Chuck steak
Valine 0.735mg 1.129mg Chuck steak
Histidine 0.52mg 0.809mg Chuck steak
Cholesterol 56mg 87mg Mortadella
Trans Fat g 1.287g Mortadella
Saturated Fat 9.51g 8.66g Chuck steak
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38g 9.457g Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12g 0.81g Mortadella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mortadella Chuck steak
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
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mortadella
62
Chuck steak

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
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
117%
Mortadella
91%
Chuck steak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 31mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1175mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.85g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak 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. Chuck steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171228/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.