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

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 Vitamin B12 +104.7%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6
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% 2% 2% 3% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 379% 4% 5%
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 Vitamin B12 +104.7%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6

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 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

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Mortadella Chuck steak
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 - 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.