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Mortadella vs Duck meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Mortadella and Duck meat

  • Mortadella is richer in Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B12, while Duck meat is higher in Copper, Iron, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Mortadella covers your daily Vitamin B2 needs 11749% more than Duck meat.
  • Mortadella has 21 times more Sodium than Duck meat. Mortadella has 1246mg of Sodium, while Duck meat has 59mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Mortadella, beef, pork and Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, cooked, roasted.

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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 +63.6%
Contains more Zinc +12.9%
Contains more Iron +92.9%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.8%
Contains more Potassium +25.2%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Contains more Copper +278.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 53% 8% 42% 15% 163% 58% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 102% 12% 67% 18% 8% 51% 76%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Zinc +12.9%
Contains more Iron +92.9%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.8%
Contains more Potassium +25.2%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Contains more Copper +278.3%

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 D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56777.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +393.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +149.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.5%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +218.8%
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 13% 14% 3% 0% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 5% 38% 13%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56777.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +393.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +149.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.5%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +218.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mortadella Duck meat Opinion
Net carbs 3.05g 0g Mortadella
Protein 16.37g 18.99g Duck meat
Fats 25.39g 28.35g Duck meat
Carbs 3.05g 0g Mortadella
Calories 311kcal 337kcal Duck meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 11mg Mortadella
Iron 1.4mg 2.7mg Duck meat
Magnesium 11mg 16mg Duck meat
Phosphorus 97mg 156mg Duck meat
Potassium 163mg 204mg Duck meat
Sodium 1246mg 59mg Duck meat
Zinc 2.1mg 1.86mg Mortadella
Copper 0.06mg 0.227mg Duck meat
Vitamin A 0IU 210IU Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.7mg Duck meat
Vitamin D 41IU 3IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 1µg 0.1µg Mortadella
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.119mg 0.174mg Duck meat
Vitamin B2 153mg 0.269mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673mg 4.825mg Duck meat
Vitamin B5 0.44mg 1.098mg Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.18mg Duck meat
Folate 3µg 6µg Duck meat
Vitamin B12 1.48µg 0.3µg Mortadella
Vitamin K 1.6µg 5.1µg Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.152mg 0.232mg Duck meat
Threonine 0.633mg 0.773mg Duck meat
Isoleucine 0.708mg 0.872mg Duck meat
Leucine 1.213mg 1.465mg Duck meat
Lysine 1.262mg 1.486mg Duck meat
Methionine 0.394mg 0.475mg Duck meat
Phenylalanine 0.598mg 0.752mg Duck meat
Valine 0.735mg 0.938mg Duck meat
Histidine 0.52mg 0.462mg Mortadella
Cholesterol 56mg 84mg Mortadella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.51g 9.67g Mortadella
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38g 12.9g Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12g 3.65g Duck meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mortadella Duck meat
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
32
Duck meat
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mortadella
42
Duck meat

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
114%
Duck meat
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
0%
Duck meat
Fats
117%
Mortadella
131%
Duck meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.16g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Duck meat
Duck meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1187mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Duck meat
Duck meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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.

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. Duck meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172409/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.