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Mortadella vs Fajita - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Mortadella and Fajita

  • Mortadella has more Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Zinc, while Fajita has more Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3.
  • Mortadella covers your daily need of Vitamin B2 11753% more than Fajita.
  • Mortadella contains 6 times more Saturated Fat than Fajita. While Mortadella contains 9.51g of Saturated Fat, Fajita contains only 1.596g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Mortadella, beef, pork and USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen.

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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 +38.5%
Contains more Iron +41.4%
Contains more Zinc +53.3%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +185.6%
Contains more Potassium +74.2%
Contains less Sodium -35.9%
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% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Iron +41.4%
Contains more Zinc +53.3%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +185.6%
Contains more Potassium +74.2%
Contains less Sodium -35.9%

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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Fajita
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71731%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +174.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +197.7%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
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% 5% 0% 0% 25% 50% 90% 44% 90% 3% 68% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71731%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +174.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +197.7%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mortadella Fajita Opinion
Net carbs 3.05g 2.23g Mortadella
Protein 16.37g 18.56g Fajita
Fats 25.39g 5.73g Mortadella
Carbs 3.05g 2.23g Mortadella
Calories 311kcal 135kcal Mortadella
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 13mg Mortadella
Iron 1.4mg 0.99mg Mortadella
Magnesium 11mg 22mg Fajita
Phosphorus 97mg 277mg Fajita
Potassium 163mg 284mg Fajita
Sodium 1246mg 799mg Fajita
Zinc 2.1mg 1.37mg Mortadella
Copper 0.06mg 0.03mg Mortadella
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.22mg
Vitamin D 41IU IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 1µg µg Mortadella
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.119mg 0.1mg Mortadella
Vitamin B2 153mg 0.213mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673mg 4.779mg Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.44mg 0.726mg Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.387mg Fajita
Folate 3µg 4µg Fajita
Vitamin B12 1.48µg 0.54µg Mortadella
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0.2µg Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.152mg 0.2mg Fajita
Threonine 0.633mg 0.452mg Mortadella
Isoleucine 0.708mg 0.813mg Fajita
Leucine 1.213mg 1.56mg Fajita
Lysine 1.262mg 1.857mg Fajita
Methionine 0.394mg 0.552mg Fajita
Phenylalanine 0.598mg 0.763mg Fajita
Valine 0.735mg 0.847mg Fajita
Histidine 0.52mg 0.68mg Fajita
Cholesterol 56mg 88mg Mortadella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.51g 1.596g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38g 2.333g Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12g 1.089g Mortadella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mortadella Fajita
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
31
Fajita
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mortadella
44
Fajita

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
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
2%
Fajita
Fats
117%
Mortadella
26%
Fajita

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fajita
Fajita contains less Sodium (difference - 447mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.914g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.
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

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.