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Mortadella vs Lamb and mutton - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Mortadella and Lamb and mutton

  • Mortadella has more Vitamin B2, and Vitamin D, however Lamb and mutton is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Phosphorus, Selenium, and Copper.
  • Mortadella's daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 is 11750% more.
  • Mortadella contains 21 times more Vitamin D than Lamb and mutton. Mortadella contains 41IU of Vitamin D, while Lamb and mutton contains 2IU.
  • Lamb and mutton contains less Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Mortadella, beef, pork and Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked.

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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 Iron +34.3%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +93.8%
Contains more Potassium +90.2%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Contains more Zinc +112.4%
Contains more Copper +98.3%
Equal in Calcium - 17
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 53% 8% 42% 15% 163% 58% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40%
Contains more Iron +34.3%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +93.8%
Contains more Potassium +90.2%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Contains more Zinc +112.4%
Contains more Copper +98.3%
Equal in Calcium - 17

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 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +149.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +72.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +187.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.13
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% 3% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 12%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +149.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +72.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +187.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.13

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 Lamb and mutton
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 Lamb and mutton Opinion
Net carbs 3.05g 0g Mortadella
Protein 16.37g 24.52g Lamb and mutton
Fats 25.39g 20.94g Mortadella
Carbs 3.05g 0g Mortadella
Calories 311kcal 294kcal Mortadella
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 17mg Mortadella
Iron 1.4mg 1.88mg Lamb and mutton
Magnesium 11mg 23mg Lamb and mutton
Phosphorus 97mg 188mg Lamb and mutton
Potassium 163mg 310mg Lamb and mutton
Sodium 1246mg 72mg Lamb and mutton
Zinc 2.1mg 4.46mg Lamb and mutton
Copper 0.06mg 0.119mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.14mg Mortadella
Vitamin D 41IU 2IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 1µg 0.1µg Mortadella
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.119mg 0.1mg Mortadella
Vitamin B2 153mg 0.25mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673mg 6.66mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 0.44mg 0.66mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.13mg
Folate 3µg 18µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B12 1.48µg 2.55µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K 1.6µg 4.6µg Lamb and mutton
Tryptophan 0.152mg 0.287mg Lamb and mutton
Threonine 0.633mg 1.05mg Lamb and mutton
Isoleucine 0.708mg 1.183mg Lamb and mutton
Leucine 1.213mg 1.908mg Lamb and mutton
Lysine 1.262mg 2.166mg Lamb and mutton
Methionine 0.394mg 0.629mg Lamb and mutton
Phenylalanine 0.598mg 0.998mg Lamb and mutton
Valine 0.735mg 1.323mg Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.52mg 0.777mg Lamb and mutton
Cholesterol 56mg 97mg Mortadella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.51g 8.83g Lamb and mutton
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38g 8.82g Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12g 1.51g Mortadella

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Mortadella Lamb and mutton
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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
52
Lamb and mutton
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mortadella
46
Lamb and mutton

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
147%
Lamb and mutton
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
0%
Lamb and mutton
Fats
117%
Mortadella
97%
Lamb and mutton

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 41mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton contains less Sodium (difference - 1174mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.68g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton 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. Lamb and mutton - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.