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Mortadella vs. Lamb ribs — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Mortadella and Lamb ribs

  • Mortadella is higher in Vitamin B2, however, Lamb ribs is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Phosphorus, and Copper.
  • Mortadella's daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 is 11753% higher.
  • Mortadella has 17 times more Sodium than Lamb ribs. While Mortadella has 1246mg of Sodium, Lamb ribs has only 73mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Mortadella, beef, pork and Lamb, domestic, rib, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Manganese +57.9%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.1%
Contains more Potassium +66.3%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Zinc +66.2%
Contains more Copper +91.7%
Equal in Selenium - 21.8
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 53% 8% 42% 15% 163% 58% 20% 4% 124%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 60% 15% 72% 24% 10% 96% 39% 3% 119%
Contains more Manganese +57.9%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.1%
Contains more Potassium +66.3%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Zinc +66.2%
Contains more Copper +91.7%
Equal in Selenium - 21.8

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 B1 +32.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72757.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +152.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.2%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +50.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 5% 30% 0% 30% 35308% 51% 27% 30% 3% 185% 40% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 0% 23% 49% 127% 38% 26% 12% 279% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72757.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +152.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.2%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +50.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +147%
Contains more Protein +29%
Contains more Fats +17.4%
Equal in Water - 47.89
16% 25% 3% 52% 3%
Protein: 16.37 g
Fats: 25.39 g
Carbs: 3.05 g
Water: 52.3 g
Other: 2.89 g
21% 30% 48%
Protein: 21.12 g
Fats: 29.82 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 47.89 g
Other: 1.17 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +147%
Contains more Protein +29%
Contains more Fats +17.4%
Equal in Water - 47.89

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -25.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +43.8%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 12.52
40% 47% 13%
Saturated Fat: 9.51 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 11.38 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.12 g
47% 46% 8%
Saturated Fat: 12.77 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.52 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.17 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -25.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +43.8%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 12.52

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Mortadella Lamb ribs
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mortadella Lamb ribs Opinion
Net carbs 3.05g 0g Mortadella
Protein 16.37g 21.12g Lamb ribs
Fats 25.39g 29.82g Lamb ribs
Carbs 3.05g 0g Mortadella
Calories 311kcal 359kcal Lamb ribs
Calcium 18mg 22mg Lamb ribs
Iron 1.4mg 1.6mg Lamb ribs
Magnesium 11mg 20mg Lamb ribs
Phosphorus 97mg 166mg Lamb ribs
Potassium 163mg 271mg Lamb ribs
Sodium 1246mg 73mg Lamb ribs
Zinc 2.1mg 3.49mg Lamb ribs
Copper 0.06mg 0.115mg Lamb ribs
Manganese 0.03mg 0.019mg Mortadella
Selenium 22.6µg 21.8µg Mortadella
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.1mg Mortadella
Vitamin D 41IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 1µg Mortadella
Vitamin B1 0.119mg 0.09mg Mortadella
Vitamin B2 153mg 0.21mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673mg 6.75mg Lamb ribs
Vitamin B5 0.44mg 0.63mg Lamb ribs
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.11mg Mortadella
Folate 3µg 15µg Lamb ribs
Vitamin B12 1.48µg 2.23µg Lamb ribs
Choline 72.2mg Mortadella
Vitamin K 1.6µg Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.152mg 0.247mg Lamb ribs
Threonine 0.633mg 0.904mg Lamb ribs
Isoleucine 0.708mg 1.019mg Lamb ribs
Leucine 1.213mg 1.642mg Lamb ribs
Lysine 1.262mg 1.865mg Lamb ribs
Methionine 0.394mg 0.542mg Lamb ribs
Phenylalanine 0.598mg 0.86mg Lamb ribs
Valine 0.735mg 1.139mg Lamb ribs
Histidine 0.52mg 0.669mg Lamb ribs
Cholesterol 56mg 97mg Mortadella
Saturated Fat 9.51g 12.77g Mortadella
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38g 12.52g Lamb ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12g 2.17g Mortadella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mortadella Lamb ribs
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
2747%
Mortadella
43%
Lamb ribs
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
49%
Mortadella
44%
Lamb ribs

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.26g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lamb ribs
Lamb ribs is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb ribs
Lamb ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 1173mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lamb ribs
Lamb ribs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb ribs
Lamb ribs is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Mortadella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174573/nutrients
  2. Lamb ribs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174323/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.