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Mortadella vs. Lamb shoulder — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Mortadella and Lamb shoulder?

  • Mortadella is richer in Vitamin B2, yet Lamb shoulder is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Phosphorus, Iron, Copper, and Vitamin B5.
  • Mortadella's daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 is 11750% higher.
  • Mortadella has 19 times more Sodium than Lamb shoulder. Mortadella has 1246mg of Sodium, while Lamb shoulder has 65mg.

We used Mortadella, beef, pork and Lamb, domestic, shoulder, arm, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked, roasted types in this comparison.

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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 +42.9%
Contains more Iron +45%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.7%
Contains more Potassium +58.9%
Contains less Sodium -94.8%
Contains more Zinc +113.3%
Contains more Copper +88.3%
Contains more Selenium +12.4%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5.4% 53% 7.9% 42% 14% 163% 57% 20% 3.9% 123%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5.4% 76% 16% 78% 23% 8.5% 122% 38% 2.7% 139%
Contains more Manganese +42.9%
Contains more Iron +45%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.7%
Contains more Potassium +58.9%
Contains less Sodium -94.8%
Contains more Zinc +113.3%
Contains more Copper +88.3%
Contains more Selenium +12.4%
Equal in Calcium - 18

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 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +149.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61.4%
Contains more Folate +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +72.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.12
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% 4.4% 30% 0% 30% 35308% 50% 26% 30% 2.3% 185% 39% 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% 2.8% 0% 0% 23% 58% 125% 43% 28% 15% 319% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +149.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61.4%
Contains more Folate +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +72.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.12

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +25.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +120.6%
Contains more Protein +37.6%
Equal in Water - 55.92
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
23% 20% 56%
Protein: 22.53 g
Fats: 20.24 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 55.92 g
Other: 1.31 g
Contains more Fats +25.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +120.6%
Contains more Protein +37.6%
Equal in Water - 55.92

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +37.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +93.8%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 8.74
40% 47% 13%
Saturated Fat: 9.51 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 11.38 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.12 g
47% 45% 9%
Saturated Fat: 8.74 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.3 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.61 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +37.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +93.8%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 8.74

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 shoulder
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 shoulder Opinion
Net carbs 3.05g 0g Mortadella
Protein 16.37g 22.53g Lamb shoulder
Fats 25.39g 20.24g Mortadella
Carbs 3.05g 0g Mortadella
Calories 311kcal 279kcal Mortadella
Calcium 18mg 18mg
Iron 1.4mg 2.03mg Lamb shoulder
Magnesium 11mg 23mg Lamb shoulder
Phosphorus 97mg 183mg Lamb shoulder
Potassium 163mg 259mg Lamb shoulder
Sodium 1246mg 65mg Lamb shoulder
Zinc 2.1mg 4.48mg Lamb shoulder
Copper 0.06mg 0.113mg Lamb shoulder
Manganese 0.03mg 0.021mg Mortadella
Selenium 22.6µg 25.4µg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.14mg Mortadella
Vitamin D 41IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 1µg Mortadella
Vitamin B1 0.119mg 0.09mg Mortadella
Vitamin B2 153mg 0.25mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673mg 6.66mg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin B5 0.44mg 0.71mg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.12mg Mortadella
Folate 3µg 20µg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin B12 1.48µg 2.55µg Lamb shoulder
Choline 72.2mg Mortadella
Vitamin K 1.6µg Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.152mg 0.263mg Lamb shoulder
Threonine 0.633mg 0.964mg Lamb shoulder
Isoleucine 0.708mg 1.087mg Lamb shoulder
Leucine 1.213mg 1.753mg Lamb shoulder
Lysine 1.262mg 1.99mg Lamb shoulder
Methionine 0.394mg 0.578mg Lamb shoulder
Phenylalanine 0.598mg 0.917mg Lamb shoulder
Valine 0.735mg 1.216mg Lamb shoulder
Histidine 0.52mg 0.714mg Lamb shoulder
Cholesterol 56mg 92mg Mortadella
Saturated Fat 9.51g 8.74g Lamb shoulder
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38g 8.3g Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12g 1.61g Mortadella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mortadella Lamb shoulder
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
47%
Lamb shoulder
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
49%
Mortadella
51%
Lamb shoulder

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lamb shoulder
Lamb shoulder is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb shoulder
Lamb shoulder contains less Sodium (difference - 1181mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb shoulder
Lamb shoulder is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.77g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lamb shoulder
Lamb shoulder is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb shoulder
Lamb shoulder 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 shoulder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174329/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.