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Mortadella vs Liverwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Mortadella and Liverwurst

  • Mortadella is higher in Vitamin B2, however Liverwurst is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Copper, and Phosphorus.
  • Mortadella's daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 is 11690% higher.
  • Mortadella has 2 times more Sodium than Liverwurst. While Mortadella has 1246mg of Sodium, Liverwurst has only 700mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Mortadella, beef, pork and Liverwurst spread.

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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
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Contains more Iron +532.1%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +137.1%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%
Equal in Potassium - 170
Equal in Magnesium - 12
Equal in Zinc - 2.3
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 6% 15% 8% 20% 58% 42% 163%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 332% 7% 15% 9% 80% 63% 99% 92%
Contains more Iron +532.1%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +137.1%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%
Equal in Potassium - 170
Equal in Magnesium - 12
Equal in Zinc - 2.3

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 B2 +14754.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +570.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +809.5%
Contains more Folate +900%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 5% 30% 30% 35308% 51% 27% 30% 185% 4% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 12% 819% 0% 0% 68% 238% 81% 178% 44% 1683% 0% 23%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14754.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +570.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +809.5%
Contains more Folate +900%

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
262
Liverwurst
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mortadella
87
Liverwurst

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
74%
Liverwurst
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
6%
Liverwurst
Fats
117%
Mortadella
117%
Liverwurst

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

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Mortadella Liverwurst
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 62mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.415g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 546mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mortadella Liverwurst Opinion
Calories 311 305 Mortadella
Protein 16.37 12.38 Mortadella
Fats 25.39 25.45 Liverwurst
Vitamin C 0 3.5 Liverwurst
Carbs 3.05 5.89 Liverwurst
Cholesterol 56 118 Mortadella
Vitamin D 41 Mortadella
Iron 1.4 8.85 Liverwurst
Calcium 18 22 Liverwurst
Potassium 163 170 Liverwurst
Magnesium 11 12 Liverwurst
Sugar 0 1.65 Mortadella
Fiber 0 2.5 Liverwurst
Copper 0.06 0.24 Liverwurst
Zinc 2.1 2.3 Liverwurst
Starch
Phosphorus 97 230 Liverwurst
Sodium 1246 700 Liverwurst
Vitamin A 0 13636 Liverwurst
Vitamin E 0.22 Mortadella
Vitamin D 1 Mortadella
Vitamin B1 0.119 0.272 Liverwurst
Vitamin B2 153 1.03 Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673 4.3 Liverwurst
Vitamin B5 0.44 2.95 Liverwurst
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.19 Liverwurst
Vitamin B12 1.48 13.46 Liverwurst
Vitamin K 1.6 Mortadella
Folate 3 30 Liverwurst
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 9.51 9.925 Mortadella
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38 12.286 Liverwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12 2.427 Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.152 0.151 Mortadella
Threonine 0.633 0.671 Liverwurst
Isoleucine 0.708 0.653 Mortadella
Leucine 1.213 1.139 Mortadella
Lysine 1.262 1.155 Mortadella
Methionine 0.394 0.285 Mortadella
Phenylalanine 0.598 0.617 Liverwurst
Valine 0.735 0.857 Liverwurst
Histidine 0.52 0.448 Mortadella
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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. Liverwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174596/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.