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Mortadella vs. Pork bacon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Mortadella and Pork bacon

  • Mortadella is richer in Vitamin B2, while Pork bacon is higher in Selenium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Copper.
  • Mortadella covers your daily Vitamin B2 needs 11750% more than Pork bacon.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Mortadella, beef, pork and Pork, cured, bacon, cooked, baked.

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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 Calcium +80%
Contains less Sodium -43.2%
Contains more Manganese +36.4%
Contains more Magnesium +172.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +421.6%
Contains more Potassium +230.7%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains more Copper +203.3%
Contains more Selenium +161.1%
Equal in Iron - 1.49
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 3% 56% 22% 217% 48% 287% 92% 61% 3% 322%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains less Sodium -43.2%
Contains more Manganese +36.4%
Contains more Magnesium +172.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +421.6%
Contains more Potassium +230.7%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains more Copper +203.3%
Contains more Selenium +161.1%
Equal in Iron - 1.49

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 B2 +60856.2%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +192.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +297.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +137.7%
Contains more Choline +65.2%
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 3% 7% 0% 0% 87% 58% 200% 62% 72% 2% 145% 66% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60856.2%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +192.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +297.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +137.7%
Contains more Choline +65.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +125.9%
Contains more Water +317.7%
Contains more Protein +118.3%
Contains more Fats +70.4%
Contains more Other +146.7%
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
36% 43% 13% 7%
Protein: 35.73 g
Fats: 43.27 g
Carbs: 1.35 g
Water: 12.52 g
Other: 7.13 g
Contains more Carbs +125.9%
Contains more Water +317.7%
Contains more Protein +118.3%
Contains more Fats +70.4%
Contains more Other +146.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -33%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +67.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +55.7%
40% 47% 13%
Saturated Fat: 9.51 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 11.38 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.12 g
37% 50% 13%
Saturated Fat: 14.187 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 19.065 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.859 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -33%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +67.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +55.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mortadella Pork bacon Opinion
Net carbs 3.05g 1.35g Mortadella
Protein 16.37g 35.73g Pork bacon
Fats 25.39g 43.27g Pork bacon
Carbs 3.05g 1.35g Mortadella
Calories 311kcal 548kcal Pork bacon
Calcium 18mg 10mg Mortadella
Iron 1.4mg 1.49mg Pork bacon
Magnesium 11mg 30mg Pork bacon
Phosphorus 97mg 506mg Pork bacon
Potassium 163mg 539mg Pork bacon
Sodium 1246mg 2193mg Mortadella
Zinc 2.1mg 3.36mg Pork bacon
Copper 0.06mg 0.182mg Pork bacon
Manganese 0.03mg 0.022mg Mortadella
Selenium 22.6µg 59µg Pork bacon
Vitamin A 0IU 37IU Pork bacon
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 11µg Pork bacon
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.32mg Pork bacon
Vitamin D 41IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 1µg Mortadella
Vitamin B1 0.119mg 0.348mg Pork bacon
Vitamin B2 153mg 0.251mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673mg 10.623mg Pork bacon
Vitamin B5 0.44mg 1.033mg Pork bacon
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.309mg Pork bacon
Folate 3µg 2µg Mortadella
Vitamin B12 1.48µg 1.16µg Mortadella
Choline 72.2mg 119.3mg Pork bacon
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0.1µg Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.152mg 0.299mg Pork bacon
Threonine 0.633mg 1.399mg Pork bacon
Isoleucine 0.708mg 1.676mg Pork bacon
Leucine 1.213mg 2.782mg Pork bacon
Lysine 1.262mg 2.964mg Pork bacon
Methionine 0.394mg 0.795mg Pork bacon
Phenylalanine 0.598mg 1.417mg Pork bacon
Valine 0.735mg 1.901mg Pork bacon
Histidine 0.52mg 1.343mg Pork bacon
Cholesterol 56mg 107mg Mortadella
Saturated Fat 9.51g 14.187g Mortadella
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38g 19.065g Pork bacon
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12g 4.859g Pork bacon
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.199g Pork bacon
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 4.088g Pork bacon
Omega-3 - ALA 0.21g Pork bacon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mortadella Pork bacon
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
54%
Pork bacon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
49%
Mortadella
111%
Pork bacon

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork bacon
Pork bacon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork bacon
Pork bacon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mortadella
Mortadella contains less Sodium (difference - 947mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 51mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.677g)
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 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. Pork bacon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167914/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.