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Mortadella vs Pork chop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Mortadella and Pork chop

  • Mortadella is richer in Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B12, while Pork chop is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5.
  • Mortadella covers your daily Vitamin B2 needs 11745% more than Pork chop.
  • Mortadella has 17 times more Sodium than Pork chop. Mortadella has 1246mg of Sodium, while Pork chop has 74mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Mortadella, beef, pork and Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled.

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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 +60.9%
Contains more Calcium +211.1%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +148.5%
Contains more Potassium +93.3%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +75%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 53% 8% 42% 15% 163% 58% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35%
Contains more Iron +60.9%
Contains more Calcium +211.1%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +148.5%
Contains more Potassium +93.3%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +75%

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 +48781.8%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +124.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +311.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +196.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +150.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +276.2%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.21
Equal in Vitamin D - 1
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 1% 5% 30% 0% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 0% 83% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48781.8%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +124.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +311.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +196.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +150.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +276.2%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.21
Equal in Vitamin D - 1

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mortadella Pork chop Opinion
Net carbs 3.05g 0g Mortadella
Protein 16.37g 23.72g Pork chop
Fats 25.39g 14.35g Mortadella
Carbs 3.05g 0g Mortadella
Calories 311kcal 231kcal Mortadella
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 56mg Pork chop
Iron 1.4mg 0.87mg Mortadella
Magnesium 11mg 20mg Pork chop
Phosphorus 97mg 241mg Pork chop
Potassium 163mg 315mg Pork chop
Sodium 1246mg 74mg Pork chop
Zinc 2.1mg 3.15mg Pork chop
Copper 0.06mg 0.105mg Pork chop
Vitamin A 0IU 15IU Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.21mg Mortadella
Vitamin D 41IU 40IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 1µg 1µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.119mg 0.49mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 153mg 0.313mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673mg 7.927mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 0.44mg 1.104mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.489mg Pork chop
Folate 3µg 0µg Mortadella
Vitamin B12 1.48µg 0.66µg Mortadella
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0µg Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.152mg 0.282mg Pork chop
Threonine 0.633mg 1.043mg Pork chop
Isoleucine 0.708mg 1.123mg Pork chop
Leucine 1.213mg 1.952mg Pork chop
Lysine 1.262mg 2.109mg Pork chop
Methionine 0.394mg 0.65mg Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.598mg 0.985mg Pork chop
Valine 0.735mg 1.2mg Pork chop
Histidine 0.52mg 0.965mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 56mg 78mg Mortadella
Trans Fat g 0.066g Mortadella
Saturated Fat 9.51g 4.339g Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38g 4.887g Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12g 1.894g Mortadella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mortadella Pork chop
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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
53
Pork chop
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mortadella
41
Pork chop

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
142%
Pork chop
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
0%
Pork chop
Fats
117%
Mortadella
66%
Pork chop

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sodium (difference - 1172mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.171g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork chop
Pork chop is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 22mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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. Pork chop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167824/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.