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Mortadella vs Liver - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Mortadella and Liver

  • Mortadella is higher in Vitamin B2, however Liver is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin B5, Selenium, Copper, and Zinc.
  • Mortadella's daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 is 11600% higher.
  • Mortadella has 25 times more Sodium than Liver. While Mortadella has 1246mg of Sodium, Liver has only 49mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Mortadella, beef, pork and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised.

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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 Calcium +80%
Contains more Iron +1180%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +148.5%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%
Contains more Zinc +220%
Contains more Copper +956.7%
Equal in Potassium - 150
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 53% 8% 42% 15% 163% 58% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 673% 10% 104% 14% 7% 184% 212%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Iron +1180%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +148.5%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%
Contains more Zinc +220%
Contains more Copper +956.7%
Equal in Potassium - 150

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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Liver
Contains more Vitamin B2 +6867.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +215.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +985%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +338.5%
Contains more Folate +5333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1161.5%
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 1080% 0% 0% 79% 65% 507% 159% 287% 132% 123% 2334% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +6867.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +215.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +985%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +338.5%
Contains more Folate +5333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1161.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mortadella Liver Opinion
Net carbs 3.05g 3.76g Liver
Protein 16.37g 26.02g Liver
Fats 25.39g 4.4g Mortadella
Carbs 3.05g 3.76g Liver
Calories 311kcal 165kcal Mortadella
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Liver
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 10mg Mortadella
Iron 1.4mg 17.92mg Liver
Magnesium 11mg 14mg Liver
Phosphorus 97mg 241mg Liver
Potassium 163mg 150mg Mortadella
Sodium 1246mg 49mg Liver
Zinc 2.1mg 6.72mg Liver
Copper 0.06mg 0.634mg Liver
Vitamin A 0IU 17997IU Liver
Vitamin E 0.22mg mg Mortadella
Vitamin D 41IU IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 1µg µg Mortadella
Vitamin C 0mg 23.6mg Liver
Vitamin B1 0.119mg 0.258mg Liver
Vitamin B2 153mg 2.196mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673mg 8.435mg Liver
Vitamin B5 0.44mg 4.774mg Liver
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.57mg Liver
Folate 3µg 163µg Liver
Vitamin B12 1.48µg 18.67µg Liver
Vitamin K 1.6µg µg Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.152mg 0.366mg Liver
Threonine 0.633mg 1.107mg Liver
Isoleucine 0.708mg 1.32mg Liver
Leucine 1.213mg 2.319mg Liver
Lysine 1.262mg 2.007mg Liver
Methionine 0.394mg 0.645mg Liver
Phenylalanine 0.598mg 1.274mg Liver
Valine 0.735mg 1.607mg Liver
Histidine 0.52mg 0.708mg Liver
Cholesterol 56mg 355mg Mortadella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.51g 1.41g Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38g 0.63g Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12g 1.05g Mortadella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mortadella Liver
Low Fats diet ok
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
397
Liver
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mortadella
150
Liver

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
156%
Liver
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
4%
Liver
Fats
117%
Mortadella
20%
Liver

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 299mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Liver
Liver is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Liver
Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 1197mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.1g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Liver
Liver is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Liver - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167863/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.