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Mortadella vs. Pot roast — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Mortadella and Pot roast

  • Mortadella has more Vitamin B2, while Pot roast has more Zinc, Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B3.
  • Mortadella covers your daily need of Vitamin B2 11756% more than Pot roast.
  • Mortadella contains 27 times more Sodium than Pot roast. While Mortadella contains 1246mg of Sodium, Pot roast contains only 47mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Mortadella, beef, pork and Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Manganese +200%
Contains more Iron +72.9%
Contains more Magnesium +72.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +79.4%
Contains more Potassium +41.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Contains more Zinc +217.1%
Contains more Copper +65%
Contains more Selenium +19.5%
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 5% 91% 14% 75% 21% 7% 182% 33% 2% 148%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Manganese +200%
Contains more Iron +72.9%
Contains more Magnesium +72.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +79.4%
Contains more Potassium +41.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Contains more Zinc +217.1%
Contains more Copper +65%
Contains more Selenium +19.5%

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 D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +101.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89373.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +131.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.7%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.9%
Contains more Choline +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +12.5%
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 0% 11% 6% 0% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 7% 267% 61% 5%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +101.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89373.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +131.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.7%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.9%
Contains more Choline +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +12.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +32.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +76.8%
Equal in Water - 51.9
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
29% 19% 52%
Protein: 28.94 g
Fats: 19.17 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 51.9 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Fats +32.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +76.8%
Equal in Water - 51.9

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +39.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +340.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -20.6%
40% 47% 13%
Saturated Fat: 9.51 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 11.38 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.12 g
46% 50% 4%
Saturated Fat: 7.548 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.175 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.708 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +39.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +340.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -20.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mortadella Pot roast Opinion
Net carbs 3.05g 0g Mortadella
Protein 16.37g 28.94g Pot roast
Fats 25.39g 19.17g Mortadella
Carbs 3.05g 0g Mortadella
Calories 311kcal 297kcal Mortadella
Calcium 18mg 16mg Mortadella
Iron 1.4mg 2.42mg Pot roast
Magnesium 11mg 19mg Pot roast
Phosphorus 97mg 174mg Pot roast
Potassium 163mg 231mg Pot roast
Sodium 1246mg 47mg Pot roast
Zinc 2.1mg 6.66mg Pot roast
Copper 0.06mg 0.099mg Pot roast
Manganese 0.03mg 0.01mg Mortadella
Selenium 22.6µg 27µg Pot roast
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.51mg Pot roast
Vitamin D 41IU 8IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 1µg 0.2µg Mortadella
Vitamin B1 0.119mg 0.059mg Mortadella
Vitamin B2 153mg 0.171mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673mg 4.105mg Pot roast
Vitamin B5 0.44mg 0.571mg Pot roast
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.283mg Pot roast
Folate 3µg 9µg Pot roast
Vitamin B12 1.48µg 2.13µg Pot roast
Choline 72.2mg 110.2mg Pot roast
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.8µg Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.152mg 0.19mg Pot roast
Threonine 0.633mg 1.156mg Pot roast
Isoleucine 0.708mg 1.317mg Pot roast
Leucine 1.213mg 2.302mg Pot roast
Lysine 1.262mg 2.446mg Pot roast
Methionine 0.394mg 0.754mg Pot roast
Phenylalanine 0.598mg 1.143mg Pot roast
Valine 0.735mg 1.436mg Pot roast
Histidine 0.52mg 0.924mg Pot roast
Cholesterol 56mg 116mg Mortadella
Saturated Fat 9.51g 7.548g Pot roast
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38g 8.175g Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12g 0.708g Mortadella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mortadella Pot roast
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
45%
Pot roast
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
49%
Mortadella
57%
Pot roast

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 1199mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.962g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pot roast
Pot roast is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pot roast
Pot roast is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 60mg)
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 ($)

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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/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.