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Mortadella vs Rib eye steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Mortadella and Rib eye steak?

  • Mortadella is higher in Vitamin B2, yet Rib eye steak is higher in Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Selenium, Iron, and Phosphorus.
  • Mortadella's daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 is 11747% more.
  • Mortadella has 23 times more Sodium than Rib eye steak. While Mortadella has 1246mg of Sodium, Rib eye steak has only 54mg.

We used Mortadella, beef, pork and Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip-on, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled types in this article.

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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 +63.6%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.7%
Contains more Potassium +59.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Contains more Zinc +181.4%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 53% 8% 42% 15% 163% 58% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 85% 16% 66% 23% 8% 162% 27%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.7%
Contains more Potassium +59.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Contains more Zinc +181.4%
Contains more Copper +33.3%

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 E +120%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +67.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53210.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.9%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +41.9%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6
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 2% 2% 6% 0% 18% 67% 93% 33% 111% 5% 263% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +67.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53210.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.9%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +41.9%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6

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 Rib eye steak
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mortadella Rib eye steak Opinion
Net carbs 3.05g 0g Mortadella
Protein 16.37g 23.69g Rib eye steak
Fats 25.39g 21.81g Mortadella
Carbs 3.05g 0g Mortadella
Calories 311kcal 291kcal Mortadella
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 11mg Mortadella
Iron 1.4mg 2.24mg Rib eye steak
Magnesium 11mg 22mg Rib eye steak
Phosphorus 97mg 152mg Rib eye steak
Potassium 163mg 260mg Rib eye steak
Sodium 1246mg 54mg Rib eye steak
Zinc 2.1mg 5.91mg Rib eye steak
Copper 0.06mg 0.08mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin A 0IU 25IU Rib eye steak
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.1mg Mortadella
Vitamin D 41IU 7IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 1µg 0.2µg Mortadella
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.119mg 0.071mg Mortadella
Vitamin B2 153mg 0.287mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673mg 4.908mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B5 0.44mg 0.536mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.477mg Rib eye steak
Folate 3µg 6µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B12 1.48µg 2.1µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.6µg
Tryptophan 0.152mg 0.265mg Rib eye steak
Threonine 0.633mg 1.116mg Rib eye steak
Isoleucine 0.708mg 1.103mg Rib eye steak
Leucine 1.213mg 2.041mg Rib eye steak
Lysine 1.262mg 2.269mg Rib eye steak
Methionine 0.394mg 0.641mg Rib eye steak
Phenylalanine 0.598mg 0.95mg Rib eye steak
Valine 0.735mg 1.184mg Rib eye steak
Histidine 0.52mg 0.888mg Rib eye steak
Cholesterol 56mg 80mg Mortadella
Trans Fat g 1.478g Mortadella
Saturated Fat 9.51g 9.684g Mortadella
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38g 10.519g Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12g 1.027g Mortadella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mortadella Rib eye steak
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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
50
Rib eye steak
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mortadella
48
Rib eye steak

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%
Rib eye steak
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
0%
Rib eye steak
Fats
117%
Mortadella
101%
Rib eye steak

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1192mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.174g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $2)
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. Rib eye steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173392/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.