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Mortadella vs Short ribs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mortadella and Short ribs different?

  • Mortadella is richer in Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1, while Short ribs are higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6.
  • Mortadella covers your daily need of Vitamin B2 11758% more than Short ribs.
  • Mortadella contains 25 times more Sodium than Short ribs. Mortadella contains 1246mg of Sodium, while Short ribs contain 50mg.

Mortadella, beef, pork and Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised types were used 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 +50%
Contains more Iron +65%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +67%
Contains more Potassium +37.4%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Zinc +132.4%
Contains more Copper +65%
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% 87% 11% 70% 20% 7% 134% 33%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +65%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +67%
Contains more Potassium +37.4%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Zinc +132.4%
Contains more Copper +65%

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 D +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +138%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101900%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69.2%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +77%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.452
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 0% 6% 21% 0% 13% 35% 46% 16% 51% 4% 328% 6%
Contains more Vitamin D +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +138%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101900%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69.2%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +77%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.452

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 Short ribs
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 Short ribs Opinion
Net carbs 3.05g 0g Mortadella
Protein 16.37g 21.57g Short ribs
Fats 25.39g 41.98g Short ribs
Carbs 3.05g 0g Mortadella
Calories 311kcal 471kcal Short ribs
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 12mg Mortadella
Iron 1.4mg 2.31mg Short ribs
Magnesium 11mg 15mg Short ribs
Phosphorus 97mg 162mg Short ribs
Potassium 163mg 224mg Short ribs
Sodium 1246mg 50mg Short ribs
Zinc 2.1mg 4.88mg Short ribs
Copper 0.06mg 0.099mg Short ribs
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.29mg Short ribs
Vitamin D 41IU 27IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 1µg 0.7µg Mortadella
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.119mg 0.05mg Mortadella
Vitamin B2 153mg 0.15mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673mg 2.452mg Mortadella
Vitamin B5 0.44mg 0.252mg Mortadella
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.22mg Short ribs
Folate 3µg 5µg Short ribs
Vitamin B12 1.48µg 2.62µg Short ribs
Vitamin K 1.6µg 2.4µg Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.152mg 0.142mg Mortadella
Threonine 0.633mg 0.862mg Short ribs
Isoleucine 0.708mg 0.981mg Short ribs
Leucine 1.213mg 1.716mg Short ribs
Lysine 1.262mg 1.823mg Short ribs
Methionine 0.394mg 0.562mg Short ribs
Phenylalanine 0.598mg 0.852mg Short ribs
Valine 0.735mg 1.07mg Short ribs
Histidine 0.52mg 0.688mg Short ribs
Cholesterol 56mg 94mg Mortadella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.51g 17.8g Mortadella
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38g 18.88g Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12g 1.53g Mortadella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mortadella Short ribs
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
44
Short ribs
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mortadella
45
Short ribs

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
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
0%
Short ribs
Fats
117%
Mortadella
194%
Short ribs

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 1196mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Short ribs
Short ribs is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 38mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.29g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
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. Short ribs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168613/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.