Foodstruct Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Food Comparison | Glycemic Index Chart | Insulin Index Chart | Blog | Subscribe | Sign Up

Mortadella vs. Turkey ham — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

Significant differences between Mortadella and Turkey ham

  • Mortadella is richer in Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B6, while Turkey ham is higher in Selenium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B3.
  • Mortadella covers your daily Vitamin B2 needs 11748% more than Turkey ham.
  • Mortadella has 8 times more Saturated Fat than Turkey ham. Mortadella has 9.51g of Saturated Fat, while Turkey ham has 1.2g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Mortadella, beef, pork and USDA Commodity, turkey ham, dark meat, smoked, frozen.

Infographic

Mortadella vs Turkey ham infographic
Infographic link

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 +157.1%
Contains more Iron +40%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +197.9%
Contains more Potassium +55.2%
Contains less Sodium -27%
Contains more Selenium +69%
Equal in Zinc - 2.1
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 3% 38% 12% 124% 23% 119% 58% 0% 0% 209%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Iron +40%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +197.9%
Contains more Potassium +55.2%
Contains less Sodium -27%
Contains more Selenium +69%
Equal in Zinc - 2.1

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.
:
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +85%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.1%
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 4% 0% 0% 0% 58% 63% 78% 0% 14% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +85%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +534.8%
Contains more Water +40.5%
Equal in Protein - 16.3
Equal in Carbs - 3.1
Equal in Other - 3.1
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
16% 4% 3% 74% 3%
Protein: 16.3 g
Fats: 4 g
Carbs: 3.1 g
Water: 73.5 g
Other: 3.1 g
Contains more Fats +534.8%
Contains more Water +40.5%
Equal in Protein - 16.3
Equal in Carbs - 3.1
Equal in Other - 3.1

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +751.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +257.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.4%
40% 47% 13%
Saturated Fat: 9.51 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 11.38 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.12 g
35% 39% 26%
Saturated Fat: 1.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.337 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.873 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +751.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +257.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mortadella Turkey ham Opinion
Net carbs 3.05g 3.1g Turkey ham
Protein 16.37g 16.3g Mortadella
Fats 25.39g 4g Mortadella
Carbs 3.05g 3.1g Turkey ham
Calories 311kcal 118kcal Mortadella
Sugar 0g 1.2g Mortadella
Calcium 18mg 7mg Mortadella
Iron 1.4mg 1mg Mortadella
Magnesium 11mg 16mg Turkey ham
Phosphorus 97mg 289mg Turkey ham
Potassium 163mg 253mg Turkey ham
Sodium 1246mg 909mg Turkey ham
Zinc 2.1mg 2.1mg
Copper 0.06mg Mortadella
Manganese 0.03mg Mortadella
Selenium 22.6µg 38.2µg Turkey ham
Vitamin A 0IU 53IU Turkey ham
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 16µg Turkey ham
Vitamin E 0.22mg Mortadella
Vitamin D 41IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 1µg Mortadella
Vitamin B1 0.119mg 0.23mg Turkey ham
Vitamin B2 153mg 0.27mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673mg 4.12mg Turkey ham
Vitamin B5 0.44mg Mortadella
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.06mg Mortadella
Folate 3µg Mortadella
Vitamin B12 1.48µg 0.8µg Mortadella
Choline 72.2mg Mortadella
Vitamin K 1.6µg Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.152mg Mortadella
Threonine 0.633mg Mortadella
Isoleucine 0.708mg Mortadella
Leucine 1.213mg Mortadella
Lysine 1.262mg Mortadella
Methionine 0.394mg Mortadella
Phenylalanine 0.598mg Mortadella
Valine 0.735mg Mortadella
Histidine 0.52mg Mortadella
Cholesterol 56mg 64mg Mortadella
Saturated Fat 9.51g 1.2g Turkey ham
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38g 1.337g Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12g 0.873g Mortadella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mortadella Turkey ham
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

People also compare

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
24%
Turkey ham
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
49%
Mortadella
58%
Turkey ham

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey ham
Turkey ham contains less Sodium (difference - 337mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey ham
Turkey ham is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.31g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey ham
Turkey ham is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.2g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mortadella
Mortadella is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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

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

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.