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Mortadella vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Mortadella and Veal

  • Mortadella has more Vitamin B2 and Selenium, while Veal has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Zinc and Vitamin B5.
  • Mortadella covers your daily need of Vitamin B2 11748% more than Veal.
  • Mortadella contains 15 times more Sodium than Veal. While Mortadella contains 1246mg of Sodium, Veal contains only 83mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Mortadella, beef, pork and Veal, ground, cooked, broiled.

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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
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Veal
Contains more Iron +41.4%
Contains more Potassium +106.7%
Contains more Magnesium +118.2%
Contains more Copper +71.7%
Contains more Zinc +84.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.7%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Equal in Calcium - 17
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 6% 15% 8% 20% 58% 42% 163%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 6% 30% 18% 35% 106% 93% 11%
Contains more Iron +41.4%
Contains more Potassium +106.7%
Contains more Magnesium +118.2%
Contains more Copper +71.7%
Contains more Zinc +84.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.7%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Equal in Calcium - 17

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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Veal
Contains more Vitamin E +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +200%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 5% 30% 30% 35308% 51% 27% 30% 185% 4% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 3% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 159% 3% 9%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +200%
Contains more Folate +266.7%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
2972
Mortadella
47
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mortadella
42
Veal

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 the food
Protein
98%
Mortadella
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
0%
Veal
Fats
117%
Mortadella
35%
Veal

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Mortadella Veal
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Mortadella Veal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Veal
Veal contains less Sodium (difference - 1163mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.47g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Veal
Veal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 47mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Mortadella Veal Opinion
Calories 311 172 Mortadella
Protein 16.37 24.38 Veal
Fats 25.39 7.56 Mortadella
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 3.05 0 Mortadella
Cholesterol 56 103 Mortadella
Vitamin D 41 0 Mortadella
Iron 1.4 0.99 Mortadella
Calcium 18 17 Mortadella
Potassium 163 337 Veal
Magnesium 11 24 Veal
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.06 0.103 Veal
Zinc 2.1 3.87 Veal
Starch
Phosphorus 97 217 Veal
Sodium 1246 83 Veal
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 0.15 Mortadella
Vitamin D 1 0 Mortadella
Vitamin B1 0.119 0.07 Mortadella
Vitamin B2 153 0.27 Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673 8.03 Veal
Vitamin B5 0.44 1.16 Veal
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.39 Veal
Vitamin B12 1.48 1.27 Mortadella
Vitamin K 1.6 1.2 Mortadella
Folate 3 11 Veal
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 9.51 3.04 Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38 2.84 Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12 0.55 Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.152 0.247 Veal
Threonine 0.633 1.065 Veal
Isoleucine 0.708 1.201 Veal
Leucine 1.213 1.94 Veal
Lysine 1.262 2.009 Veal
Methionine 0.394 0.569 Veal
Phenylalanine 0.598 0.984 Veal
Valine 0.735 1.347 Veal
Histidine 0.52 0.885 Veal
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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 of 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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.