Foodstruct Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart | Blog

Mortadella vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

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.

Infographic

Mortadella vs Veal 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +41.4%
Contains more Magnesium +118.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.7%
Contains more Potassium +106.7%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Zinc +84.3%
Contains more Copper +71.7%
Equal in Calcium - 17
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 53% 8% 42% 15% 163% 58% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Contains more Iron +41.4%
Contains more Magnesium +118.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.7%
Contains more Potassium +106.7%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Zinc +84.3%
Contains more Copper +71.7%
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
:
4
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 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% 3% 0% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 9% 159% 3%
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%

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 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 Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mortadella Veal Opinion
Net carbs 3.05g 0g Mortadella
Protein 16.37g 24.38g Veal
Fats 25.39g 7.56g Mortadella
Carbs 3.05g 0g Mortadella
Calories 311kcal 172kcal Mortadella
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 17mg Mortadella
Iron 1.4mg 0.99mg Mortadella
Magnesium 11mg 24mg Veal
Phosphorus 97mg 217mg Veal
Potassium 163mg 337mg Veal
Sodium 1246mg 83mg Veal
Zinc 2.1mg 3.87mg Veal
Copper 0.06mg 0.103mg Veal
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.15mg Mortadella
Vitamin D 41IU 0IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 1µg 0µg Mortadella
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.119mg 0.07mg Mortadella
Vitamin B2 153mg 0.27mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673mg 8.03mg Veal
Vitamin B5 0.44mg 1.16mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.39mg Veal
Folate 3µg 11µg Veal
Vitamin B12 1.48µg 1.27µg Mortadella
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.2µg Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.152mg 0.247mg Veal
Threonine 0.633mg 1.065mg Veal
Isoleucine 0.708mg 1.201mg Veal
Leucine 1.213mg 1.94mg Veal
Lysine 1.262mg 2.009mg Veal
Methionine 0.394mg 0.569mg Veal
Phenylalanine 0.598mg 0.984mg Veal
Valine 0.735mg 1.347mg Veal
Histidine 0.52mg 0.885mg Veal
Cholesterol 56mg 103mg Mortadella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.51g 3.04g Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38g 2.84g Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12g 0.55g Mortadella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

People also compare

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

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 Sugar?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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. 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.