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Mortadella vs. Vienna sausage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Mortadella and Vienna sausage

  • The amount of Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, Selenium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Iron, and Choline in Mortadella is higher than in Vienna sausage.
  • Mortadella covers your daily need of Vitamin B2 11761% more than Vienna sausage.
  • Mortadella contains 2 times more Phosphorus than Vienna sausage. While Mortadella contains 97mg of Phosphorus, Vienna sausage contains only 49mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Vienna sausage is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Mortadella, beef, pork and Sausage, Vienna, canned, chicken, beef, pork.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Iron +59.1%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +98%
Contains more Potassium +61.4%
Contains more Zinc +31.3%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Selenium +33.7%
Contains less Sodium -29.5%
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% 33% 5% 22% 9% 115% 44% 10% 0% 93%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Iron +59.1%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +98%
Contains more Potassium +61.4%
Contains more Zinc +31.3%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Selenium +33.7%
Contains less Sodium -29.5%

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.
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Contains more Vitamin D +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +142890.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +45.1%
Contains more Choline +65.2%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.12
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 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 0% 5% 18% 0% 22% 25% 31% 21% 28% 3% 128% 24% 4%
Contains more Vitamin D +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +142890.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +45.1%
Contains more Choline +65.2%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.12
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +55.9%
Contains more Fats +30.9%
Contains more Carbs +17.3%
Contains more Other +11.2%
Contains more Water +24.1%
Equal in Other - 2.6
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
11% 19% 3% 65% 3%
Protein: 10.5 g
Fats: 19.4 g
Carbs: 2.6 g
Water: 64.9 g
Other: 2.6 g
Contains more Protein +55.9%
Contains more Fats +30.9%
Contains more Carbs +17.3%
Contains more Other +11.2%
Contains more Water +24.1%
Equal in Other - 2.6

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +18.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +141.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -25.1%
40% 47% 13%
Saturated Fat: 9.51 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 11.38 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.12 g
39% 53% 7%
Saturated Fat: 7.125 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.628 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.29 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +18.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +141.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -25.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mortadella Vienna sausage Opinion
Net carbs 3.05g 2.6g Mortadella
Protein 16.37g 10.5g Mortadella
Fats 25.39g 19.4g Mortadella
Carbs 3.05g 2.6g Mortadella
Calories 311kcal 230kcal Mortadella
Calcium 18mg 10mg Mortadella
Iron 1.4mg 0.88mg Mortadella
Magnesium 11mg 7mg Mortadella
Phosphorus 97mg 49mg Mortadella
Potassium 163mg 101mg Mortadella
Sodium 1246mg 879mg Vienna sausage
Zinc 2.1mg 1.6mg Mortadella
Copper 0.06mg 0.03mg Mortadella
Manganese 0.03mg Mortadella
Selenium 22.6µg 16.9µg Mortadella
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.22mg
Vitamin D 41IU 25IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 1µg 0.6µg Mortadella
Vitamin B1 0.119mg 0.087mg Mortadella
Vitamin B2 153mg 0.107mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673mg 1.613mg Mortadella
Vitamin B5 0.44mg 0.35mg Mortadella
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.12mg Mortadella
Folate 3µg 4µg Vienna sausage
Vitamin B12 1.48µg 1.02µg Mortadella
Choline 72.2mg 43.7mg Mortadella
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.6µg
Tryptophan 0.152mg 0.109mg Mortadella
Threonine 0.633mg 0.357mg Mortadella
Isoleucine 0.708mg 0.557mg Mortadella
Leucine 1.213mg 0.797mg Mortadella
Lysine 1.262mg 0.791mg Mortadella
Methionine 0.394mg 0.265mg Mortadella
Phenylalanine 0.598mg 0.425mg Mortadella
Valine 0.735mg 0.573mg Mortadella
Histidine 0.52mg 0.273mg Mortadella
Cholesterol 56mg 87mg Mortadella
Saturated Fat 9.51g 7.125g Vienna sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38g 9.628g Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12g 1.29g Mortadella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mortadella Vienna sausage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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%
Vienna sausage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
49%
Mortadella
33%
Vienna sausage

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 367mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.385g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 31mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mortadella
Mortadella is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mortadella
Mortadella is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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
  2. Vienna sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172942/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.