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Pot roast vs. Mortadella — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pot roast and Mortadella

  • Pot roast has more Zinc, Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B3, while Mortadella has more Vitamin B2.
  • Mortadella covers your daily need of Vitamin B2 11756% more than Pot roast.
  • Pot roast contains 3 times more Zinc than Mortadella. While Pot roast contains 6.66mg of Zinc, Mortadella contains only 2.1mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Mortadella is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised and Mortadella, 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 Iron +72.9%
Contains more Magnesium +72.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +79.4%
Contains more Potassium +41.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Contains more Zinc +217.1%
Contains more Copper +65%
Contains more Selenium +19.5%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Manganese +200%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 91% 14% 75% 21% 7% 182% 33% 2% 148%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 53% 8% 42% 15% 163% 58% 20% 4% 124%
Contains more Iron +72.9%
Contains more Magnesium +72.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +79.4%
Contains more Potassium +41.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Contains more Zinc +217.1%
Contains more Copper +65%
Contains more Selenium +19.5%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Manganese +200%

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 E +131.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.7%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.9%
Contains more Choline +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +101.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89373.7%
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% 11% 6% 0% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 7% 267% 61% 5%
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%
Contains more Vitamin E +131.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.7%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.9%
Contains more Choline +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +101.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89373.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +76.8%
Contains more Fats +32.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Water - 52.3
Equal in Other - 2.89
29% 19% 52%
Protein: 28.94 g
Fats: 19.17 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 51.9 g
Other: 0 g
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
Contains more Protein +76.8%
Contains more Fats +32.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Water - 52.3
Equal in Other - 2.89

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -20.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +39.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +340.7%
46% 50% 4%
Saturated Fat: 7.548 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.175 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.708 g
40% 47% 13%
Saturated Fat: 9.51 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 11.38 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.12 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -20.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +39.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +340.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pot roast Mortadella Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.05g Mortadella
Protein 28.94g 16.37g Pot roast
Fats 19.17g 25.39g Mortadella
Carbs 0g 3.05g Mortadella
Calories 297kcal 311kcal Mortadella
Calcium 16mg 18mg Mortadella
Iron 2.42mg 1.4mg Pot roast
Magnesium 19mg 11mg Pot roast
Phosphorus 174mg 97mg Pot roast
Potassium 231mg 163mg Pot roast
Sodium 47mg 1246mg Pot roast
Zinc 6.66mg 2.1mg Pot roast
Copper 0.099mg 0.06mg Pot roast
Manganese 0.01mg 0.03mg Mortadella
Selenium 27µg 22.6µg Pot roast
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.22mg Pot roast
Vitamin D 8IU 41IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 0.2µg 1µg Mortadella
Vitamin B1 0.059mg 0.119mg Mortadella
Vitamin B2 0.171mg 153mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 4.105mg 2.673mg Pot roast
Vitamin B5 0.571mg 0.44mg Pot roast
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.13mg Pot roast
Folate 9µg 3µg Pot roast
Vitamin B12 2.13µg 1.48µg Pot roast
Choline 110.2mg 72.2mg Pot roast
Vitamin K 1.8µg 1.6µg Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.19mg 0.152mg Pot roast
Threonine 1.156mg 0.633mg Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.317mg 0.708mg Pot roast
Leucine 2.302mg 1.213mg Pot roast
Lysine 2.446mg 1.262mg Pot roast
Methionine 0.754mg 0.394mg Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143mg 0.598mg Pot roast
Valine 1.436mg 0.735mg Pot roast
Histidine 0.924mg 0.52mg Pot roast
Cholesterol 116mg 56mg Mortadella
Saturated Fat 7.548g 9.51g Pot roast
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175g 11.38g Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708g 3.12g Mortadella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pot roast Mortadella
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
45%
Pot roast
2747%
Mortadella
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
57%
Pot roast
49%
Mortadella

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 1199mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.962g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pot roast
Pot roast is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pot roast
Pot roast is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 60mg)
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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/nutrients
  2. 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.