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Turkey meat vs Mortadella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Turkey meat and Mortadella?

  • Turkey meat is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Selenium, and Vitamin B5, yet Mortadella is richer in Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B12.
  • Mortadella's daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 is 11748% higher.
  • Turkey meat has 5 times more Vitamin B6 than Mortadella. Turkey meat has 0.616mg of Vitamin B6, while Mortadella has 0.13mg.
  • Mortadella contains less Cholesterol.

We used Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Mortadella, beef, pork types in this comparison.

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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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Contains more Potassium +46.6%
Contains more Magnesium +172.7%
Contains more Copper +55%
Contains more Zinc +18.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +129.9%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Iron +28.4%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 41% 5% 22% 22% 31% 68% 96% 14%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 6% 15% 8% 20% 58% 42% 163%
Contains more Potassium +46.6%
Contains more Magnesium +172.7%
Contains more Copper +55%
Contains more Zinc +18.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +129.9%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Iron +28.4%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +258.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +115.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +373.8%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin E +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +164.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54348.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +45.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 2% 12% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 128% 0% 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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +258.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +115.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +373.8%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin E +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +164.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54348.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +45.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
50
Turkey meat
2972
Mortadella
Mineral Summary Score
37
Turkey meat
45
Mortadella

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
171%
Turkey meat
98%
Mortadella
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
3%
Mortadella
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
117%
Mortadella

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.
Turkey meat Mortadella
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

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Turkey meat Mortadella
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?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1143mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.355g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 53mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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?
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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey meat Mortadella Opinion
Calories 189 311 Mortadella
Protein 28.55 16.37 Turkey meat
Fats 7.39 25.39 Mortadella
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.06 3.05 Mortadella
Cholesterol 109 56 Mortadella
Vitamin D 15 41 Mortadella
Iron 1.09 1.4 Mortadella
Calcium 14 18 Mortadella
Potassium 239 163 Turkey meat
Magnesium 30 11 Turkey meat
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.093 0.06 Turkey meat
Zinc 2.48 2.1 Turkey meat
Starch
Phosphorus 223 97 Turkey meat
Sodium 103 1246 Turkey meat
Vitamin A 39 0 Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.07 0.22 Mortadella
Vitamin D 0.4 1 Mortadella
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.119 Mortadella
Vitamin B2 0.281 153 Mortadella
Vitamin B3 9.573 2.673 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948 0.44 Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.616 0.13 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02 1.48 Mortadella
Vitamin K 0 1.6 Mortadella
Folate 9 3 Turkey meat
Trans Fat 0.101 Mortadella
Saturated Fat 2.155 9.51 Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647 11.38 Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119 3.12 Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.291 0.152 Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004 0.633 Turkey meat
Isoleucine 0.796 0.708 Turkey meat
Leucine 1.925 1.213 Turkey meat
Lysine 2.282 1.262 Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724 0.394 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903 0.598 Turkey meat
Valine 0.902 0.735 Turkey meat
Histidine 0.749 0.52 Turkey meat
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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 to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Turkey meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171479/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.