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Veal vs Mortadella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Veal and Mortadella

  • Veal has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Vitamin B5, while Mortadella has more Vitamin B2, and Selenium.
  • Mortadella covers your daily need of Vitamin B2 11748% more than Veal.
  • Veal contains 3 times more Vitamin B3 than Mortadella. While Veal contains 8.03mg of Vitamin B3, Mortadella contains only 2.673mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Mortadella is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Veal, ground, cooked, broiled 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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%
Contains more Iron +41.4%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 53% 8% 42% 15% 163% 58% 20%
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%
Contains more Iron +41.4%
Equal in Calcium - 18

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
Veal
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +200.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +200%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
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%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +200%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
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%

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.
Veal 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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Veal Mortadella
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
47
Veal
2972
Mortadella
Mineral Summary Score
42
Veal
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
146%
Veal
98%
Mortadella
Carbohydrates
0%
Veal
3%
Mortadella
Fats
35%
Veal
117%
Mortadella

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?
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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.

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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.