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Beef vs Duck meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Duck meat
Duck meat contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Duck meat
Duck meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.775g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Beef Duck meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Beef Duck meat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
28
Beef
23
Duck meat
Mineral Summary Score
37
Beef
25
Duck meat

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
Beef
5
:
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Potassium +55.9%
Contains more Magnesium +31.3%
Contains more Zinc +239.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.9%
Contains more Copper +167.1%
Contains less Sodium -18.1%
Equal in Iron - 2.7
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Potassium +55.9%
Contains more Magnesium +31.3%
Contains more Zinc +239.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.9%
Contains more Copper +167.1%
Contains less Sodium -18.1%
Equal in Iron - 2.7

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
Beef
3
:
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +780%
Contains more Vitamin D +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +2233.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +483.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +325%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +780%
Contains more Vitamin D +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +2233.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +483.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +325%

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 the food
Protein
156%
Beef
114%
Duck meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef
0%
Duck meat
Fats
71%
Beef
131%
Duck meat

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Beef Duck meat Opinion
Calories 250 337 Duck meat
Protein 25.93 18.99 Beef
Fats 15.41 28.35 Duck meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 88 84 Duck meat
Vitamin D 2 3 Duck meat
Iron 2.6 2.7 Duck meat
Calcium 18 11 Beef
Potassium 318 204 Beef
Magnesium 21 16 Beef
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.085 0.227 Duck meat
Zinc 6.31 1.86 Beef
Starch
Phosphorus 198 156 Beef
Sodium 72 59 Duck meat
Vitamin A 9 210 Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.12 0.7 Duck meat
Vitamin D 0 0.1 Duck meat
Vitamin B1 0.046 0.174 Duck meat
Vitamin B2 0.176 0.269 Duck meat
Vitamin B3 5.378 4.825 Beef
Vitamin B5 0.658 1.098 Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.18 Beef
Vitamin B12 2.64 0.3 Beef
Vitamin K 1.2 5.1 Duck meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.572 Duck meat
Saturated Fat 5.895 9.67 Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 6.668 12.9 Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.484 3.65 Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.094 0.232 Duck meat
Threonine 0.72 0.773 Duck meat
Isoleucine 0.822 0.872 Duck meat
Leucine 1.45 1.465 Duck meat
Lysine 1.54 1.486 Beef
Methionine 0.478 0.475 Beef
Phenylalanine 0.725 0.752 Duck meat
Valine 0.914 0.938 Duck meat
Histidine 0.604 0.462 Beef
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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