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Chicken meat vs Ground meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.283g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (88 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Chicken meat Ground meat
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chicken meat Ground 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
25
Chicken meat
25
Ground meat
Mineral Summary Score
22
Chicken meat
34
Ground 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
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Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Iron +80.2%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Copper +19.7%
Contains more Zinc +201%
Contains less Sodium -11%
Equal in Potassium - 241
Equal in Phosphorus - 166
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Iron +80.2%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Copper +19.7%
Contains more Zinc +201%
Contains less Sodium -11%
Equal in Potassium - 241
Equal in Phosphorus - 166

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 +1688.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +125%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +730%
Contains more Vitamin K +20.8%
Equal in Vitamin D - 2
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.171
Contains more Vitamin A +1688.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +125%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +730%
Contains more Vitamin K +20.8%
Equal in Vitamin D - 2
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.171

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
164%
Chicken meat
143%
Ground meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
0%
Ground meat
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
71%
Ground 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 Chicken meat Ground meat Opinion
Calories 239 241 Ground meat
Protein 27.3 23.87 Chicken meat
Fats 13.6 15.37 Ground meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 88 88
Vitamin D 2 2
Iron 1.26 2.27 Ground meat
Calcium 15 33 Ground meat
Potassium 223 241 Ground meat
Magnesium 23 17 Chicken meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.066 0.079 Ground meat
Zinc 1.94 5.84 Ground meat
Starch
Phosphorus 182 166 Chicken meat
Sodium 82 73 Ground meat
Vitamin A 161 9 Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27 0.12 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.063 0.051 Chicken meat
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.171 Ground meat
Vitamin B3 8.487 4.026 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03 0.512 Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.311 Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 0.3 2.49 Ground meat
Vitamin K 2.4 2.9 Ground meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 1.173 Chicken meat
Saturated Fat 3.79 6.073 Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34 7.322 Ground meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97 0.408 Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305 0.121 Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128 0.923 Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362 1.055 Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986 1.861 Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223 1.976 Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726 0.614 Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061 0.931 Chicken meat
Valine 1.325 1.172 Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802 0.775 Chicken meat
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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