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Chicken meat vs Lamb and mutton - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.04g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
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 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 Lamb and mutton
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chicken meat Lamb and mutton
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
29
Lamb and mutton
Mineral Summary Score
22
Chicken meat
32
Lamb and mutton

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 Iron +49.2%
Contains more Calcium +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +39%
Contains more Copper +80.3%
Contains more Zinc +129.9%
Contains less Sodium -12.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 188
Contains more Iron +49.2%
Contains more Calcium +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +39%
Contains more Copper +80.3%
Contains more Zinc +129.9%
Contains less Sodium -12.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 188

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +92.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +207.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +750%
Contains more Vitamin K +91.7%
Equal in Vitamin D - 2
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +92.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +207.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +750%
Contains more Vitamin K +91.7%
Equal in Vitamin D - 2

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
147%
Lamb and mutton
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
0%
Lamb and mutton
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
97%
Lamb and mutton

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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 Lamb and mutton Opinion
Calories 239 294 Lamb and mutton
Protein 27.3 24.52 Chicken meat
Fats 13.6 20.94 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 88 97 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 2 2
Iron 1.26 1.88 Lamb and mutton
Calcium 15 17 Lamb and mutton
Potassium 223 310 Lamb and mutton
Magnesium 23 23
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.066 0.119 Lamb and mutton
Zinc 1.94 4.46 Lamb and mutton
Starch
Phosphorus 182 188 Lamb and mutton
Sodium 82 72 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin A 161 0 Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27 0.14 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0 0.1 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B1 0.063 0.1 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.25 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B3 8.487 6.66 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03 0.66 Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.13 Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 0.3 2.55 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K 2.4 4.6 Lamb and mutton
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.79 8.83 Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34 8.82 Lamb and mutton
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97 1.51 Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305 0.287 Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128 1.05 Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362 1.183 Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986 1.908 Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223 2.166 Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726 0.629 Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061 0.998 Chicken meat
Valine 1.325 1.323 Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802 0.777 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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