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Chicken meat vs Meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 15mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.592g)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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 Meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
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 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
46
Meat
Mineral Summary Score
22
Chicken meat
29
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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Meat
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +88.8%
Contains more Magnesium +26.1%
Contains more Copper +68.2%
Contains more Zinc +24.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.7%
Contains less Sodium -30.5%
Equal in Iron - 1.15
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +88.8%
Contains more Magnesium +26.1%
Contains more Copper +68.2%
Contains more Zinc +24.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.7%
Contains less Sodium -30.5%
Equal in Iron - 1.15

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
:
5
Meat
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +237.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1407.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +130.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +90%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.012
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +237.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1407.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +130.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +90%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.012

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
157%
Meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
0%
Meat
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
16%
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 Meat Opinion
Calories 239 143 Chicken meat
Protein 27.3 26.17 Chicken meat
Fats 13.6 3.51 Chicken meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 88 73 Meat
Vitamin D 2 10 Meat
Iron 1.26 1.15 Chicken meat
Calcium 15 6 Chicken meat
Potassium 223 421 Meat
Magnesium 23 29 Meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.066 0.111 Meat
Zinc 1.94 2.42 Meat
Starch
Phosphorus 182 267 Meat
Sodium 82 57 Meat
Vitamin A 161 0 Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27 0.08 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0 0.2 Meat
Vitamin B1 0.063 0.95 Meat
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.387 Meat
Vitamin B3 8.487 7.432 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03 1.012 Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.739 Meat
Vitamin B12 0.3 0.57 Meat
Vitamin K 2.4 0 Chicken meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.033 Chicken meat
Saturated Fat 3.79 1.198 Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34 1.334 Chicken meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97 0.506 Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305 0.275 Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128 1.175 Meat
Isoleucine 1.362 1.288 Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986 2.229 Meat
Lysine 2.223 2.427 Meat
Methionine 0.726 0.721 Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061 1.1 Meat
Valine 1.325 1.367 Meat
Histidine 0.802 1.13 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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