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Duck meat vs Beef - 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 lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.775g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in minerals
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?
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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.
Duck meat Beef
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals 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
Duck meat Beef
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
23
Duck meat
28
Beef
Mineral Summary Score
25
Duck meat
37
Beef

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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Beef
Contains more Copper +167.1%
Contains less Sodium -18.1%
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%
Equal in Iron - 2.6
Contains more Copper +167.1%
Contains less Sodium -18.1%
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%
Equal in Iron - 2.6

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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3
Beef
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%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +780%

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
114%
Duck meat
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
0%
Duck meat
0%
Beef
Fats
131%
Duck meat
71%
Beef

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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 Duck meat Beef Opinion
Calories 337 250 Duck meat
Protein 18.99 25.93 Beef
Fats 28.35 15.41 Duck meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 84 88 Duck meat
Vitamin D 3 2 Duck meat
Iron 2.7 2.6 Duck meat
Calcium 11 18 Beef
Potassium 204 318 Beef
Magnesium 16 21 Beef
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.227 0.085 Duck meat
Zinc 1.86 6.31 Beef
Starch
Phosphorus 156 198 Beef
Sodium 59 72 Duck meat
Vitamin A 210 9 Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.7 0.12 Duck meat
Vitamin D 0.1 0 Duck meat
Vitamin B1 0.174 0.046 Duck meat
Vitamin B2 0.269 0.176 Duck meat
Vitamin B3 4.825 5.378 Beef
Vitamin B5 1.098 0.658 Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.18 0.382 Beef
Vitamin B12 0.3 2.64 Beef
Vitamin K 5.1 1.2 Duck meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.572 Duck meat
Saturated Fat 9.67 5.895 Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 12.9 6.668 Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 3.65 0.484 Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.232 0.094 Duck meat
Threonine 0.773 0.72 Duck meat
Isoleucine 0.872 0.822 Duck meat
Leucine 1.465 1.45 Duck meat
Lysine 1.486 1.54 Beef
Methionine 0.475 0.478 Beef
Phenylalanine 0.752 0.725 Duck meat
Valine 0.938 0.914 Duck meat
Histidine 0.462 0.604 Beef
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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