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Duck meat vs Chicken 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 - 23mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Duck meat
Duck meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.88g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is relatively richer in minerals
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)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Duck meat Chicken 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
23
Duck meat
25
Chicken meat
Mineral Summary Score
25
Duck meat
22
Chicken 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 Iron +114.3%
Contains more Copper +243.9%
Contains less Sodium -28%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Equal in Potassium - 223
Equal in Zinc - 1.94
Contains more Iron +114.3%
Contains more Copper +243.9%
Contains less Sodium -28%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Equal in Potassium - 223
Equal in Zinc - 1.94

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 D +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +176.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.03
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.3
Contains more Vitamin D +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +176.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.03
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.3

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
164%
Chicken meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Duck meat
0%
Chicken meat
Fats
131%
Duck meat
63%
Chicken 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 Duck meat Chicken meat Opinion
Calories 337 239 Duck meat
Protein 18.99 27.3 Chicken meat
Fats 28.35 13.6 Duck meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 84 88 Duck meat
Vitamin D 3 2 Duck meat
Iron 2.7 1.26 Duck meat
Calcium 11 15 Chicken meat
Potassium 204 223 Chicken meat
Magnesium 16 23 Chicken meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.227 0.066 Duck meat
Zinc 1.86 1.94 Chicken meat
Starch
Phosphorus 156 182 Chicken meat
Sodium 59 82 Duck meat
Vitamin A 210 161 Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.7 0.27 Duck meat
Vitamin D 0.1 0 Duck meat
Vitamin B1 0.174 0.063 Duck meat
Vitamin B2 0.269 0.168 Duck meat
Vitamin B3 4.825 8.487 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.098 1.03 Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.18 0.4 Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 0.3 0.3
Vitamin K 5.1 2.4 Duck meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 9.67 3.79 Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 12.9 5.34 Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 3.65 2.97 Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.232 0.305 Chicken meat
Threonine 0.773 1.128 Chicken meat
Isoleucine 0.872 1.362 Chicken meat
Leucine 1.465 1.986 Chicken meat
Lysine 1.486 2.223 Chicken meat
Methionine 0.475 0.726 Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 0.752 1.061 Chicken meat
Valine 0.938 1.325 Chicken meat
Histidine 0.462 0.802 Chicken meat
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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