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Duck meat vs Horse meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.77g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Duck meat
Duck meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)
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.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Duck meat Horse 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
28
Horse meat
Mineral Summary Score
25
Duck meat
40
Horse 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 Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Copper +32.7%
Contains more Iron +86.3%
Contains more Potassium +85.8%
Contains more Magnesium +56.3%
Contains more Zinc +105.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.3%
Equal in Sodium - 55
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Copper +32.7%
Contains more Iron +86.3%
Contains more Potassium +85.8%
Contains more Magnesium +56.3%
Contains more Zinc +105.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.3%
Equal in Sodium - 55

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +124.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +953.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.84
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +124.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +953.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.84

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
169%
Horse meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Duck meat
0%
Horse meat
Fats
131%
Duck meat
28%
Horse 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 Horse meat Opinion
Calories 337 175 Duck meat
Protein 18.99 28.14 Horse meat
Fats 28.35 6.05 Duck meat
Vitamin C 0 2 Horse meat
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 84 68 Horse meat
Vitamin D 3 Duck meat
Iron 2.7 5.03 Horse meat
Calcium 11 8 Duck meat
Potassium 204 379 Horse meat
Magnesium 16 25 Horse meat
Sugars 0 Duck meat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.227 0.171 Duck meat
Zinc 1.86 3.82 Horse meat
Starch
Phosphorus 156 247 Horse meat
Sodium 59 55 Horse meat
Vitamin A 210 0 Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.7 Duck meat
Vitamin D 0.1 Duck meat
Vitamin B1 0.174 0.1 Duck meat
Vitamin B2 0.269 0.12 Duck meat
Vitamin B3 4.825 4.84 Horse meat
Vitamin B5 1.098 Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.18 0.33 Horse meat
Vitamin B12 0.3 3.16 Horse meat
Vitamin K 5.1 Duck meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 Duck meat
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 9.67 1.9 Horse meat
Monounsaturated Fat 12.9 2.12 Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 3.65 0.85 Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.232 0.349 Horse meat
Threonine 0.773 1.262 Horse meat
Isoleucine 0.872 1.334 Horse meat
Leucine 1.465 2.232 Horse meat
Lysine 1.486 2.398 Horse meat
Methionine 0.475 0.623 Horse meat
Phenylalanine 0.752 1.157 Horse meat
Valine 0.938 1.458 Horse meat
Histidine 0.462 1.081 Horse 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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