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Ground meat vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.033g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 15mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Ground meat
Ground meat is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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?
?
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.
Ground meat Veal
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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
Ground meat Veal
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
Ground meat
29
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
34
Ground meat
30
Veal

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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Veal
Contains more Iron +129.3%
Contains more Calcium +94.1%
Contains more Zinc +50.9%
Contains less Sodium -12%
Contains more Potassium +39.8%
Contains more Magnesium +41.2%
Contains more Copper +30.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.7%
Contains more Iron +129.3%
Contains more Calcium +94.1%
Contains more Zinc +50.9%
Contains less Sodium -12%
Contains more Potassium +39.8%
Contains more Magnesium +41.2%
Contains more Copper +30.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.7%

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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Veal
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +99.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +126.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +99.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +126.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.4%

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
143%
Ground meat
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
0%
Ground meat
0%
Veal
Fats
71%
Ground meat
35%
Veal

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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 Ground meat Veal Opinion
Calories 241 172 Ground meat
Protein 23.87 24.38 Veal
Fats 15.37 7.56 Ground meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 88 103 Ground meat
Vitamin D 2 0 Ground meat
Iron 2.27 0.99 Ground meat
Calcium 33 17 Ground meat
Potassium 241 337 Veal
Magnesium 17 24 Veal
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.079 0.103 Veal
Zinc 5.84 3.87 Ground meat
Starch
Phosphorus 166 217 Veal
Sodium 73 83 Ground meat
Vitamin A 9 0 Ground meat
Vitamin E 0.12 0.15 Veal
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.051 0.07 Veal
Vitamin B2 0.171 0.27 Veal
Vitamin B3 4.026 8.03 Veal
Vitamin B5 0.512 1.16 Veal
Vitamin B6 0.311 0.39 Veal
Vitamin B12 2.49 1.27 Ground meat
Vitamin K 2.9 1.2 Ground meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 1.173 Veal
Saturated Fat 6.073 3.04 Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 7.322 2.84 Ground meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.408 0.55 Veal
Tryptophan 0.121 0.247 Veal
Threonine 0.923 1.065 Veal
Isoleucine 1.055 1.201 Veal
Leucine 1.861 1.94 Veal
Lysine 1.976 2.009 Veal
Methionine 0.614 0.569 Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.931 0.984 Veal
Valine 1.172 1.347 Veal
Histidine 0.775 0.885 Veal
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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