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Horse meat vs Ground 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 - 20mg)
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 - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.173g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
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.
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.
Horse meat Ground meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price 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
Horse meat Ground 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
28
Horse meat
25
Ground meat
Mineral Summary Score
40
Horse meat
34
Ground 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 +121.6%
Contains more Potassium +57.3%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Copper +116.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.8%
Contains less Sodium -24.7%
Contains more Calcium +312.5%
Contains more Zinc +52.9%
Contains more Iron +121.6%
Contains more Potassium +57.3%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Copper +116.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.8%
Contains less Sodium -24.7%
Contains more Calcium +312.5%
Contains more Zinc +52.9%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.311
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.311

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
169%
Horse meat
143%
Ground meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Horse meat
0%
Ground meat
Fats
28%
Horse meat
71%
Ground 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 Horse meat Ground meat Opinion
Calories 175 241 Ground meat
Protein 28.14 23.87 Horse meat
Fats 6.05 15.37 Ground meat
Vitamin C 2 0 Horse meat
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 68 88 Horse meat
Vitamin D 2 Ground meat
Iron 5.03 2.27 Horse meat
Calcium 8 33 Ground meat
Potassium 379 241 Horse meat
Magnesium 25 17 Horse meat
Sugars 0 Ground meat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.171 0.079 Horse meat
Zinc 3.82 5.84 Ground meat
Starch
Phosphorus 247 166 Horse meat
Sodium 55 73 Horse meat
Vitamin A 0 9 Ground meat
Vitamin E 0.12 Ground meat
Vitamin D 0 Ground meat
Vitamin B1 0.1 0.051 Horse meat
Vitamin B2 0.12 0.171 Ground meat
Vitamin B3 4.84 4.026 Horse meat
Vitamin B5 0.512 Ground meat
Vitamin B6 0.33 0.311 Horse meat
Vitamin B12 3.16 2.49 Horse meat
Vitamin K 2.9 Ground meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 Ground meat
Trans Fat 1.173 Horse meat
Saturated Fat 1.9 6.073 Horse meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.12 7.322 Ground meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.85 0.408 Horse meat
Tryptophan 0.349 0.121 Horse meat
Threonine 1.262 0.923 Horse meat
Isoleucine 1.334 1.055 Horse meat
Leucine 2.232 1.861 Horse meat
Lysine 2.398 1.976 Horse meat
Methionine 0.623 0.614 Horse meat
Phenylalanine 1.157 0.931 Horse meat
Valine 1.458 1.172 Horse meat
Histidine 1.081 0.775 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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