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Horse meat vs Meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.702g)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Meat
Meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
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 - 2mg)
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.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Horse meat 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
46
Meat
Mineral Summary Score
40
Horse meat
29
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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Meat
Contains more Iron +337.4%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Copper +54.1%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Potassium +11.1%
Contains more Magnesium +16%
Equal in Phosphorus - 267
Equal in Sodium - 57
Contains more Iron +337.4%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Copper +54.1%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Potassium +11.1%
Contains more Magnesium +16%
Equal in Phosphorus - 267
Equal in Sodium - 57

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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Meat
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +454.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +454.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +123.9%

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
157%
Meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Horse meat
0%
Meat
Fats
28%
Horse meat
16%
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 Meat Opinion
Calories 175 143 Horse meat
Protein 28.14 26.17 Horse meat
Fats 6.05 3.51 Horse meat
Vitamin C 2 0 Horse meat
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 68 73 Horse meat
Vitamin D 10 Meat
Iron 5.03 1.15 Horse meat
Calcium 8 6 Horse meat
Potassium 379 421 Meat
Magnesium 25 29 Meat
Sugars 0 Meat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.171 0.111 Horse meat
Zinc 3.82 2.42 Horse meat
Starch
Phosphorus 247 267 Meat
Sodium 55 57 Horse meat
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.08 Meat
Vitamin D 0.2 Meat
Vitamin B1 0.1 0.95 Meat
Vitamin B2 0.12 0.387 Meat
Vitamin B3 4.84 7.432 Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012 Meat
Vitamin B6 0.33 0.739 Meat
Vitamin B12 3.16 0.57 Horse meat
Vitamin K 0 Meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 Meat
Trans Fat 0.033 Horse meat
Saturated Fat 1.9 1.198 Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.12 1.334 Horse meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.85 0.506 Horse meat
Tryptophan 0.349 0.275 Horse meat
Threonine 1.262 1.175 Horse meat
Isoleucine 1.334 1.288 Horse meat
Leucine 2.232 2.229 Horse meat
Lysine 2.398 2.427 Meat
Methionine 0.623 0.721 Meat
Phenylalanine 1.157 1.1 Horse meat
Valine 1.458 1.367 Horse meat
Histidine 1.081 1.13 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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.