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Lamb and mutton vs Chicken meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.04g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
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.
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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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.
Lamb and mutton Chicken meat
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
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
Lamb and mutton 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
29
Lamb and mutton
25
Chicken meat
Mineral Summary Score
32
Lamb and mutton
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
:
Contains more Iron +49.2%
Contains more Calcium +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +39%
Contains more Copper +80.3%
Contains more Zinc +129.9%
Contains less Sodium -12.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 182
Contains more Iron +49.2%
Contains more Calcium +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +39%
Contains more Copper +80.3%
Contains more Zinc +129.9%
Contains less Sodium -12.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 182

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 B1 +58.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +750%
Contains more Vitamin K +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +92.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +207.7%
Equal in Vitamin D - 2
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +750%
Contains more Vitamin K +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +92.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +207.7%
Equal in Vitamin D - 2

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
147%
Lamb and mutton
164%
Chicken meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Lamb and mutton
0%
Chicken meat
Fats
97%
Lamb and mutton
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 Lamb and mutton Chicken meat Opinion
Calories 294 239 Lamb and mutton
Protein 24.52 27.3 Chicken meat
Fats 20.94 13.6 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 97 88 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 2 2
Iron 1.88 1.26 Lamb and mutton
Calcium 17 15 Lamb and mutton
Potassium 310 223 Lamb and mutton
Magnesium 23 23
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.119 0.066 Lamb and mutton
Zinc 4.46 1.94 Lamb and mutton
Starch
Phosphorus 188 182 Lamb and mutton
Sodium 72 82 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin A 0 161 Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.14 0.27 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0.1 0 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B1 0.1 0.063 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B2 0.25 0.168 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B3 6.66 8.487 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 0.66 1.03 Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.4 Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 2.55 0.3 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K 4.6 2.4 Lamb and mutton
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 8.83 3.79 Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 8.82 5.34 Lamb and mutton
Polyunsaturated fat 1.51 2.97 Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.287 0.305 Chicken meat
Threonine 1.05 1.128 Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.183 1.362 Chicken meat
Leucine 1.908 1.986 Chicken meat
Lysine 2.166 2.223 Chicken meat
Methionine 0.629 0.726 Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 0.998 1.061 Chicken meat
Valine 1.323 1.325 Chicken meat
Histidine 0.777 0.802 Chicken meat
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