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Meat vs Ground meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 15mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.875g)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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?
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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.
Meat Ground meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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
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
46
Meat
25
Ground meat
Mineral Summary Score
29
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
Meat
5
:
Contains more Potassium +74.7%
Contains more Magnesium +70.6%
Contains more Copper +40.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.8%
Contains less Sodium -21.9%
Contains more Iron +97.4%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Zinc +141.3%
Contains more Potassium +74.7%
Contains more Magnesium +70.6%
Contains more Copper +40.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.8%
Contains less Sodium -21.9%
Contains more Iron +97.4%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Zinc +141.3%

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
Meat
6
:
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1762.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +126.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +84.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +137.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +336.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1762.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +126.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +84.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +137.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +336.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
157%
Meat
143%
Ground meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
0%
Ground meat
Fats
16%
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 Meat Ground meat Opinion
Calories 143 241 Ground meat
Protein 26.17 23.87 Meat
Fats 3.51 15.37 Ground meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 73 88 Meat
Vitamin D 10 2 Meat
Iron 1.15 2.27 Ground meat
Calcium 6 33 Ground meat
Potassium 421 241 Meat
Magnesium 29 17 Meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.111 0.079 Meat
Zinc 2.42 5.84 Ground meat
Starch
Phosphorus 267 166 Meat
Sodium 57 73 Meat
Vitamin A 0 9 Ground meat
Vitamin E 0.08 0.12 Ground meat
Vitamin D 0.2 0 Meat
Vitamin B1 0.95 0.051 Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387 0.171 Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432 4.026 Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012 0.512 Meat
Vitamin B6 0.739 0.311 Meat
Vitamin B12 0.57 2.49 Ground meat
Vitamin K 0 2.9 Ground meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.033 1.173 Meat
Saturated Fat 1.198 6.073 Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334 7.322 Ground meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506 0.408 Meat
Tryptophan 0.275 0.121 Meat
Threonine 1.175 0.923 Meat
Isoleucine 1.288 1.055 Meat
Leucine 2.229 1.861 Meat
Lysine 2.427 1.976 Meat
Methionine 0.721 0.614 Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1 0.931 Meat
Valine 1.367 1.172 Meat
Histidine 1.13 0.775 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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