Ostrich vs Chicken meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
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Ostrich vs Chicken meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ostrich
Ostrich contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.79g)
Which food is cheaper?
Ostrich
Ostrich is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ostrich
Ostrich is relatively richer in minerals
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)
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.
Ostrich Chicken meat
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Ostrich Chicken meat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
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
54
Ostrich
25
Chicken meat
Mineral Summary Score
38
Ostrich
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
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Contains more Iron +121.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.9%
Contains more Potassium +62.3%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Copper +130.3%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Sodium - 82
Contains more Iron +121.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.9%
Contains more Potassium +62.3%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Copper +130.3%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Sodium - 82

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 +268.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1983.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +268.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1983.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.8%

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
171%
Ostrich
164%
Chicken meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Ostrich
0%
Chicken meat
Fats
12%
Ostrich
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 Ostrich Chicken meat Opinion
Protein 28.49 27.3 Ostrich
Fats 2.57 13.6 Chicken meat
Carbs 0 0
Calories 145 239 Chicken meat
Starch
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Calcium 6 15 Chicken meat
Iron 2.79 1.26 Ostrich
Magnesium 25 23 Ostrich
Phosphorus 251 182 Ostrich
Potassium 362 223 Ostrich
Sodium 80 82 Ostrich
Zinc 4.85 1.94 Ostrich
Copper 0.152 0.066 Ostrich
Vitamin A 0 161 Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.23 0.27 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 2 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0 Chicken meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.232 0.063 Ostrich
Vitamin B2 0.292 0.168 Ostrich
Vitamin B3 7.143 8.487 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.318 1.03 Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.545 0.4 Ostrich
Vitamin B12 6.25 0.3 Ostrich
Vitamin K 2.4 Chicken meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Tryptophan 0.254 0.305 Chicken meat
Threonine 1.25 1.128 Ostrich
Isoleucine 1.354 1.362 Chicken meat
Leucine 2.315 1.986 Ostrich
Lysine 2.516 2.223 Ostrich
Methionine 0.796 0.726 Ostrich
Phenylalanine 1.176 1.061 Ostrich
Valine 1.407 1.325 Ostrich
Histidine 0.716 0.802 Chicken meat
Cholesterol 85 88 Ostrich
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1 3.79 Ostrich
Monounsaturated Fat 0.97 5.34 Chicken meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44 2.97 Chicken meat
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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