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Ostrich vs Horse meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.9g)
Which food is cheaper?
Ostrich
Ostrich is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ostrich
Ostrich is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
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 - 25mg)
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.
Ostrich Horse 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
Ostrich Horse 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
54
Ostrich
28
Horse meat
Mineral Summary Score
38
Ostrich
40
Horse 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 Zinc +27%
Contains more Iron +80.3%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Copper +12.5%
Contains less Sodium -31.3%
Equal in Potassium - 379
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Phosphorus - 247
Contains more Zinc +27%
Contains more Iron +80.3%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Copper +12.5%
Contains less Sodium -31.3%
Equal in Potassium - 379
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Phosphorus - 247

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 +132%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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
169%
Horse meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Ostrich
0%
Horse meat
Fats
12%
Ostrich
28%
Horse 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 Horse meat Opinion
Calories 145 175 Horse meat
Protein 28.49 28.14 Ostrich
Fats 2.57 6.05 Horse meat
Vitamin C 0 2 Horse meat
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 85 68 Horse meat
Vitamin D
Iron 2.79 5.03 Horse meat
Calcium 6 8 Horse meat
Potassium 362 379 Horse meat
Magnesium 25 25
Sugars 0 Ostrich
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.152 0.171 Horse meat
Zinc 4.85 3.82 Ostrich
Starch
Phosphorus 251 247 Ostrich
Sodium 80 55 Horse meat
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.23 Ostrich
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.232 0.1 Ostrich
Vitamin B2 0.292 0.12 Ostrich
Vitamin B3 7.143 4.84 Ostrich
Vitamin B5 1.318 Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.545 0.33 Ostrich
Vitamin B12 6.25 3.16 Ostrich
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 Ostrich
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1 1.9 Ostrich
Monounsaturated Fat 0.97 2.12 Horse meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44 0.85 Horse meat
Tryptophan 0.254 0.349 Horse meat
Threonine 1.25 1.262 Horse meat
Isoleucine 1.354 1.334 Ostrich
Leucine 2.315 2.232 Ostrich
Lysine 2.516 2.398 Ostrich
Methionine 0.796 0.623 Ostrich
Phenylalanine 1.176 1.157 Ostrich
Valine 1.407 1.458 Horse meat
Histidine 0.716 1.081 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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.