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Barbecue chicken vs. Chicken gizzard — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Barbecue chicken and Chicken gizzard

  • Barbecue chicken has more Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6, however, Chicken gizzard is higher in Selenium, Iron, Zinc, Vitamin B12, and Copper.
  • Chicken gizzard covers your daily Cholesterol needs 81% more than Barbecue chicken.
  • Chicken gizzard contains 6 times less Sodium than Barbecue chicken. Barbecue chicken contains 335mg of Sodium, while Chicken gizzard contains 56mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin and Chicken, gizzard, all classes, cooked, simmered.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.3%
Contains more Potassium +42.5%
Contains more Iron +235.8%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Zinc +148.3%
Contains more Copper +109.1%
Contains more Manganese +1380%
Contains more Selenium +86.8%
Equal in Calcium - 17
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 36% 15% 94% 23% 44% 49% 26% 1% 120%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 120% 3% 81% 16% 8% 121% 54% 10% 225%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.3%
Contains more Potassium +42.5%
Contains more Iron +235.8%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Zinc +148.3%
Contains more Copper +109.1%
Contains more Manganese +1380%
Contains more Selenium +86.8%
Equal in Calcium - 17

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +130%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +169%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +207.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +121.3%
Contains more Choline +66%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.21
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 10% 0% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 6% 59% 35% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 7% 49% 59% 29% 17% 4% 130% 57% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +130%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +169%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +207.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +121.3%
Contains more Choline +66%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.21

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +462.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +35%
Contains more Water +10.6%
23% 15% 61%
Protein: 22.51 g
Fats: 15.08 g
Carbs: 0.12 g
Water: 61.41 g
Other: 0.88 g
30% 3% 68%
Protein: 30.39 g
Fats: 2.68 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 67.93 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Fats +462.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +35%
Contains more Water +10.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1120.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +477.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.9%
32% 52% 16%
Saturated Fat: 3.927 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.446 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.038 g
43% 34% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.67 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.528 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.353 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1120.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +477.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Barbecue chicken Chicken gizzard
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barbecue chicken Chicken gizzard Opinion
Net carbs 0.12g 0g Barbecue chicken
Protein 22.51g 30.39g Chicken gizzard
Fats 15.08g 2.68g Barbecue chicken
Carbs 0.12g 0g Barbecue chicken
Calories 226kcal 154kcal Barbecue chicken
Fructose 0.04g Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0.12g 0g Chicken gizzard
Calcium 16mg 17mg Chicken gizzard
Iron 0.95mg 3.19mg Chicken gizzard
Magnesium 21mg 3mg Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 218mg 189mg Barbecue chicken
Potassium 255mg 179mg Barbecue chicken
Sodium 335mg 56mg Chicken gizzard
Zinc 1.78mg 4.42mg Chicken gizzard
Copper 0.077mg 0.161mg Chicken gizzard
Manganese 0.005mg 0.074mg Chicken gizzard
Selenium 22µg 41.1µg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin A 67IU 0IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin A RAE 20µg 0µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.46mg 0.2mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.026mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B2 0.227mg 0.21mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B3 5.732mg 3.12mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 0.152mg 0.468mg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin B6 0.191mg 0.071mg Barbecue chicken
Folate 8µg 5µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B12 0.47µg 1.04µg Chicken gizzard
Choline 62.9mg 104.4mg Chicken gizzard
Tryptophan 0.173mg Barbecue chicken
Threonine 0.657mg Barbecue chicken
Isoleucine 0.853mg Barbecue chicken
Leucine 1.549mg Barbecue chicken
Lysine 1.75mg Barbecue chicken
Methionine 0.565mg Barbecue chicken
Phenylalanine 0.69mg Barbecue chicken
Valine 0.935mg Barbecue chicken
Histidine 0.592mg Barbecue chicken
Cholesterol 127mg 370mg Barbecue chicken
Trans Fat 0.078g 0.13g Barbecue chicken
Saturated Fat 3.927g 0.67g Chicken gizzard
Monounsaturated Fat 6.446g 0.528g Barbecue chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 2.038g 0.353g Barbecue chicken
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.011g 0.019g Chicken gizzard
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.003g Chicken gizzard
Omega-3 - ALA 0.004g Chicken gizzard

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Barbecue chicken Chicken gizzard
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Barbecue chicken
27%
Chicken gizzard
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
41%
Barbecue chicken
64%
Chicken gizzard

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard contains less Sodium (difference - 279mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.257g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 243mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Barbecue chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171127/nutrients
  2. Chicken gizzard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171457/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.