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

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Significant differences between Barbecue chicken and Chicken meat

  • Barbecue chicken has more Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, and Monounsaturated Fat, however, Chicken meat is richer in Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Chicken meat covers your daily Vitamin B5 needs 18% more than Barbecue chicken.
  • Chicken meat has 4 times less Sodium than Barbecue chicken. Barbecue chicken has 335mg of Sodium, while Chicken meat has 82mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin and Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted.

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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 Phosphorus +19.8%
Contains more Potassium +14.3%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Contains more Iron +32.6%
Contains less Sodium -75.5%
Contains more Manganese +300%
Equal in Calcium - 15
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Zinc - 1.94
Equal in Selenium - 23.9
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 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22% 3% 131%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.8%
Contains more Potassium +14.3%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Contains more Iron +32.6%
Contains less Sodium -75.5%
Contains more Manganese +300%
Equal in Calcium - 15
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Zinc - 1.94
Equal in Selenium - 23.9

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 E +70.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35.1%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +140.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +577.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Choline - 65.9
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 10% 6% 0% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 4% 38% 36% 6%
Contains more Vitamin E +70.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35.1%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +140.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +577.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Choline - 65.9

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +10.9%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +21.3%
Equal in Fats - 13.6
Equal in Water - 59.45
23% 15% 61%
Protein: 22.51 g
Fats: 15.08 g
Carbs: 0.12 g
Water: 61.41 g
Other: 0.88 g
27% 14% 59%
Protein: 27.3 g
Fats: 13.6 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.45 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Fats +10.9%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +21.3%
Equal in Fats - 13.6
Equal in Water - 59.45

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +20.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +45.7%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 3.79
32% 52% 16%
Saturated Fat: 3.927 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.446 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.038 g
31% 44% 25%
Saturated Fat: 3.79 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.34 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.97 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +20.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +45.7%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 3.79

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 meat
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barbecue chicken Chicken meat Opinion
Net carbs 0.12g 0g Barbecue chicken
Protein 22.51g 27.3g Chicken meat
Fats 15.08g 13.6g Barbecue chicken
Carbs 0.12g 0g Barbecue chicken
Calories 226kcal 239kcal Chicken meat
Fructose 0.04g Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0.12g 0g Chicken meat
Calcium 16mg 15mg Barbecue chicken
Iron 0.95mg 1.26mg Chicken meat
Magnesium 21mg 23mg Chicken meat
Phosphorus 218mg 182mg Barbecue chicken
Potassium 255mg 223mg Barbecue chicken
Sodium 335mg 82mg Chicken meat
Zinc 1.78mg 1.94mg Chicken meat
Copper 0.077mg 0.066mg Barbecue chicken
Manganese 0.005mg 0.02mg Chicken meat
Selenium 22µg 23.9µg Chicken meat
Vitamin A 67IU 161IU Chicken meat
Vitamin A RAE 20µg 48µg Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.46mg 0.27mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 0IU 2IU Chicken meat
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.063mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B2 0.227mg 0.168mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B3 5.732mg 8.487mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 0.152mg 1.03mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.191mg 0.4mg Chicken meat
Folate 8µg 5µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B12 0.47µg 0.3µg Barbecue chicken
Choline 62.9mg 65.9mg Chicken meat
Vitamin K 0µg 2.4µg Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.173mg 0.305mg Chicken meat
Threonine 0.657mg 1.128mg Chicken meat
Isoleucine 0.853mg 1.362mg Chicken meat
Leucine 1.549mg 1.986mg Chicken meat
Lysine 1.75mg 2.223mg Chicken meat
Methionine 0.565mg 0.726mg Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 0.69mg 1.061mg Chicken meat
Valine 0.935mg 1.325mg Chicken meat
Histidine 0.592mg 0.802mg Chicken meat
Cholesterol 127mg 88mg Chicken meat
Trans Fat 0.078g Chicken meat
Saturated Fat 3.927g 3.79g Chicken meat
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.04g Chicken meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.01g Chicken meat
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.02g Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 6.446g 5.34g Barbecue chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 2.038g 2.97g Chicken meat
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.011g Barbecue chicken

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Barbecue chicken Chicken meat
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
36%
Chicken meat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
41%
Barbecue chicken
38%
Chicken meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat contains less Sodium (difference - 253mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 39mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.137g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $1)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/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.