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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" chart 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%
Equal in Calcium - 15
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Zinc - 1.94
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 36% 15% 94% 23% 44% 49% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22%
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%
Equal in Calcium - 15
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Zinc - 1.94

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
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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 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 10% 0% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 6% 59% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 10% 6% 0% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 4% 38% 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 +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of 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
Starch 0g g Barbecue chicken
Fructose 0.04g g Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0.12g 0g Chicken meat
Fiber 0g 0g
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
Vitamin A 67IU 161IU Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.46mg 0.27mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 0IU 2IU Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
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
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 g Chicken meat
Saturated Fat 3.927g 3.79g Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 6.446g 5.34g Barbecue chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 2.038g 2.97g Chicken meat

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Barbecue chicken Chicken meat
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Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
25
Barbecue chicken
36
Chicken meat
Mineral Summary Score
36
Barbecue chicken
31
Chicken meat

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 food.
Protein
135%
Barbecue chicken
164%
Chicken meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Barbecue chicken
0%
Chicken meat
Fats
70%
Barbecue chicken
63%
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

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods 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.