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Barbecue chicken vs. Veal — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Barbecue chicken and Veal

  • Barbecue chicken has more Selenium, however, Veal has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Choline.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Veal is 33% higher.
  • Veal has 4 times less Sodium than Barbecue chicken. Barbecue chicken has 335mg of Sodium, while Veal has 83mg.

Food types used in this article are Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin and Veal, ground, cooked, broiled.

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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 Selenium +60.6%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +32.2%
Contains less Sodium -75.2%
Contains more Zinc +117.4%
Contains more Copper +33.8%
Contains more Manganese +600%
Equal in Calcium - 17
Equal in Iron - 0.99
Equal in Phosphorus - 217
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% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35% 5% 75%
Contains more Selenium +60.6%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +32.2%
Contains less Sodium -75.2%
Contains more Zinc +117.4%
Contains more Copper +33.8%
Contains more Manganese +600%
Equal in Calcium - 17
Equal in Iron - 0.99
Equal in Phosphorus - 217

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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Veal
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +206.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +663.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +104.2%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +170.2%
Contains more Choline +51%
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 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% 3% 0% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 9% 159% 52% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +206.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +663.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +104.2%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +170.2%
Contains more Choline +51%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +99.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +47.7%
Equal in Protein - 24.38
Equal in Water - 66.76
23% 15% 61%
Protein: 22.51 g
Fats: 15.08 g
Carbs: 0.12 g
Water: 61.41 g
Other: 0.88 g
24% 8% 67%
Protein: 24.38 g
Fats: 7.56 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 66.76 g
Other: 1.3 g
Contains more Fats +99.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +47.7%
Equal in Protein - 24.38
Equal in Water - 66.76

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +127%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +270.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -22.6%
32% 52% 16%
Saturated Fat: 3.927 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.446 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.038 g
47% 44% 9%
Saturated Fat: 3.04 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.84 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.55 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +127%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +270.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -22.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barbecue chicken Veal Opinion
Net carbs 0.12g 0g Barbecue chicken
Protein 22.51g 24.38g Veal
Fats 15.08g 7.56g Barbecue chicken
Carbs 0.12g 0g Barbecue chicken
Calories 226kcal 172kcal Barbecue chicken
Fructose 0.04g Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0.12g 0g Veal
Calcium 16mg 17mg Veal
Iron 0.95mg 0.99mg Veal
Magnesium 21mg 24mg Veal
Phosphorus 218mg 217mg Barbecue chicken
Potassium 255mg 337mg Veal
Sodium 335mg 83mg Veal
Zinc 1.78mg 3.87mg Veal
Copper 0.077mg 0.103mg Veal
Manganese 0.005mg 0.035mg Veal
Selenium 22µg 13.7µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin A 67IU 0IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin A RAE 20µg 0µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.46mg 0.15mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.07mg Veal
Vitamin B2 0.227mg 0.27mg Veal
Vitamin B3 5.732mg 8.03mg Veal
Vitamin B5 0.152mg 1.16mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.191mg 0.39mg Veal
Folate 8µg 11µg Veal
Vitamin B12 0.47µg 1.27µg Veal
Choline 62.9mg 95mg Veal
Vitamin K 0µg 1.2µg Veal
Tryptophan 0.173mg 0.247mg Veal
Threonine 0.657mg 1.065mg Veal
Isoleucine 0.853mg 1.201mg Veal
Leucine 1.549mg 1.94mg Veal
Lysine 1.75mg 2.009mg Veal
Methionine 0.565mg 0.569mg Veal
Phenylalanine 0.69mg 0.984mg Veal
Valine 0.935mg 1.347mg Veal
Histidine 0.592mg 0.885mg Veal
Cholesterol 127mg 103mg Veal
Trans Fat 0.078g Veal
Saturated Fat 3.927g 3.04g Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 6.446g 2.84g Barbecue chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 2.038g 0.55g Barbecue chicken
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.011g Barbecue chicken

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Barbecue chicken Veal
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
47%
Veal
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
41%
Barbecue chicken
41%
Veal

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Veal
Veal is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Veal
Veal contains less Sodium (difference - 252mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Veal
Veal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.887g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Veal
Veal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $2.2)

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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.