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Bear meat vs. Chicken meat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Bear meat and Chicken meat?

  • Bear meat is richer in Iron, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B2, Choline, and Copper, while Chicken meat is higher in Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Bear meat's daily need coverage for Iron is 118% higher.
  • Chicken meat has 8 times less Vitamin B12 than Bear meat. Bear meat has 2.47µg of Vitamin B12, while Chicken meat has 0.3µg.

We used Game meat, bear, cooked, simmered and Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted types in this comparison.

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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 Iron +751.6%
Contains more Potassium +17.9%
Contains less Sodium -13.4%
Contains more Zinc +429.4%
Contains more Copper +124.2%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Selenium +113.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 182
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 403% 17% 73% 24% 10% 281% 50% 0% 62%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22% 3% 131%
Contains more Iron +751.6%
Contains more Potassium +17.9%
Contains less Sodium -13.4%
Contains more Zinc +429.4%
Contains more Copper +124.2%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Selenium +113.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 182

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 +81.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +388.1%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +723.3%
Contains more Choline +85.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +153.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
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% 10% 0% 0% 25% 190% 63% 0% 67% 5% 309% 67% 5%
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 +81.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +388.1%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +723.3%
Contains more Choline +85.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +153.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +18.8%
Contains more Water +11%
Equal in Fats - 13.6
32% 13% 54%
Protein: 32.42 g
Fats: 13.39 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 53.55 g
Other: 0.64 g
27% 14% 59%
Protein: 27.3 g
Fats: 13.6 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.45 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Protein +18.8%
Contains more Water +11%
Equal in Fats - 13.6

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +23.8%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 3.79
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 5.34
31% 49% 21%
Saturated Fat: 3.54 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.66 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.4 g
31% 44% 25%
Saturated Fat: 3.79 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.34 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.97 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +23.8%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 3.79
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 5.34

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bear meat Chicken meat Opinion
Protein 32.42g 27.3g Bear meat
Fats 13.39g 13.6g Chicken meat
Calories 259kcal 239kcal Bear meat
Calcium 5mg 15mg Chicken meat
Iron 10.73mg 1.26mg Bear meat
Magnesium 23mg 23mg
Phosphorus 170mg 182mg Chicken meat
Potassium 263mg 223mg Bear meat
Sodium 71mg 82mg Bear meat
Zinc 10.27mg 1.94mg Bear meat
Copper 0.148mg 0.066mg Bear meat
Manganese 0.02mg Chicken meat
Selenium 11.2µg 23.9µg Chicken meat
Vitamin A 0IU 161IU Chicken meat
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 48µg Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.49mg 0.27mg Bear meat
Vitamin D 0IU 2IU Chicken meat
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.063mg Bear meat
Vitamin B2 0.82mg 0.168mg Bear meat
Vitamin B3 3.35mg 8.487mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.29mg 0.4mg Chicken meat
Folate 6µg 5µg Bear meat
Vitamin B12 2.47µg 0.3µg Bear meat
Choline 122.3mg 65.9mg Bear meat
Vitamin K 1.8µg 2.4µg Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305mg Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128mg Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362mg Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986mg Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223mg Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726mg Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061mg Chicken meat
Valine 1.325mg Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802mg Chicken meat
Cholesterol 98mg 88mg Chicken meat
Saturated Fat 3.54g 3.79g Bear meat
Omega-3 - DHA 0.037g 0.04g Chicken meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.01g Chicken meat
Omega-3 - DPA 0.034g 0.02g Bear meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.66g 5.34g Bear meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.4g 2.97g Chicken meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bear meat Chicken meat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
57%
Bear meat
36%
Chicken meat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
92%
Bear meat
38%
Chicken meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bear meat
Bear meat contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bear meat
Bear meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.25g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bear meat
Bear meat is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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. Bear meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173846/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.