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Beef tenderloin vs Duck meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Beef tenderloin and Duck meat different?

  • Beef tenderloin is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Choline, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6, however Duck meat is richer in Vitamin B5, Copper, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Beef tenderloin is 90% higher.
  • Beef tenderloin contains 2 times more Zinc than Duck meat. While Beef tenderloin contains 4.03mg of Zinc, Duck meat contains only 1.86mg.

Beef, tenderloin, roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted and Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, cooked, roasted are the varieties used in this article.

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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 Iron +15.2%
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.1%
Contains more Potassium +62.3%
Contains more Zinc +116.7%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +84.6%
Equal in Sodium - 59
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 117% 16% 87% 30% 8% 110% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 102% 12% 67% 18% 8% 51% 76%
Contains more Iron +15.2%
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.1%
Contains more Potassium +62.3%
Contains more Zinc +116.7%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +84.6%
Equal in Sodium - 59

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 B6 +38.9%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +720%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +339.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.269
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 23% 60% 57% 15% 58% 6% 308% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 13% 14% 3% 0% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 5% 38% 13%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.9%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +720%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +339.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.269

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.
Beef tenderloin Duck meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beef tenderloin Duck meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 23.9g 18.99g Beef tenderloin
Fats 24.6g 28.35g Duck meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 324kcal 337kcal Duck meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 9mg 11mg Duck meat
Iron 3.11mg 2.7mg Beef tenderloin
Magnesium 22mg 16mg Beef tenderloin
Phosphorus 203mg 156mg Beef tenderloin
Potassium 331mg 204mg Beef tenderloin
Sodium 57mg 59mg Beef tenderloin
Zinc 4.03mg 1.86mg Beef tenderloin
Copper 0.123mg 0.227mg Duck meat
Vitamin A 0IU 210IU Duck meat
Vitamin E mg 0.7mg Duck meat
Vitamin D IU 3IU Duck meat
Vitamin D µg 0.1µg Duck meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.174mg Duck meat
Vitamin B2 0.26mg 0.269mg Duck meat
Vitamin B3 3mg 4.825mg Duck meat
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 1.098mg Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.25mg 0.18mg Beef tenderloin
Folate 8µg 6µg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B12 2.46µg 0.3µg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin K µg 5.1µg Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.268mg 0.232mg Beef tenderloin
Threonine 1.044mg 0.773mg Beef tenderloin
Isoleucine 1.075mg 0.872mg Beef tenderloin
Leucine 1.889mg 1.465mg Beef tenderloin
Lysine 1.989mg 1.486mg Beef tenderloin
Methionine 0.612mg 0.475mg Beef tenderloin
Phenylalanine 0.933mg 0.752mg Beef tenderloin
Valine 1.163mg 0.938mg Beef tenderloin
Histidine 0.818mg 0.462mg Beef tenderloin
Cholesterol 85mg 84mg Duck meat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.72g 9.67g Duck meat
Monounsaturated Fat 10.27g 12.9g Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 1g 3.65g Duck meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Beef tenderloin Duck meat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
44
Beef tenderloin
32
Duck meat
Mineral Summary Score
51
Beef tenderloin
42
Duck 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
143%
Beef tenderloin
114%
Duck meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef tenderloin
0%
Duck meat
Fats
114%
Beef tenderloin
131%
Duck meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.050000000000001g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Duck meat
Duck meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is cheaper (difference - $2)
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.

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. Beef tenderloin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169544/nutrients
  2. Duck meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172409/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.