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Beef vs Game - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Beef and Game

  • Beef has more Zinc, Selenium, and Monounsaturated Fat, however Game has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Copper, Vitamin B1, Iron, and Vitamin B3.
  • Game's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 153% more.
  • Beef has 10 times more Monounsaturated Fat than Game. Beef has 6.668g of Monounsaturated Fat, while Game has 0.67g.
  • Game is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beef, ground, 85% lean meat / 15% fat, patty, cooked, broiled and Game meat, deer, raw.

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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
Beef
2
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5
Game
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Zinc +201.9%
Contains more Iron +30.8%
Contains less Sodium -29.2%
Contains more Copper +197.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 202
Equal in Potassium - 318
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 98% 15% 85% 29% 10% 173% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 128% 17% 87% 29% 7% 57% 85%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Zinc +201.9%
Contains more Iron +30.8%
Contains less Sodium -29.2%
Contains more Copper +197.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 202
Equal in Potassium - 318

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
Beef
6
:
5
Game
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +378.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +139%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.37
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.1
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 3% 0% 0% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 7% 331% 3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 56% 111% 120% 0% 86% 3% 789% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +378.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +139%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.37
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.1

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 Game
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Beef Game Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 25.93g 22.96g Beef
Fats 15.41g 2.42g Beef
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 250kcal 120kcal Beef
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 5mg Beef
Iron 2.6mg 3.4mg Game
Magnesium 21mg 23mg Game
Phosphorus 198mg 202mg Game
Potassium 318mg 318mg
Sodium 72mg 51mg Game
Zinc 6.31mg 2.09mg Beef
Copper 0.085mg 0.253mg Game
Vitamin A 9IU 0IU Beef
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.2mg Game
Vitamin D 2IU IU Beef
Vitamin D 0µg µg Beef
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.046mg 0.22mg Game
Vitamin B2 0.176mg 0.48mg Game
Vitamin B3 5.378mg 6.37mg Game
Vitamin B5 0.658mg mg Beef
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.37mg Beef
Folate 9µg 4µg Beef
Vitamin B12 2.64µg 6.31µg Game
Vitamin K 1.2µg 1.1µg Beef
Tryptophan 0.094mg mg Beef
Threonine 0.72mg 1.08mg Game
Isoleucine 0.822mg 0.908mg Game
Leucine 1.45mg 1.951mg Game
Lysine 1.54mg 2.006mg Game
Methionine 0.478mg 0.566mg Game
Phenylalanine 0.725mg 0.937mg Game
Valine 0.914mg 1.073mg Game
Histidine 0.604mg 1.135mg Game
Cholesterol 88mg 85mg Game
Trans Fat 0.572g g Game
Saturated Fat 5.895g 0.95g Game
Monounsaturated Fat 6.668g 0.67g Beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.484g 0.47g Beef

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Beef Game
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
52
Beef
97
Game
Mineral Summary Score
55
Beef
51
Game

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
156%
Beef
138%
Game
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef
0%
Game
Fats
71%
Beef
11%
Game

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Game
Game contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Game
Game is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Game
Game is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.945g)
Which food is cheaper?
Game
Game 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.
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. Beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174032/nutrients
  2. Game - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173855/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.