Beef vs. Horse meat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
How are Beef and Horse meat different?
- Beef is higher in Zinc, Selenium, and Monounsaturated Fat, however, Horse meat is richer in Iron, Vitamin B12, Copper, and Phosphorus.
- Daily need coverage for Iron from Horse meat is 30% higher.
- Beef contains 3 times more Monounsaturated Fat than Horse meat. While Beef contains 6.668g of Monounsaturated Fat, Horse meat contains only 2.12g.
- Horse meat has less Saturated Fat.
Beef, ground, 85% lean meat / 15% fat, patty, cooked, broiled and Game meat, horse, cooked, roasted are the varieties used in this article.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Glycemic Index||Equal|
|Lower in price||Equal|
|Rich in minerals||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||3µg||0µg|
|Omega-3 - DHA||0.001g|
|Omega-3 - EPA||0.003g|
|Omega-3 - DPA||0.016g|
|Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid||0.012g|
|Omega-3 - ALA||0.044g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet||Equal|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet||Equal|