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Chicken gizzard vs. Veal — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Chicken gizzard and Veal?

  • Chicken gizzard is higher in Selenium, Iron, and Copper, yet Veal is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B12, and Magnesium.
  • Chicken gizzard's daily need coverage for Cholesterol is 89% more.
  • Chicken gizzard has 3 times more Iron than Veal. While Chicken gizzard has 3.19mg of Iron, Veal has only 0.99mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Veal is lower.

We used Chicken, gizzard, all classes, cooked, simmered and Veal, ground, cooked, broiled types 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +222.2%
Contains less Sodium -32.5%
Contains more Zinc +14.2%
Contains more Copper +56.3%
Contains more Manganese +111.4%
Contains more Selenium +200%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.8%
Contains more Potassium +88.3%
Equal in Calcium - 17
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 120% 3% 81% 16% 8% 121% 54% 10% 225%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35% 5% 75%
Contains more Iron +222.2%
Contains less Sodium -32.5%
Contains more Zinc +14.2%
Contains more Copper +56.3%
Contains more Manganese +111.4%
Contains more Selenium +200%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.8%
Contains more Potassium +88.3%
Equal in Calcium - 17

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 E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +169.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +157.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +449.3%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +22.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Choline - 95
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% 4% 0% 0% 7% 49% 59% 29% 17% 4% 130% 57% 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 E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +169.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +157.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +449.3%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +22.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Choline - 95

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +24.7%
Contains more Fats +182.1%
Equal in Water - 66.76
Equal in Other - 1.3
30% 3% 68%
Protein: 30.39 g
Fats: 2.68 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 67.93 g
Other: 0 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 Protein +24.7%
Contains more Fats +182.1%
Equal in Water - 66.76
Equal in Other - 1.3

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -78%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +437.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +55.8%
43% 34% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.67 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.528 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.353 g
47% 44% 9%
Saturated Fat: 3.04 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.84 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.55 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -78%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +437.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +55.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chicken gizzard Veal
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken gizzard Veal Opinion
Protein 30.39g 24.38g Chicken gizzard
Fats 2.68g 7.56g Veal
Calories 154kcal 172kcal Veal
Calcium 17mg 17mg
Iron 3.19mg 0.99mg Chicken gizzard
Magnesium 3mg 24mg Veal
Phosphorus 189mg 217mg Veal
Potassium 179mg 337mg Veal
Sodium 56mg 83mg Chicken gizzard
Zinc 4.42mg 3.87mg Chicken gizzard
Copper 0.161mg 0.103mg Chicken gizzard
Manganese 0.074mg 0.035mg Chicken gizzard
Selenium 41.1µg 13.7µg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin E 0.2mg 0.15mg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin B1 0.026mg 0.07mg Veal
Vitamin B2 0.21mg 0.27mg Veal
Vitamin B3 3.12mg 8.03mg Veal
Vitamin B5 0.468mg 1.16mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.071mg 0.39mg Veal
Folate 5µg 11µg Veal
Vitamin B12 1.04µg 1.27µg Veal
Choline 104.4mg 95mg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin K 0µg 1.2µg Veal
Tryptophan 0.247mg Veal
Threonine 1.065mg Veal
Isoleucine 1.201mg Veal
Leucine 1.94mg Veal
Lysine 2.009mg Veal
Methionine 0.569mg Veal
Phenylalanine 0.984mg Veal
Valine 1.347mg Veal
Histidine 0.885mg Veal
Cholesterol 370mg 103mg Veal
Trans Fat 0.13g Veal
Saturated Fat 0.67g 3.04g Chicken gizzard
Monounsaturated Fat 0.528g 2.84g Veal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.353g 0.55g Veal
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.019g Chicken gizzard
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.003g Chicken gizzard
Omega-3 - ALA 0.004g Chicken gizzard

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicken gizzard Veal
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
27%
Chicken gizzard
47%
Veal
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Chicken gizzard
41%
Veal

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Veal
Veal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 267mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.37g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
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

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. Chicken gizzard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171457/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.