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Chicken meat vs Barbecue chicken - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Chicken meat and Barbecue chicken

  • Chicken meat has more Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Polyunsaturated fat, however Barbecue chicken is richer in Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Chicken meat covers your daily Vitamin B5 needs 18% more than Barbecue chicken.
  • Barbecue chicken has 2 times less Vitamin B6 than Chicken meat. Chicken meat has 0.4mg of Vitamin B6, while Barbecue chicken has 0.191mg.
  • Chicken meat contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin.

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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 +32.6%
Contains less Sodium -75.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.8%
Contains more Potassium +14.3%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Zinc - 1.78
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 36% 15% 94% 23% 44% 49% 26%
Contains more Iron +32.6%
Contains less Sodium -75.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.8%
Contains more Potassium +14.3%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Zinc - 1.78

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 A +140.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +577.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +70.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35.1%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +56.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 10% 6% 0% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 4% 38% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 10% 0% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 6% 59% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +140.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +577.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +70.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35.1%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +56.7%

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.
Chicken meat Barbecue chicken
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken meat Barbecue chicken Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.12g Barbecue chicken
Protein 27.3g 22.51g Chicken meat
Fats 13.6g 15.08g Barbecue chicken
Carbs 0g 0.12g Barbecue chicken
Calories 239kcal 226kcal Chicken meat
Starch g 0g Barbecue chicken
Fructose g 0.04g Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0g 0.12g Chicken meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 15mg 16mg Barbecue chicken
Iron 1.26mg 0.95mg Chicken meat
Magnesium 23mg 21mg Chicken meat
Phosphorus 182mg 218mg Barbecue chicken
Potassium 223mg 255mg Barbecue chicken
Sodium 82mg 335mg Chicken meat
Zinc 1.94mg 1.78mg Chicken meat
Copper 0.066mg 0.077mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin A 161IU 67IU Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.46mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 2IU 0IU Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.063mg 0.055mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B2 0.168mg 0.227mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B3 8.487mg 5.732mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03mg 0.152mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 0.191mg Chicken meat
Folate 5µg 8µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 0.47µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin K 2.4µg 0µg Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305mg 0.173mg Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128mg 0.657mg Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362mg 0.853mg Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986mg 1.549mg Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223mg 1.75mg Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726mg 0.565mg Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061mg 0.69mg Chicken meat
Valine 1.325mg 0.935mg Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802mg 0.592mg Chicken meat
Cholesterol 88mg 127mg Chicken meat
Trans Fat g 0.078g Chicken meat
Saturated Fat 3.79g 3.927g Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34g 6.446g Barbecue chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97g 2.038g Chicken meat

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Chicken meat Barbecue chicken
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Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
36
Chicken meat
25
Barbecue chicken
Mineral Summary Score
31
Chicken meat
36
Barbecue chicken

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
164%
Chicken meat
135%
Barbecue chicken
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
0%
Barbecue chicken
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
70%
Barbecue chicken

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat contains less Sodium (difference - 253mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 39mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.137g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $1)
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. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/nutrients
  2. Barbecue chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171127/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.