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Chicken meat vs Game - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chicken meat and Game

  • Chicken meat has more Selenium, and Vitamin B3, however Game is higher in Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B2, Copper, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Game covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 250% more than Chicken meat.
  • Chicken meat has 4 times more Saturated Fat than Game. While Chicken meat has 3.79g of Saturated Fat, Game has only 0.95g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted 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
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +169.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +11%
Contains more Potassium +42.6%
Contains less Sodium -37.8%
Contains more Copper +283.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Zinc - 2.09
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 128% 17% 87% 29% 7% 57% 85%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +169.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +11%
Contains more Potassium +42.6%
Contains less Sodium -37.8%
Contains more Copper +283.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Zinc - 2.09

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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Game
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +35%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.2%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +118.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +249.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2003.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.37
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 0% 4% 0% 0% 56% 111% 120% 0% 86% 3% 789% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +35%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.2%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +118.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +249.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2003.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.37

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 Game
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken meat Game Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 27.3g 22.96g Chicken meat
Fats 13.6g 2.42g Chicken meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 239kcal 120kcal Chicken meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 15mg 5mg Chicken meat
Iron 1.26mg 3.4mg Game
Magnesium 23mg 23mg
Phosphorus 182mg 202mg Game
Potassium 223mg 318mg Game
Sodium 82mg 51mg Game
Zinc 1.94mg 2.09mg Game
Copper 0.066mg 0.253mg Game
Vitamin A 161IU 0IU Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.2mg Chicken meat
Vitamin D 2IU IU Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0µg µg Chicken meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.063mg 0.22mg Game
Vitamin B2 0.168mg 0.48mg Game
Vitamin B3 8.487mg 6.37mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03mg mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 0.37mg Chicken meat
Folate 5µg 4µg Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 6.31µg Game
Vitamin K 2.4µg 1.1µg Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305mg mg Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128mg 1.08mg Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362mg 0.908mg Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986mg 1.951mg Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223mg 2.006mg Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726mg 0.566mg Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061mg 0.937mg Chicken meat
Valine 1.325mg 1.073mg Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802mg 1.135mg Game
Cholesterol 88mg 85mg Game
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.79g 0.95g Game
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34g 0.67g Chicken meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97g 0.47g Chicken meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chicken meat 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
36
Chicken meat
97
Game
Mineral Summary Score
31
Chicken meat
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
164%
Chicken meat
138%
Game
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
0%
Game
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
11%
Game

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Game
Game contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
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 - 2.84g)
Which food is cheaper?
Game
Game is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Game
Game is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

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. 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.