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Chicken meat vs Goat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Chicken meat and Goat?

  • Chicken meat is higher in Vitamin B3, Selenium, and Vitamin A RAE, however Goat is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Copper, Iron, and Zinc.
  • Goat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 35% more.
  • Goat contains 10000000 times less Vitamin A RAE than Chicken meat. Chicken meat contains 48µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Goat contains 0µg.
  • Goat has less Saturated Fat.

We used Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Goat, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Iron +124.6%
Contains more Potassium +72.6%
Contains more Zinc +106.2%
Contains more Copper +287.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 180
Equal in Sodium - 82
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 107% 0% 78% 34% 11% 110% 86%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Iron +124.6%
Contains more Potassium +72.6%
Contains more Zinc +106.2%
Contains more Copper +287.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 180
Equal in Sodium - 82

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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Goat
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +126.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +191.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +276.7%
Equal in Folate - 5
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% 0% 0% 0% 28% 114% 71% 0% 0% 4% 142% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +126.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +191.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +276.7%
Equal in Folate - 5

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken meat Goat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 27.3g 20.6g Chicken meat
Fats 13.6g 2.31g Chicken meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 239kcal 109kcal Chicken meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Goat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 15mg 13mg Chicken meat
Iron 1.26mg 2.83mg Goat
Magnesium 23mg mg Chicken meat
Phosphorus 182mg 180mg Chicken meat
Potassium 223mg 385mg Goat
Sodium 82mg 82mg
Zinc 1.94mg 4mg Goat
Copper 0.066mg 0.256mg Goat
Vitamin A 161IU 0IU Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27mg mg Chicken meat
Vitamin D 2IU IU Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0µg µg Chicken meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.063mg 0.11mg Goat
Vitamin B2 0.168mg 0.49mg Goat
Vitamin B3 8.487mg 3.75mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03mg mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4mg mg Chicken meat
Folate 5µg 5µg
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 1.13µg Goat
Vitamin K 2.4µg µg Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305mg 0.306mg Goat
Threonine 1.128mg 0.981mg Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362mg 1.042mg Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986mg 1.716mg Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223mg 1.532mg Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726mg 0.552mg Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061mg 0.715mg Chicken meat
Valine 1.325mg 1.103mg Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802mg 0.429mg Chicken meat
Cholesterol 88mg 57mg Goat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.79g 0.71g Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34g 1.03g Chicken meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97g 0.17g Chicken meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicken meat Goat
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
30
Goat
Mineral Summary Score
31
Chicken meat
53
Goat

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
124%
Goat
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
0%
Goat
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
11%
Goat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Goat
Goat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Goat
Goat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Goat
Goat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.08g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (82 mg)
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

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. Goat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175303/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.