Chicken meat vs. Ground beef — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
The main differences between Chicken meat and Ground beef
- Chicken meat is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Selenium, and Vitamin B6, yet Ground beef is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron.
- Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Ground beef is 91% higher.
- Chicken meat contains 2 times more Vitamin B3 than Ground beef. Chicken meat contains 8.487mg of Vitamin B3, while Ground beef contains 4.026mg.
- Chicken meat contains less Saturated Fat.
Food types used in this article are Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in price|
|Lower in Sugar||Equal|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
|Lower in Glycemic Index||Equal|
|Rich in minerals||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||48µg||3µg|
|Omega-3 - DHA||0.04g||0g|
|Omega-3 - EPA||0.01g||0g|
|Omega-3 - DPA||0.02g||0g|
|Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid||0.008g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet||Equal|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet||Equal|