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Chicken meat vs Ostrich - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chicken meat and Ostrich

  • Ostrich is higher than Chicken meat in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Copper and Vitamin B2.
  • Ostrich covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 248% more than Chicken meat.
  • Chicken meat contains 4 times more Saturated Fat than Ostrich. While Chicken meat contains 3.79g of Saturated Fat, Ostrich contains only 1g.

Food varieties used in this article are Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Ostrich, tip trimmed, cooked.

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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
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Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +121.4%
Contains more Potassium +62.3%
Contains more Copper +130.3%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Sodium - 80
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 5% 20% 17% 22% 53% 78% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 105% 2% 32% 18% 51% 133% 108% 11%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +121.4%
Contains more Potassium +62.3%
Contains more Copper +130.3%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Sodium - 80

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +268.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1983.3%
Contains more Folate +200%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 10% 6% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 38% 6% 4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 5% 0% 59% 68% 134% 80% 126% 782% 0% 12%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +268.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1983.3%
Contains more Folate +200%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
36
Chicken meat
105
Ostrich
Mineral Summary Score
31
Chicken meat
57
Ostrich

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 the food
Protein
164%
Chicken meat
171%
Ostrich
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
0%
Ostrich
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
12%
Ostrich

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chicken meat Ostrich
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chicken meat Ostrich
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ostrich
Ostrich contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.79g)
Which food is cheaper?
Ostrich
Ostrich is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ostrich
Ostrich is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (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 vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chicken meat Ostrich Opinion
Calories 239 145 Chicken meat
Protein 27.3 28.49 Ostrich
Fats 13.6 2.57 Chicken meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 88 85 Ostrich
Vitamin D 2 Chicken meat
Iron 1.26 2.79 Ostrich
Calcium 15 6 Chicken meat
Potassium 223 362 Ostrich
Magnesium 23 25 Ostrich
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.066 0.152 Ostrich
Zinc 1.94 4.85 Ostrich
Starch
Phosphorus 182 251 Ostrich
Sodium 82 80 Ostrich
Vitamin A 161 0 Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27 0.23 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0 Chicken meat
Vitamin B1 0.063 0.232 Ostrich
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.292 Ostrich
Vitamin B3 8.487 7.143 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03 1.318 Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.545 Ostrich
Vitamin B12 0.3 6.25 Ostrich
Vitamin K 2.4 Chicken meat
Folate 5 15 Ostrich
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.79 1 Ostrich
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34 0.97 Chicken meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97 0.44 Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305 0.254 Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128 1.25 Ostrich
Isoleucine 1.362 1.354 Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986 2.315 Ostrich
Lysine 2.223 2.516 Ostrich
Methionine 0.726 0.796 Ostrich
Phenylalanine 1.061 1.176 Ostrich
Valine 1.325 1.407 Ostrich
Histidine 0.802 0.716 Chicken meat
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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 of 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. Ostrich - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174488/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.