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Duck meat vs. Beef tenderloin — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Duck meat and Beef tenderloin different?

  • Duck meat is higher in Vitamin B5, Copper, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B1, however, Beef tenderloin is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Choline, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Beef tenderloin is 90% higher.

Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Beef, tenderloin, roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted are the varieties used 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +84.6%
Contains more Manganese +35.7%
Contains more Iron +15.2%
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.1%
Contains more Potassium +62.3%
Contains more Zinc +116.7%
Contains more Selenium +14.5%
Equal in Sodium - 57
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 102% 12% 67% 18% 8% 51% 76% 3% 110%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 117% 16% 87% 30% 8% 110% 41% 2% 125%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +84.6%
Contains more Manganese +35.7%
Contains more Iron +15.2%
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.1%
Contains more Potassium +62.3%
Contains more Zinc +116.7%
Contains more Selenium +14.5%
Equal in Sodium - 57

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +339.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.9%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +720%
Contains more Choline +80.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.26
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 13% 14% 3% 0% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 5% 38% 28% 13%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 23% 60% 57% 15% 58% 6% 308% 50% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +339.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.9%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +720%
Contains more Choline +80.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.26

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +15.2%
Contains more Protein +25.9%
Contains more Other +281.7%
Equal in Water - 48.37
19% 28% 52%
Protein: 18.99 g
Fats: 28.35 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 51.84 g
Other: 0.82 g
24% 25% 48% 3%
Protein: 23.9 g
Fats: 24.6 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 48.37 g
Other: 3.13 g
Contains more Fats +15.2%
Contains more Protein +25.9%
Contains more Other +281.7%
Equal in Water - 48.37

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +25.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +265%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 9.72
37% 49% 14%
Saturated Fat: 9.67 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.9 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.65 g
46% 49% 5%
Saturated Fat: 9.72 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 10.27 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +25.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +265%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 9.72

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Duck meat Beef tenderloin
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Duck meat Beef tenderloin Opinion
Protein 18.99g 23.9g Beef tenderloin
Fats 28.35g 24.6g Duck meat
Calories 337kcal 324kcal Duck meat
Calcium 11mg 9mg Duck meat
Iron 2.7mg 3.11mg Beef tenderloin
Magnesium 16mg 22mg Beef tenderloin
Phosphorus 156mg 203mg Beef tenderloin
Potassium 204mg 331mg Beef tenderloin
Sodium 59mg 57mg Beef tenderloin
Zinc 1.86mg 4.03mg Beef tenderloin
Copper 0.227mg 0.123mg Duck meat
Manganese 0.019mg 0.014mg Duck meat
Selenium 20µg 22.9µg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin A 210IU 0IU Duck meat
Vitamin A RAE 63µg 0µg Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.7mg Duck meat
Vitamin D 3IU Duck meat
Vitamin D 0.1µg Duck meat
Vitamin B1 0.174mg 0.09mg Duck meat
Vitamin B2 0.269mg 0.26mg Duck meat
Vitamin B3 4.825mg 3mg Duck meat
Vitamin B5 1.098mg 0.25mg Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 0.25mg Beef tenderloin
Folate 6µg 8µg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 2.46µg Beef tenderloin
Choline 50.4mg 91mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin K 5.1µg Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.268mg Beef tenderloin
Threonine 0.773mg 1.044mg Beef tenderloin
Isoleucine 0.872mg 1.075mg Beef tenderloin
Leucine 1.465mg 1.889mg Beef tenderloin
Lysine 1.486mg 1.989mg Beef tenderloin
Methionine 0.475mg 0.612mg Beef tenderloin
Phenylalanine 0.752mg 0.933mg Beef tenderloin
Valine 0.938mg 1.163mg Beef tenderloin
Histidine 0.462mg 0.818mg Beef tenderloin
Cholesterol 84mg 85mg Duck meat
Saturated Fat 9.67g 9.72g Duck meat
Monounsaturated Fat 12.9g 10.27g Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 3.65g 1g Duck meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Duck meat Beef tenderloin
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
32%
Duck meat
44%
Beef tenderloin
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
45%
Duck meat
54%
Beef tenderloin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.050000000000001g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Duck meat
Duck meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is cheaper (difference - $2)
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)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Duck meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172409/nutrients
  2. Beef tenderloin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169544/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.