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Duck meat vs Game - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Duck meat and Game

  • Duck meat has more Selenium, however Game has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Iron, Vitamin A RAE, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Game is 250% higher.
  • Game has 10 times less Saturated Fat than Duck meat. Duck meat has 9.67g of Saturated Fat, while Game has 0.95g.

Food types used in this article are Duck, domesticated, 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
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Game
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.5%
Contains more Potassium +55.9%
Contains less Sodium -13.6%
Contains more Zinc +12.4%
Contains more Copper +11.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 102% 12% 67% 18% 8% 51% 76%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 128% 17% 87% 29% 7% 57% 85%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.5%
Contains more Potassium +55.9%
Contains less Sodium -13.6%
Contains more Zinc +12.4%
Contains more Copper +11.5%

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 +250%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +363.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2003.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 13% 14% 3% 0% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 5% 38% 13%
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 +250%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +363.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2003.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Duck meat Game Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 18.99g 22.96g Game
Fats 28.35g 2.42g Duck meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 337kcal 120kcal Duck meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 5mg Duck meat
Iron 2.7mg 3.4mg Game
Magnesium 16mg 23mg Game
Phosphorus 156mg 202mg Game
Potassium 204mg 318mg Game
Sodium 59mg 51mg Game
Zinc 1.86mg 2.09mg Game
Copper 0.227mg 0.253mg Game
Vitamin A 210IU 0IU Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.7mg 0.2mg Duck meat
Vitamin D 3IU IU Duck meat
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Duck meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.174mg 0.22mg Game
Vitamin B2 0.269mg 0.48mg Game
Vitamin B3 4.825mg 6.37mg Game
Vitamin B5 1.098mg mg Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 0.37mg Game
Folate 6µg 4µg Duck meat
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 6.31µg Game
Vitamin K 5.1µg 1.1µg Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.232mg mg Duck meat
Threonine 0.773mg 1.08mg Game
Isoleucine 0.872mg 0.908mg Game
Leucine 1.465mg 1.951mg Game
Lysine 1.486mg 2.006mg Game
Methionine 0.475mg 0.566mg Game
Phenylalanine 0.752mg 0.937mg Game
Valine 0.938mg 1.073mg Game
Histidine 0.462mg 1.135mg Game
Cholesterol 84mg 85mg Duck meat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.67g 0.95g Game
Monounsaturated Fat 12.9g 0.67g Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 3.65g 0.47g Duck meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Duck 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
32
Duck meat
97
Game
Mineral Summary Score
42
Duck 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
114%
Duck meat
138%
Game
Carbohydrates
0%
Duck meat
0%
Game
Fats
131%
Duck meat
11%
Game

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Game
Game contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Game
Game is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.72g)
Which food is cheaper?
Game
Game is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Game
Game is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
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 vitamins?
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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. Duck meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172409/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.