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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 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 Potassium +55.9%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Copper +11.5%
Contains more Zinc +12.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.5%
Contains less Sodium -13.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 102% 4% 18% 12% 76% 51% 67% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 2% 29% 17% 85% 57% 87% 7%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains more Potassium +55.9%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Copper +11.5%
Contains more Zinc +12.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.5%
Contains less Sodium -13.6%

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 Vitamin K +363.6%
Contains more Folate +50%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 13% 14% 3% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 38% 13% 5%
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% 4% 0% 56% 111% 120% 0% 86% 789% 3% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +250%
Contains more Vitamin K +363.6%
Contains more Folate +50%
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 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
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 the food
Protein
114%
Duck meat
138%
Game
Carbohydrates
0%
Duck meat
0%
Game
Fats
131%
Duck meat
11%
Game

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

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. 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.