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Duck meat vs. Goat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Duck meat and Goat different?

  • Duck meat is richer in Selenium, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B1, while Goat is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B2, and Potassium.
  • Duck meat covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 45% more than Goat.
  • Goat is lower in Saturated Fat.

Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Goat, raw types were 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.
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Goat
Contains less Sodium -28%
Contains more Selenium +127.3%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.4%
Contains more Potassium +88.7%
Contains more Zinc +115.1%
Contains more Copper +12.8%
Contains more Manganese +100%
Equal in Iron - 2.83
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 4% 107% 0% 78% 34% 11% 110% 86% 5% 48%
Contains less Sodium -28%
Contains more Selenium +127.3%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.4%
Contains more Potassium +88.7%
Contains more Zinc +115.1%
Contains more Copper +12.8%
Contains more Manganese +100%
Equal in Iron - 2.83

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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2
Goat
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.7%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +276.7%
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% 28% 114% 71% 0% 0% 4% 142% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.7%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +276.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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3
Goat
Contains more Fats +1127.3%
Contains more Water +46.3%
Contains more Other +52.4%
Equal in Protein - 20.6
19% 28% 52%
Protein: 18.99 g
Fats: 28.35 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 51.84 g
Other: 0.82 g
21% 2% 76%
Protein: 20.6 g
Fats: 2.31 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.84 g
Other: 1.25 g
Contains more Fats +1127.3%
Contains more Water +46.3%
Contains more Other +52.4%
Equal in Protein - 20.6

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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1
Goat
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1152.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2047.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.7%
37% 49% 14%
Saturated Fat: 9.67 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.9 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.65 g
37% 54% 9%
Saturated Fat: 0.71 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.03 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.17 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1152.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2047.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.7%

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 Goat
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Duck meat Goat Opinion
Protein 18.99g 20.6g Goat
Fats 28.35g 2.31g Duck meat
Calories 337kcal 109kcal Duck meat
Calcium 11mg 13mg Goat
Iron 2.7mg 2.83mg Goat
Magnesium 16mg Duck meat
Phosphorus 156mg 180mg Goat
Potassium 204mg 385mg Goat
Sodium 59mg 82mg Duck meat
Zinc 1.86mg 4mg Goat
Copper 0.227mg 0.256mg Goat
Manganese 0.019mg 0.038mg Goat
Selenium 20µg 8.8µg Duck meat
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 0.11mg Duck meat
Vitamin B2 0.269mg 0.49mg Goat
Vitamin B3 4.825mg 3.75mg Duck meat
Vitamin B5 1.098mg Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.18mg Duck meat
Folate 6µg 5µg Duck meat
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 1.13µg Goat
Choline 50.4mg Duck meat
Vitamin K 5.1µg Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.306mg Goat
Threonine 0.773mg 0.981mg Goat
Isoleucine 0.872mg 1.042mg Goat
Leucine 1.465mg 1.716mg Goat
Lysine 1.486mg 1.532mg Goat
Methionine 0.475mg 0.552mg Goat
Phenylalanine 0.752mg 0.715mg Duck meat
Valine 0.938mg 1.103mg Goat
Histidine 0.462mg 0.429mg Duck meat
Cholesterol 84mg 57mg Goat
Saturated Fat 9.67g 0.71g Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 12.9g 1.03g Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 3.65g 0.17g Duck meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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
27%
Goat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
45%
Duck meat
48%
Goat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Goat
Goat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Goat
Goat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Goat
Goat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.96g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Goat
Goat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Duck meat
Duck meat contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Duck meat
Duck meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)

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. Goat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175303/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.