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Duck meat vs Lamb and mutton - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Duck meat and Lamb and mutton

  • Duck meat has more Copper, Iron, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B1, however Lamb and mutton is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Choline, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Lamb and mutton's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 94% more.
  • Duck meat contains 2 times more Copper than Lamb and mutton. Duck meat contains 0.227mg of Copper, while Lamb and mutton contains 0.119mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, 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
Contains more Iron +43.6%
Contains less Sodium -18.1%
Contains more Copper +90.8%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains more Potassium +52%
Contains more Zinc +139.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 102% 12% 67% 18% 8% 51% 76%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40%
Contains more Iron +43.6%
Contains less Sodium -18.1%
Contains more Copper +90.8%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains more Potassium +52%
Contains more Zinc +139.8%

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 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +750%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.25
Equal in Vitamin K - 4.6
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% 3% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 12%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +750%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.25
Equal in Vitamin K - 4.6

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 Lamb and mutton
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Duck meat Lamb and mutton Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 18.99g 24.52g Lamb and mutton
Fats 28.35g 20.94g Duck meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 337kcal 294kcal Duck meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 17mg Lamb and mutton
Iron 2.7mg 1.88mg Duck meat
Magnesium 16mg 23mg Lamb and mutton
Phosphorus 156mg 188mg Lamb and mutton
Potassium 204mg 310mg Lamb and mutton
Sodium 59mg 72mg Duck meat
Zinc 1.86mg 4.46mg Lamb and mutton
Copper 0.227mg 0.119mg Duck meat
Vitamin A 210IU 0IU Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.7mg 0.14mg Duck meat
Vitamin D 3IU 2IU Duck meat
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.1µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.174mg 0.1mg Duck meat
Vitamin B2 0.269mg 0.25mg Duck meat
Vitamin B3 4.825mg 6.66mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 1.098mg 0.66mg Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 0.13mg Duck meat
Folate 6µg 18µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 2.55µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K 5.1µg 4.6µg Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.287mg Lamb and mutton
Threonine 0.773mg 1.05mg Lamb and mutton
Isoleucine 0.872mg 1.183mg Lamb and mutton
Leucine 1.465mg 1.908mg Lamb and mutton
Lysine 1.486mg 2.166mg Lamb and mutton
Methionine 0.475mg 0.629mg Lamb and mutton
Phenylalanine 0.752mg 0.998mg Lamb and mutton
Valine 0.938mg 1.323mg Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.462mg 0.777mg Lamb and mutton
Cholesterol 84mg 97mg Duck meat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.67g 8.83g Lamb and mutton
Monounsaturated Fat 12.9g 8.82g Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 3.65g 1.51g Duck meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Duck meat Lamb and mutton
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
52
Lamb and mutton
Mineral Summary Score
42
Duck meat
46
Lamb and mutton

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
147%
Lamb and mutton
Carbohydrates
0%
Duck meat
0%
Lamb and mutton
Fats
131%
Duck meat
97%
Lamb and mutton

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.84g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Duck meat
Duck meat contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 13mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Duck meat
Duck meat is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Duck meat
Duck meat is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

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. Lamb and mutton - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.