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Duck meat vs. Lamb shoulder — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Duck meat and Lamb shoulder?

  • Duck meat is richer in Copper, Iron, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B1, yet Lamb shoulder is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B3, and Selenium.
  • Lamb shoulder's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 94% higher.
  • Lamb shoulder contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Lamb, domestic, shoulder, arm, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked, roasted types in this comparison.

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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 Iron +33%
Contains more Copper +100.9%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.3%
Contains more Potassium +27%
Contains more Zinc +140.9%
Contains more Manganese +10.5%
Contains more Selenium +27%
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 6% 77% 17% 79% 23% 9% 123% 38% 3% 139%
Contains more Iron +33%
Contains more Copper +100.9%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.3%
Contains more Potassium +27%
Contains more Zinc +140.9%
Contains more Manganese +10.5%
Contains more Selenium +27%

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 E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +750%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.25
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% 3% 0% 0% 23% 58% 125% 43% 28% 15% 319% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +750%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.25

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +40.1%
Contains more Protein +18.6%
Contains more Other +59.8%
Equal in Water - 55.92
19% 28% 52%
Protein: 18.99 g
Fats: 28.35 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 51.84 g
Other: 0.82 g
23% 20% 56%
Protein: 22.53 g
Fats: 20.24 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 55.92 g
Other: 1.31 g
Contains more Fats +40.1%
Contains more Protein +18.6%
Contains more Other +59.8%
Equal in Water - 55.92

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +55.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +126.7%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 8.74
37% 49% 14%
Saturated Fat: 9.67 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.9 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.65 g
47% 45% 9%
Saturated Fat: 8.74 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.3 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.61 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +55.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +126.7%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 8.74

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Duck meat Lamb shoulder Opinion
Protein 18.99g 22.53g Lamb shoulder
Fats 28.35g 20.24g Duck meat
Calories 337kcal 279kcal Duck meat
Calcium 11mg 18mg Lamb shoulder
Iron 2.7mg 2.03mg Duck meat
Magnesium 16mg 23mg Lamb shoulder
Phosphorus 156mg 183mg Lamb shoulder
Potassium 204mg 259mg Lamb shoulder
Sodium 59mg 65mg Duck meat
Zinc 1.86mg 4.48mg Lamb shoulder
Copper 0.227mg 0.113mg Duck meat
Manganese 0.019mg 0.021mg Lamb shoulder
Selenium 20µg 25.4µg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin A 210IU 0IU Duck meat
Vitamin A RAE 63µg 0µg Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.7mg 0.14mg 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 0.25mg Duck meat
Vitamin B3 4.825mg 6.66mg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin B5 1.098mg 0.71mg Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 0.12mg Duck meat
Folate 6µg 20µg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 2.55µg Lamb shoulder
Choline 50.4mg Duck meat
Vitamin K 5.1µg Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.263mg Lamb shoulder
Threonine 0.773mg 0.964mg Lamb shoulder
Isoleucine 0.872mg 1.087mg Lamb shoulder
Leucine 1.465mg 1.753mg Lamb shoulder
Lysine 1.486mg 1.99mg Lamb shoulder
Methionine 0.475mg 0.578mg Lamb shoulder
Phenylalanine 0.752mg 0.917mg Lamb shoulder
Valine 0.938mg 1.216mg Lamb shoulder
Histidine 0.462mg 0.714mg Lamb shoulder
Cholesterol 84mg 92mg Duck meat
Saturated Fat 9.67g 8.74g Lamb shoulder
Monounsaturated Fat 12.9g 8.3g Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 3.65g 1.61g Duck meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Duck meat Lamb shoulder
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
47%
Lamb shoulder
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
45%
Duck meat
51%
Lamb shoulder

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lamb shoulder
Lamb shoulder is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb shoulder
Lamb shoulder is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.93g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lamb shoulder
Lamb shoulder is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb shoulder
Lamb shoulder is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Duck meat
Duck meat contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
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)

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. Lamb shoulder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174329/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.