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Duck meat vs Meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Duck meat and Meat

  • Duck meat is higher in Iron, and Copper, however Meat is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B2.
  • Meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 65% higher.
  • Duck meat has 8 times more Saturated Fat than Meat. While Duck meat has 9.67g of Saturated Fat, Meat has only 1.198g.

The food types used in this comparison are Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted.

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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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Meat
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +134.8%
Contains more Copper +104.5%
Contains more Magnesium +81.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.2%
Contains more Potassium +106.4%
Contains more Zinc +30.1%
Equal in Sodium - 57
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% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +134.8%
Contains more Copper +104.5%
Contains more Magnesium +81.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.2%
Contains more Potassium +106.4%
Contains more Zinc +30.1%
Equal in Sodium - 57

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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Meat
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +775%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +446%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +310.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +90%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.012
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% 2% 6% 0% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 0% 72% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +775%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +446%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +310.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +90%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.012

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 Meat
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Duck meat Meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 18.99g 26.17g Meat
Fats 28.35g 3.51g Duck meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 337kcal 143kcal Duck meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 6mg Duck meat
Iron 2.7mg 1.15mg Duck meat
Magnesium 16mg 29mg Meat
Phosphorus 156mg 267mg Meat
Potassium 204mg 421mg Meat
Sodium 59mg 57mg Meat
Zinc 1.86mg 2.42mg Meat
Copper 0.227mg 0.111mg Duck meat
Vitamin A 210IU 0IU Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.7mg 0.08mg Duck meat
Vitamin D 3IU 10IU Meat
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.2µg Meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.174mg 0.95mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.269mg 0.387mg Meat
Vitamin B3 4.825mg 7.432mg Meat
Vitamin B5 1.098mg 1.012mg Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 0.739mg Meat
Folate 6µg 0µg Duck meat
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 0.57µg Meat
Vitamin K 5.1µg 0µg Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.275mg Meat
Threonine 0.773mg 1.175mg Meat
Isoleucine 0.872mg 1.288mg Meat
Leucine 1.465mg 2.229mg Meat
Lysine 1.486mg 2.427mg Meat
Methionine 0.475mg 0.721mg Meat
Phenylalanine 0.752mg 1.1mg Meat
Valine 0.938mg 1.367mg Meat
Histidine 0.462mg 1.13mg Meat
Cholesterol 84mg 73mg Meat
Trans Fat g 0.033g Duck meat
Saturated Fat 9.67g 1.198g Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 12.9g 1.334g Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 3.65g 0.506g Duck meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Duck meat Meat
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
65
Meat
Mineral Summary Score
42
Duck meat
41
Meat

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
157%
Meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Duck meat
0%
Meat
Fats
131%
Duck meat
16%
Meat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.472g)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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 minerals?
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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.
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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.