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Duck meat vs. Pork spare ribs — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Duck meat and Pork spare ribs different?

  • Duck meat is richer in Iron, Copper, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin A RAE, while Pork spare ribs are higher in Vitamin B6, Vitamin D, Vitamin B1, and Zinc.
  • Pork spare ribs covers your daily need of Vitamin B6 30% more than Duck meat.
  • Pork spare ribs are lower in Saturated Fat.

Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Pork, fresh, spareribs, separable lean and fat, 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.
Contains more Iron +196.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains less Sodium -27.2%
Contains more Copper +183.8%
Contains more Manganese +90%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +18.6%
Contains more Zinc +34.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 16
Equal in Phosphorus - 141
Equal in Selenium - 22
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 5% 35% 12% 61% 22% 11% 69% 27% 2% 120%
Contains more Iron +196.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains less Sodium -27.2%
Contains more Copper +183.8%
Contains more Manganese +90%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +18.6%
Contains more Zinc +34.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 16
Equal in Phosphorus - 141
Equal in Selenium - 22

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 +89.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.7%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +2200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +218.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +26.7%
Contains more Choline +18.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.251
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.662
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% 8% 69% 0% 80% 58% 88% 38% 133% 0% 48% 33% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +89.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.7%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +2200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +218.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +26.7%
Contains more Choline +18.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.251
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.662

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +22.8%
Contains more Fats +21.2%
Contains more Water +15.3%
Contains more Other +68.3%
19% 28% 52%
Protein: 18.99 g
Fats: 28.35 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 51.84 g
Other: 0.82 g
15% 23% 60%
Protein: 15.47 g
Fats: 23.4 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.75 g
Other: 1.38 g
Contains more Protein +22.8%
Contains more Fats +21.2%
Contains more Water +15.3%
Contains more Other +68.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +51%
Contains less Saturated Fat -22.1%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 3.953
37% 49% 14%
Saturated Fat: 9.67 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.9 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.65 g
38% 43% 20%
Saturated Fat: 7.529 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.542 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.953 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +51%
Contains less Saturated Fat -22.1%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 3.953

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 Pork spare ribs
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Pork spare ribs Opinion
Protein 18.99g 15.47g Duck meat
Fats 28.35g 23.4g Duck meat
Calories 337kcal 277kcal Duck meat
Calcium 11mg 15mg Pork spare ribs
Iron 2.7mg 0.91mg Duck meat
Magnesium 16mg 16mg
Phosphorus 156mg 141mg Duck meat
Potassium 204mg 242mg Pork spare ribs
Sodium 59mg 81mg Duck meat
Zinc 1.86mg 2.5mg Pork spare ribs
Copper 0.227mg 0.08mg Duck meat
Manganese 0.019mg 0.01mg Duck meat
Selenium 20µg 22µg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin A 210IU 0IU Duck meat
Vitamin A RAE 63µg 0µg Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.7mg 0.37mg Duck meat
Vitamin D 3IU 91IU Pork spare ribs
Vitamin D 0.1µg 2.3µg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B1 0.174mg 0.319mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B2 0.269mg 0.251mg Duck meat
Vitamin B3 4.825mg 4.662mg Duck meat
Vitamin B5 1.098mg 0.625mg Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 0.574mg Pork spare ribs
Folate 6µg 0µg Duck meat
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 0.38µg Pork spare ribs
Choline 50.4mg 59.7mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin K 5.1µg 0µg Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.163mg Duck meat
Threonine 0.773mg 0.695mg Duck meat
Isoleucine 0.872mg 0.761mg Duck meat
Leucine 1.465mg 1.318mg Duck meat
Lysine 1.486mg 1.435mg Duck meat
Methionine 0.475mg 0.426mg Duck meat
Phenylalanine 0.752mg 0.65mg Duck meat
Valine 0.938mg 0.809mg Duck meat
Histidine 0.462mg 0.668mg Pork spare ribs
Cholesterol 84mg 80mg Pork spare ribs
Trans Fat 0.222g Duck meat
Saturated Fat 9.67g 7.529g Pork spare ribs
Monounsaturated Fat 12.9g 8.542g Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 3.65g 3.953g Pork spare ribs
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.079g Pork spare ribs
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 3.146g Pork spare ribs
Omega-3 - ALA 0.081g Pork spare ribs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Duck meat Pork spare ribs
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
42%
Pork spare ribs
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
45%
Duck meat
36%
Pork spare ribs

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork spare ribs
Pork spare ribs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork spare ribs
Pork spare ribs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.141g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork spare ribs
Pork spare ribs is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Duck meat
Duck meat contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
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

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. Pork spare ribs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167853/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.