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Duck meat vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Duck meat and Veal

  • Duck meat has more Iron, Copper, Selenium, and Vitamin B1, while Veal has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus.
  • Veal covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 40% more than Duck meat.
  • Duck meat contains 3 times more Saturated Fat than Veal. While Duck meat contains 9.67g of Saturated Fat, Veal contains only 3.04g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Veal, ground, cooked, broiled.

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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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Veal
Contains more Iron +172.7%
Contains more Copper +120.4%
Contains less Sodium -28.9%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Potassium +65.2%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Zinc +108.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 102% 4% 18% 12% 76% 51% 67% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 6% 30% 18% 35% 106% 93% 11%
Contains more Iron +172.7%
Contains more Copper +120.4%
Contains less Sodium -28.9%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Potassium +65.2%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Zinc +108.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.1%

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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Veal
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +148.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +325%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +323.3%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.16
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 13% 14% 3% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 38% 13% 5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 3% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 159% 3% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +148.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +325%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +323.3%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.16

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
47
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
42
Duck meat
42
Veal

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
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
0%
Duck meat
0%
Veal
Fats
131%
Duck meat
35%
Veal

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

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Duck meat Veal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.63g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Duck meat
Duck meat contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Duck meat
Duck meat is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Duck meat Veal Opinion
Calories 337 172 Duck meat
Protein 18.99 24.38 Veal
Fats 28.35 7.56 Duck meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 84 103 Duck meat
Vitamin D 3 0 Duck meat
Iron 2.7 0.99 Duck meat
Calcium 11 17 Veal
Potassium 204 337 Veal
Magnesium 16 24 Veal
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.227 0.103 Duck meat
Zinc 1.86 3.87 Veal
Starch
Phosphorus 156 217 Veal
Sodium 59 83 Duck meat
Vitamin A 210 0 Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.7 0.15 Duck meat
Vitamin D 0.1 0 Duck meat
Vitamin B1 0.174 0.07 Duck meat
Vitamin B2 0.269 0.27 Veal
Vitamin B3 4.825 8.03 Veal
Vitamin B5 1.098 1.16 Veal
Vitamin B6 0.18 0.39 Veal
Vitamin B12 0.3 1.27 Veal
Vitamin K 5.1 1.2 Duck meat
Folate 6 11 Veal
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 9.67 3.04 Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 12.9 2.84 Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 3.65 0.55 Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.232 0.247 Veal
Threonine 0.773 1.065 Veal
Isoleucine 0.872 1.201 Veal
Leucine 1.465 1.94 Veal
Lysine 1.486 2.009 Veal
Methionine 0.475 0.569 Veal
Phenylalanine 0.752 0.984 Veal
Valine 0.938 1.347 Veal
Histidine 0.462 0.885 Veal
Fructose

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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.