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Fillet vs Chicken meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Fillet and Chicken meat

  • Fillet has more Vitamin B12, Copper, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, and Folate, however Chicken meat is higher in Selenium, and Fiber.
  • Fillet covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 163% more than Chicken meat.
  • Fillet has 20 times more Folate than Chicken meat. While Fillet has 102µg of Folate, Chicken meat has only 5µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Vegetarian fillets and Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, 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
Contains more Iron +58.7%
Contains more Calcium +533.3%
Contains more Potassium +169.1%
Contains more Copper +1301.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +147.3%
Contains more Zinc +38.6%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 29% 53% 17% 309% 39% 193% 64%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 5% 20% 17% 22% 53% 78% 11%
Contains more Iron +58.7%
Contains more Calcium +533.3%
Contains more Potassium +169.1%
Contains more Copper +1301.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +147.3%
Contains more Zinc +38.6%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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
Fillet
7
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Contains more Vitamin E +1177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1646%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +435.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1300%
Contains more Folate +1940%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 69% 0% 275% 208% 225% 0% 347% 526% 0% 77%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 10% 6% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 38% 6% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +1177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1646%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +435.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1300%
Contains more Folate +1940%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
144
Fillet
36
Chicken meat
Mineral Summary Score
97
Fillet
31
Chicken 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
138%
Fillet
164%
Chicken meat
Carbohydrates
9%
Fillet
0%
Chicken meat
Fats
83%
Fillet
63%
Chicken meat

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.
Fillet Chicken meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

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Fillet Chicken meat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fillet
Fillet is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 88mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fillet
Fillet is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.941g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fillet
Fillet is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fillet
Fillet is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat contains less Sodium (difference - 408mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fillet Chicken meat Opinion
Calories 290 239 Fillet
Protein 23 27.3 Chicken meat
Fats 18 13.6 Fillet
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 9 0 Fillet
Cholesterol 0 88 Fillet
Vitamin D 0 2 Chicken meat
Iron 2 1.26 Fillet
Calcium 95 15 Fillet
Potassium 600 223 Fillet
Magnesium 23 23
Sugar 0.8 0 Chicken meat
Fiber 6.1 0 Fillet
Copper 0.925 0.066 Fillet
Zinc 1.4 1.94 Chicken meat
Starch
Phosphorus 450 182 Fillet
Sodium 490 82 Chicken meat
Vitamin A 0 161 Chicken meat
Vitamin E 3.45 0.27 Fillet
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.1 0.063 Fillet
Vitamin B2 0.9 0.168 Fillet
Vitamin B3 12 8.487 Fillet
Vitamin B5 1.03 Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 1.5 0.4 Fillet
Vitamin B12 4.2 0.3 Fillet
Vitamin K 0 2.4 Chicken meat
Folate 102 5 Fillet
Trans Fat 0 Chicken meat
Saturated Fat 2.849 3.79 Fillet
Monounsaturated Fat 4.376 5.34 Chicken meat
Polyunsaturated fat 9.332 2.97 Fillet
Tryptophan 0.305 Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128 Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362 Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986 Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223 Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726 Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061 Chicken meat
Valine 1.325 Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802 Chicken meat
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. Fillet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169068/nutrients
  2. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

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