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Game vs Beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Game and Beef

  • Game has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Copper, Vitamin B1, Iron, and Vitamin B3, however Beef has more Zinc, Selenium, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Game's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 153% more.
  • Game has 5 times more Vitamin B1 than Beef. Game has 0.22mg of Vitamin B1, while Beef has 0.046mg.
  • Game is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Game meat, deer, raw and Beef, ground, 85% lean meat / 15% fat, patty, 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
Game
5
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2
Beef
Contains more Iron +30.8%
Contains less Sodium -29.2%
Contains more Copper +197.6%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Zinc +201.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Phosphorus - 198
Equal in Potassium - 318
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 128% 17% 87% 29% 7% 57% 85%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 98% 15% 85% 29% 10% 173% 29%
Contains more Iron +30.8%
Contains less Sodium -29.2%
Contains more Copper +197.6%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Zinc +201.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Phosphorus - 198
Equal in Potassium - 318

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
Game
5
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6
Beef
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +378.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +139%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +125%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.382
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.2
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 56% 111% 120% 0% 86% 3% 789% 3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 3% 0% 0% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 7% 331% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +378.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +139%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +125%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.382
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.2

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.
Game Beef
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 Game Beef Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 22.96g 25.93g Beef
Fats 2.42g 15.41g Beef
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 120kcal 250kcal Beef
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 18mg Beef
Iron 3.4mg 2.6mg Game
Magnesium 23mg 21mg Game
Phosphorus 202mg 198mg Game
Potassium 318mg 318mg
Sodium 51mg 72mg Game
Zinc 2.09mg 6.31mg Beef
Copper 0.253mg 0.085mg Game
Vitamin A 0IU 9IU Beef
Vitamin E 0.2mg 0.12mg Game
Vitamin D IU 2IU Beef
Vitamin D µg 0µg Beef
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.22mg 0.046mg Game
Vitamin B2 0.48mg 0.176mg Game
Vitamin B3 6.37mg 5.378mg Game
Vitamin B5 mg 0.658mg Beef
Vitamin B6 0.37mg 0.382mg Beef
Folate 4µg 9µg Beef
Vitamin B12 6.31µg 2.64µg Game
Vitamin K 1.1µg 1.2µg Beef
Tryptophan mg 0.094mg Beef
Threonine 1.08mg 0.72mg Game
Isoleucine 0.908mg 0.822mg Game
Leucine 1.951mg 1.45mg Game
Lysine 2.006mg 1.54mg Game
Methionine 0.566mg 0.478mg Game
Phenylalanine 0.937mg 0.725mg Game
Valine 1.073mg 0.914mg Game
Histidine 1.135mg 0.604mg Game
Cholesterol 85mg 88mg Game
Trans Fat g 0.572g Game
Saturated Fat 0.95g 5.895g Game
Monounsaturated Fat 0.67g 6.668g Beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.47g 0.484g Beef

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Game Beef
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
97
Game
52
Beef
Mineral Summary Score
51
Game
55
Beef

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%
Game
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
0%
Game
0%
Beef
Fats
11%
Game
71%
Beef

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Game
Game contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Game
Game is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Game
Game is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.945g)
Which food is cheaper?
Game
Game is cheaper (difference - $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 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. Game - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173855/nutrients
  2. Beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174032/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.