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Goat vs Ground meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Goat and Ground meat

  • Goat has more Vitamin B2, Copper, and Iron, however Ground meat is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Zinc, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Ground meat covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 57% more than Goat.
  • Goat has 3 times more Copper than Ground meat. While Goat has 0.256mg of Copper, Ground meat has only 0.079mg.
  • Goat has less Cholesterol.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Goat, raw and Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked.

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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 +24.7%
Contains more Potassium +59.8%
Contains more Copper +224.1%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains less Sodium -11%
Contains more Zinc +46%
Equal in Phosphorus - 166
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 107% 0% 78% 34% 11% 110% 86%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 86% 13% 72% 22% 10% 160% 27%
Contains more Iron +24.7%
Contains more Potassium +59.8%
Contains more Copper +224.1%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains less Sodium -11%
Contains more Zinc +46%
Equal in Phosphorus - 166

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
Goat
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +115.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +186.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +40%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.026
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 28% 114% 71% 0% 0% 4% 142% 0%
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% 13% 40% 76% 31% 72% 6% 312% 8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +186.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +40%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.026

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Goat Ground meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 20.6g 23.87g Ground meat
Fats 2.31g 15.37g Ground meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 109kcal 241kcal Ground meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Goat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 13mg 33mg Ground meat
Iron 2.83mg 2.27mg Goat
Magnesium mg 17mg Ground meat
Phosphorus 180mg 166mg Goat
Potassium 385mg 241mg Goat
Sodium 82mg 73mg Ground meat
Zinc 4mg 5.84mg Ground meat
Copper 0.256mg 0.079mg Goat
Vitamin A 0IU 9IU Ground meat
Vitamin E mg 0.12mg Ground meat
Vitamin D IU 2IU Ground meat
Vitamin D µg 0µg Ground meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.051mg Goat
Vitamin B2 0.49mg 0.171mg Goat
Vitamin B3 3.75mg 4.026mg Ground meat
Vitamin B5 mg 0.512mg Ground meat
Vitamin B6 mg 0.311mg Ground meat
Folate 5µg 7µg Ground meat
Vitamin B12 1.13µg 2.49µg Ground meat
Vitamin K µg 2.9µg Ground meat
Tryptophan 0.306mg 0.121mg Goat
Threonine 0.981mg 0.923mg Goat
Isoleucine 1.042mg 1.055mg Ground meat
Leucine 1.716mg 1.861mg Ground meat
Lysine 1.532mg 1.976mg Ground meat
Methionine 0.552mg 0.614mg Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.715mg 0.931mg Ground meat
Valine 1.103mg 1.172mg Ground meat
Histidine 0.429mg 0.775mg Ground meat
Cholesterol 57mg 88mg Goat
Trans Fat g 1.173g Goat
Saturated Fat 0.71g 6.073g Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.03g 7.322g Ground meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17g 0.408g Ground meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Goat Ground 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
30
Goat
46
Ground meat
Mineral Summary Score
53
Goat
49
Ground 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
124%
Goat
143%
Ground meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Goat
0%
Ground meat
Fats
11%
Goat
71%
Ground meat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ground meat
Ground meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Goat
Goat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Goat
Goat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Goat
Goat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.363g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)
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.

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. Goat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175303/nutrients
  2. Ground meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169474/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.