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Goat vs Lamb and mutton - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Goat and Lamb and mutton

  • Goat has more Vitamin B2, Copper, and Iron, however Lamb and mutton is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Lamb and mutton covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 59% more than Goat.
  • Lamb and mutton has 2 times less Copper than Goat. Goat has 0.256mg of Copper, while Lamb and mutton has 0.119mg.
  • Goat contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Goat, raw and Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked.

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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 +50.5%
Contains more Potassium +24.2%
Contains more Copper +115.1%
Contains more Calcium +30.8%
Contains less Sodium -12.2%
Contains more Zinc +11.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 188
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 107% 0% 78% 34% 11% 110% 86%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40%
Contains more Iron +50.5%
Contains more Potassium +24.2%
Contains more Copper +115.1%
Contains more Calcium +30.8%
Contains less Sodium -12.2%
Contains more Zinc +11.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 188

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 B2 +96%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.6%
Contains more Folate +260%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +125.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.1
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 0% 3% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 12%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.6%
Contains more Folate +260%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +125.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.1

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 Lamb and mutton
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Goat Lamb and mutton Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 20.6g 24.52g Lamb and mutton
Fats 2.31g 20.94g Lamb and mutton
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 109kcal 294kcal Lamb and mutton
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Goat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 13mg 17mg Lamb and mutton
Iron 2.83mg 1.88mg Goat
Magnesium mg 23mg Lamb and mutton
Phosphorus 180mg 188mg Lamb and mutton
Potassium 385mg 310mg Goat
Sodium 82mg 72mg Lamb and mutton
Zinc 4mg 4.46mg Lamb and mutton
Copper 0.256mg 0.119mg Goat
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.14mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D IU 2IU Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D µg 0.1µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.1mg Goat
Vitamin B2 0.49mg 0.25mg Goat
Vitamin B3 3.75mg 6.66mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 mg 0.66mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B6 mg 0.13mg Lamb and mutton
Folate 5µg 18µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B12 1.13µg 2.55µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K µg 4.6µg Lamb and mutton
Tryptophan 0.306mg 0.287mg Goat
Threonine 0.981mg 1.05mg Lamb and mutton
Isoleucine 1.042mg 1.183mg Lamb and mutton
Leucine 1.716mg 1.908mg Lamb and mutton
Lysine 1.532mg 2.166mg Lamb and mutton
Methionine 0.552mg 0.629mg Lamb and mutton
Phenylalanine 0.715mg 0.998mg Lamb and mutton
Valine 1.103mg 1.323mg Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.429mg 0.777mg Lamb and mutton
Cholesterol 57mg 97mg Goat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.71g 8.83g Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.03g 8.82g Lamb and mutton
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17g 1.51g Lamb and mutton

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Goat Lamb and mutton
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
52
Lamb and mutton
Mineral Summary Score
53
Goat
46
Lamb and mutton

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
147%
Lamb and mutton
Carbohydrates
0%
Goat
0%
Lamb and mutton
Fats
11%
Goat
97%
Lamb and mutton

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton 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 - 40mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Goat
Goat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.12g)
Which food is cheaper?
Goat
Goat is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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.

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. Lamb and mutton - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.