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Goat vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Goat and Veal

  • Goat has more Iron, Copper, and Vitamin B2, while Veal has more Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B12, and Phosphorus.
  • Veal's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 27% higher.
  • Veal contains 3 times less Iron than Goat. Goat contains 2.83mg of Iron, while Veal contains 0.99mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Goat is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Goat, raw 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
Goat
5
:
3
Veal
Contains more Iron +185.9%
Contains more Potassium +14.2%
Contains more Copper +148.5%
Contains more Calcium +30.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.6%
Equal in Zinc - 3.87
Equal in Sodium - 83
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 4% 34% 0% 86% 110% 78% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 6% 30% 18% 35% 106% 93% 11%
Contains more Iron +185.9%
Contains more Potassium +14.2%
Contains more Copper +148.5%
Contains more Calcium +30.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.6%
Equal in Zinc - 3.87
Equal in Sodium - 83

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
2
:
8
Veal
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.4%
Contains more Folate +120%
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% 0% 0% 28% 114% 71% 0% 0% 142% 0% 4%
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 B1 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.4%
Contains more Folate +120%

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
47
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
53
Goat
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
124%
Goat
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
0%
Goat
0%
Veal
Fats
11%
Goat
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.
Goat Veal
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Goat 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 vitamins?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Goat
Goat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 46mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Goat
Goat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Goat
Goat contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Goat
Goat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.33g)
Which food is cheaper?
Goat
Goat is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Goat Veal Opinion
Calories 109 172 Veal
Protein 20.6 24.38 Veal
Fats 2.31 7.56 Veal
Vitamin C 0 0
Net carbs 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 57 103 Goat
Vitamin D 0 Veal
Iron 2.83 0.99 Goat
Calcium 13 17 Veal
Potassium 385 337 Goat
Magnesium 24 Veal
Sugar 0 Goat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.256 0.103 Goat
Zinc 4 3.87 Goat
Starch
Phosphorus 180 217 Veal
Sodium 82 83 Goat
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.15 Veal
Vitamin D 0 Veal
Vitamin B1 0.11 0.07 Goat
Vitamin B2 0.49 0.27 Goat
Vitamin B3 3.75 8.03 Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16 Veal
Vitamin B6 0.39 Veal
Vitamin B12 1.13 1.27 Veal
Vitamin K 1.2 Veal
Folate 5 11 Veal
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.71 3.04 Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.03 2.84 Veal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17 0.55 Veal
Tryptophan 0.306 0.247 Goat
Threonine 0.981 1.065 Veal
Isoleucine 1.042 1.201 Veal
Leucine 1.716 1.94 Veal
Lysine 1.532 2.009 Veal
Methionine 0.552 0.569 Veal
Phenylalanine 0.715 0.984 Veal
Valine 1.103 1.347 Veal
Histidine 0.429 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. Goat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175303/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.