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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
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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 Sodium - 83
Equal in Zinc - 3.87
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% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
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 Sodium - 83
Equal in Zinc - 3.87

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 Folate +120%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.4%
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% 0% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 9% 159% 3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.1%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.4%

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 Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Veal Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 20.6g 24.38g Veal
Fats 2.31g 7.56g Veal
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 109kcal 172kcal Veal
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Goat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 13mg 17mg Veal
Iron 2.83mg 0.99mg Goat
Magnesium mg 24mg Veal
Phosphorus 180mg 217mg Veal
Potassium 385mg 337mg Goat
Sodium 82mg 83mg Goat
Zinc 4mg 3.87mg Goat
Copper 0.256mg 0.103mg Goat
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.15mg Veal
Vitamin D IU 0IU Veal
Vitamin D µg 0µg Veal
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.07mg Goat
Vitamin B2 0.49mg 0.27mg Goat
Vitamin B3 3.75mg 8.03mg Veal
Vitamin B5 mg 1.16mg Veal
Vitamin B6 mg 0.39mg Veal
Folate 5µg 11µg Veal
Vitamin B12 1.13µg 1.27µg Veal
Vitamin K µg 1.2µg Veal
Tryptophan 0.306mg 0.247mg Goat
Threonine 0.981mg 1.065mg Veal
Isoleucine 1.042mg 1.201mg Veal
Leucine 1.716mg 1.94mg Veal
Lysine 1.532mg 2.009mg Veal
Methionine 0.552mg 0.569mg Veal
Phenylalanine 0.715mg 0.984mg Veal
Valine 1.103mg 1.347mg Veal
Histidine 0.429mg 0.885mg Veal
Cholesterol 57mg 103mg Goat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.71g 3.04g Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.03g 2.84g Veal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17g 0.55g Veal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Goat Veal
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
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

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in vitamins
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 Cholesterol?
Goat
Goat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 46mg)
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.

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.