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Ground chicken vs. Chicken heart — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Ground chicken and Chicken heart different?

  • Ground chicken is richer in Selenium, Potassium, and Vitamin B3, while Chicken heart is higher in Vitamin B12, Iron, Zinc, Vitamin B2, Copper, Vitamin B5, and Folate.
  • Chicken heart covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 283% more than Ground chicken.
  • Ground chicken contains 4 times more Potassium than Chicken heart. Ground chicken contains 677mg of Potassium, while Chicken heart contains 176mg.

Chicken, ground, crumbles, cooked, pan-browned and Chicken, heart, all classes, raw types were used in this article.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +86.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.2%
Contains more Potassium +284.7%
Contains more Selenium +232.6%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +540.9%
Contains more Zinc +243.2%
Contains more Copper +458.1%
Contains more Manganese +456.3%
Equal in Sodium - 74
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 35% 20% 101% 60% 10% 53% 21% 3% 78%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 224% 11% 76% 16% 10% 180% 116% 12% 24%
Contains more Magnesium +86.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.2%
Contains more Potassium +284.7%
Contains more Selenium +232.6%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +540.9%
Contains more Zinc +243.2%
Contains more Copper +458.1%
Contains more Manganese +456.3%
Equal in Sodium - 74

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +141.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.8%
Contains more Folate +3500%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1329.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 8% 0% 0% 31% 70% 134% 80% 125% 2% 64% 33% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 11% 38% 168% 92% 154% 84% 54% 912% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +141.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.8%
Contains more Folate +3500%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1329.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +49.7%
Contains more Fats +17%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +13.3%
Equal in Other - 0.85
23% 11% 65%
Protein: 23.28 g
Fats: 10.92 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 64.92 g
Other: 0.88 g
16% 9% 74%
Protein: 15.55 g
Fats: 9.33 g
Carbs: 0.71 g
Water: 73.56 g
Other: 0.85 g
Contains more Protein +49.7%
Contains more Fats +17%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +13.3%
Equal in Other - 0.85

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +105.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -14.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +30.3%
31% 48% 21%
Saturated Fat: 3.11 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.879 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.08 g
34% 31% 35%
Saturated Fat: 2.66 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.37 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.71 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +105.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -14.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +30.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Ground chicken Chicken heart
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground chicken Chicken heart Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.71g Chicken heart
Protein 23.28g 15.55g Ground chicken
Fats 10.92g 9.33g Ground chicken
Carbs 0g 0.71g Chicken heart
Calories 189kcal 153kcal Ground chicken
Calcium 8mg 12mg Chicken heart
Iron 0.93mg 5.96mg Chicken heart
Magnesium 28mg 15mg Ground chicken
Phosphorus 234mg 177mg Ground chicken
Potassium 677mg 176mg Ground chicken
Sodium 75mg 74mg Chicken heart
Zinc 1.92mg 6.59mg Chicken heart
Copper 0.062mg 0.346mg Chicken heart
Manganese 0.016mg 0.089mg Chicken heart
Selenium 14.3µg 4.3µg Ground chicken
Vitamin A 0IU 30IU Chicken heart
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 9µg Chicken heart
Vitamin E 0.39mg Ground chicken
Vitamin C 0mg 3.2mg Chicken heart
Vitamin B1 0.121mg 0.152mg Chicken heart
Vitamin B2 0.302mg 0.728mg Chicken heart
Vitamin B3 7.107mg 4.883mg Ground chicken
Vitamin B5 1.327mg 2.559mg Chicken heart
Vitamin B6 0.538mg 0.36mg Ground chicken
Folate 2µg 72µg Chicken heart
Vitamin B12 0.51µg 7.29µg Chicken heart
Choline 59mg Ground chicken
Vitamin K 2.1µg Ground chicken
Tryptophan 0.196mg 0.199mg Chicken heart
Threonine 0.97mg 0.704mg Ground chicken
Isoleucine 1.06mg 0.833mg Ground chicken
Leucine 1.816mg 1.355mg Ground chicken
Lysine 2.014mg 1.303mg Ground chicken
Methionine 0.596mg 0.376mg Ground chicken
Phenylalanine 0.912mg 0.696mg Ground chicken
Valine 1.102mg 0.88mg Ground chicken
Histidine 0.706mg 0.408mg Ground chicken
Cholesterol 107mg 136mg Ground chicken
Trans Fat 0.087g Chicken heart
Saturated Fat 3.11g 2.66g Chicken heart
Omega-3 - DHA 0.031g 0g Ground chicken
Omega-3 - EPA 0.008g 0g Ground chicken
Omega-3 - DPA 0.016g 0g Ground chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 4.879g 2.37g Ground chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 2.08g 2.71g Chicken heart
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.015g Ground chicken
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 1.787g Ground chicken
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.02g Ground chicken
Omega-3 - ALA 0.081g Ground chicken

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ground chicken Chicken heart
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
42%
Ground chicken
116%
Chicken heart
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
38%
Ground chicken
67%
Chicken heart

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ground chicken
Ground chicken is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken heart
Chicken heart is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken heart
Chicken heart contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken heart
Chicken heart is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.45g)
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 ($)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Ground chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171117/nutrients
  2. Chicken heart - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171458/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.