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Ground chicken vs. Deer meat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Ground chicken and Deer meat

  • Ground chicken has more Vitamin B5, however, Deer meat is richer in Vitamin B12, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, Zinc, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus.
  • Deer meat covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 130% more than Ground chicken.
  • Deer meat has 3 times less Saturated Fat than Ground chicken. Ground chicken has 3.11g of Saturated Fat, while Deer meat has 1.142g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chicken, ground, crumbles, cooked, pan-browned and Game meat, deer, tenderloin, separable lean only, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +56%
Contains more Selenium +30%
Contains more Iron +357%
Contains more Magnesium +17.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.8%
Contains less Sodium -24%
Contains more Zinc +107.8%
Contains more Copper +309.7%
Contains more Manganese +37.5%
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 2% 160% 24% 129% 39% 8% 109% 85% 3% 60%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +56%
Contains more Selenium +30%
Contains more Iron +357%
Contains more Magnesium +17.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.8%
Contains less Sodium -24%
Contains more Zinc +107.8%
Contains more Copper +309.7%
Contains more Manganese +37.5%

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 B5 +55%
Contains more Vitamin E +59%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +114.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.1%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +609.8%
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 0% 13% 0% 0% 65% 130% 165% 52% 142% 7% 453% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55%
Contains more Vitamin E +59%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +114.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.1%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +609.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +364.7%
Contains more Other +60%
Contains more Protein +28.4%
Equal in Water - 67.2
23% 11% 65%
Protein: 23.28 g
Fats: 10.92 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 64.92 g
Other: 0.88 g
30% 2% 67%
Protein: 29.9 g
Fats: 2.35 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 67.2 g
Other: 0.55 g
Contains more Fats +364.7%
Contains more Other +60%
Contains more Protein +28.4%
Equal in Water - 67.2

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +780.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1537.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -63.3%
31% 48% 21%
Saturated Fat: 3.11 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.879 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.08 g
63% 30% 7%
Saturated Fat: 1.142 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.554 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.127 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +780.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1537.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -63.3%

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 Deer meat
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground chicken Deer meat Opinion
Protein 23.28g 29.9g Deer meat
Fats 10.92g 2.35g Ground chicken
Calories 189kcal 149kcal Ground chicken
Calcium 8mg 5mg Ground chicken
Iron 0.93mg 4.25mg Deer meat
Magnesium 28mg 33mg Deer meat
Phosphorus 234mg 299mg Deer meat
Potassium 677mg 434mg Ground chicken
Sodium 75mg 57mg Deer meat
Zinc 1.92mg 3.99mg Deer meat
Copper 0.062mg 0.254mg Deer meat
Manganese 0.016mg 0.022mg Deer meat
Selenium 14.3µg 11µg Ground chicken
Vitamin E 0.39mg 0.62mg Deer meat
Vitamin B1 0.121mg 0.26mg Deer meat
Vitamin B2 0.302mg 0.563mg Deer meat
Vitamin B3 7.107mg 8.78mg Deer meat
Vitamin B5 1.327mg 0.856mg Ground chicken
Vitamin B6 0.538mg 0.614mg Deer meat
Folate 2µg 9µg Deer meat
Vitamin B12 0.51µg 3.62µg Deer meat
Choline 59mg Ground chicken
Vitamin K 2.1µg Ground chicken
Tryptophan 0.196mg 0.266mg Deer meat
Threonine 0.97mg 1.133mg Deer meat
Isoleucine 1.06mg 1.287mg Deer meat
Leucine 1.816mg 2.28mg Deer meat
Lysine 2.014mg 2.434mg Deer meat
Methionine 0.596mg 0.7mg Deer meat
Phenylalanine 0.912mg 1.133mg Deer meat
Valine 1.102mg 1.455mg Deer meat
Histidine 0.706mg 0.895mg Deer meat
Cholesterol 107mg 88mg Deer meat
Trans Fat 0.087g Deer meat
Saturated Fat 3.11g 1.142g Deer meat
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 0.554g Ground chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 2.08g 0.127g Ground chicken
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.015g 0g Ground chicken
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 1.787g Ground chicken
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.02g 0.001g 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 Deer meat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
79%
Deer meat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
38%
Ground chicken
61%
Deer meat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Deer meat
Deer meat contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Deer meat
Deer meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Deer meat
Deer meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.968g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Deer meat
Deer meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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.

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. Deer meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174430/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.