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

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Significant differences between Ground chicken and Quail meat

  • Ground chicken has more Potassium, and Vitamin B5, however, Quail meat is richer in Copper, Iron, Vitamin B1, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin C, and Phosphorus.
  • Quail meat covers your daily Copper needs 49% more than Ground chicken.
  • Quail meat has 3 times less Potassium than Ground chicken. Ground chicken has 677mg of Potassium, while Quail meat has 216mg.
  • Quail meat contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chicken, ground, crumbles, cooked, pan-browned and Quail, meat and skin, raw.

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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 +21.7%
Contains more Potassium +213.4%
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Iron +326.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.5%
Contains less Sodium -29.3%
Contains more Zinc +26%
Contains more Copper +717.7%
Contains more Manganese +18.8%
Contains more Selenium +16.1%
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% 149% 17% 118% 20% 7% 66% 169% 3% 91%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Contains more Potassium +213.4%
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Iron +326.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.5%
Contains less Sodium -29.3%
Contains more Zinc +26%
Contains more Copper +717.7%
Contains more Manganese +18.8%
Contains more Selenium +16.1%

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 B2 +16.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +101.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.5%
Contains more Folate +300%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.538
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 15% 0% 0% 21% 61% 60% 142% 47% 139% 6% 54% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +101.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.5%
Contains more Folate +300%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.538

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +18.6%
Contains more Fats +10.3%
Equal in Water - 69.65
23% 11% 65%
Protein: 23.28 g
Fats: 10.92 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 64.92 g
Other: 0.88 g
20% 12% 70%
Protein: 19.63 g
Fats: 12.05 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.65 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Protein +18.6%
Contains more Fats +10.3%
Equal in Water - 69.65

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +16.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +43.3%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 3.38
31% 48% 21%
Saturated Fat: 3.11 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.879 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.08 g
32% 40% 28%
Saturated Fat: 3.38 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.18 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.98 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +16.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +43.3%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 3.38

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground chicken Quail meat Opinion
Protein 23.28g 19.63g Ground chicken
Fats 10.92g 12.05g Quail meat
Calories 189kcal 192kcal Quail meat
Calcium 8mg 13mg Quail meat
Iron 0.93mg 3.97mg Quail meat
Magnesium 28mg 23mg Ground chicken
Phosphorus 234mg 275mg Quail meat
Potassium 677mg 216mg Ground chicken
Sodium 75mg 53mg Quail meat
Zinc 1.92mg 2.42mg Quail meat
Copper 0.062mg 0.507mg Quail meat
Manganese 0.016mg 0.019mg Quail meat
Selenium 14.3µg 16.6µg Quail meat
Vitamin A 0IU 243IU Quail meat
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 73µg Quail meat
Vitamin E 0.39mg Ground chicken
Vitamin C 0mg 6.1mg Quail meat
Vitamin B1 0.121mg 0.244mg Quail meat
Vitamin B2 0.302mg 0.26mg Ground chicken
Vitamin B3 7.107mg 7.538mg Quail meat
Vitamin B5 1.327mg 0.772mg Ground chicken
Vitamin B6 0.538mg 0.6mg Quail meat
Folate 2µg 8µg Quail meat
Vitamin B12 0.51µg 0.43µg Ground chicken
Choline 59mg Ground chicken
Vitamin K 2.1µg Ground chicken
Tryptophan 0.196mg 0.288mg Quail meat
Threonine 0.97mg 0.945mg Ground chicken
Isoleucine 1.06mg 1.013mg Ground chicken
Leucine 1.816mg 1.613mg Ground chicken
Lysine 2.014mg 1.645mg Ground chicken
Methionine 0.596mg 0.591mg Ground chicken
Phenylalanine 0.912mg 0.826mg Ground chicken
Valine 1.102mg 1.033mg Ground chicken
Histidine 0.706mg 0.696mg Ground chicken
Cholesterol 107mg 76mg Quail meat
Trans Fat 0.087g Quail meat
Saturated Fat 3.11g 3.38g Ground chicken
Omega-3 - DHA 0.031g 0g Ground chicken
Omega-3 - EPA 0.008g 0.01g Quail meat
Omega-3 - DPA 0.016g 0.03g Quail meat
Monounsaturated Fat 4.879g 4.18g Ground chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 2.08g 2.98g Quail meat
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

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Ground chicken Quail 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
42%
Quail meat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
38%
Ground chicken
64%
Quail meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quail meat
Quail meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Quail meat
Quail meat contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Quail meat
Quail meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 31mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Quail meat
Quail meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground chicken
Ground chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.27g)
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 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. Quail meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172418/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.