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Ground meat vs Duck meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Ground meat and Duck meat

  • Ground meat has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Vitamin B6, however Duck meat is higher in Copper, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, and Iron.
  • Ground meat covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 91% more than Duck meat.
  • Duck meat contains 3 times less Zinc than Ground meat. Ground meat contains 5.84mg of Zinc, while Duck meat contains 1.86mg.
  • Ground meat has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked and Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, cooked, roasted.

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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
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +18.1%
Contains more Zinc +214%
Contains more Iron +18.9%
Contains less Sodium -19.2%
Contains more Copper +187.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 16
Equal in Phosphorus - 156
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 86% 13% 72% 22% 10% 160% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 102% 12% 67% 18% 8% 51% 76%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +18.1%
Contains more Zinc +214%
Contains more Iron +18.9%
Contains less Sodium -19.2%
Contains more Copper +187.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 16
Equal in Phosphorus - 156

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
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Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.8%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +730%
Contains more Vitamin A +2233.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +483.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +241.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +75.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 3% 0% 0% 13% 40% 76% 31% 72% 6% 312% 8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 13% 14% 3% 0% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 5% 38% 13%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.8%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +730%
Contains more Vitamin A +2233.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +483.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +241.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +75.9%

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.
Ground meat Duck meat
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground meat Duck meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 23.87g 18.99g Ground meat
Fats 15.37g 28.35g Duck meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 241kcal 337kcal Duck meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 33mg 11mg Ground meat
Iron 2.27mg 2.7mg Duck meat
Magnesium 17mg 16mg Ground meat
Phosphorus 166mg 156mg Ground meat
Potassium 241mg 204mg Ground meat
Sodium 73mg 59mg Duck meat
Zinc 5.84mg 1.86mg Ground meat
Copper 0.079mg 0.227mg Duck meat
Vitamin A 9IU 210IU Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.7mg Duck meat
Vitamin D 2IU 3IU Duck meat
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Duck meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.051mg 0.174mg Duck meat
Vitamin B2 0.171mg 0.269mg Duck meat
Vitamin B3 4.026mg 4.825mg Duck meat
Vitamin B5 0.512mg 1.098mg Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.311mg 0.18mg Ground meat
Folate 7µg 6µg Ground meat
Vitamin B12 2.49µg 0.3µg Ground meat
Vitamin K 2.9µg 5.1µg Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.121mg 0.232mg Duck meat
Threonine 0.923mg 0.773mg Ground meat
Isoleucine 1.055mg 0.872mg Ground meat
Leucine 1.861mg 1.465mg Ground meat
Lysine 1.976mg 1.486mg Ground meat
Methionine 0.614mg 0.475mg Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.752mg Ground meat
Valine 1.172mg 0.938mg Ground meat
Histidine 0.775mg 0.462mg Ground meat
Cholesterol 88mg 84mg Duck meat
Trans Fat 1.173g g Duck meat
Saturated Fat 6.073g 9.67g Ground meat
Monounsaturated Fat 7.322g 12.9g Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.408g 3.65g Duck meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ground meat Duck meat
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
46
Ground meat
32
Duck meat
Mineral Summary Score
49
Ground meat
42
Duck meat

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
143%
Ground meat
114%
Duck meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Ground meat
0%
Duck meat
Fats
71%
Ground meat
131%
Duck meat

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Ground meat
Ground meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.597g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Duck meat
Duck meat contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Duck meat
Duck 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 ($2)

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. Ground meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169474/nutrients
  2. Duck meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172409/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.