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Ground meat vs Game - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Ground meat and Game different?

  • Ground meat is higher in Zinc, and Selenium, however Game is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Copper, Vitamin B3, Iron, Vitamin B1, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Game is 159% higher.
  • Ground meat contains 6 times more Saturated Fat than Game. While Ground meat contains 6.073g of Saturated Fat, Game contains only 0.95g.

Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked and Game meat, deer, raw are the varieties 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +560%
Contains more Zinc +179.4%
Contains more Iron +49.8%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.7%
Contains more Potassium +32%
Contains less Sodium -30.1%
Contains more Copper +220.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 86% 13% 72% 22% 10% 160% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 128% 17% 87% 29% 7% 57% 85%
Contains more Calcium +560%
Contains more Zinc +179.4%
Contains more Iron +49.8%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.7%
Contains more Potassium +32%
Contains less Sodium -30.1%
Contains more Copper +220.3%

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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Game
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin K +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +331.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +153.4%
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 0% 4% 0% 0% 56% 111% 120% 0% 86% 3% 789% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin K +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +331.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +153.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground meat Game Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 23.87g 22.96g Ground meat
Fats 15.37g 2.42g Ground meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 241kcal 120kcal Ground meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 33mg 5mg Ground meat
Iron 2.27mg 3.4mg Game
Magnesium 17mg 23mg Game
Phosphorus 166mg 202mg Game
Potassium 241mg 318mg Game
Sodium 73mg 51mg Game
Zinc 5.84mg 2.09mg Ground meat
Copper 0.079mg 0.253mg Game
Vitamin A 9IU 0IU Ground meat
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.2mg Game
Vitamin D 2IU IU Ground meat
Vitamin D 0µg µg Ground meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.051mg 0.22mg Game
Vitamin B2 0.171mg 0.48mg Game
Vitamin B3 4.026mg 6.37mg Game
Vitamin B5 0.512mg mg Ground meat
Vitamin B6 0.311mg 0.37mg Game
Folate 7µg 4µg Ground meat
Vitamin B12 2.49µg 6.31µg Game
Vitamin K 2.9µg 1.1µg Ground meat
Tryptophan 0.121mg mg Ground meat
Threonine 0.923mg 1.08mg Game
Isoleucine 1.055mg 0.908mg Ground meat
Leucine 1.861mg 1.951mg Game
Lysine 1.976mg 2.006mg Game
Methionine 0.614mg 0.566mg Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.937mg Game
Valine 1.172mg 1.073mg Ground meat
Histidine 0.775mg 1.135mg Game
Cholesterol 88mg 85mg Game
Trans Fat 1.173g g Game
Saturated Fat 6.073g 0.95g Game
Monounsaturated Fat 7.322g 0.67g Ground meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.408g 0.47g Game

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Ground meat Game
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
97
Game
Mineral Summary Score
49
Ground meat
51
Game

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
138%
Game
Carbohydrates
0%
Ground meat
0%
Game
Fats
71%
Ground meat
11%
Game

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Game
Game contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Game
Game is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Game
Game is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.123g)
Which food is cheaper?
Game
Game is cheaper (difference - $2)
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 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

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. Game - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173855/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.