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Headcheese vs. Bear meat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Headcheese and Bear meat

  • Headcheese contains less Iron, Zinc, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6 than Bear meat.
  • Bear meat's daily need coverage for Iron is 115% higher.
  • Bear meat contains 13 times less Sodium than Headcheese. Headcheese contains 941mg of Sodium, while Bear meat contains 71mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Headcheese, pork and Game meat, bear, cooked, simmered.

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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 +220%
Contains more Iron +615.3%
Contains more Magnesium +155.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +203.6%
Contains more Potassium +748.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.5%
Contains more Zinc +958.8%
Contains more Copper +21.3%
Contains more Selenium +11100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 57% 7% 24% 3% 123% 27% 41% 0% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 403% 17% 73% 24% 10% 281% 50% 0% 62%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Iron +615.3%
Contains more Magnesium +155.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +203.6%
Contains more Potassium +748.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.5%
Contains more Zinc +958.8%
Contains more Copper +21.3%
Contains more Selenium +11100%

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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +96%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +334.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +613%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +661.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.6%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +135.2%
Contains more Choline +17.5%
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% 5% 27% 0% 6% 27% 9% 0% 44% 2% 132% 57% 9%
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% 10% 0% 0% 25% 190% 63% 0% 67% 5% 309% 67% 5%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +96%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +334.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +613%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +661.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.6%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +135.2%
Contains more Choline +17.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +37.9%
Contains more Other +123.4%
Contains more Protein +134.4%
Contains more Fats +22.8%
14% 11% 74%
Protein: 13.83 g
Fats: 10.9 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.84 g
Other: 1.43 g
32% 13% 54%
Protein: 32.42 g
Fats: 13.39 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 53.55 g
Other: 0.64 g
Contains more Water +37.9%
Contains more Other +123.4%
Contains more Protein +134.4%
Contains more Fats +22.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +111.6%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 3.54
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 5.66
34% 55% 11%
Saturated Fat: 3.402 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.601 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.134 g
31% 49% 21%
Saturated Fat: 3.54 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.66 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.4 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +111.6%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 3.54
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 5.66

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Headcheese Bear meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals 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 Headcheese Bear meat Opinion
Protein 13.83g 32.42g Bear meat
Fats 10.9g 13.39g Bear meat
Calories 157kcal 259kcal Bear meat
Calcium 16mg 5mg Headcheese
Iron 1.5mg 10.73mg Bear meat
Magnesium 9mg 23mg Bear meat
Phosphorus 56mg 170mg Bear meat
Potassium 31mg 263mg Bear meat
Sodium 941mg 71mg Bear meat
Zinc 0.97mg 10.27mg Bear meat
Copper 0.122mg 0.148mg Bear meat
Selenium 0.1µg 11.2µg Bear meat
Vitamin E 0.25mg 0.49mg Bear meat
Vitamin D 37IU 0IU Headcheese
Vitamin D 0.9µg 0µg Headcheese
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.1mg Bear meat
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.82mg Bear meat
Vitamin B3 0.44mg 3.35mg Bear meat
Vitamin B6 0.19mg 0.29mg Bear meat
Folate 2µg 6µg Bear meat
Vitamin B12 1.05µg 2.47µg Bear meat
Choline 104.1mg 122.3mg Bear meat
Vitamin K 3.4µg 1.8µg Headcheese
Cholesterol 69mg 98mg Headcheese
Saturated Fat 3.402g 3.54g Headcheese
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.037g Bear meat
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.034g Bear meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.601g 5.66g Bear meat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.134g 2.4g Bear meat

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Headcheese Bear 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
24%
Headcheese
57%
Bear meat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
28%
Headcheese
92%
Bear meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Headcheese
Headcheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Headcheese
Headcheese is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.138g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bear meat
Bear meat contains less Sodium (difference - 870mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bear meat
Bear meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bear meat
Bear 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 ($)

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. Headcheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171630/nutrients
  2. Bear meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173846/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.