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Horse meat vs Barbecue chicken - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Horse meat and Barbecue chicken

  • Horse meat has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Copper, however Barbecue chicken is richer in Selenium, and Vitamin B2.
  • Horse meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 112% more.
  • Horse meat contains 5 times more Iron than Barbecue chicken. Horse meat contains 5.03mg of Iron, while Barbecue chicken contains 0.95mg.
  • Horse meat contains less Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Game meat, horse, cooked, roasted and Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin.

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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 Iron +429.5%
Contains more Magnesium +19%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +48.6%
Contains less Sodium -83.6%
Contains more Zinc +114.6%
Contains more Copper +122.1%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 189% 18% 106% 34% 8% 105% 57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 36% 15% 94% 23% 44% 49% 26%
Contains more Iron +429.5%
Contains more Magnesium +19%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +48.6%
Contains less Sodium -83.6%
Contains more Zinc +114.6%
Contains more Copper +122.1%
Contains more Calcium +100%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +572.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 7% 25% 28% 91% 0% 77% 0% 396% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 10% 0% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 6% 59% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +572.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.4%

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.
Horse meat Barbecue chicken
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Horse meat Barbecue chicken Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.12g Barbecue chicken
Protein 28.14g 22.51g Horse meat
Fats 6.05g 15.08g Barbecue chicken
Carbs 0g 0.12g Barbecue chicken
Calories 175kcal 226kcal Barbecue chicken
Starch g 0g Barbecue chicken
Fructose g 0.04g Barbecue chicken
Sugar g 0.12g Horse meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 16mg Barbecue chicken
Iron 5.03mg 0.95mg Horse meat
Magnesium 25mg 21mg Horse meat
Phosphorus 247mg 218mg Horse meat
Potassium 379mg 255mg Horse meat
Sodium 55mg 335mg Horse meat
Zinc 3.82mg 1.78mg Horse meat
Copper 0.171mg 0.077mg Horse meat
Vitamin A 0IU 67IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E mg 0.46mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D IU 0IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D µg 0µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Horse meat
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.055mg Horse meat
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.227mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B3 4.84mg 5.732mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 mg 0.152mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B6 0.33mg 0.191mg Horse meat
Folate µg 8µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B12 3.16µg 0.47µg Horse meat
Vitamin K µg 0µg Barbecue chicken
Tryptophan 0.349mg 0.173mg Horse meat
Threonine 1.262mg 0.657mg Horse meat
Isoleucine 1.334mg 0.853mg Horse meat
Leucine 2.232mg 1.549mg Horse meat
Lysine 2.398mg 1.75mg Horse meat
Methionine 0.623mg 0.565mg Horse meat
Phenylalanine 1.157mg 0.69mg Horse meat
Valine 1.458mg 0.935mg Horse meat
Histidine 1.081mg 0.592mg Horse meat
Cholesterol 68mg 127mg Horse meat
Trans Fat g 0.078g Horse meat
Saturated Fat 1.9g 3.927g Horse meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.12g 6.446g Barbecue chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 0.85g 2.038g Barbecue chicken

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Horse meat Barbecue chicken
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
52
Horse meat
25
Barbecue chicken
Mineral Summary Score
65
Horse meat
36
Barbecue chicken

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
169%
Horse meat
135%
Barbecue chicken
Carbohydrates
0%
Horse meat
0%
Barbecue chicken
Fats
28%
Horse meat
70%
Barbecue chicken

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sodium (difference - 280mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 59mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.027g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Horse meat
Horse meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Horse meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175087/nutrients
  2. Barbecue chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171127/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.