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Horse meat vs Goat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Horse meat and Goat different?

  • Horse meat is higher in Vitamin B12, Iron, Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat, however Goat is richer in Vitamin B2, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Horse meat is 85% higher.
  • Horse meat contains 5 times more Polyunsaturated fat than Goat. While Horse meat contains 0.85g of Polyunsaturated fat, Goat contains only 0.17g.
  • Goat has less Saturated Fat.

Game meat, horse, cooked, roasted and Goat, 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 Iron +77.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.2%
Contains less Sodium -32.9%
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Copper +49.7%
Equal in Potassium - 385
Equal in Zinc - 4
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 189% 18% 106% 34% 8% 105% 57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 107% 0% 78% 34% 11% 110% 86%
Contains more Iron +77.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.2%
Contains less Sodium -32.9%
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Copper +49.7%
Equal in Potassium - 385
Equal in Zinc - 4

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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Goat
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +179.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +308.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.11
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 28% 114% 71% 0% 0% 4% 142% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +179.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +308.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.11

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 Goat
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Horse meat Goat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 28.14g 20.6g Horse meat
Fats 6.05g 2.31g Horse meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 175kcal 109kcal Horse meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 13mg Goat
Iron 5.03mg 2.83mg Horse meat
Magnesium 25mg mg Horse meat
Phosphorus 247mg 180mg Horse meat
Potassium 379mg 385mg Goat
Sodium 55mg 82mg Horse meat
Zinc 3.82mg 4mg Goat
Copper 0.171mg 0.256mg Goat
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Horse meat
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.11mg Goat
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.49mg Goat
Vitamin B3 4.84mg 3.75mg Horse meat
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.33mg mg Horse meat
Folate µg 5µg Goat
Vitamin B12 3.16µg 1.13µg Horse meat
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.349mg 0.306mg Horse meat
Threonine 1.262mg 0.981mg Horse meat
Isoleucine 1.334mg 1.042mg Horse meat
Leucine 2.232mg 1.716mg Horse meat
Lysine 2.398mg 1.532mg Horse meat
Methionine 0.623mg 0.552mg Horse meat
Phenylalanine 1.157mg 0.715mg Horse meat
Valine 1.458mg 1.103mg Horse meat
Histidine 1.081mg 0.429mg Horse meat
Cholesterol 68mg 57mg Goat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.9g 0.71g Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.12g 1.03g Horse meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.85g 0.17g Horse meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Horse meat Goat
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
52
Horse meat
30
Goat
Mineral Summary Score
65
Horse meat
53
Goat

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
124%
Goat
Carbohydrates
0%
Horse meat
0%
Goat
Fats
28%
Horse meat
11%
Goat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Goat
Goat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Goat
Goat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.19g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( 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)
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. Horse meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175087/nutrients
  2. Goat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175303/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.