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Horse meat vs Rabbit Meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Horse meat and Rabbit Meat

  • Horse meat has more Zinc, Vitamin B1, and Monounsaturated Fat, however Rabbit Meat is richer in Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B3.
  • Rabbit Meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 140% more.
  • Horse meat contains 5 times more Vitamin B1 than Rabbit Meat. Horse meat contains 0.1mg of Vitamin B1, while Rabbit Meat contains 0.02mg.
  • Rabbit Meat contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Game meat, horse, cooked, roasted and Game meat, rabbit, wild, cooked, stewed.

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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
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Contains more Potassium +10.5%
Contains more Zinc +60.5%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Magnesium +24%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%
Equal in Iron - 4.85
Equal in Potassium - 343
Equal in Copper - 0.176
Equal in Phosphorus - 240
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 189% 3% 34% 18% 57% 105% 106% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 182% 6% 31% 23% 59% 65% 103% 6%
Contains more Potassium +10.5%
Contains more Zinc +60.5%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Magnesium +24%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%
Equal in Iron - 4.85
Equal in Potassium - 343
Equal in Copper - 0.176
Equal in Phosphorus - 240

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 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +106%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.34
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 0% 0% 0% 25% 28% 91% 0% 77% 396% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 9% 0% 5% 17% 120% 0% 79% 814% 4% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +106%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.34

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
88
Rabbit Meat
Mineral Summary Score
65
Horse meat
59
Rabbit 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
169%
Horse meat
198%
Rabbit Meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Horse meat
0%
Rabbit Meat
Fats
28%
Horse meat
16%
Rabbit Meat

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

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Low Carbs diet Equal
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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rabbit Meat
Rabbit Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rabbit Meat
Rabbit Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.85g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rabbit Meat
Rabbit Meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 55mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Horse meat Rabbit Meat Opinion
Calories 175 173 Horse meat
Protein 28.14 33.02 Rabbit Meat
Fats 6.05 3.51 Horse meat
Vitamin C 2 0 Horse meat
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 68 123 Horse meat
Vitamin D 0 Rabbit Meat
Iron 5.03 4.85 Horse meat
Calcium 8 18 Rabbit Meat
Potassium 379 343 Horse meat
Magnesium 25 31 Rabbit Meat
Sugar 0 Horse meat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.171 0.176 Rabbit Meat
Zinc 3.82 2.38 Horse meat
Starch
Phosphorus 247 240 Horse meat
Sodium 55 45 Rabbit Meat
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.41 Rabbit Meat
Vitamin D 0 Rabbit Meat
Vitamin B1 0.1 0.02 Horse meat
Vitamin B2 0.12 0.07 Horse meat
Vitamin B3 4.84 6.4 Rabbit Meat
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.33 0.34 Rabbit Meat
Vitamin B12 3.16 6.51 Rabbit Meat
Vitamin K 1.5 Rabbit Meat
Folate 8 Rabbit Meat
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.9 1.05 Rabbit Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.12 0.95 Horse meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.85 0.68 Horse meat
Tryptophan 0.349 0.436 Rabbit Meat
Threonine 1.262 1.477 Rabbit Meat
Isoleucine 1.334 1.567 Rabbit Meat
Leucine 2.232 2.573 Rabbit Meat
Lysine 2.398 2.891 Rabbit Meat
Methionine 0.623 0.826 Rabbit Meat
Phenylalanine 1.157 1.355 Rabbit Meat
Valine 1.458 1.678 Rabbit Meat
Histidine 1.081 0.926 Horse meat
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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. Rabbit Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174348/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.