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Lamb leg vs. Lamb loin raw — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Lamb leg and Lamb loin raw

  • Lamb leg has more Vitamin B12, and Zinc, however, Lamb loin raw has more Polyunsaturated fat, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Lamb loin raw is 22% higher.
  • Lamb leg is lower in Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Lamb, domestic, leg, whole (shank and sirloin), separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, raw and Lamb, domestic, loin, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, raw.

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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 Phosphorus +11.8%
Contains more Potassium +16.4%
Contains more Zinc +31.2%
Contains more Manganese +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Equal in Iron - 1.61
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Sodium - 56
Equal in Copper - 0.105
Equal in Manganese - 0.018
Equal in Selenium - 18.9
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2.7% 62% 16% 73% 22% 7.3% 91% 38% 2.6% 113%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4.5% 60% 15% 65% 19% 7.3% 69% 35% 2.3% 103%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.8%
Contains more Potassium +16.4%
Contains more Zinc +31.2%
Contains more Manganese +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Equal in Iron - 1.61
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Sodium - 56
Equal in Copper - 0.105
Equal in Manganese - 0.018
Equal in Selenium - 18.9

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 E +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.4%
Contains more Folate +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +22.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.21
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 6.47
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.63
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% 4.2% 0% 0% 33% 53% 117% 41% 35% 14% 313% 0% 0%
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% 3.6% 0% 0% 28% 48% 121% 38% 30% 13% 255% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.4%
Contains more Folate +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +22.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.21
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 6.47
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.63

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +13.7%
Contains more Other +40%
Contains more Fats +56%
Equal in Protein - 16.32
18% 17% 64%
Protein: 17.91 g
Fats: 17.07 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 64.32 g
Other: 0.7 g
16% 27% 57%
Protein: 16.32 g
Fats: 26.63 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 56.55 g
Other: 0.5 g
Contains more Water +13.7%
Contains more Other +40%
Contains more Fats +56%
Equal in Protein - 16.32

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -36.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +56.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +54.1%
47% 44% 9%
Saturated Fat: 7.43 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 7 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.35 g
47% 44% 8%
Saturated Fat: 11.76 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 10.94 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.08 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -36.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +56.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +54.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Lamb leg Lamb loin raw
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lamb leg Lamb loin raw Opinion
Protein 17.91g 16.32g Lamb leg
Fats 17.07g 26.63g Lamb loin raw
Calories 230kcal 310kcal Lamb loin raw
Calcium 9mg 15mg Lamb loin raw
Iron 1.66mg 1.61mg Lamb leg
Magnesium 23mg 21mg Lamb leg
Phosphorus 170mg 152mg Lamb leg
Potassium 249mg 214mg Lamb leg
Sodium 56mg 56mg
Zinc 3.32mg 2.53mg Lamb leg
Copper 0.113mg 0.105mg Lamb leg
Manganese 0.02mg 0.018mg Lamb leg
Selenium 20.7µg 18.9µg Lamb leg
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.18mg Lamb leg
Vitamin B1 0.13mg 0.11mg Lamb leg
Vitamin B2 0.23mg 0.21mg Lamb leg
Vitamin B3 6.26mg 6.47mg Lamb loin raw
Vitamin B5 0.69mg 0.63mg Lamb leg
Vitamin B6 0.15mg 0.13mg Lamb leg
Folate 19µg 17µg Lamb leg
Vitamin B12 2.5µg 2.04µg Lamb leg
Tryptophan 0.209mg 0.191mg Lamb leg
Threonine 0.767mg 0.699mg Lamb leg
Isoleucine 0.864mg 0.787mg Lamb leg
Leucine 1.393mg 1.27mg Lamb leg
Lysine 1.582mg 1.441mg Lamb leg
Methionine 0.46mg 0.419mg Lamb leg
Phenylalanine 0.729mg 0.664mg Lamb leg
Valine 0.967mg 0.881mg Lamb leg
Histidine 0.567mg 0.517mg Lamb leg
Cholesterol 69mg 74mg Lamb leg
Saturated Fat 7.43g 11.76g Lamb leg
Monounsaturated Fat 7g 10.94g Lamb loin raw
Polyunsaturated fat 1.35g 2.08g Lamb loin raw

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lamb leg Lamb loin raw
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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
47%
Lamb leg
41%
Lamb loin raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
43%
Lamb leg
38%
Lamb loin raw

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lamb leg
Lamb leg is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb leg
Lamb leg is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.33g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb leg
Lamb leg is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lamb leg
Lamb leg is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (56 mg)
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. Lamb leg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174311/nutrients
  2. Lamb loin raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174319/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.