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Lamb and mutton vs Duck meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Lamb and mutton and Duck meat

  • Lamb and mutton has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B3, and Choline, however Duck meat is richer in Copper, Iron, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B1.
  • Lamb and mutton's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 94% more.
  • Lamb and mutton contains 2 times more Zinc than Duck meat. Lamb and mutton contains 4.46mg of Zinc, while Duck meat contains 1.86mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked and Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, cooked, roasted.

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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 Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains more Potassium +52%
Contains more Zinc +139.8%
Contains more Iron +43.6%
Contains less Sodium -18.1%
Contains more Copper +90.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 102% 12% 67% 18% 8% 51% 76%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains more Potassium +52%
Contains more Zinc +139.8%
Contains more Iron +43.6%
Contains less Sodium -18.1%
Contains more Copper +90.8%

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 B3 +38%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +750%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +10.9%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.269
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 12%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 13% 14% 3% 0% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 5% 38% 13%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +750%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +10.9%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.269

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.
Lamb and mutton Duck meat
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lamb and mutton Duck meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.52g 18.99g Lamb and mutton
Fats 20.94g 28.35g Duck meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 294kcal 337kcal Duck meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 11mg Lamb and mutton
Iron 1.88mg 2.7mg Duck meat
Magnesium 23mg 16mg Lamb and mutton
Phosphorus 188mg 156mg Lamb and mutton
Potassium 310mg 204mg Lamb and mutton
Sodium 72mg 59mg Duck meat
Zinc 4.46mg 1.86mg Lamb and mutton
Copper 0.119mg 0.227mg Duck meat
Vitamin A 0IU 210IU Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.14mg 0.7mg Duck meat
Vitamin D 2IU 3IU Duck meat
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.1µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.174mg Duck meat
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.269mg Duck meat
Vitamin B3 6.66mg 4.825mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 0.66mg 1.098mg Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.18mg Duck meat
Folate 18µg 6µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B12 2.55µg 0.3µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K 4.6µg 5.1µg Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.287mg 0.232mg Lamb and mutton
Threonine 1.05mg 0.773mg Lamb and mutton
Isoleucine 1.183mg 0.872mg Lamb and mutton
Leucine 1.908mg 1.465mg Lamb and mutton
Lysine 2.166mg 1.486mg Lamb and mutton
Methionine 0.629mg 0.475mg Lamb and mutton
Phenylalanine 0.998mg 0.752mg Lamb and mutton
Valine 1.323mg 0.938mg Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.777mg 0.462mg Lamb and mutton
Cholesterol 97mg 84mg Duck meat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 8.83g 9.67g Lamb and mutton
Monounsaturated Fat 8.82g 12.9g Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.51g 3.65g Duck meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lamb and mutton Duck meat
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
Lamb and mutton
32
Duck meat
Mineral Summary Score
46
Lamb and mutton
42
Duck 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
147%
Lamb and mutton
114%
Duck meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Lamb and mutton
0%
Duck meat
Fats
97%
Lamb and mutton
131%
Duck meat

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.84g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Duck meat
Duck meat contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 13mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Duck meat
Duck meat is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Duck meat
Duck 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)

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. Lamb and mutton - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/nutrients
  2. Duck meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172409/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.