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

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 Vitamin B12 +750%
Contains more Folate +200%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 3% 3% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 319% 12% 14%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 13% 14% 3% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 38% 13% 5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +750%
Contains more Folate +200%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

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Lamb and mutton Duck meat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 13mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Duck meat
Duck meat contains less Sodium (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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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