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Luncheon meat vs. Caribou meat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Luncheon meat and Caribou meat?

  • Luncheon meat is higher in Selenium, yet Caribou meat is higher in Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Zinc, Copper, and Choline.
  • Caribou meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 238% more.
  • Luncheon meat has 14 times more Sodium than Caribou meat. While Luncheon meat has 820mg of Sodium, Caribou meat has only 60mg.

We used USDA Commodity, luncheon meat, canned and Game meat, caribou, cooked, roasted types 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Selenium +181.6%
Contains more Calcium +340%
Contains more Iron +536.1%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.1%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Zinc +144.7%
Contains more Copper +776.7%
Contains more Manganese +135.1%
Equal in Potassium - 310
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 37% 13% 73% 27% 107% 59% 10% 5% 209%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 232% 20% 100% 28% 8% 144% 88% 12% 75%
Contains more Selenium +181.6%
Contains more Calcium +340%
Contains more Iron +536.1%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.1%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Zinc +144.7%
Contains more Copper +776.7%
Contains more Manganese +135.1%
Equal in Potassium - 310

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 +150%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +322.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +337.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17.6%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +621.7%
Contains more Choline +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 0% 0% 32% 50% 98% 37% 63% 0% 115% 35% 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% 8% 0% 10% 63% 208% 109% 161% 74% 4% 830% 67% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +322.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +337.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17.6%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +621.7%
Contains more Choline +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +188.9%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +70.1%
Contains more Other +19.9%
Equal in Water - 62.43
18% 13% 66% 3%
Protein: 17.5 g
Fats: 12.77 g
Carbs: 1.04 g
Water: 65.87 g
Other: 2.82 g
30% 4% 62% 3%
Protein: 29.77 g
Fats: 4.42 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.43 g
Other: 3.38 g
Contains more Fats +188.9%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +70.1%
Contains more Other +19.9%
Equal in Water - 62.43

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +327.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +152.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.9%
35% 51% 14%
Saturated Fat: 3.944 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.685 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.565 g
47% 36% 17%
Saturated Fat: 1.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.33 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.62 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +327.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +152.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Luncheon meat Caribou meat Opinion
Net carbs 1.04g 0g Luncheon meat
Protein 17.5g 29.77g Caribou meat
Fats 12.77g 4.42g Luncheon meat
Carbs 1.04g 0g Luncheon meat
Calories 189kcal 167kcal Luncheon meat
Calcium 5mg 22mg Caribou meat
Iron 0.97mg 6.17mg Caribou meat
Magnesium 18mg 27mg Caribou meat
Phosphorus 170mg 233mg Caribou meat
Potassium 300mg 310mg Caribou meat
Sodium 820mg 60mg Caribou meat
Zinc 2.15mg 5.26mg Caribou meat
Copper 0.03mg 0.263mg Caribou meat
Manganese 0.037mg 0.087mg Caribou meat
Selenium 38.3µg 13.6µg Luncheon meat
Vitamin E 0.16mg 0.4mg Caribou meat
Vitamin C 0mg 3mg Caribou meat
Vitamin B1 0.128mg 0.25mg Caribou meat
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.9mg Caribou meat
Vitamin B3 5.225mg 5.79mg Caribou meat
Vitamin B5 0.613mg 2.68mg Caribou meat
Vitamin B6 0.272mg 0.32mg Caribou meat
Folate 0µg 5µg Caribou meat
Vitamin B12 0.92µg 6.64µg Caribou meat
Choline 63.9mg 122.6mg Caribou meat
Vitamin K 0µg 1.4µg Caribou meat
Tryptophan 0.458mg Caribou meat
Threonine 1.273mg Caribou meat
Isoleucine 1.347mg Caribou meat
Leucine 2.457mg Caribou meat
Lysine 2.697mg Caribou meat
Methionine 0.665mg Caribou meat
Phenylalanine 1.324mg Caribou meat
Valine 1.399mg Caribou meat
Histidine 1.179mg Caribou meat
Cholesterol 78mg 109mg Luncheon meat
Saturated Fat 3.944g 1.7g Caribou meat
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.06g Caribou meat
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.03g Caribou meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.685g 1.33g Luncheon meat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.565g 0.62g Luncheon meat
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.055g Luncheon meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Luncheon meat Caribou meat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
33%
Luncheon meat
118%
Caribou meat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
54%
Luncheon meat
71%
Caribou meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Luncheon meat
Luncheon meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Luncheon meat
Luncheon meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Caribou meat
Caribou meat contains less Sodium (difference - 760mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Caribou meat
Caribou meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.244g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Caribou meat
Caribou meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caribou meat
Caribou 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 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. Caribou meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173854/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.