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Meat vs Chicken meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Meat and Chicken meat

  • Meat has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, and Potassium, however Chicken meat is richer in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Meat covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 74% more than Chicken meat.
  • Chicken meat has 2 times less Vitamin B2 than Meat. Meat has 0.387mg of Vitamin B2, while Chicken meat has 0.168mg.
  • Meat contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted and Chicken, broilers or fryers, 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 Magnesium +26.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.7%
Contains more Potassium +88.8%
Contains less Sodium -30.5%
Contains more Zinc +24.7%
Contains more Copper +68.2%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Equal in Iron - 1.26
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22%
Contains more Magnesium +26.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.7%
Contains more Potassium +88.8%
Contains less Sodium -30.5%
Contains more Zinc +24.7%
Contains more Copper +68.2%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Equal in Iron - 1.26

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
Meat
5
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Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1407.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +130.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +90%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +237.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.2%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.03
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 6% 0% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 0% 72% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 10% 6% 0% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 4% 38% 6%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1407.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +130.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +90%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +237.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.2%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.03

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Meat Chicken meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 26.17g 27.3g Chicken meat
Fats 3.51g 13.6g Chicken meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 143kcal 239kcal Chicken meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 6mg 15mg Chicken meat
Iron 1.15mg 1.26mg Chicken meat
Magnesium 29mg 23mg Meat
Phosphorus 267mg 182mg Meat
Potassium 421mg 223mg Meat
Sodium 57mg 82mg Meat
Zinc 2.42mg 1.94mg Meat
Copper 0.111mg 0.066mg Meat
Vitamin A 0IU 161IU Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.27mg Chicken meat
Vitamin D 10IU 2IU Meat
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0µg Meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.95mg 0.063mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387mg 0.168mg Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432mg 8.487mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.012mg 1.03mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.739mg 0.4mg Meat
Folate 0µg 5µg Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 0.3µg Meat
Vitamin K 0µg 2.4µg Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.275mg 0.305mg Chicken meat
Threonine 1.175mg 1.128mg Meat
Isoleucine 1.288mg 1.362mg Chicken meat
Leucine 2.229mg 1.986mg Meat
Lysine 2.427mg 2.223mg Meat
Methionine 0.721mg 0.726mg Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.1mg 1.061mg Meat
Valine 1.367mg 1.325mg Meat
Histidine 1.13mg 0.802mg Meat
Cholesterol 73mg 88mg Meat
Trans Fat 0.033g g Chicken meat
Saturated Fat 1.198g 3.79g Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334g 5.34g Chicken meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506g 2.97g Chicken meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Meat Chicken 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
65
Meat
36
Chicken meat
Mineral Summary Score
41
Meat
31
Chicken 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
157%
Meat
164%
Chicken meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
0%
Chicken meat
Fats
16%
Meat
63%
Chicken meat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.592g)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.

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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/nutrients
  2. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/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.