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Meat vs Duck meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Meat and Duck meat

  • Meat is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B2, however Duck meat is richer in Iron, and Copper.
  • Meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 65% higher.
  • Meat has 4 times more Vitamin B6 than Duck meat. While Meat has 0.739mg of Vitamin B6, Duck meat has only 0.18mg.
  • Meat has less Saturated Fat.

The food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted 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
Meat
5
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Contains more Magnesium +81.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.2%
Contains more Potassium +106.4%
Contains more Zinc +30.1%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +134.8%
Contains more Copper +104.5%
Equal in Sodium - 59
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 102% 12% 67% 18% 8% 51% 76%
Contains more Magnesium +81.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.2%
Contains more Potassium +106.4%
Contains more Zinc +30.1%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +134.8%
Contains more Copper +104.5%
Equal in Sodium - 59

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
6
:
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +446%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +310.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +90%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +775%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.098
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 13% 14% 3% 0% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 5% 38% 13%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +446%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +310.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +90%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +775%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.098

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 Duck 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 Duck meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 26.17g 18.99g Meat
Fats 3.51g 28.35g Duck meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 143kcal 337kcal Duck meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 6mg 11mg Duck meat
Iron 1.15mg 2.7mg Duck meat
Magnesium 29mg 16mg Meat
Phosphorus 267mg 156mg Meat
Potassium 421mg 204mg Meat
Sodium 57mg 59mg Meat
Zinc 2.42mg 1.86mg Meat
Copper 0.111mg 0.227mg Duck meat
Vitamin A 0IU 210IU Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.7mg Duck meat
Vitamin D 10IU 3IU Meat
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.1µg Meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.95mg 0.174mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387mg 0.269mg Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432mg 4.825mg Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012mg 1.098mg Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.739mg 0.18mg Meat
Folate 0µg 6µg Duck meat
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 0.3µg Meat
Vitamin K 0µg 5.1µg Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.275mg 0.232mg Meat
Threonine 1.175mg 0.773mg Meat
Isoleucine 1.288mg 0.872mg Meat
Leucine 2.229mg 1.465mg Meat
Lysine 2.427mg 1.486mg Meat
Methionine 0.721mg 0.475mg Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1mg 0.752mg Meat
Valine 1.367mg 0.938mg Meat
Histidine 1.13mg 0.462mg Meat
Cholesterol 73mg 84mg Meat
Trans Fat 0.033g g Duck meat
Saturated Fat 1.198g 9.67g Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334g 12.9g Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506g 3.65g Duck meat

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Meat 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
65
Meat
32
Duck meat
Mineral Summary Score
41
Meat
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
157%
Meat
114%
Duck meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
0%
Duck meat
Fats
16%
Meat
131%
Duck meat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.472g)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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. 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.