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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
:
Contains more Potassium +106.4%
Contains more Magnesium +81.3%
Contains more Zinc +30.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.2%
Contains more Iron +134.8%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Copper +104.5%
Equal in Sodium - 59
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 2% 38% 21% 37% 66% 115% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 102% 4% 18% 12% 76% 51% 67% 8%
Contains more Potassium +106.4%
Contains more Magnesium +81.3%
Contains more Zinc +30.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.2%
Contains more Iron +134.8%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
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 Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.098
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% 2% 6% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 72% 0% 0%
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 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 Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.098

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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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

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Meat 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 lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.