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Meat vs Game - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Meat and Game

  • Meat has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus and Vitamin B3, however Game is higher in Vitamin B12, Iron, Copper and Vitamin B2.
  • Game covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 239% more than Meat.
  • Game contains 4 times less Vitamin B1 than Meat. Meat contains 0.95mg of Vitamin B1, while Game contains 0.22mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted and Game meat, deer, raw.

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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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3
Game
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +32.4%
Contains more Magnesium +26.1%
Contains more Zinc +15.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.2%
Contains more Iron +195.7%
Contains more Copper +127.9%
Contains less Sodium -10.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 2% 38% 21% 37% 66% 115% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 2% 29% 17% 85% 57% 87% 7%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +32.4%
Contains more Magnesium +26.1%
Contains more Zinc +15.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.2%
Contains more Iron +195.7%
Contains more Copper +127.9%
Contains less Sodium -10.5%

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
:
5
Game
Contains more Vitamin B1 +331.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +99.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1007%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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% 0% 4% 0% 56% 111% 120% 0% 86% 789% 3% 3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +331.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +99.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1007%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
65
Meat
97
Game
Mineral Summary Score
41
Meat
51
Game

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 the food
Protein
157%
Meat
138%
Game
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
0%
Game
Fats
16%
Meat
11%
Game

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Meat Game
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Meat Game
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?
Meat
Meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Game
Game contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Game
Game is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.248g)
Which food is cheaper?
Game
Game is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Meat Game Opinion
Calories 143 120 Meat
Protein 26.17 22.96 Meat
Fats 3.51 2.42 Meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 73 85 Meat
Vitamin D 10 Meat
Iron 1.15 3.4 Game
Calcium 6 5 Meat
Potassium 421 318 Meat
Magnesium 29 23 Meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.111 0.253 Game
Zinc 2.42 2.09 Meat
Starch
Phosphorus 267 202 Meat
Sodium 57 51 Game
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.08 0.2 Game
Vitamin D 0.2 Meat
Vitamin B1 0.95 0.22 Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387 0.48 Game
Vitamin B3 7.432 6.37 Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012 Meat
Vitamin B6 0.739 0.37 Meat
Vitamin B12 0.57 6.31 Game
Vitamin K 0 1.1 Game
Folate 0 4 Game
Trans Fat 0.033 Game
Saturated Fat 1.198 0.95 Game
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334 0.67 Meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506 0.47 Meat
Tryptophan 0.275 Meat
Threonine 1.175 1.08 Meat
Isoleucine 1.288 0.908 Meat
Leucine 2.229 1.951 Meat
Lysine 2.427 2.006 Meat
Methionine 0.721 0.566 Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1 0.937 Meat
Valine 1.367 1.073 Meat
Histidine 1.13 1.135 Game
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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 of 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. Game - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173855/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.