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Meat vs Goat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Meat and Goat different?

  • Meat is higher in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus, however Goat is richer in Vitamin B12, Iron, Copper, Zinc, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Meat is 70% higher.
  • Meat contains 4 times more Selenium than Goat. While Meat contains 38.2µg of Selenium, Goat contains only 8.8µg.
  • Goat has less Cholesterol.

Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted and Goat, raw are the varieties used 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Meat
4
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4
Goat
Contains more Phosphorus +48.3%
Contains less Sodium -30.5%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Iron +146.1%
Contains more Zinc +65.3%
Contains more Copper +130.6%
Equal in Potassium - 385
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% 107% 0% 78% 34% 11% 110% 86%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.3%
Contains less Sodium -30.5%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Iron +146.1%
Contains more Zinc +65.3%
Contains more Copper +130.6%
Equal in Potassium - 385

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
7
:
3
Goat
Contains more Vitamin B1 +763.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.6%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +98.2%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 28% 114% 71% 0% 0% 4% 142% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +763.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.6%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +98.2%

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 Goat
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Meat Goat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 26.17g 20.6g Meat
Fats 3.51g 2.31g Meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 143kcal 109kcal Meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Goat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 6mg 13mg Goat
Iron 1.15mg 2.83mg Goat
Magnesium 29mg mg Meat
Phosphorus 267mg 180mg Meat
Potassium 421mg 385mg Meat
Sodium 57mg 82mg Meat
Zinc 2.42mg 4mg Goat
Copper 0.111mg 0.256mg Goat
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.08mg mg Meat
Vitamin D 10IU IU Meat
Vitamin D 0.2µg µg Meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.95mg 0.11mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387mg 0.49mg Goat
Vitamin B3 7.432mg 3.75mg Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012mg mg Meat
Vitamin B6 0.739mg mg Meat
Folate 0µg 5µg Goat
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 1.13µg Goat
Vitamin K 0µg µg Meat
Tryptophan 0.275mg 0.306mg Goat
Threonine 1.175mg 0.981mg Meat
Isoleucine 1.288mg 1.042mg Meat
Leucine 2.229mg 1.716mg Meat
Lysine 2.427mg 1.532mg Meat
Methionine 0.721mg 0.552mg Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1mg 0.715mg Meat
Valine 1.367mg 1.103mg Meat
Histidine 1.13mg 0.429mg Meat
Cholesterol 73mg 57mg Goat
Trans Fat 0.033g g Goat
Saturated Fat 1.198g 0.71g Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334g 1.03g Meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506g 0.17g Meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Meat Goat
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
30
Goat
Mineral Summary Score
41
Meat
53
Goat

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
124%
Goat
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
0%
Goat
Fats
16%
Meat
11%
Goat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Meat
Meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Goat
Goat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Goat
Goat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Goat
Goat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.488g)
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.

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. Goat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175303/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.