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Meat vs Ostrich - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Meat and Ostrich?

  • Meat is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2, yet Ostrich is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, and Vitamin B5.
  • Ostrich's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 237% more.
  • Meat has 4 times more Vitamin B1 than Ostrich. While Meat has 0.95mg of Vitamin B1, Ostrich has only 0.232mg.

We used Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted and Ostrich, tip trimmed, cooked types 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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Contains more Potassium +16.3%
Contains more Magnesium +16%
Contains less Sodium -28.8%
Contains more Iron +142.6%
Contains more Copper +36.9%
Contains more Zinc +100.4%
Equal in Calcium - 6
Equal in Phosphorus - 251
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 2% 38% 21% 37% 66% 115% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 105% 2% 32% 18% 51% 133% 108% 11%
Contains more Potassium +16.3%
Contains more Magnesium +16%
Contains less Sodium -28.8%
Contains more Iron +142.6%
Contains more Copper +36.9%
Contains more Zinc +100.4%
Equal in Calcium - 6
Equal in Phosphorus - 251

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 B1 +309.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +996.5%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.143
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% 5% 0% 59% 68% 134% 80% 126% 782% 0% 12%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +309.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +996.5%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.143

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
105
Ostrich
Mineral Summary Score
41
Meat
57
Ostrich

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
171%
Ostrich
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
0%
Ostrich
Fats
16%
Meat
12%
Ostrich

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Meat Ostrich
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 Saturated Fat?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.198g)
Which food is cheaper?
Ostrich
Ostrich is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
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 Ostrich Opinion
Calories 143 145 Ostrich
Protein 26.17 28.49 Ostrich
Fats 3.51 2.57 Meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 73 85 Meat
Vitamin D 10 Meat
Iron 1.15 2.79 Ostrich
Calcium 6 6
Potassium 421 362 Meat
Magnesium 29 25 Meat
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.111 0.152 Ostrich
Zinc 2.42 4.85 Ostrich
Starch
Phosphorus 267 251 Meat
Sodium 57 80 Meat
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.08 0.23 Ostrich
Vitamin D 0.2 Meat
Vitamin B1 0.95 0.232 Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387 0.292 Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432 7.143 Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012 1.318 Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.739 0.545 Meat
Vitamin B12 0.57 6.25 Ostrich
Vitamin K 0 Meat
Folate 0 15 Ostrich
Trans Fat 0.033 Ostrich
Saturated Fat 1.198 1 Ostrich
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334 0.97 Meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506 0.44 Meat
Tryptophan 0.275 0.254 Meat
Threonine 1.175 1.25 Ostrich
Isoleucine 1.288 1.354 Ostrich
Leucine 2.229 2.315 Ostrich
Lysine 2.427 2.516 Ostrich
Methionine 0.721 0.796 Ostrich
Phenylalanine 1.1 1.176 Ostrich
Valine 1.367 1.407 Ostrich
Histidine 1.13 0.716 Meat
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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 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. Ostrich - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174488/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.