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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 Magnesium +16%
Contains more Potassium +16.3%
Contains less Sodium -28.8%
Contains more Iron +142.6%
Contains more Zinc +100.4%
Contains more Copper +36.9%
Equal in Calcium - 6
Equal in Phosphorus - 251
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 105% 18% 108% 32% 11% 133% 51%
Contains more Magnesium +16%
Contains more Potassium +16.3%
Contains less Sodium -28.8%
Contains more Iron +142.6%
Contains more Zinc +100.4%
Contains more Copper +36.9%
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
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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 Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +996.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.143
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% 5% 0% 0% 59% 68% 134% 80% 126% 12% 782% 0%
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 Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +996.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.143

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Ostrich Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 26.17g 28.49g Ostrich
Fats 3.51g 2.57g Meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 143kcal 145kcal Ostrich
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 6mg 6mg
Iron 1.15mg 2.79mg Ostrich
Magnesium 29mg 25mg Meat
Phosphorus 267mg 251mg Meat
Potassium 421mg 362mg Meat
Sodium 57mg 80mg Meat
Zinc 2.42mg 4.85mg Ostrich
Copper 0.111mg 0.152mg Ostrich
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.23mg Ostrich
Vitamin D 10IU IU Meat
Vitamin D 0.2µg µg Meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.95mg 0.232mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387mg 0.292mg Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432mg 7.143mg Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012mg 1.318mg Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.739mg 0.545mg Meat
Folate 0µg 15µg Ostrich
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 6.25µg Ostrich
Vitamin K 0µg µg Meat
Tryptophan 0.275mg 0.254mg Meat
Threonine 1.175mg 1.25mg Ostrich
Isoleucine 1.288mg 1.354mg Ostrich
Leucine 2.229mg 2.315mg Ostrich
Lysine 2.427mg 2.516mg Ostrich
Methionine 0.721mg 0.796mg Ostrich
Phenylalanine 1.1mg 1.176mg Ostrich
Valine 1.367mg 1.407mg Ostrich
Histidine 1.13mg 0.716mg Meat
Cholesterol 73mg 85mg Meat
Trans Fat 0.033g g Ostrich
Saturated Fat 1.198g 1g Ostrich
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334g 0.97g Meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506g 0.44g Meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Meat Ostrich
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
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

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 contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
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. 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.