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Ostrich vs Chicken meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Ostrich and Chicken meat

  • Ostrich is higher than Chicken meat in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Copper, and Vitamin B2.
  • Ostrich covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 248% more than Chicken meat.
  • Ostrich contains 4 times more Vitamin B1 than Chicken meat. While Ostrich contains 0.232mg of Vitamin B1, Chicken meat contains only 0.063mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Ostrich is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Ostrich, tip trimmed, cooked and Chicken, broilers or fryers, 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
Contains more Iron +121.4%
Contains more Potassium +62.3%
Contains more Copper +130.3%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.9%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Sodium - 82
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 105% 2% 32% 18% 51% 133% 108% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 5% 20% 17% 22% 53% 78% 11%
Contains more Iron +121.4%
Contains more Potassium +62.3%
Contains more Copper +130.3%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.9%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Sodium - 82

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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +268.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1983.3%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.8%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 10% 6% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 38% 6% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +268.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1983.3%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.8%

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
105
Ostrich
36
Chicken meat
Mineral Summary Score
57
Ostrich
31
Chicken 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
171%
Ostrich
164%
Chicken meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Ostrich
0%
Chicken meat
Fats
12%
Ostrich
63%
Chicken 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.
Ostrich Chicken meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Ostrich Chicken 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?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ostrich
Ostrich contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.79g)
Which food is cheaper?
Ostrich
Ostrich is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ostrich
Ostrich is relatively richer in minerals
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 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 Ostrich Chicken meat Opinion
Calories 145 239 Chicken meat
Protein 28.49 27.3 Ostrich
Fats 2.57 13.6 Chicken meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 85 88 Ostrich
Vitamin D 2 Chicken meat
Iron 2.79 1.26 Ostrich
Calcium 6 15 Chicken meat
Potassium 362 223 Ostrich
Magnesium 25 23 Ostrich
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.152 0.066 Ostrich
Zinc 4.85 1.94 Ostrich
Starch
Phosphorus 251 182 Ostrich
Sodium 80 82 Ostrich
Vitamin A 0 161 Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.23 0.27 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0 Chicken meat
Vitamin B1 0.232 0.063 Ostrich
Vitamin B2 0.292 0.168 Ostrich
Vitamin B3 7.143 8.487 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.318 1.03 Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.545 0.4 Ostrich
Vitamin B12 6.25 0.3 Ostrich
Vitamin K 2.4 Chicken meat
Folate 15 5 Ostrich
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1 3.79 Ostrich
Monounsaturated Fat 0.97 5.34 Chicken meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44 2.97 Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.254 0.305 Chicken meat
Threonine 1.25 1.128 Ostrich
Isoleucine 1.354 1.362 Chicken meat
Leucine 2.315 1.986 Ostrich
Lysine 2.516 2.223 Ostrich
Methionine 0.796 0.726 Ostrich
Phenylalanine 1.176 1.061 Ostrich
Valine 1.407 1.325 Ostrich
Histidine 0.716 0.802 Chicken 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. Ostrich - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174488/nutrients
  2. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/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.