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Ostrich vs Game - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Ostrich and Game

  • Ostrich has more Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus, however Game is richer in Vitamin B2, Copper, and Iron.
  • Ostrich covers your daily Selenium needs 51% more than Game.
  • Game has 2 times less Zinc than Ostrich. Ostrich has 4.85mg of Zinc, while Game has 2.09mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Ostrich, tip trimmed, cooked 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
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Game
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.3%
Contains more Potassium +13.8%
Contains more Zinc +132.1%
Contains more Iron +21.9%
Contains less Sodium -36.3%
Contains more Copper +66.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 105% 18% 108% 32% 11% 133% 51%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 128% 17% 87% 29% 7% 57% 85%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.3%
Contains more Potassium +13.8%
Contains more Zinc +132.1%
Contains more Iron +21.9%
Contains less Sodium -36.3%
Contains more Copper +66.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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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Game
Contains more Vitamin E +15%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.3%
Contains more Folate +275%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 6.31
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 56% 111% 120% 0% 86% 3% 789% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +15%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.3%
Contains more Folate +275%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 6.31

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ostrich Game Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 28.49g 22.96g Ostrich
Fats 2.57g 2.42g Ostrich
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 145kcal 120kcal Ostrich
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 6mg 5mg Ostrich
Iron 2.79mg 3.4mg Game
Magnesium 25mg 23mg Ostrich
Phosphorus 251mg 202mg Ostrich
Potassium 362mg 318mg Ostrich
Sodium 80mg 51mg Game
Zinc 4.85mg 2.09mg Ostrich
Copper 0.152mg 0.253mg Game
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.23mg 0.2mg Ostrich
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.232mg 0.22mg Ostrich
Vitamin B2 0.292mg 0.48mg Game
Vitamin B3 7.143mg 6.37mg Ostrich
Vitamin B5 1.318mg mg Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.545mg 0.37mg Ostrich
Folate 15µg 4µg Ostrich
Vitamin B12 6.25µg 6.31µg Game
Vitamin K µg 1.1µg Game
Tryptophan 0.254mg mg Ostrich
Threonine 1.25mg 1.08mg Ostrich
Isoleucine 1.354mg 0.908mg Ostrich
Leucine 2.315mg 1.951mg Ostrich
Lysine 2.516mg 2.006mg Ostrich
Methionine 0.796mg 0.566mg Ostrich
Phenylalanine 1.176mg 0.937mg Ostrich
Valine 1.407mg 1.073mg Ostrich
Histidine 0.716mg 1.135mg Game
Cholesterol 85mg 85mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1g 0.95g Game
Monounsaturated Fat 0.97g 0.67g Ostrich
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44g 0.47g Game

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ostrich Game
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
105
Ostrich
97
Game
Mineral Summary Score
57
Ostrich
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 food.
Protein
171%
Ostrich
138%
Game
Carbohydrates
0%
Ostrich
0%
Game
Fats
12%
Ostrich
11%
Game

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Ostrich
Ostrich is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Game
Game contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Game
Game is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.05g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (85 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Ostrich - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174488/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.