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Ostrich vs Ground meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Ostrich and Ground meat

  • Ostrich has more Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B2, while Ground meat has more Zinc.
  • Ostrich's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 157% higher.
  • Ground meat contains 5 times less Vitamin B1 than Ostrich. Ostrich contains 0.232mg of Vitamin B1, while Ground meat contains 0.051mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Ostrich is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Ostrich, tip trimmed, cooked and Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked.

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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 +22.9%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.2%
Contains more Potassium +50.2%
Contains more Copper +92.4%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Zinc +20.4%
Equal in Sodium - 73
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 105% 18% 108% 32% 11% 133% 51%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 86% 13% 72% 22% 10% 160% 27%
Contains more Iron +22.9%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.2%
Contains more Potassium +50.2%
Contains more Copper +92.4%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Zinc +20.4%
Equal in Sodium - 73

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 E +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +354.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.2%
Contains more Folate +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +151%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 1% 3% 0% 0% 13% 40% 76% 31% 72% 6% 312% 8%
Contains more Vitamin E +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +354.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.2%
Contains more Folate +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +151%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ostrich Ground meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 28.49g 23.87g Ostrich
Fats 2.57g 15.37g Ground meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 145kcal 241kcal Ground meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 6mg 33mg Ground meat
Iron 2.79mg 2.27mg Ostrich
Magnesium 25mg 17mg Ostrich
Phosphorus 251mg 166mg Ostrich
Potassium 362mg 241mg Ostrich
Sodium 80mg 73mg Ground meat
Zinc 4.85mg 5.84mg Ground meat
Copper 0.152mg 0.079mg Ostrich
Vitamin A 0IU 9IU Ground meat
Vitamin E 0.23mg 0.12mg Ostrich
Vitamin D IU 2IU Ground meat
Vitamin D µg 0µg Ground meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.232mg 0.051mg Ostrich
Vitamin B2 0.292mg 0.171mg Ostrich
Vitamin B3 7.143mg 4.026mg Ostrich
Vitamin B5 1.318mg 0.512mg Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.545mg 0.311mg Ostrich
Folate 15µg 7µg Ostrich
Vitamin B12 6.25µg 2.49µg Ostrich
Vitamin K µg 2.9µg Ground meat
Tryptophan 0.254mg 0.121mg Ostrich
Threonine 1.25mg 0.923mg Ostrich
Isoleucine 1.354mg 1.055mg Ostrich
Leucine 2.315mg 1.861mg Ostrich
Lysine 2.516mg 1.976mg Ostrich
Methionine 0.796mg 0.614mg Ostrich
Phenylalanine 1.176mg 0.931mg Ostrich
Valine 1.407mg 1.172mg Ostrich
Histidine 0.716mg 0.775mg Ground meat
Cholesterol 85mg 88mg Ostrich
Trans Fat g 1.173g Ostrich
Saturated Fat 1g 6.073g Ostrich
Monounsaturated Fat 0.97g 7.322g Ground meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44g 0.408g Ostrich

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Ostrich Ground meat
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
46
Ground meat
Mineral Summary Score
57
Ostrich
49
Ground 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
143%
Ground meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Ostrich
0%
Ground meat
Fats
12%
Ostrich
71%
Ground meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.073g)
Which food is cheaper?
Ostrich
Ostrich is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ostrich
Ostrich is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ostrich
Ostrich is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
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)

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. Ground meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169474/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.