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Ostrich vs. Lamb shoulder — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Ostrich and Lamb shoulder

  • Lamb shoulder has less Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, and Iron.
  • Ostrich's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 154% more.
  • Ostrich has 5 times more Vitamin B6 than Lamb shoulder. Ostrich has 0.545mg of Vitamin B6, while Lamb shoulder has 0.12mg.
  • Ostrich is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Ostrich, tip trimmed, cooked and Lamb, domestic, shoulder, arm, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +37.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.2%
Contains more Potassium +39.8%
Contains more Copper +34.5%
Contains more Selenium +47.6%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains less Sodium -18.8%
Contains more Manganese +10.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Zinc - 4.48
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 105% 18% 108% 32% 11% 133% 51% 3% 205%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 77% 17% 79% 23% 9% 123% 38% 3% 139%
Contains more Iron +37.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.2%
Contains more Potassium +39.8%
Contains more Copper +34.5%
Contains more Selenium +47.6%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains less Sodium -18.8%
Contains more Manganese +10.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Zinc - 4.48

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +157.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +354.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +145.1%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 6.66
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 0% 59% 68% 134% 80% 126% 12% 782% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 0% 23% 58% 125% 43% 28% 15% 319% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +157.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +354.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +145.1%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 6.66

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +26.5%
Contains more Water +22.5%
Contains more Fats +687.5%
Contains more Other +204.7%
28% 3% 69%
Protein: 28.49 g
Fats: 2.57 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 68.51 g
Other: 0.43 g
23% 20% 56%
Protein: 22.53 g
Fats: 20.24 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 55.92 g
Other: 1.31 g
Contains more Protein +26.5%
Contains more Water +22.5%
Contains more Fats +687.5%
Contains more Other +204.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -88.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +755.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +265.9%
41% 40% 18%
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.97 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.44 g
47% 45% 9%
Saturated Fat: 8.74 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.3 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.61 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -88.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +755.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +265.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Ostrich Lamb shoulder
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ostrich Lamb shoulder Opinion
Protein 28.49g 22.53g Ostrich
Fats 2.57g 20.24g Lamb shoulder
Calories 145kcal 279kcal Lamb shoulder
Calcium 6mg 18mg Lamb shoulder
Iron 2.79mg 2.03mg Ostrich
Magnesium 25mg 23mg Ostrich
Phosphorus 251mg 183mg Ostrich
Potassium 362mg 259mg Ostrich
Sodium 80mg 65mg Lamb shoulder
Zinc 4.85mg 4.48mg Ostrich
Copper 0.152mg 0.113mg Ostrich
Manganese 0.019mg 0.021mg Lamb shoulder
Selenium 37.5µg 25.4µg Ostrich
Vitamin E 0.23mg 0.14mg Ostrich
Vitamin B1 0.232mg 0.09mg Ostrich
Vitamin B2 0.292mg 0.25mg Ostrich
Vitamin B3 7.143mg 6.66mg Ostrich
Vitamin B5 1.318mg 0.71mg Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.545mg 0.12mg Ostrich
Folate 15µg 20µg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin B12 6.25µg 2.55µg Ostrich
Tryptophan 0.254mg 0.263mg Lamb shoulder
Threonine 1.25mg 0.964mg Ostrich
Isoleucine 1.354mg 1.087mg Ostrich
Leucine 2.315mg 1.753mg Ostrich
Lysine 2.516mg 1.99mg Ostrich
Methionine 0.796mg 0.578mg Ostrich
Phenylalanine 1.176mg 0.917mg Ostrich
Valine 1.407mg 1.216mg Ostrich
Histidine 0.716mg 0.714mg Ostrich
Cholesterol 85mg 92mg Ostrich
Saturated Fat 1g 8.74g Ostrich
Monounsaturated Fat 0.97g 8.3g Lamb shoulder
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44g 1.61g Lamb shoulder

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Ostrich Lamb shoulder
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
97%
Ostrich
47%
Lamb shoulder
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
66%
Ostrich
51%
Lamb shoulder

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.74g)
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 is lower in Sugar?
Lamb shoulder
Lamb shoulder is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb shoulder
Lamb shoulder contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
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 ($)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Ostrich - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174488/nutrients
  2. Lamb shoulder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174329/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.