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Ostrich vs. Roast beef — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Ostrich and Roast beef different?

  • Ostrich is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, Zinc, Vitamin B3, and Iron, however, Roast beef is richer in Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Ostrich is 175% higher.
  • Ostrich contains 5 times more Vitamin B1 than Roast beef. While Ostrich contains 0.232mg of Vitamin B1, Roast beef contains only 0.043mg.
  • Roast beef has less Cholesterol.

Ostrich, tip trimmed, cooked and Roast beef, deli style, prepackaged, sliced are the varieties used 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +36.1%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -90.6%
Contains more Zinc +51.6%
Contains more Copper +76.7%
Contains more Manganese +26.7%
Contains more Selenium +155.1%
Contains more Potassium +78.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 242
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 2% 77% 15% 104% 58% 112% 88% 29% 2% 81%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +36.1%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -90.6%
Contains more Zinc +51.6%
Contains more Copper +76.7%
Contains more Manganese +26.7%
Contains more Selenium +155.1%
Contains more Potassium +78.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 242

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 B1 +439.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +132.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.5%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +206.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +113%
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 1% 10% 0% 0% 11% 50% 105% 34% 107% 4% 256% 24% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +439.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +132.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.5%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +206.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +113%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +53%
Contains more Fats +43.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +674.4%
Equal in Water - 73.72
28% 3% 69%
Protein: 28.49 g
Fats: 2.57 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 68.51 g
Other: 0.43 g
19% 4% 74% 3%
Protein: 18.62 g
Fats: 3.69 g
Carbs: 0.64 g
Water: 73.72 g
Other: 3.33 g
Contains more Protein +53%
Contains more Fats +43.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +674.4%
Equal in Water - 73.72

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -24.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +63%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +56.8%
41% 40% 18%
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.97 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.44 g
42% 49% 9%
Saturated Fat: 1.318 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.521 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.27 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -24.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +63%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +56.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ostrich Roast beef Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.64g Roast beef
Protein 28.49g 18.62g Ostrich
Fats 2.57g 3.69g Roast beef
Carbs 0g 0.64g Roast beef
Calories 145kcal 115kcal Ostrich
Sugar 0g 0.29g Ostrich
Calcium 6mg 5mg Ostrich
Iron 2.79mg 2.05mg Ostrich
Magnesium 25mg 20mg Ostrich
Phosphorus 251mg 242mg Ostrich
Potassium 362mg 647mg Roast beef
Sodium 80mg 853mg Ostrich
Zinc 4.85mg 3.2mg Ostrich
Copper 0.152mg 0.086mg Ostrich
Manganese 0.019mg 0.015mg Ostrich
Selenium 37.5µg 14.7µg Ostrich
Vitamin A 0IU 11IU Roast beef
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 3µg Roast beef
Vitamin E 0.23mg 0.49mg Roast beef
Vitamin D 1IU Roast beef
Vitamin B1 0.232mg 0.043mg Ostrich
Vitamin B2 0.292mg 0.213mg Ostrich
Vitamin B3 7.143mg 5.581mg Ostrich
Vitamin B5 1.318mg 0.566mg Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.545mg 0.46mg Ostrich
Folate 15µg 5µg Ostrich
Vitamin B12 6.25µg 2.04µg Ostrich
Choline 43.9mg Roast beef
Vitamin K 1.6µg Roast beef
Tryptophan 0.254mg Ostrich
Threonine 1.25mg Ostrich
Isoleucine 1.354mg Ostrich
Leucine 2.315mg Ostrich
Lysine 2.516mg Ostrich
Methionine 0.796mg Ostrich
Phenylalanine 1.176mg Ostrich
Valine 1.407mg Ostrich
Histidine 0.716mg Ostrich
Cholesterol 85mg 51mg Roast beef
Trans Fat 0.148g Ostrich
Saturated Fat 1g 1.318g Ostrich
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g Roast beef
Omega-3 - EPA 0.007g Roast beef
Omega-3 - DPA 0.012g Roast beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0.97g 1.521g Roast beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44g 0.27g Ostrich
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Roast beef
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.14g Roast beef
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.001g Roast beef
Omega-3 - ALA 0.017g Roast beef
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.011g Roast beef

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ostrich Roast beef
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
46%
Roast beef
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
66%
Ostrich
56%
Roast beef

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Roast beef
Roast beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.29g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ostrich
Ostrich contains less Sodium (difference - 773mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.318g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ostrich
Ostrich is relatively richer in minerals
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

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. Roast beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174570/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.