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Ostrich vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Ostrich and Veal different?

  • Ostrich is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Zinc, and Copper, however Veal is richer in Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Ostrich is 208% higher.
  • Ostrich contains 3 times more Vitamin B1 than Veal. While Ostrich contains 0.232mg of Vitamin B1, Veal contains only 0.07mg.
  • Ostrich has less Cholesterol.

Ostrich, tip trimmed, cooked and Veal, ground, cooked, broiled 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Veal
Contains more Iron +181.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.7%
Contains more Zinc +25.3%
Contains more Copper +47.6%
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 24
Equal in Potassium - 337
Equal in Sodium - 83
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 105% 18% 108% 32% 11% 133% 51%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Contains more Iron +181.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.7%
Contains more Zinc +25.3%
Contains more Copper +47.6%
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 24
Equal in Potassium - 337
Equal in Sodium - 83

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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Veal
Contains more Vitamin E +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +231.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.7%
Contains more Folate +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +392.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27
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% 3% 0% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 9% 159% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +231.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.7%
Contains more Folate +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +392.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ostrich Veal Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 28.49g 24.38g Ostrich
Fats 2.57g 7.56g Veal
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 145kcal 172kcal Veal
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 6mg 17mg Veal
Iron 2.79mg 0.99mg Ostrich
Magnesium 25mg 24mg Ostrich
Phosphorus 251mg 217mg Ostrich
Potassium 362mg 337mg Ostrich
Sodium 80mg 83mg Ostrich
Zinc 4.85mg 3.87mg Ostrich
Copper 0.152mg 0.103mg Ostrich
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.23mg 0.15mg Ostrich
Vitamin D IU 0IU Veal
Vitamin D µg 0µg Veal
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.232mg 0.07mg Ostrich
Vitamin B2 0.292mg 0.27mg Ostrich
Vitamin B3 7.143mg 8.03mg Veal
Vitamin B5 1.318mg 1.16mg Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.545mg 0.39mg Ostrich
Folate 15µg 11µg Ostrich
Vitamin B12 6.25µg 1.27µg Ostrich
Vitamin K µg 1.2µg Veal
Tryptophan 0.254mg 0.247mg Ostrich
Threonine 1.25mg 1.065mg Ostrich
Isoleucine 1.354mg 1.201mg Ostrich
Leucine 2.315mg 1.94mg Ostrich
Lysine 2.516mg 2.009mg Ostrich
Methionine 0.796mg 0.569mg Ostrich
Phenylalanine 1.176mg 0.984mg Ostrich
Valine 1.407mg 1.347mg Ostrich
Histidine 0.716mg 0.885mg Veal
Cholesterol 85mg 103mg Ostrich
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1g 3.04g Ostrich
Monounsaturated Fat 0.97g 2.84g Veal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44g 0.55g Veal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ostrich Veal
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
47
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
57
Ostrich
42
Veal

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
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
0%
Ostrich
0%
Veal
Fats
12%
Ostrich
35%
Veal

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ostrich
Ostrich contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.04g)
Which food is cheaper?
Ostrich
Ostrich is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
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 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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.