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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 207% 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 Copper +47.6%
Contains more Zinc +25.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.7%
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Equal in Potassium - 337
Equal in Magnesium - 24
Equal in Sodium - 83
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 105% 2% 32% 18% 51% 133% 108% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 6% 30% 18% 35% 106% 93% 11%
Contains more Iron +181.8%
Contains more Copper +47.6%
Contains more Zinc +25.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.7%
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Equal in Potassium - 337
Equal in Magnesium - 24
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 Vitamin B12 +392.1%
Contains more Folate +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 5% 0% 59% 68% 134% 80% 126% 782% 0% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 3% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 159% 3% 9%
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 Vitamin B12 +392.1%
Contains more Folate +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
171%
Ostrich
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
0%
Ostrich
0%
Veal
Fats
12%
Ostrich
35%
Veal

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Ostrich Veal
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Ostrich Veal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ostrich
Ostrich contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
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 Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Ostrich Veal Opinion
Calories 145 172 Veal
Protein 28.49 24.38 Ostrich
Fats 2.57 7.56 Veal
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 85 103 Ostrich
Vitamin D 0 Veal
Iron 2.79 0.99 Ostrich
Calcium 6 17 Veal
Potassium 362 337 Ostrich
Magnesium 25 24 Ostrich
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.152 0.103 Ostrich
Zinc 4.85 3.87 Ostrich
Starch
Phosphorus 251 217 Ostrich
Sodium 80 83 Ostrich
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.23 0.15 Ostrich
Vitamin D 0 Veal
Vitamin B1 0.232 0.07 Ostrich
Vitamin B2 0.292 0.27 Ostrich
Vitamin B3 7.143 8.03 Veal
Vitamin B5 1.318 1.16 Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.545 0.39 Ostrich
Vitamin B12 6.25 1.27 Ostrich
Vitamin K 1.2 Veal
Folate 15 11 Ostrich
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1 3.04 Ostrich
Monounsaturated Fat 0.97 2.84 Veal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44 0.55 Veal
Tryptophan 0.254 0.247 Ostrich
Threonine 1.25 1.065 Ostrich
Isoleucine 1.354 1.201 Ostrich
Leucine 2.315 1.94 Ostrich
Lysine 2.516 2.009 Ostrich
Methionine 0.796 0.569 Ostrich
Phenylalanine 1.176 0.984 Ostrich
Valine 1.407 1.347 Ostrich
Histidine 0.716 0.885 Veal
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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 of 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.