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Pot roast vs. Horse meat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Pot roast and Horse meat

  • Pot roast has more Zinc, and Selenium, however, Horse meat has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Phosphorus, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Horse meat is 43% higher.
  • Horse meat has 4 times less Saturated Fat than Pot roast. Pot roast has 7.548g of Saturated Fat, while Horse meat has 1.9g.

Food types used in this article are Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised and Game meat, horse, 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 Calcium +100%
Contains less Sodium -14.5%
Contains more Zinc +74.3%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains more Iron +107.9%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +42%
Contains more Potassium +64.1%
Contains more Copper +72.7%
Contains more Manganese +120%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 91% 14% 75% 21% 7% 182% 33% 2% 148%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 189% 18% 106% 34% 8% 105% 57% 3% 74%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains less Sodium -14.5%
Contains more Zinc +74.3%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains more Iron +107.9%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +42%
Contains more Potassium +64.1%
Contains more Copper +72.7%
Contains more Manganese +120%

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 B2 +42.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +48.4%
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% 11% 6% 0% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 7% 267% 61% 5%
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% 0% 0% 7% 25% 28% 91% 0% 77% 0% 396% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +48.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +216.9%
Contains more Water +23.3%
Equal in Protein - 28.14
Equal in Other - 1.83
29% 19% 52%
Protein: 28.94 g
Fats: 19.17 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 51.9 g
Other: 0 g
28% 6% 64% 2%
Protein: 28.14 g
Fats: 6.05 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 63.98 g
Other: 1.83 g
Contains more Fats +216.9%
Contains more Water +23.3%
Equal in Protein - 28.14
Equal in Other - 1.83

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +285.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -74.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +20.1%
46% 50% 4%
Saturated Fat: 7.548 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.175 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.708 g
39% 44% 17%
Saturated Fat: 1.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.12 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.85 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +285.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -74.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +20.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pot roast Horse meat Opinion
Protein 28.94g 28.14g Pot roast
Fats 19.17g 6.05g Pot roast
Calories 297kcal 175kcal Pot roast
Calcium 16mg 8mg Pot roast
Iron 2.42mg 5.03mg Horse meat
Magnesium 19mg 25mg Horse meat
Phosphorus 174mg 247mg Horse meat
Potassium 231mg 379mg Horse meat
Sodium 47mg 55mg Pot roast
Zinc 6.66mg 3.82mg Pot roast
Copper 0.099mg 0.171mg Horse meat
Manganese 0.01mg 0.022mg Horse meat
Selenium 27µg 13.5µg Pot roast
Vitamin E 0.51mg Pot roast
Vitamin D 8IU Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2µg Pot roast
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Horse meat
Vitamin B1 0.059mg 0.1mg Horse meat
Vitamin B2 0.171mg 0.12mg Pot roast
Vitamin B3 4.105mg 4.84mg Horse meat
Vitamin B5 0.571mg Pot roast
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.33mg Horse meat
Folate 9µg Pot roast
Vitamin B12 2.13µg 3.16µg Horse meat
Choline 110.2mg Pot roast
Vitamin K 1.8µg Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.19mg 0.349mg Horse meat
Threonine 1.156mg 1.262mg Horse meat
Isoleucine 1.317mg 1.334mg Horse meat
Leucine 2.302mg 2.232mg Pot roast
Lysine 2.446mg 2.398mg Pot roast
Methionine 0.754mg 0.623mg Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143mg 1.157mg Horse meat
Valine 1.436mg 1.458mg Horse meat
Histidine 0.924mg 1.081mg Horse meat
Cholesterol 116mg 68mg Horse meat
Saturated Fat 7.548g 1.9g Horse meat
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175g 2.12g Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708g 0.85g Horse meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pot roast Horse meat
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
45%
Pot roast
48%
Horse meat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
57%
Pot roast
59%
Horse meat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.648g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Horse meat
Horse meat 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 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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/nutrients
  2. Horse meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175087/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.