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Quail meat vs. Headcheese — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Quail meat and Headcheese

  • Quail meat has more Vitamin B3, Copper, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B1, and Zinc, while Headcheese has more Vitamin B12.
  • Quail meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 44% higher.
  • Headcheese contains 166 times less Selenium than Quail meat. Quail meat contains 16.6µg of Selenium, while Headcheese contains 0.1µg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Quail meat is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Quail, meat and skin, raw and Headcheese, pork.

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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 +164.7%
Contains more Magnesium +155.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +391.1%
Contains more Potassium +596.8%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Zinc +149.5%
Contains more Copper +315.6%
Contains more Selenium +16500%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 149% 17% 118% 20% 7% 66% 169% 3% 91%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 57% 7% 24% 3% 123% 27% 41% 0% 1%
Contains more Iron +164.7%
Contains more Magnesium +155.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +391.1%
Contains more Potassium +596.8%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Zinc +149.5%
Contains more Copper +315.6%
Contains more Selenium +16500%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +960.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +126.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1613.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215.8%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +144.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 15% 0% 0% 21% 61% 60% 142% 47% 139% 6% 54% 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% 5% 27% 0% 6% 27% 9% 0% 44% 2% 132% 57% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +960.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +126.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1613.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215.8%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +144.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +41.9%
Contains more Fats +10.6%
Equal in Fats - 10.9
Equal in Water - 73.84
Equal in Other - 1.43
20% 12% 70%
Protein: 19.63 g
Fats: 12.05 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.65 g
Other: 0 g
14% 11% 74%
Protein: 13.83 g
Fats: 10.9 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.84 g
Other: 1.43 g
Contains more Protein +41.9%
Contains more Fats +10.6%
Equal in Fats - 10.9
Equal in Water - 73.84
Equal in Other - 1.43

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +162.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +34%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 3.402
32% 40% 28%
Saturated Fat: 3.38 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.18 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.98 g
34% 55% 11%
Saturated Fat: 3.402 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.601 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.134 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +162.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +34%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 3.402

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Quail meat Headcheese Opinion
Protein 19.63g 13.83g Quail meat
Fats 12.05g 10.9g Quail meat
Calories 192kcal 157kcal Quail meat
Calcium 13mg 16mg Headcheese
Iron 3.97mg 1.5mg Quail meat
Magnesium 23mg 9mg Quail meat
Phosphorus 275mg 56mg Quail meat
Potassium 216mg 31mg Quail meat
Sodium 53mg 941mg Quail meat
Zinc 2.42mg 0.97mg Quail meat
Copper 0.507mg 0.122mg Quail meat
Manganese 0.019mg Quail meat
Selenium 16.6µg 0.1µg Quail meat
Vitamin A 243IU 0IU Quail meat
Vitamin A RAE 73µg 0µg Quail meat
Vitamin E 0.25mg Headcheese
Vitamin D 37IU Headcheese
Vitamin D 0.9µg Headcheese
Vitamin C 6.1mg 0mg Quail meat
Vitamin B1 0.244mg 0.023mg Quail meat
Vitamin B2 0.26mg 0.115mg Quail meat
Vitamin B3 7.538mg 0.44mg Quail meat
Vitamin B5 0.772mg Quail meat
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 0.19mg Quail meat
Folate 8µg 2µg Quail meat
Vitamin B12 0.43µg 1.05µg Headcheese
Choline 104.1mg Headcheese
Vitamin K 3.4µg Headcheese
Tryptophan 0.288mg Quail meat
Threonine 0.945mg Quail meat
Isoleucine 1.013mg Quail meat
Leucine 1.613mg Quail meat
Lysine 1.645mg Quail meat
Methionine 0.591mg Quail meat
Phenylalanine 0.826mg Quail meat
Valine 1.033mg Quail meat
Histidine 0.696mg Quail meat
Cholesterol 76mg 69mg Headcheese
Saturated Fat 3.38g 3.402g Quail meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0.01g 0g Quail meat
Omega-3 - DPA 0.03g 0g Quail meat
Monounsaturated Fat 4.18g 5.601g Headcheese
Polyunsaturated fat 2.98g 1.134g Quail meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Quail meat Headcheese
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
42%
Quail meat
24%
Headcheese
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Quail meat
28%
Headcheese

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quail meat
Quail meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Quail meat
Quail meat contains less Sodium (difference - 888mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quail meat
Quail meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Quail meat
Quail meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Headcheese
Headcheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
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. Quail meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172418/nutrients
  2. Headcheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171630/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.