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Quail meat vs. Lamb — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Quail meat and Lamb different?

  • Quail meat is higher in Copper, Vitamin B6, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin A RAE, however, Lamb is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Lamb is 88% higher.
  • Quail meat has less Saturated Fat.

Quail, meat and skin, raw and Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked 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 Iron +111.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.3%
Contains less Sodium -26.4%
Contains more Copper +326.1%
Contains more Calcium +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +43.5%
Contains more Zinc +84.3%
Contains more Manganese +15.8%
Contains more Selenium +59%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3.9% 149% 16% 118% 19% 6.9% 66% 169% 2.5% 91%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5.1% 71% 16% 81% 27% 9.4% 122% 40% 2.9% 144%
Contains more Iron +111.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.3%
Contains less Sodium -26.4%
Contains more Copper +326.1%
Contains more Calcium +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +43.5%
Contains more Zinc +84.3%
Contains more Manganese +15.8%
Contains more Selenium +59%
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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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Lamb
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +361.5%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +493%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.25
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% 20% 61% 60% 141% 46% 138% 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% 2.8% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 51% 12%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +361.5%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +493%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.25

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +29.7%
Contains more Protein +24.9%
Contains more Fats +73.8%
Equal in Other - 0.82
20% 12% 70%
Protein: 19.63 g
Fats: 12.05 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.65 g
Other: 0 g
25% 21% 54%
Protein: 24.52 g
Fats: 20.94 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 53.72 g
Other: 0.82 g
Contains more Water +29.7%
Contains more Protein +24.9%
Contains more Fats +73.8%
Equal in Other - 0.82

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -61.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +97.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +111%
32% 40% 28%
Saturated Fat: 3.38 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.18 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.98 g
46% 46% 8%
Saturated Fat: 8.83 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.82 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.51 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -61.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +97.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +111%

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 Lamb
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Quail meat Lamb Opinion
Protein 19.63g 24.52g Lamb
Fats 12.05g 20.94g Lamb
Calories 192kcal 294kcal Lamb
Calcium 13mg 17mg Lamb
Iron 3.97mg 1.88mg Quail meat
Magnesium 23mg 23mg
Phosphorus 275mg 188mg Quail meat
Potassium 216mg 310mg Lamb
Sodium 53mg 72mg Quail meat
Zinc 2.42mg 4.46mg Lamb
Copper 0.507mg 0.119mg Quail meat
Manganese 0.019mg 0.022mg Lamb
Selenium 16.6µg 26.4µg Lamb
Vitamin A 243IU 0IU Quail meat
Vitamin A RAE 73µg 0µg Quail meat
Vitamin E 0.14mg Lamb
Vitamin D 2IU Lamb
Vitamin D 0.1µg Lamb
Vitamin C 6.1mg 0mg Quail meat
Vitamin B1 0.244mg 0.1mg Quail meat
Vitamin B2 0.26mg 0.25mg Quail meat
Vitamin B3 7.538mg 6.66mg Quail meat
Vitamin B5 0.772mg 0.66mg Quail meat
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 0.13mg Quail meat
Folate 8µg 18µg Lamb
Vitamin B12 0.43µg 2.55µg Lamb
Choline 93.7mg Lamb
Vitamin K 4.6µg Lamb
Tryptophan 0.288mg 0.287mg Quail meat
Threonine 0.945mg 1.05mg Lamb
Isoleucine 1.013mg 1.183mg Lamb
Leucine 1.613mg 1.908mg Lamb
Lysine 1.645mg 2.166mg Lamb
Methionine 0.591mg 0.629mg Lamb
Phenylalanine 0.826mg 0.998mg Lamb
Valine 1.033mg 1.323mg Lamb
Histidine 0.696mg 0.777mg Lamb
Cholesterol 76mg 97mg Quail meat
Saturated Fat 3.38g 8.83g Quail meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0.01g 0g Quail meat
Omega-3 - DPA 0.03g 0g Quail meat
Monounsaturated Fat 4.18g 8.82g Lamb
Polyunsaturated fat 2.98g 1.51g Quail meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Quail meat Lamb
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
52%
Lamb
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Quail meat
52%
Lamb

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 - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Quail meat
Quail meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quail meat
Quail meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.45g)
Which food is cheaper?
Quail meat
Quail meat is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb
Lamb 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. Quail meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172418/nutrients
  2. Lamb - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.