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Quail meat vs. Lamb shoulder — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Quail meat and Lamb shoulder

  • Quail meat has more Copper, Vitamin B6, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin A RAE, however, Lamb shoulder is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Selenium.
  • Lamb shoulder covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 88% more than Quail meat.
  • Quail meat has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Quail, meat and skin, raw and Lamb, domestic, shoulder, arm, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, 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 Iron +95.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.3%
Contains less Sodium -18.5%
Contains more Copper +348.7%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +19.9%
Contains more Zinc +85.1%
Contains more Manganese +10.5%
Contains more Selenium +53%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
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 6% 77% 17% 79% 23% 9% 123% 38% 3% 139%
Contains more Iron +95.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.3%
Contains less Sodium -18.5%
Contains more Copper +348.7%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +19.9%
Contains more Zinc +85.1%
Contains more Manganese +10.5%
Contains more Selenium +53%
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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +171.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +493%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.25
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.71
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% 3% 0% 0% 23% 58% 125% 43% 28% 15% 319% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +171.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +493%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.25
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.71

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +24.6%
Contains more Protein +14.8%
Contains more Fats +68%
Equal in Other - 1.31
20% 12% 70%
Protein: 19.63 g
Fats: 12.05 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.65 g
Other: 0 g
23% 20% 56%
Protein: 22.53 g
Fats: 20.24 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 55.92 g
Other: 1.31 g
Contains more Water +24.6%
Contains more Protein +14.8%
Contains more Fats +68%
Equal in Other - 1.31

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -61.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +85.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +98.6%
32% 40% 28%
Saturated Fat: 3.38 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.18 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.98 g
47% 45% 9%
Saturated Fat: 8.74 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.3 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.61 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -61.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +85.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +98.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Quail meat Lamb shoulder Opinion
Protein 19.63g 22.53g Lamb shoulder
Fats 12.05g 20.24g Lamb shoulder
Calories 192kcal 279kcal Lamb shoulder
Calcium 13mg 18mg Lamb shoulder
Iron 3.97mg 2.03mg Quail meat
Magnesium 23mg 23mg
Phosphorus 275mg 183mg Quail meat
Potassium 216mg 259mg Lamb shoulder
Sodium 53mg 65mg Quail meat
Zinc 2.42mg 4.48mg Lamb shoulder
Copper 0.507mg 0.113mg Quail meat
Manganese 0.019mg 0.021mg Lamb shoulder
Selenium 16.6µg 25.4µg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin A 243IU 0IU Quail meat
Vitamin A RAE 73µg 0µg Quail meat
Vitamin E 0.14mg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin C 6.1mg 0mg Quail meat
Vitamin B1 0.244mg 0.09mg Quail meat
Vitamin B2 0.26mg 0.25mg Quail meat
Vitamin B3 7.538mg 6.66mg Quail meat
Vitamin B5 0.772mg 0.71mg Quail meat
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 0.12mg Quail meat
Folate 8µg 20µg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin B12 0.43µg 2.55µg Lamb shoulder
Tryptophan 0.288mg 0.263mg Quail meat
Threonine 0.945mg 0.964mg Lamb shoulder
Isoleucine 1.013mg 1.087mg Lamb shoulder
Leucine 1.613mg 1.753mg Lamb shoulder
Lysine 1.645mg 1.99mg Lamb shoulder
Methionine 0.591mg 0.578mg Quail meat
Phenylalanine 0.826mg 0.917mg Lamb shoulder
Valine 1.033mg 1.216mg Lamb shoulder
Histidine 0.696mg 0.714mg Lamb shoulder
Cholesterol 76mg 92mg Quail meat
Saturated Fat 3.38g 8.74g Quail meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0.01g Quail meat
Omega-3 - DPA 0.03g Quail meat
Monounsaturated Fat 4.18g 8.3g Lamb shoulder
Polyunsaturated fat 2.98g 1.61g Quail meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Quail meat Lamb shoulder
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
47%
Lamb shoulder
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Quail meat
51%
Lamb shoulder

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Quail meat
Quail meat contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Quail meat
Quail meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quail meat
Quail meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.36g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Quail meat
Quail meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb shoulder
Lamb shoulder is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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 ($)

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 shoulder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174329/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.