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Rabbit Meat vs. Lamb — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Rabbit Meat and Lamb

  • Rabbit Meat has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus, while Lamb has more Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1.
  • Rabbit Meat covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 165% more than Lamb.
  • Rabbit Meat contains 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Lamb. While Rabbit Meat contains 0.34mg of Vitamin B6, Lamb contains only 0.13mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Lamb is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Game meat, rabbit, wild, cooked, stewed and Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked.

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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 +158%
Contains more Magnesium +34.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.7%
Contains more Potassium +10.6%
Contains less Sodium -37.5%
Contains more Copper +47.9%
Contains more Zinc +87.4%
Contains more Selenium +73.7%
Equal in Calcium - 17
Equal in Potassium - 310
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 182% 23% 103% 31% 6% 65% 59% 0% 83%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40% 3% 144%
Contains more Iron +158%
Contains more Magnesium +34.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.7%
Contains more Potassium +10.6%
Contains less Sodium -37.5%
Contains more Copper +47.9%
Contains more Zinc +87.4%
Contains more Selenium +73.7%
Equal in Calcium - 17
Equal in Potassium - 310

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 E +192.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +155.3%
Contains more Choline +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +257.1%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin K +206.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 6.66
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% 9% 0% 0% 5% 17% 120% 0% 79% 6% 814% 71% 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% 3% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 52% 12%
Contains more Vitamin E +192.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +155.3%
Contains more Choline +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +257.1%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin K +206.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 6.66

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +34.7%
Contains more Water +14.2%
Contains more Other +156.1%
Contains more Fats +496.6%
33% 4% 61% 2%
Protein: 33.02 g
Fats: 3.51 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 61.37 g
Other: 2.1 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 Protein +34.7%
Contains more Water +14.2%
Contains more Other +156.1%
Contains more Fats +496.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -88.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +828.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +122.1%
39% 35% 25%
Saturated Fat: 1.05 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.95 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.68 g
46% 46% 8%
Saturated Fat: 8.83 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.82 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.51 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -88.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +828.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +122.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rabbit Meat Lamb Opinion
Protein 33.02g 24.52g Rabbit Meat
Fats 3.51g 20.94g Lamb
Calories 173kcal 294kcal Lamb
Calcium 18mg 17mg Rabbit Meat
Iron 4.85mg 1.88mg Rabbit Meat
Magnesium 31mg 23mg Rabbit Meat
Phosphorus 240mg 188mg Rabbit Meat
Potassium 343mg 310mg Rabbit Meat
Sodium 45mg 72mg Rabbit Meat
Zinc 2.38mg 4.46mg Lamb
Copper 0.176mg 0.119mg Rabbit Meat
Manganese 0.022mg Lamb
Selenium 15.2µg 26.4µg Lamb
Vitamin E 0.41mg 0.14mg Rabbit Meat
Vitamin D 0IU 2IU Lamb
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Lamb
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.1mg Lamb
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.25mg Lamb
Vitamin B3 6.4mg 6.66mg Lamb
Vitamin B5 0.66mg Lamb
Vitamin B6 0.34mg 0.13mg Rabbit Meat
Folate 8µg 18µg Lamb
Vitamin B12 6.51µg 2.55µg Rabbit Meat
Choline 129.9mg 93.7mg Rabbit Meat
Vitamin K 1.5µg 4.6µg Lamb
Tryptophan 0.436mg 0.287mg Rabbit Meat
Threonine 1.477mg 1.05mg Rabbit Meat
Isoleucine 1.567mg 1.183mg Rabbit Meat
Leucine 2.573mg 1.908mg Rabbit Meat
Lysine 2.891mg 2.166mg Rabbit Meat
Methionine 0.826mg 0.629mg Rabbit Meat
Phenylalanine 1.355mg 0.998mg Rabbit Meat
Valine 1.678mg 1.323mg Rabbit Meat
Histidine 0.926mg 0.777mg Rabbit Meat
Cholesterol 123mg 97mg Lamb
Saturated Fat 1.05g 8.83g Rabbit Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.95g 8.82g Lamb
Polyunsaturated fat 0.68g 1.51g Lamb

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Rabbit 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
86%
Rabbit Meat
52%
Lamb
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
55%
Rabbit Meat
52%
Lamb

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rabbit Meat
Rabbit Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rabbit Meat
Rabbit Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.78g)
Which food is cheaper?
Rabbit Meat
Rabbit Meat is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lamb
Lamb is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Rabbit Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174348/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.