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Veal vs Barbecue chicken - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Veal and Barbecue chicken

  • Veal has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Choline, however Barbecue chicken has more Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Veal is 33% higher.
  • Barbecue chicken has 8 times less Vitamin B5 than Veal. Veal has 1.16mg of Vitamin B5, while Barbecue chicken has 0.152mg.
  • Veal is lower in Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Veal, ground, cooked, broiled and Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +32.2%
Contains less Sodium -75.2%
Contains more Zinc +117.4%
Contains more Copper +33.8%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Iron - 0.95
Equal in Phosphorus - 218
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 36% 15% 94% 23% 44% 49% 26%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +32.2%
Contains less Sodium -75.2%
Contains more Zinc +117.4%
Contains more Copper +33.8%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Iron - 0.95
Equal in Phosphorus - 218

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Veal
8
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +663.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +104.2%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +170.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +206.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 9% 159% 3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 10% 0% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 6% 59% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +663.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +104.2%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +170.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +206.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Veal Barbecue chicken
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Veal Barbecue chicken Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.12g Barbecue chicken
Protein 24.38g 22.51g Veal
Fats 7.56g 15.08g Barbecue chicken
Carbs 0g 0.12g Barbecue chicken
Calories 172kcal 226kcal Barbecue chicken
Starch g 0g Barbecue chicken
Fructose g 0.04g Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0g 0.12g Veal
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 16mg Veal
Iron 0.99mg 0.95mg Veal
Magnesium 24mg 21mg Veal
Phosphorus 217mg 218mg Barbecue chicken
Potassium 337mg 255mg Veal
Sodium 83mg 335mg Veal
Zinc 3.87mg 1.78mg Veal
Copper 0.103mg 0.077mg Veal
Vitamin A 0IU 67IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.46mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.055mg Veal
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.227mg Veal
Vitamin B3 8.03mg 5.732mg Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16mg 0.152mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.39mg 0.191mg Veal
Folate 11µg 8µg Veal
Vitamin B12 1.27µg 0.47µg Veal
Vitamin K 1.2µg 0µg Veal
Tryptophan 0.247mg 0.173mg Veal
Threonine 1.065mg 0.657mg Veal
Isoleucine 1.201mg 0.853mg Veal
Leucine 1.94mg 1.549mg Veal
Lysine 2.009mg 1.75mg Veal
Methionine 0.569mg 0.565mg Veal
Phenylalanine 0.984mg 0.69mg Veal
Valine 1.347mg 0.935mg Veal
Histidine 0.885mg 0.592mg Veal
Cholesterol 103mg 127mg Veal
Trans Fat g 0.078g Veal
Saturated Fat 3.04g 3.927g Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84g 6.446g Barbecue chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55g 2.038g Barbecue chicken

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Veal Barbecue chicken
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
47
Veal
25
Barbecue chicken
Mineral Summary Score
42
Veal
36
Barbecue chicken

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
146%
Veal
135%
Barbecue chicken
Carbohydrates
0%
Veal
0%
Barbecue chicken
Fats
35%
Veal
70%
Barbecue chicken

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Veal
Veal is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Veal
Veal contains less Sodium (difference - 252mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Veal
Veal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.887g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Veal
Veal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $2.2)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/nutrients
  2. Barbecue chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171127/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.