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Veal vs Duck meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Veal and Duck meat

  • Veal has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus, while Duck meat has more Iron, Copper, Selenium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Veal covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 40% more than Duck meat.
  • Veal contains 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Duck meat. While Veal contains 0.39mg of Vitamin B6, Duck meat contains only 0.18mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Veal is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Veal, ground, cooked, broiled and Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Veal
5
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Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.1%
Contains more Potassium +65.2%
Contains more Zinc +108.1%
Contains more Iron +172.7%
Contains less Sodium -28.9%
Contains more Copper +120.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 102% 12% 67% 18% 8% 51% 76%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.1%
Contains more Potassium +65.2%
Contains more Zinc +108.1%
Contains more Iron +172.7%
Contains less Sodium -28.9%
Contains more Copper +120.4%

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
6
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.7%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +323.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +148.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +325%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.269
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.098
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 13% 14% 3% 0% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 5% 38% 13%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.7%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +323.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +148.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +325%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.269
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.098

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 Duck meat
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Veal Duck meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.38g 18.99g Veal
Fats 7.56g 28.35g Duck meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 172kcal 337kcal Duck meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 11mg Veal
Iron 0.99mg 2.7mg Duck meat
Magnesium 24mg 16mg Veal
Phosphorus 217mg 156mg Veal
Potassium 337mg 204mg Veal
Sodium 83mg 59mg Duck meat
Zinc 3.87mg 1.86mg Veal
Copper 0.103mg 0.227mg Duck meat
Vitamin A 0IU 210IU Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.7mg Duck meat
Vitamin D 0IU 3IU Duck meat
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Duck meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.174mg Duck meat
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.269mg Veal
Vitamin B3 8.03mg 4.825mg Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16mg 1.098mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.39mg 0.18mg Veal
Folate 11µg 6µg Veal
Vitamin B12 1.27µg 0.3µg Veal
Vitamin K 1.2µg 5.1µg Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.247mg 0.232mg Veal
Threonine 1.065mg 0.773mg Veal
Isoleucine 1.201mg 0.872mg Veal
Leucine 1.94mg 1.465mg Veal
Lysine 2.009mg 1.486mg Veal
Methionine 0.569mg 0.475mg Veal
Phenylalanine 0.984mg 0.752mg Veal
Valine 1.347mg 0.938mg Veal
Histidine 0.885mg 0.462mg Veal
Cholesterol 103mg 84mg Duck meat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.04g 9.67g Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84g 12.9g Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55g 3.65g Duck meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Veal Duck meat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
32
Duck meat
Mineral Summary Score
42
Veal
42
Duck meat

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
114%
Duck meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Veal
0%
Duck meat
Fats
35%
Veal
131%
Duck meat

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.63g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Duck meat
Duck meat contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Duck meat
Duck meat is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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 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

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. Duck meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172409/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.