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Veal vs. Goat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Veal and Goat

  • Veal has more Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B12, and Phosphorus, while Goat has more Iron, Copper, and Vitamin B2.
  • Veal's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 27% higher.
  • Goat contains 4 times less Saturated Fat than Veal. Veal contains 3.04g of Saturated Fat, while Goat contains 0.71g.

The food types used in this comparison are Veal, ground, cooked, broiled and Goat, raw.

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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.
Veal
4
:
6
Goat
Contains more Calcium +30.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.6%
Contains more Selenium +55.7%
Contains more Iron +185.9%
Contains more Potassium +14.2%
Contains more Copper +148.5%
Equal in Sodium - 82
Equal in Zinc - 4
Equal in Manganese - 0.038
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35% 5% 75%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 107% 0% 78% 34% 11% 110% 86% 5% 48%
Contains more Calcium +30.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.6%
Contains more Selenium +55.7%
Contains more Iron +185.9%
Contains more Potassium +14.2%
Contains more Copper +148.5%
Equal in Sodium - 82
Equal in Zinc - 4
Equal in Manganese - 0.038

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.
Veal
8
:
2
Goat
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.1%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.5%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 28% 114% 71% 0% 0% 4% 142% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.1%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Veal
3
:
1
Goat
Contains more Protein +18.3%
Contains more Fats +227.3%
Contains more Water +13.6%
Equal in Other - 1.25
24% 8% 67%
Protein: 24.38 g
Fats: 7.56 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 66.76 g
Other: 1.3 g
21% 2% 76%
Protein: 20.6 g
Fats: 2.31 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.84 g
Other: 1.25 g
Contains more Protein +18.3%
Contains more Fats +227.3%
Contains more Water +13.6%
Equal in Other - 1.25

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Veal
2
:
1
Goat
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +175.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +223.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.6%
47% 44% 9%
Saturated Fat: 3.04 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.84 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.55 g
37% 54% 9%
Saturated Fat: 0.71 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.03 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.17 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +175.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +223.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Veal Goat Opinion
Protein 24.38g 20.6g Veal
Fats 7.56g 2.31g Veal
Calories 172kcal 109kcal Veal
Calcium 17mg 13mg Veal
Iron 0.99mg 2.83mg Goat
Magnesium 24mg Veal
Phosphorus 217mg 180mg Veal
Potassium 337mg 385mg Goat
Sodium 83mg 82mg Goat
Zinc 3.87mg 4mg Goat
Copper 0.103mg 0.256mg Goat
Manganese 0.035mg 0.038mg Goat
Selenium 13.7µg 8.8µg Veal
Vitamin E 0.15mg Veal
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.11mg Goat
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.49mg Goat
Vitamin B3 8.03mg 3.75mg Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.39mg Veal
Folate 11µg 5µg Veal
Vitamin B12 1.27µg 1.13µg Veal
Vitamin K 1.2µg Veal
Tryptophan 0.247mg 0.306mg Goat
Threonine 1.065mg 0.981mg Veal
Isoleucine 1.201mg 1.042mg Veal
Leucine 1.94mg 1.716mg Veal
Lysine 2.009mg 1.532mg Veal
Methionine 0.569mg 0.552mg Veal
Phenylalanine 0.984mg 0.715mg Veal
Valine 1.347mg 1.103mg Veal
Histidine 0.885mg 0.429mg Veal
Cholesterol 103mg 57mg Goat
Saturated Fat 3.04g 0.71g Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84g 1.03g Veal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55g 0.17g Veal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Veal Goat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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
47%
Veal
30%
Goat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
41%
Veal
48%
Goat

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Goat
Goat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Goat
Goat contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Goat
Goat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 46mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Goat
Goat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.33g)
Which food is cheaper?
Goat
Goat is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
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.

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. Goat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175303/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.