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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Veal
3
:
5
Goat
Contains more Calcium +30.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.6%
Contains more Iron +185.9%
Contains more Potassium +14.2%
Contains more Copper +148.5%
Equal in Zinc - 4
Equal in Sodium - 82
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 6% 30% 18% 35% 106% 93% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 4% 34% 0% 86% 110% 78% 11%
Contains more Calcium +30.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.6%
Contains more Iron +185.9%
Contains more Potassium +14.2%
Contains more Copper +148.5%
Equal in Zinc - 4
Equal in Sodium - 82

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
:
2
Goat
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.4%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 3% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 159% 3% 9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 28% 114% 71% 0% 0% 142% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.4%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.5%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
47
Veal
30
Goat
Mineral Summary Score
42
Veal
53
Goat

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 the food
Protein
146%
Veal
124%
Goat
Carbohydrates
0%
Veal
0%
Goat
Fats
35%
Veal
11%
Goat

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Veal Goat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Goat
Goat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 46mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Goat
Goat contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Goat
Goat contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
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?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Veal Goat Opinion
Calories 172 109 Veal
Protein 24.38 20.6 Veal
Fats 7.56 2.31 Veal
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 103 57 Goat
Vitamin D 0 Veal
Iron 0.99 2.83 Goat
Calcium 17 13 Veal
Potassium 337 385 Goat
Magnesium 24 Veal
Sugars 0 Goat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.103 0.256 Goat
Zinc 3.87 4 Goat
Starch
Phosphorus 217 180 Veal
Sodium 83 82 Goat
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.15 Veal
Vitamin D 0 Veal
Vitamin B1 0.07 0.11 Goat
Vitamin B2 0.27 0.49 Goat
Vitamin B3 8.03 3.75 Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16 Veal
Vitamin B6 0.39 Veal
Vitamin B12 1.27 1.13 Veal
Vitamin K 1.2 Veal
Folate 11 5 Veal
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.04 0.71 Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84 1.03 Veal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55 0.17 Veal
Tryptophan 0.247 0.306 Goat
Threonine 1.065 0.981 Veal
Isoleucine 1.201 1.042 Veal
Leucine 1.94 1.716 Veal
Lysine 2.009 1.532 Veal
Methionine 0.569 0.552 Veal
Phenylalanine 0.984 0.715 Veal
Valine 1.347 1.103 Veal
Histidine 0.885 0.429 Veal
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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 of 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.