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Veal vs Ground meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Veal and Ground meat different?

  • Veal is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6, while Ground meat is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, and Selenium.
  • Ground meat covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 51% more than Veal.
  • Veal contains 2 times more Vitamin B5 than Ground meat. Veal contains 1.16mg of Vitamin B5, while Ground meat contains 0.512mg.
  • Veal is lower in Saturated Fat.

Veal, ground, cooked, broiled and Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked types were used in this article.

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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 +41.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.7%
Contains more Potassium +39.8%
Contains more Copper +30.4%
Contains more Calcium +94.1%
Contains more Iron +129.3%
Contains less Sodium -12%
Contains more Zinc +50.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 86% 13% 72% 22% 10% 160% 27%
Contains more Magnesium +41.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.7%
Contains more Potassium +39.8%
Contains more Copper +30.4%
Contains more Calcium +94.1%
Contains more Iron +129.3%
Contains less Sodium -12%
Contains more Zinc +50.9%

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +99.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +126.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.4%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +141.7%
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 1% 3% 0% 0% 13% 40% 76% 31% 72% 6% 312% 8%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +99.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +126.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.4%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +141.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Veal Ground meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.38g 23.87g Veal
Fats 7.56g 15.37g Ground meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 172kcal 241kcal Ground meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 33mg Ground meat
Iron 0.99mg 2.27mg Ground meat
Magnesium 24mg 17mg Veal
Phosphorus 217mg 166mg Veal
Potassium 337mg 241mg Veal
Sodium 83mg 73mg Ground meat
Zinc 3.87mg 5.84mg Ground meat
Copper 0.103mg 0.079mg Veal
Vitamin A 0IU 9IU Ground meat
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.12mg Veal
Vitamin D 0IU 2IU Ground meat
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.051mg Veal
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.171mg Veal
Vitamin B3 8.03mg 4.026mg Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16mg 0.512mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.39mg 0.311mg Veal
Folate 11µg 7µg Veal
Vitamin B12 1.27µg 2.49µg Ground meat
Vitamin K 1.2µg 2.9µg Ground meat
Tryptophan 0.247mg 0.121mg Veal
Threonine 1.065mg 0.923mg Veal
Isoleucine 1.201mg 1.055mg Veal
Leucine 1.94mg 1.861mg Veal
Lysine 2.009mg 1.976mg Veal
Methionine 0.569mg 0.614mg Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.984mg 0.931mg Veal
Valine 1.347mg 1.172mg Veal
Histidine 0.885mg 0.775mg Veal
Cholesterol 103mg 88mg Ground meat
Trans Fat g 1.173g Veal
Saturated Fat 3.04g 6.073g Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84g 7.322g Ground meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55g 0.408g Veal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Veal Ground 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
46
Ground meat
Mineral Summary Score
42
Veal
49
Ground 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
143%
Ground meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Veal
0%
Ground meat
Fats
35%
Veal
71%
Ground meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.033g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 15mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Ground meat
Ground 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 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. Ground meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169474/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.