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Veal vs Meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Veal and Meat

  • Veal has more Vitamin B12, and Zinc, however Meat has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Meat is 73% higher.
  • Meat has 3 times less Saturated Fat than Veal. Veal has 3.04g of Saturated Fat, while Meat has 1.198g.

Food types used in this article are Veal, ground, cooked, broiled and Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, 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
2
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6
Meat
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Zinc +59.9%
Contains more Iron +16.2%
Contains more Potassium +24.9%
Contains more Magnesium +20.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +23%
Contains less Sodium -31.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.111
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 6% 30% 18% 35% 106% 93% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 2% 38% 21% 37% 66% 115% 8%
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Zinc +59.9%
Contains more Iron +16.2%
Contains more Potassium +24.9%
Contains more Magnesium +20.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +23%
Contains less Sodium -31.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.111

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
:
4
Meat
Contains more Vitamin E +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +122.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +89.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.432
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% 2% 6% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 72% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +122.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +89.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.432

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
65
Meat
Mineral Summary Score
42
Veal
41
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
157%
Meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Veal
0%
Meat
Fats
35%
Veal
16%
Meat

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

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Veal Meat
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 lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.842g)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Veal Meat Opinion
Calories 172 143 Veal
Protein 24.38 26.17 Meat
Fats 7.56 3.51 Veal
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 103 73 Meat
Vitamin D 0 10 Meat
Iron 0.99 1.15 Meat
Calcium 17 6 Veal
Potassium 337 421 Meat
Magnesium 24 29 Meat
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.103 0.111 Meat
Zinc 3.87 2.42 Veal
Starch
Phosphorus 217 267 Meat
Sodium 83 57 Meat
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.15 0.08 Veal
Vitamin D 0 0.2 Meat
Vitamin B1 0.07 0.95 Meat
Vitamin B2 0.27 0.387 Meat
Vitamin B3 8.03 7.432 Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16 1.012 Veal
Vitamin B6 0.39 0.739 Meat
Vitamin B12 1.27 0.57 Veal
Vitamin K 1.2 0 Veal
Folate 11 0 Veal
Trans Fat 0.033 Veal
Saturated Fat 3.04 1.198 Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84 1.334 Veal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55 0.506 Veal
Tryptophan 0.247 0.275 Meat
Threonine 1.065 1.175 Meat
Isoleucine 1.201 1.288 Meat
Leucine 1.94 2.229 Meat
Lysine 2.009 2.427 Meat
Methionine 0.569 0.721 Meat
Phenylalanine 0.984 1.1 Meat
Valine 1.347 1.367 Meat
Histidine 0.885 1.13 Meat
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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 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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.