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Veal vs Ostrich - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Veal and Ostrich different?

  • Veal is higher in Vitamin B3, however Ostrich is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Zinc, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Ostrich is 208% higher.
  • Veal contains 3 times more Saturated Fat than Ostrich. While Veal contains 3.04g of Saturated Fat, Ostrich contains only 1g.

Veal, ground, cooked, broiled and Ostrich, tip trimmed, cooked are the varieties 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
Veal
1
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Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Iron +181.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.7%
Contains more Zinc +25.3%
Contains more Copper +47.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Potassium - 362
Equal in Sodium - 80
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 105% 18% 108% 32% 11% 133% 51%
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Iron +181.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.7%
Contains more Zinc +25.3%
Contains more Copper +47.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Potassium - 362
Equal in Sodium - 80

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
3
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +231.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.7%
Contains more Folate +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +392.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.292
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% 5% 0% 0% 59% 68% 134% 80% 126% 12% 782% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +231.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.7%
Contains more Folate +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +392.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.292

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Veal Ostrich Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.38g 28.49g Ostrich
Fats 7.56g 2.57g Veal
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 172kcal 145kcal Veal
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 6mg Veal
Iron 0.99mg 2.79mg Ostrich
Magnesium 24mg 25mg Ostrich
Phosphorus 217mg 251mg Ostrich
Potassium 337mg 362mg Ostrich
Sodium 83mg 80mg Ostrich
Zinc 3.87mg 4.85mg Ostrich
Copper 0.103mg 0.152mg Ostrich
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.23mg Ostrich
Vitamin D 0IU IU Veal
Vitamin D 0µg µg Veal
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.232mg Ostrich
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.292mg Ostrich
Vitamin B3 8.03mg 7.143mg Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16mg 1.318mg Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.39mg 0.545mg Ostrich
Folate 11µg 15µg Ostrich
Vitamin B12 1.27µg 6.25µg Ostrich
Vitamin K 1.2µg µg Veal
Tryptophan 0.247mg 0.254mg Ostrich
Threonine 1.065mg 1.25mg Ostrich
Isoleucine 1.201mg 1.354mg Ostrich
Leucine 1.94mg 2.315mg Ostrich
Lysine 2.009mg 2.516mg Ostrich
Methionine 0.569mg 0.796mg Ostrich
Phenylalanine 0.984mg 1.176mg Ostrich
Valine 1.347mg 1.407mg Ostrich
Histidine 0.885mg 0.716mg Veal
Cholesterol 103mg 85mg Ostrich
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.04g 1g Ostrich
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84g 0.97g Veal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55g 0.44g Veal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Veal Ostrich
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
105
Ostrich
Mineral Summary Score
42
Veal
57
Ostrich

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
171%
Ostrich
Carbohydrates
0%
Veal
0%
Ostrich
Fats
35%
Veal
12%
Ostrich

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ostrich
Ostrich contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.04g)
Which food is cheaper?
Ostrich
Ostrich is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ostrich
Ostrich is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ostrich
Ostrich is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

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. Ostrich - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174488/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.