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Vegetable vs Meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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
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Meat
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains less Sodium -38.6%
Contains more Iron +40.2%
Contains more Potassium +149.1%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Contains more Copper +33.7%
Contains more Zinc +393.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +423.5%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains less Sodium -38.6%
Contains more Iron +40.2%
Contains more Potassium +149.1%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Contains more Copper +33.7%
Contains more Zinc +393.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +423.5%

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
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Meat
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +375%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1238%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +773.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +570.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +898.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +375%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1238%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +773.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +570.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +898.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
36
Vegetable
46
Meat
Mineral Summary Score
12
Vegetable
29
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 the food
Protein
17%
Vegetable
157%
Meat
Carbohydrates
13%
Vegetable
0%
Meat
Fats
1%
Vegetable
16%
Meat

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.
Vegetable Meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Vegetable Meat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 73mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Vegetable
Vegetable contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.167g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Meat
Meat contains less Sugars (difference - 3.12g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Meat
Meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Meat
Meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Vegetable Meat Opinion
Calories 65 143 Meat
Protein 2.86 26.17 Meat
Fats 0.15 3.51 Meat
Vitamin C 3.2 0 Vegetable
Carbs 13.09 0 Vegetable
Cholesterol 0 73 Vegetable
Vitamin D 0 10 Meat
Iron 0.82 1.15 Meat
Calcium 25 6 Vegetable
Potassium 169 421 Meat
Magnesium 22 29 Meat
Sugars 3.12 0 Vegetable
Fiber 4.4 0 Vegetable
Copper 0.083 0.111 Meat
Zinc 0.49 2.42 Meat
Starch
Phosphorus 51 267 Meat
Sodium 35 57 Vegetable
Vitamin A 4277 0 Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38 0.08 Vegetable
Vitamin D 0 0.2 Meat
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.95 Meat
Vitamin B2 0.12 0.387 Meat
Vitamin B3 0.851 7.432 Meat
Vitamin B5 0.151 1.012 Meat
Vitamin B6 0.074 0.739 Meat
Vitamin B12 0 0.57 Meat
Vitamin K 23.5 0 Vegetable
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0.033 Vegetable
Saturated Fat 0.031 1.198 Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 1.334 Meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072 0.506 Meat
Tryptophan 0.029 0.275 Meat
Threonine 0.115 1.175 Meat
Isoleucine 0.139 1.288 Meat
Leucine 0.19 2.229 Meat
Lysine 0.17 2.427 Meat
Methionine 0.034 0.721 Meat
Phenylalanine 0.12 1.1 Meat
Valine 0.149 1.367 Meat
Histidine 0.073 1.13 Meat
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.