Chicken vs Minced Beef: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

Chicken - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Minced beef - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Less Calories in Chicken

At first glance, you can see that in chicken is much less calories than in minced beef.

Chicken has 114 kcal per 100g and minced beef 241 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 111%.

Additionally, it is also easy to notice that most of the calories in chicken cames from protein and in minced beef from fat.

See tables below to compare chicken with minced beef in details.

Chicken And Minced beef Nutrition Difference

Minced beef vs Chicken: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gChickenMinced beef
Calories114 241
Fat1.65 g15.37 g
Protein23.2 g23.87 g
Water74.86 g58.37 g
Calcium12 mg33 mg
Iron0.73 mg2.27 mg
Magnessium27 mg17 mg
Phosphorus2.4 mg2.9 mg
Potassium239 mg241 mg
Sodium68 mg73 mg
Zink2.4 mg2.9 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.068 mg0.051 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.092 mg0.171 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)10.604 mg4.026 mg
Vitaminium B60.54 mg0.311 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.004 mg0.007 mg
Vitaminium E0.22 mg0.12 mg
Vitaminium K0.002 mg0.003 mg

Less protein in chicken

It is aslo easy to see see that in chicken is less protein than in minced beef.

There is 23.87g per 100g of minced beef and 23.2g per 100g of chicken so using simple math we can see that difference is about 3%.

Less fat in chicken

In chicken is less fats than in minced beef.

The tables above show us that there is 15.37g/100g of fats in minced beef and 1.65g/100g in chicken. In this case difference is about 832%.


  • Calories114
  • Fat1.65 g
  • Protein23.2 g
  • Water74.86 g
Chicken calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | breast | thigh | leg | wing

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS.
  • 86% PROTEIN
  • 14% FAT

Minced beef

  • Calories241
  • Fat15.37 g
  • Protein23.87 g
  • Water58.37 g
Minced beef calories per:
100g | ounce | tablespoon | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS
  • 41% PROTEIN
  • 59% FAT

Vitamins: minced beef vs chicken

Minerals: chicken vs minced beef

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Healthy diet and healthy lifestyle promoter

All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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