Chicken vs Veal: Nutrition Showdown

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Chicken - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Chicken - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Veal vs Chicken: Nutrition Comparison

per 100gChickenVeal
Calories114 172
Fat1.65 g7.56 g
Protein23.2 g24.38 g
Water74.86 g66.76 g
Calcium12 mg17 mg
Iron0.73 mg0.99 mg
Magnessium27 mg24 mg
Phosphorus2.4 mg1.2 mg
Potassium239 mg337 mg
Sodium68 mg83 mg
Zink2.4 mg1.2 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.068 mg0.07 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.092 mg0.27 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)10.604 mg8.03 mg
Vitaminium B60.54 mg0.39 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.004 mg0.011 mg
Vitaminium E0.22 mg0.15 mg
Vitaminium K0.002 mg0.001 mg

Less Calories in Chicken

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

Chicken has 114 kcal per 100g and veal 172 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 51%.

In chicken and in veal most calories came from protein.

See tables below to compare chicken with veal in details.

Chicken And Veal Nutrition Difference

  • Calories:
    veal - 51% more than chicken
  • Fat:
    veal - 358% more than chicken
  • Protein:
    veal - 5% more than chicken
  • Water:
    chicken - 12% more than veal

Less protein in chicken

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

There is 24.38g per 100g of veal and 23.2g per 100g of chicken so using simple math we can see that difference is about 5%.

Less fat in chicken

In chicken is less fats than in veal.

The tables above show us that there is 7.56g/100g of fats in veal and 1.65g/100g in chicken. In this case difference is about 358%.


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

Calories source

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


  • Calories172
  • Fat7.56 g
  • Protein24.38 g
  • Water66.76 g
Veal calories per:
| ounce | standard serving size

Calories source

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

Vitamins: veal vs chicken

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine):
    veal - 3% more than chicken
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin):
    veal - 193% more than chicken
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin):
    chicken - 32% more than veal
  • Vitaminium B6:
    chicken - 38% more than veal
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid):
    veal - 175% more than chicken
  • Vitaminium E:
    chicken - 47% more than veal
  • Vitaminium K:
    chicken - 100% more than veal

Minerals: chicken vs veal

  • Calcium:
    veal - 42% more than chicken
  • Iron:
    veal - 36% more than chicken
  • Magnessium:
    chicken - 13% more than veal
  • Phosphorus:
    chicken - 100% more than veal
  • Potassium:
    veal - 41% more than chicken
  • Sodium:
    veal - 22% more than chicken
  • Zink:
    chicken - 100% more than veal
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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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