Duck vs Beef: All Nutritional Differences

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

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Duck - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Beef - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Duck meat vs beef - where is more calories?

At first glance, you can see that in duck meat is more calories than in beef.

Duck meat has 404 kcal per 100g and beef 250 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 38 %.

In duck meat and in beef most calories came from fat.

duck meat or beef - where is more nutrients?

Duck meat vs beef: detailed nutrition, vitamins and minerals comparison

per 100gDuckBeef
Calories404 250
Fat39.34 g15.41 g
Protein11.49 g25.93 g
Water48.5 g57.98 g
Calcium11 mg18 mg
Iron2.4 mg2.6 mg
Magnessium15 mg21 mg
Phosphorus5.5 mg1.2 mg
Potassium209 mg318 mg
Sodium63 mg72 mg
Zink5.5 mg1.2 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.197 mg0.046 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.21 mg0.176 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)3.934 mg5.378 mg
Vitaminium B60.19 mg0.382 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.013 mg0.009 mg
Vitaminium E0.7 mg0.12 mg
Vitaminium K0.006 mg0.001 mg

Where is more protein?

It is aslo easy to see see that in duck meat is less protein than in beef.

There is 25.93g per 100g of beef and 11.49g per 100g of duck meat so using simple math we can see that difference is about 126 %.

Where is more carbs?

There is the same amount of carbohydrates in duck meat and beef - 0g/100g.

Where is more fats?

In duck meat is more fats than in beef.

Tables below show us that there is 15.41g/100g of fats in beef and 39.34g/100g in duck meat. In this case difference is about 61 %.

See tables below to compare duck meat with beef in details.

Duck

404kcal
  • Calories404
  • Fat39.34 g
  • Protein11.49 g
  • Water48.5 g
Duck calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | breast | thigh | leg

Energy content

  • 0% CARBS.
  • 11% PROTEIN
  • 89% FAT

Beef

250kcal
  • Calories250
  • Fat15.41 g
  • Protein25.93 g
  • Water57.98 g
Beef calories per:
100g | ounce | cup | half cup | neck | shoulder | shank | tail

Energy content

  • 0% CARBS
  • 43% PROTEIN
  • 57% FAT

duck meat or beef - where is more vitamins?

duck meat or beef - where is more minerals?

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

calories-info.com creator
Healthy eating and living style 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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