Duck vs Pork: All Nutritional Differences

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

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Duck - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Pork - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Duck meat vs pork - where is more calories?

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

Duck meat has 404 kcal per 100g and pork 242 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 40 %.

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

duck meat or pork - where is more nutrients?

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

per 100gDuckPork
Calories404 242
Fat39.34 g13.92 g
Protein11.49 g27.32 g
Water48.5 g57.87 g
Calcium11 mg19 mg
Iron2.4 mg0.87 mg
Magnessium15 mg28 mg
Phosphorus5.5 mg1.3 mg
Potassium209 mg423 mg
Sodium63 mg62 mg
Zink5.5 mg1.3 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.197 mg0.877 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.21 mg0.321 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)3.934 mg5.037 mg
Vitaminium B60.19 mg0.464 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.013 mg0.005 mg
Vitaminium C2.8 mg0.6 mg
Vitaminium E0.7 mg0.29 mg

Where is more protein?

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

There is 27.32g per 100g of pork and 11.49g per 100g of duck meat so using simple math we can see that difference is about 138 %.

Where is more carbs?

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

Where is more fats?

In duck meat is more fats than in pork.

Tables below show us that there is 13.92g/100g of fats in pork and 39.34g/100g in duck meat. In this case difference is about 65 %.

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


  • 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


  • Calories242
  • Fat13.92 g
  • Protein27.32 g
  • Water57.87 g
Pork calories per:
100g | ounce | standard serving size | pork shoulder | pork neck | pork tenderloin | pork chop slice

Energy content

  • 0% CARBS
  • 47% PROTEIN
  • 53% FAT

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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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