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Comparative Nutrition of Emu versus Other Meats

ANALYSIS

Emu 

CATFISH

CHICKEN

TURKEY

BEEF

 

Thigh Raw

Channel Raw

Broiler/Fryer

Fryer/Roaster

Round

 

 

 

Breast Meat

Flesh Only

Bot Rnd

 

 

 

Raw

Raw

Separable

 

 

 

 

 

Lean & Fat

 

 

 

 

 

All Grade

 

 

 

 

 

Raw

Protein

23.3 gm

18.2 gm

23.1 gm

22.3 gm

19.9 gm

Calories

109

113

110

104

225

Sodium

71.6 mg

63 mg

65 mg

61 mg

55 mg

Calcium

0.3 mg

40 mg

11 mg

12 mg

5 mg

Iron

5 mg

1 mg

0.7 mg

1.4 mg

2.1 mg

Cholesterol

57.5 mg

58 mg

64 mg

73 mg

65 mg

Fat

1.7 gms

4.3 gms

1.2 gms

1.6 gms

15.6 gms

Saturated Fat

0.6 gms

1 gms

0.3 gms

0.6 gms

6.5 gms

Mono-unsaturated Fat

0.7 gms

1.6 gms

0.3 gms

0.7 gms

7.2 gms

Poly-unsaturated Fat

0.4 gms

1 gm

0.3 gms

0.4 gms

0.6 gms

 

Data for Catfish, Chicken, Turkey and Beef is From USDA Handbook No 8

Data for Emu is from Silliker Laboratories of Texas, Inc.

 

 

 

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