Ostrich Tenderloin

Ostrich, Tenderloin, Raw has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6 and Niacin.

It contains a low amount of carbohydrates, making it suitable for some of the low-carb diets. With 22.07 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its average fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is average in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 4.88 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also a very high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Ostrich, Tenderloin, Raw has been given a composite ranking of 64, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein75%
 Calories from Fat25%
 Calories from Carbs0%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • High in Vitamin B6
  • High in Niacin
  • High in Iron
  • Low in Sodium
  • Very high in Vitamin B12

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Cholesterol

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0 IU
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent0 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene0 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin0 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin E0.21 mg0.7%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0.2 mg13.2%Top 30%High
Riboflavin0.29 mg17.1%Top 30%High
Niacin4.8 mg23.9%Top 30%High
Vitamin B60.52 mg25.9%Top 30%High
Folate0 mcg
Food Folate0 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg
Choline0 mg
Betaine0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium6 mg0.6%Bottom 30%Low
Iron4.9 mg27.1%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium22 mg5.5%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus220 mg22%Top 30%High
Potassium320 mg9.1%Top 30%High
Sodium86 mg3.6%Mid 40%Average
Zinc3.9 mg25.8%Top 30%High
Copper0.14 mg7%Mid 40%Average
Manganese0.02 mg0.9%Bottom 30%Low
Selenium36.4 mcg52%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate0 g
Dietary Fiber0 g
Starch0 g
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein22.1 g44.1%Top 30%High
Tryptophan197 mg
Threonine967.9 mg
Isoleucine1049.1 mg
Leucine1792.8 mg
Lysine1949 mg
Methionine616.9 mg
Cystine227 mg
Phenylalanine911.1 mg
Tyrosine717.9 mg
Valine1090 mg
Arginine1509.2 mg
Histidine554 mg
Alanine1416.2 mg
Aspartic Acid2064.3 mg
Glutamic Acid3383.3 mg
Glycine1475.2 mg
Proline1150.8 mg
Serine882.9 mg
Hydroxyproline394 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat3.2 g4.9%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat1.2 g5.8%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat1.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.7 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids40 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids480 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water74.5 g
Ash0.7 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 123 Calories from Fat 29

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 3.2 g 4.9%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g 5.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 80 mg 26.7%

Sodium 86 mg 3.6%

Total Carbohydrates 0 g

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 22.1 g 44.1%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 0.6% Iron 27.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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