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Macro Comparison: Every Meal From Australia’s Most Popular Providers

An analysis of every lunch and dinner meal from Youfoodz, My Muscle Chef, Chefgood, CORE Powerfoods, and Food 4 Fitness to compare their macros, calories and price. All data was collected on the 2nd of December 2020.
Posted on Dec 03, 2020 By George Z George Z
Provider# MealsAvg CalAvg Protein (g)Avg Carbs (g)Avg Fats (g)Average %Avg PriceDelivery
Youfoodz5947130431833% protein, 47% carbs, 20% fats$10.24Fresh
Chefgood2045833361937% protein, 41% carbs, 21% fats$11.90Fresh
CORE Powerfoods2444743391246% protein, 41% carbs, 13% fats$9.00Frozen
Food 4 Fitness23142239361345% protein, 41% carbs, 14% fats$10.90Fresh
My Muscle Chef5548740371842% protein, 39% carbs, 19% fats$9.88Fresh

  • CORE Powerfoods and had the most protein per meal (46%)
  • Food4Fitness had the biggest range
  • CORE Powerfoods was the cheapest at $9.00 per meal
  • My Muscle Chef had the highest calories

Most popular protein source

Protein Source# MealsAvg CalAvg Protein (g)Avg Carbs (g)Avg Fats (g)Average %Avg Price
Chicken17647943401544% protein, 41% carbs, 16% fats$10.53
Beef9245843361446% protein, 39% carbs, 15% fats$10.50
Fish5235330291242% protein, 41% carbs, 17% fats$10.91
Plant-based4637917451323% protein, 59% carbs, 18% fats$10.65
Lamb1543137241946% protein, 30% carbs, 24% fats$10.59
Pork541734251844% protein, 33% carbs, 23% fats$10.93
Turkey238732231745% protein, 32% carbs, 24% fats$9.75
Duck145442341546% protein, 37% carbs, 16% fats$10.40

  • Chicken was by far the most popular
  • Beef meals were the leanest on average
  • Meals with lamb had the highest fat content
  • Plant-based (vegetarian) meals contained the least amount of protein on average (23% vs 45% avg)

Most popular protein source by Provider

ProviderChicken (g)Beef (g)Plant-based (g)Other (g)
Youfoodz361058
Chefgood8345
CORE Powerfoods15801
Food 4 Fitness94542954
My Muscle Chef231787

  • Food 4 Fitness had the biggest range
  • Chefgood’s menu rotates each week, and these numbers only represent 1 week

Most expensive meals

Meal NamePriceCaloriesProtein (g)Carbs (g)Fat (g)Average %Provider
Red Curry Salmon with Cauliflower & Cashews$11.9556840153843% protein, 16% carbs, 41% fatsMy Muscle Chef
Roast Pork, Potatoes, Pumpkin & Gravy$11.9047440202547% protein, 24% carbs, 29% fatsChefgood
Mediterranean Pesto Crusted Salmon$11.9044028342034% protein, 41% carbs, 24% fatsChefgood
Satay Chicken, Vegetables & Brown Rice$11.9048933382136% protein, 42% carbs, 23% fatsChefgood
Beef & Vegetable Rendang, Brown Rice$11.9045339451241% protein, 47% carbs, 12% fatsChefgood
Chicken Meatballs, Asian Style Greens$11.9045842231950% protein, 28% carbs, 23% fatsChefgood
Healthy Chicken Parmigiana, Mash & Broccoli$11.9043841271748% protein, 32% carbs, 20% fatsChefgood
Cinnamon Lamb, Sweet Potato & Couscous$11.9044235471237% protein, 51% carbs, 12% fatsChefgood
Gnocchi with Slow Cooked Beef Ragout$11.9043320531523% protein, 60% carbs, 17% fatsChefgood
Chicken & Cashew Slaw, Miso Ginger Dressing$11.9045834122945% protein, 16% carbs, 39% fatsChefgood

  • We chose to take the RRP / most expensive option for each provider
  • Every provider had discounts based on how many meals you ordered

Most calories

Meal NamePriceCaloriesProtein (g)Carbs (g)Fat (g)Average %Provider
Large Mohit’s Butter Chicken$10.9586643903526% protein, 53% carbs, 21% fatsYoufoodz
Large YF Pad Thai$10.9574447722832% protein, 49% carbs, 19% fatsYoufoodz
Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowl$10.4070465622144% protein, 42% carbs, 14% fatsMy Muscle Chef
Garlic Chicken & Creamy Potato Power Bowl$9.9569922504419% protein, 43% carbs, 38% fatsYoufoodz
Lemon Garlic Chicken with Potato Bake$10.4069871343152% protein, 25% carbs, 23% fatsMy Muscle Chef
Gluten Free High Protein Beef Lasagna$10.9068661612741% protein, 41% carbs, 18% fatsFood 4 Fitness
Large Nonna’s Spaghetti Bolognese$10.9567135732526% protein, 55% carbs, 19% fatsYoufoodz
Large Creamy Chicken Carbonara$10.9567052612338% protein, 45% carbs, 17% fatsYoufoodz
Large Thai Red Chicken Curry$10.9565142692232% protein, 52% carbs, 16% fatsYoufoodz
Oven Roasted Greek Seasoned Chicken Breast With Special Greek Sauce And Lemon Wedge with Brown Rice$10.9064757601942% protein, 44% carbs, 14% fatsFood 4 Fitness

  • Most of the calories are coming from carbs

Most protein

Meal NamePriceCaloriesProtein (g)Carbs (g)Fat (g)Average %Provider
Honey Mustard Chicken with Broccoli Mash$10.4059872192463% protein, 17% carbs, 21% fatsMy Muscle Chef
Braised Beef with Roast Vegetables$10.4053871241565% protein, 22% carbs, 14% fatsMy Muscle Chef
Lemon Garlic Chicken with Potato Bake$10.4069871343152% protein, 25% carbs, 23% fatsMy Muscle Chef
Beef Rendang with Vegetables & Ancient Grains$10.4061668391954% protein, 31% carbs, 15% fatsMy Muscle Chef
Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowl$10.4070465622144% protein, 42% carbs, 14% fatsMy Muscle Chef
Gluten Free High Protein Beef Lasagna$10.9068661612741% protein, 41% carbs, 18% fatsFood 4 Fitness
Oven Roasted Chicken Breast With Mexican Sauce with Basmati Rice & Peas, Corn, Capsicum$10.9056759461549% protein, 38% carbs, 12% fatsFood 4 Fitness
Oven Roasted Chicken Breast Satay with Basmati Rice$10.9063558681441% protein, 48% carbs, 10% fatsFood 4 Fitness
Oven Roasted Chicken Breast With Mexican Sauce with Brown Rice & Seasonal Mix Veg$10.9054958421550% protein, 36% carbs, 13% fatsFood 4 Fitness
Oven Roasted Chicken Breast With Italian Tomato Cream Sauce with Brown Rice$10.9063358631642% protein, 46% carbs, 11% fatsFood 4 Fitness

  • Only comes from chicken and beef protein sources

Most carbs

Meal NamePriceCaloriesProtein (g)Carbs (g)Fat (g)Average %Provider
Large Mohit’s Butter Chicken$10.9586643903526% protein, 53% carbs, 21% fatsYoufoodz
Thai Style Chicken Meatballs With A Sweet Chilli Ginger Sauce And Lemon Wedge with Brown Rice$10.905874786534% protein, 62% carbs, 4% fatsFood 4 Fitness
Honey-Glazed Char Sui Chicken Drumettes with Stir Fry Basmati Rice$10.905152483621% protein, 73% carbs, 5% fatsFood 4 Fitness
Honey-Glazed Char Sui Chicken Drumettes with Stir Fry Brown Rice$10.905152483621% protein, 73% carbs, 5% fatsFood 4 Fitness
Oven Roasted Chicken Breast With Mild Sweet Thai Chilli Sauce with Brown Rice$10.905995077937% protein, 57% carbs, 7% fatsFood 4 Fitness
Chicken & Loaded Pearl Couscous Power Bowl$9.9552827751224% protein, 66% carbs, 11% fatsYoufoodz
Stir Fry Vegetarian Basmati Rice$10.90390975410% protein, 85% carbs, 5% fatsFood 4 Fitness
Stir Fry Vegetarian Brown Rice$10.90390975410% protein, 85% carbs, 5% fatsFood 4 Fitness
Large Korean BBQ Beef Noodles$10.9564043741732% protein, 55% carbs, 13% fatsYoufoodz
Large Nonna’s Spaghetti Bolognese$10.9567135732526% protein, 55% carbs, 19% fatsYoufoodz

Lowest carbs

Meal NamePriceCaloriesProtein (g)Carbs (g)Fat (g)Average %Provider
NAKED CHICKEN$9.00241464485% protein, 8% carbs, 7% fatsCORE Powerfoods
Sous Vide Salt & Pepper Hake Fillet With A Lemon Wedge with Seasonal Mix Veg$10.90146257175% protein, 21% carbs, 4% fatsFood 4 Fitness
SEISMIC CHICKEN$9.00293437973% protein, 12% carbs, 15% fatsCORE Powerfoods
Oven Baked Barramundi Fillet With Special Greek Sauce And Lemon Wedge with Seasonal Mix Veg$10.902582981160% protein, 17% carbs, 24% fatsFood 4 Fitness
Oven Baked Hake Fillet With Special Greek Sauce And Lemon Wedge with Seasonal Mix Veg$10.902362681058% protein, 18% carbs, 23% fatsFood 4 Fitness
Oven Baked Salmon Fillet With Special Greek Sauce And Lemon Wedge with Seasonal Mix Veg$10.904113282747% protein, 12% carbs, 41% fatsFood 4 Fitness
Slow Cooked Premium Grass Fed Pulled Lamb Shank With Greek Seasoning with Seasonal Mix Veg$10.903653782057% protein, 13% carbs, 30% fatsFood 4 Fitness
Slow Cooked Premium Grass Fed Pulled Lamb Shank With Florentine Sauce with Seasonal Mix Veg$10.903573891858% protein, 14% carbs, 28% fatsFood 4 Fitness
Oven Baked Hake With Thai Green Curry Sauce with Seasonal Mix Veg$10.9025226101156% protein, 20% carbs, 24% fatsFood 4 Fitness
Sous Vide Barramundi With Thai Green Curry Sauce with Seasonal Mix Veg$10.9027429101257% protein, 19% carbs, 24% fatsFood 4 Fitness

Highest in fat content

Meal NamePriceCaloriesProtein (g)Carbs (g)Fat (g)Average %Provider
Garlic Chicken & Creamy Potato Power Bowl$9.9569922504419% protein, 43% carbs, 38% fatsYoufoodz
Large Peri Peri Chicken with Spicy Mayo$10.9563132373830% protein, 34% carbs, 36% fatsYoufoodz
Red Curry Salmon with Cauliflower & Cashews$11.9556840153843% protein, 16% carbs, 41% fatsMy Muscle Chef
Large Mohit’s Butter Chicken$10.9586643903526% protein, 53% carbs, 21% fatsYoufoodz
Jamaican Jerk Spiced Chicken Drumettes with Roast Potato & Beans$10.9062042103449% protein, 12% carbs, 39% fatsFood 4 Fitness
Clean Chicken Caesar With Almonds & Beef Rashers$10.4062156203351% protein, 18% carbs, 30% fatsMy Muscle Chef
Peri Peri Chicken with Spicy Mayo$9.9550825283230% protein, 33% carbs, 38% fatsYoufoodz
Lemon Garlic Chicken with Potato Bake$10.4069871343152% protein, 25% carbs, 23% fatsMy Muscle Chef
THAI HARD$9.0047520323124% protein, 38% carbs, 37% fatsCORE Powerfoods
Thai Beef Pasta Salad Power Bowl$9.9559826533024% protein, 49% carbs, 28% fatsYoufoodz

If you want to view the data yourself, we put it on Google Sheets.

George Z
George Z
Digital marketer. Gains and cuts the same weight every year.

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