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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
Provider # Meals Avg Cal Avg Protein (g) Avg Carbs (g) Avg Fats (g) Average % Avg Price Delivery
Youfoodz 59 471 30 43 18 33% protein, 47% carbs, 20% fats $10.24 Fresh
Chefgood 20 458 33 36 19 37% protein, 41% carbs, 21% fats $11.90 Fresh
CORE Powerfoods 24 447 43 39 12 46% protein, 41% carbs, 13% fats $9.00 Frozen
Food 4 Fitness 231 422 39 36 13 45% protein, 41% carbs, 14% fats $10.90 Fresh
My Muscle Chef 55 487 40 37 18 42% protein, 39% carbs, 19% fats $9.88 Fresh

  • 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 # Meals Avg Cal Avg Protein (g) Avg Carbs (g) Avg Fats (g) Average % Avg Price
Chicken 176 479 43 40 15 44% protein, 41% carbs, 16% fats $10.53
Beef 92 458 43 36 14 46% protein, 39% carbs, 15% fats $10.50
Fish 52 353 30 29 12 42% protein, 41% carbs, 17% fats $10.91
Plant-based 46 379 17 45 13 23% protein, 59% carbs, 18% fats $10.65
Lamb 15 431 37 24 19 46% protein, 30% carbs, 24% fats $10.59
Pork 5 417 34 25 18 44% protein, 33% carbs, 23% fats $10.93
Turkey 2 387 32 23 17 45% protein, 32% carbs, 24% fats $9.75
Duck 1 454 42 34 15 46% 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

Provider Chicken (g) Beef (g) Plant-based (g) Other (g)
Youfoodz 36 10 5 8
Chefgood 8 3 4 5
CORE Powerfoods 15 8 0 1
Food 4 Fitness 94 54 29 54
My Muscle Chef 23 17 8 7

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

Most expensive meals

Meal Name Price Calories Protein (g) Carbs (g) Fat (g) Average % Provider
Red Curry Salmon with Cauliflower & Cashews $11.95 568 40 15 38 43% protein, 16% carbs, 41% fats My Muscle Chef
Roast Pork, Potatoes, Pumpkin & Gravy $11.90 474 40 20 25 47% protein, 24% carbs, 29% fats Chefgood
Mediterranean Pesto Crusted Salmon $11.90 440 28 34 20 34% protein, 41% carbs, 24% fats Chefgood
Satay Chicken, Vegetables & Brown Rice $11.90 489 33 38 21 36% protein, 42% carbs, 23% fats Chefgood
Beef & Vegetable Rendang, Brown Rice $11.90 453 39 45 12 41% protein, 47% carbs, 12% fats Chefgood
Chicken Meatballs, Asian Style Greens $11.90 458 42 23 19 50% protein, 28% carbs, 23% fats Chefgood
Healthy Chicken Parmigiana, Mash & Broccoli $11.90 438 41 27 17 48% protein, 32% carbs, 20% fats Chefgood
Cinnamon Lamb, Sweet Potato & Couscous $11.90 442 35 47 12 37% protein, 51% carbs, 12% fats Chefgood
Gnocchi with Slow Cooked Beef Ragout $11.90 433 20 53 15 23% protein, 60% carbs, 17% fats Chefgood
Chicken & Cashew Slaw, Miso Ginger Dressing $11.90 458 34 12 29 45% protein, 16% carbs, 39% fats Chefgood

  • 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 Name Price Calories Protein (g) Carbs (g) Fat (g) Average % Provider
Large Mohit’s Butter Chicken $10.95 866 43 90 35 26% protein, 53% carbs, 21% fats Youfoodz
Large YF Pad Thai $10.95 744 47 72 28 32% protein, 49% carbs, 19% fats Youfoodz
Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowl $10.40 704 65 62 21 44% protein, 42% carbs, 14% fats My Muscle Chef
Garlic Chicken & Creamy Potato Power Bowl $9.95 699 22 50 44 19% protein, 43% carbs, 38% fats Youfoodz
Lemon Garlic Chicken with Potato Bake $10.40 698 71 34 31 52% protein, 25% carbs, 23% fats My Muscle Chef
Gluten Free High Protein Beef Lasagna $10.90 686 61 61 27 41% protein, 41% carbs, 18% fats Food 4 Fitness
Large Nonna’s Spaghetti Bolognese $10.95 671 35 73 25 26% protein, 55% carbs, 19% fats Youfoodz
Large Creamy Chicken Carbonara $10.95 670 52 61 23 38% protein, 45% carbs, 17% fats Youfoodz
Large Thai Red Chicken Curry $10.95 651 42 69 22 32% protein, 52% carbs, 16% fats Youfoodz
Oven Roasted Greek Seasoned Chicken Breast With Special Greek Sauce And Lemon Wedge with Brown Rice $10.90 647 57 60 19 42% protein, 44% carbs, 14% fats Food 4 Fitness

  • Most of the calories are coming from carbs

Most protein

Meal Name Price Calories Protein (g) Carbs (g) Fat (g) Average % Provider
Honey Mustard Chicken with Broccoli Mash $10.40 598 72 19 24 63% protein, 17% carbs, 21% fats My Muscle Chef
Braised Beef with Roast Vegetables $10.40 538 71 24 15 65% protein, 22% carbs, 14% fats My Muscle Chef
Lemon Garlic Chicken with Potato Bake $10.40 698 71 34 31 52% protein, 25% carbs, 23% fats My Muscle Chef
Beef Rendang with Vegetables & Ancient Grains $10.40 616 68 39 19 54% protein, 31% carbs, 15% fats My Muscle Chef
Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowl $10.40 704 65 62 21 44% protein, 42% carbs, 14% fats My Muscle Chef
Gluten Free High Protein Beef Lasagna $10.90 686 61 61 27 41% protein, 41% carbs, 18% fats Food 4 Fitness
Oven Roasted Chicken Breast With Mexican Sauce with Basmati Rice & Peas, Corn, Capsicum $10.90 567 59 46 15 49% protein, 38% carbs, 12% fats Food 4 Fitness
Oven Roasted Chicken Breast Satay with Basmati Rice $10.90 635 58 68 14 41% protein, 48% carbs, 10% fats Food 4 Fitness
Oven Roasted Chicken Breast With Mexican Sauce with Brown Rice & Seasonal Mix Veg $10.90 549 58 42 15 50% protein, 36% carbs, 13% fats Food 4 Fitness
Oven Roasted Chicken Breast With Italian Tomato Cream Sauce with Brown Rice $10.90 633 58 63 16 42% protein, 46% carbs, 11% fats Food 4 Fitness

  • Only comes from chicken and beef protein sources

Most carbs

Meal Name Price Calories Protein (g) Carbs (g) Fat (g) Average % Provider
Large Mohit’s Butter Chicken $10.95 866 43 90 35 26% protein, 53% carbs, 21% fats Youfoodz
Thai Style Chicken Meatballs With A Sweet Chilli Ginger Sauce And Lemon Wedge with Brown Rice $10.90 587 47 86 5 34% protein, 62% carbs, 4% fats Food 4 Fitness
Honey-Glazed Char Sui Chicken Drumettes with Stir Fry Basmati Rice $10.90 515 24 83 6 21% protein, 73% carbs, 5% fats Food 4 Fitness
Honey-Glazed Char Sui Chicken Drumettes with Stir Fry Brown Rice $10.90 515 24 83 6 21% protein, 73% carbs, 5% fats Food 4 Fitness
Oven Roasted Chicken Breast With Mild Sweet Thai Chilli Sauce with Brown Rice $10.90 599 50 77 9 37% protein, 57% carbs, 7% fats Food 4 Fitness
Chicken & Loaded Pearl Couscous Power Bowl $9.95 528 27 75 12 24% protein, 66% carbs, 11% fats Youfoodz
Stir Fry Vegetarian Basmati Rice $10.90 390 9 75 4 10% protein, 85% carbs, 5% fats Food 4 Fitness
Stir Fry Vegetarian Brown Rice $10.90 390 9 75 4 10% protein, 85% carbs, 5% fats Food 4 Fitness
Large Korean BBQ Beef Noodles $10.95 640 43 74 17 32% protein, 55% carbs, 13% fats Youfoodz
Large Nonna’s Spaghetti Bolognese $10.95 671 35 73 25 26% protein, 55% carbs, 19% fats Youfoodz

Lowest carbs

Meal Name Price Calories Protein (g) Carbs (g) Fat (g) Average % Provider
NAKED CHICKEN $9.00 241 46 4 4 85% protein, 8% carbs, 7% fats CORE Powerfoods
Sous Vide Salt & Pepper Hake Fillet With A Lemon Wedge with Seasonal Mix Veg $10.90 146 25 7 1 75% protein, 21% carbs, 4% fats Food 4 Fitness
SEISMIC CHICKEN $9.00 293 43 7 9 73% protein, 12% carbs, 15% fats CORE Powerfoods
Oven Baked Barramundi Fillet With Special Greek Sauce And Lemon Wedge with Seasonal Mix Veg $10.90 258 29 8 11 60% protein, 17% carbs, 24% fats Food 4 Fitness
Oven Baked Hake Fillet With Special Greek Sauce And Lemon Wedge with Seasonal Mix Veg $10.90 236 26 8 10 58% protein, 18% carbs, 23% fats Food 4 Fitness
Oven Baked Salmon Fillet With Special Greek Sauce And Lemon Wedge with Seasonal Mix Veg $10.90 411 32 8 27 47% protein, 12% carbs, 41% fats Food 4 Fitness
Slow Cooked Premium Grass Fed Pulled Lamb Shank With Greek Seasoning with Seasonal Mix Veg $10.90 365 37 8 20 57% protein, 13% carbs, 30% fats Food 4 Fitness
Slow Cooked Premium Grass Fed Pulled Lamb Shank With Florentine Sauce with Seasonal Mix Veg $10.90 357 38 9 18 58% protein, 14% carbs, 28% fats Food 4 Fitness
Oven Baked Hake With Thai Green Curry Sauce with Seasonal Mix Veg $10.90 252 26 10 11 56% protein, 20% carbs, 24% fats Food 4 Fitness
Sous Vide Barramundi With Thai Green Curry Sauce with Seasonal Mix Veg $10.90 274 29 10 12 57% protein, 19% carbs, 24% fats Food 4 Fitness

Highest in fat content

Meal Name Price Calories Protein (g) Carbs (g) Fat (g) Average % Provider
Garlic Chicken & Creamy Potato Power Bowl $9.95 699 22 50 44 19% protein, 43% carbs, 38% fats Youfoodz
Large Peri Peri Chicken with Spicy Mayo $10.95 631 32 37 38 30% protein, 34% carbs, 36% fats Youfoodz
Red Curry Salmon with Cauliflower & Cashews $11.95 568 40 15 38 43% protein, 16% carbs, 41% fats My Muscle Chef
Large Mohit’s Butter Chicken $10.95 866 43 90 35 26% protein, 53% carbs, 21% fats Youfoodz
Jamaican Jerk Spiced Chicken Drumettes with Roast Potato & Beans $10.90 620 42 10 34 49% protein, 12% carbs, 39% fats Food 4 Fitness
Clean Chicken Caesar With Almonds & Beef Rashers $10.40 621 56 20 33 51% protein, 18% carbs, 30% fats My Muscle Chef
Peri Peri Chicken with Spicy Mayo $9.95 508 25 28 32 30% protein, 33% carbs, 38% fats Youfoodz
Lemon Garlic Chicken with Potato Bake $10.40 698 71 34 31 52% protein, 25% carbs, 23% fats My Muscle Chef
THAI HARD $9.00 475 20 32 31 24% protein, 38% carbs, 37% fats CORE Powerfoods
Thai Beef Pasta Salad Power Bowl $9.95 598 26 53 30 24% protein, 49% carbs, 28% fats Youfoodz

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

 

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

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