Duck meat is also enriched with various nutrients which are beneficial to health. It is also a good source of animal protein. Duck is also a great source of iron and selenium; and, a skinless duck breast has 40% less fat than a chicken. If consumed in moderation, the fat in duck meat is high in quality. Duck meat also has vitamins – riboflavin, niacin, thiamine, pantothenic acid, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12 – and minerals – selenium, phosphorus, zinc, iron, copper and sodium.