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Sardine vs Turkey meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat contains less Sodium (difference - 204mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.627g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Sardine Turkey meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sardine Turkey meat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
68
Sardine
32
Turkey meat
Mineral Summary Score
58
Sardine
26
Turkey meat

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
Contains more Iron +167.9%
Contains more Calcium +2628.6%
Contains more Potassium +66.1%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.7%
Contains more Zinc +89.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.4%
Contains more Iron +167.9%
Contains more Calcium +2628.6%
Contains more Potassium +66.1%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.7%
Contains more Zinc +89.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.4%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
Contains more Vitamin D +1186.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +176.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +2814.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +776.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +268.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +1186.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +176.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +2814.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +776.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +268.9%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
148%
Sardine
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Sardine
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
53%
Sardine
34%
Turkey meat

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Sardine Turkey meat Opinion
Calories 208 189 Sardine
Protein 24.62 28.55 Turkey meat
Fats 11.45 7.39 Sardine
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0.06 Turkey meat
Cholesterol 142 109 Turkey meat
Vitamin D 193 15 Sardine
Iron 2.92 1.09 Sardine
Calcium 382 14 Sardine
Potassium 397 239 Sardine
Magnesium 39 30 Sardine
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.186 0.093 Sardine
Zinc 1.31 2.48 Turkey meat
Starch
Phosphorus 490 223 Sardine
Sodium 307 103 Turkey meat
Vitamin A 108 39 Sardine
Vitamin E 2.04 0.07 Sardine
Vitamin D 4.8 0.4 Sardine
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.045 Sardine
Vitamin B2 0.227 0.281 Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 5.245 9.573 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.642 0.948 Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.167 0.616 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 8.94 1.02 Sardine
Vitamin K 2.6 0 Sardine
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.101 Sardine
Saturated Fat 1.528 2.155 Sardine
Monounsaturated Fat 3.869 2.647 Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 5.148 2.119 Sardine
Tryptophan 0.276 0.291 Turkey meat
Threonine 1.079 1.004 Sardine
Isoleucine 1.134 0.796 Sardine
Leucine 2.001 1.925 Sardine
Lysine 2.26 2.282 Turkey meat
Methionine 0.729 0.724 Sardine
Phenylalanine 0.961 0.903 Sardine
Valine 1.268 0.902 Sardine
Histidine 0.725 0.749 Turkey meat
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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