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Meat vs Turkey meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 36mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 46mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.957g)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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 minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Meat Turkey meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Meat 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
46
Meat
32
Turkey meat
Mineral Summary Score
29
Meat
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
Meat
5
:
Contains more Potassium +76.2%
Contains more Copper +19.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.7%
Contains less Sodium -44.7%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Equal in Iron - 1.09
Equal in Magnesium - 30
Equal in Zinc - 2.48
Contains more Potassium +76.2%
Contains more Copper +19.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.7%
Contains less Sodium -44.7%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Equal in Iron - 1.09
Equal in Magnesium - 30
Equal in Zinc - 2.48

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
Meat
5
:
Contains more Vitamin E +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2011.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Contains more Vitamin D +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +78.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.948
Contains more Vitamin E +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2011.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Contains more Vitamin D +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +78.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.948

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
157%
Meat
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
16%
Meat
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 Meat Turkey meat Opinion
Calories 143 189 Turkey meat
Protein 26.17 28.55 Turkey meat
Fats 3.51 7.39 Turkey meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0.06 Turkey meat
Cholesterol 73 109 Meat
Vitamin D 10 15 Turkey meat
Iron 1.15 1.09 Meat
Calcium 6 14 Turkey meat
Potassium 421 239 Meat
Magnesium 29 30 Turkey meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.111 0.093 Meat
Zinc 2.42 2.48 Turkey meat
Starch
Phosphorus 267 223 Meat
Sodium 57 103 Meat
Vitamin A 0 39 Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.08 0.07 Meat
Vitamin D 0.2 0.4 Turkey meat
Vitamin B1 0.95 0.045 Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387 0.281 Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432 9.573 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 1.012 0.948 Meat
Vitamin B6 0.739 0.616 Meat
Vitamin B12 0.57 1.02 Turkey meat
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.033 0.101 Meat
Saturated Fat 1.198 2.155 Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334 2.647 Turkey meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506 2.119 Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.275 0.291 Turkey meat
Threonine 1.175 1.004 Meat
Isoleucine 1.288 0.796 Meat
Leucine 2.229 1.925 Meat
Lysine 2.427 2.282 Meat
Methionine 0.721 0.724 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 1.1 0.903 Meat
Valine 1.367 0.902 Meat
Histidine 1.13 0.749 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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