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Pork vs Turkey meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.075g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)

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.
Pork Turkey meat
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork 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
40
Pork
32
Turkey meat
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pork
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
Pork
4
:
Contains more Calcium +35.7%
Contains more Potassium +77%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.3%
Contains less Sodium -39.8%
Contains more Iron +25.3%
Contains more Copper +27.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 30
Equal in Zinc - 2.48
Equal in Phosphorus - 223
Contains more Calcium +35.7%
Contains more Potassium +77%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.3%
Contains less Sodium -39.8%
Contains more Iron +25.3%
Contains more Copper +27.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 30
Equal in Zinc - 2.48
Equal in Phosphorus - 223

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
Pork
5
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +253.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1848.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +457.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +45.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +253.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1848.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +457.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +45.7%

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
164%
Pork
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
64%
Pork
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 Pork Turkey meat Opinion
Calories 242 189 Pork
Protein 27.32 28.55 Turkey meat
Fats 13.92 7.39 Pork
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Pork
Carbs 0 0.06 Turkey meat
Cholesterol 80 109 Pork
Vitamin D 53 15 Pork
Iron 0.87 1.09 Turkey meat
Calcium 19 14 Pork
Potassium 423 239 Pork
Magnesium 28 30 Turkey meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.073 0.093 Turkey meat
Zinc 2.39 2.48 Turkey meat
Starch
Phosphorus 246 223 Pork
Sodium 62 103 Pork
Vitamin A 7 39 Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.29 0.07 Pork
Vitamin D 1.3 0.4 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877 0.045 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321 0.281 Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037 9.573 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.698 0.948 Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.464 0.616 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 0.7 1.02 Turkey meat
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.101 Pork
Saturated Fat 5.23 2.155 Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19 2.647 Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 2.119 Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.338 0.291 Pork
Threonine 1.234 1.004 Pork
Isoleucine 1.26 0.796 Pork
Leucine 2.177 1.925 Pork
Lysine 2.446 2.282 Pork
Methionine 0.712 0.724 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 1.086 0.903 Pork
Valine 1.473 0.902 Pork
Histidine 1.067 0.749 Pork
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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