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Turkey meat vs Barbecue chicken - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.772g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat contains less Sugars (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat contains less Sodium (difference - 232mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $2)
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.
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.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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
32
Turkey meat
17
Barbecue chicken
Mineral Summary Score
26
Turkey meat
27
Barbecue chicken

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
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Contains more Iron +14.7%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Copper +20.8%
Contains more Zinc +39.3%
Contains less Sodium -69.3%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Equal in Potassium - 255
Equal in Phosphorus - 218
Contains more Iron +14.7%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Copper +20.8%
Contains more Zinc +39.3%
Contains less Sodium -69.3%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Equal in Potassium - 255
Equal in Phosphorus - 218

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +523.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +222.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +117%
Contains more Vitamin A +71.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +557.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +523.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +222.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +117%
Contains more Vitamin A +71.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +557.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.2%

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
171%
Turkey meat
135%
Barbecue chicken
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
0%
Barbecue chicken
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
70%
Barbecue chicken

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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 Turkey meat Barbecue chicken Opinion
Calories 189 226 Barbecue chicken
Protein 28.55 22.51 Turkey meat
Fats 7.39 15.08 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.06 0.12 Barbecue chicken
Cholesterol 109 127 Turkey meat
Vitamin D 15 0 Turkey meat
Iron 1.09 0.95 Turkey meat
Calcium 14 16 Barbecue chicken
Potassium 239 255 Barbecue chicken
Magnesium 30 21 Turkey meat
Sugars 0 0.12 Barbecue chicken
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.093 0.077 Turkey meat
Zinc 2.48 1.78 Turkey meat
Starch 0 Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 223 218 Turkey meat
Sodium 103 335 Turkey meat
Vitamin A 39 67 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.07 0.46 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 0.4 0 Turkey meat
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.055 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B2 0.281 0.227 Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 9.573 5.732 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948 0.152 Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.616 0.191 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02 0.47 Turkey meat
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.101 0.078 Barbecue chicken
Saturated Fat 2.155 3.927 Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647 6.446 Barbecue chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119 2.038 Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.291 0.173 Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004 0.657 Turkey meat
Isoleucine 0.796 0.853 Barbecue chicken
Leucine 1.925 1.549 Turkey meat
Lysine 2.282 1.75 Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724 0.565 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903 0.69 Turkey meat
Valine 0.902 0.935 Barbecue chicken
Histidine 0.749 0.592 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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