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Turkey meat vs Cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat contains less Sugars (difference - 0.48g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat contains less Sodium (difference - 550mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.712g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)
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.
Turkey meat Cheese
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price 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
Turkey meat Cheese
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
23
Cheese
Mineral Summary Score
26
Turkey meat
67
Cheese

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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Cheese
Contains more Iron +678.6%
Contains more Potassium +214.5%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +210%
Contains less Sodium -84.2%
Contains more Calcium +4971.4%
Contains more Zinc +46.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +104%
Equal in Magnesium - 27
Contains more Iron +678.6%
Contains more Potassium +214.5%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +210%
Contains less Sodium -84.2%
Contains more Calcium +4971.4%
Contains more Zinc +46.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +104%
Equal in Magnesium - 27

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
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Cheese
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16125.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +131.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +60%
Contains more Vitamin A +3084.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +914.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.1
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16125.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +131.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +60%
Contains more Vitamin A +3084.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +914.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.1

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
137%
Cheese
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
3%
Cheese
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
154%
Cheese

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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 Cheese Opinion
Calories 189 404 Cheese
Protein 28.55 22.87 Turkey meat
Fats 7.39 33.31 Cheese
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.06 3.09 Cheese
Cholesterol 109 99 Cheese
Vitamin D 15 24 Cheese
Iron 1.09 0.14 Turkey meat
Calcium 14 710 Cheese
Potassium 239 76 Turkey meat
Magnesium 30 27 Turkey meat
Sugars 0 0.48 Cheese
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.093 0.03 Turkey meat
Zinc 2.48 3.64 Cheese
Starch
Phosphorus 223 455 Cheese
Sodium 103 653 Turkey meat
Vitamin A 39 1242 Cheese
Vitamin E 0.07 0.71 Cheese
Vitamin D 0.4 0.6 Cheese
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.029 Turkey meat
Vitamin B2 0.281 0.428 Cheese
Vitamin B3 9.573 0.059 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948 0.41 Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.616 0.066 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02 1.1 Cheese
Vitamin K 0 2.4 Cheese
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.101 0.917 Turkey meat
Saturated Fat 2.155 18.867 Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647 9.246 Cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119 1.421 Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.291 0.547 Cheese
Threonine 1.004 1.044 Cheese
Isoleucine 0.796 1.206 Cheese
Leucine 1.925 1.939 Cheese
Lysine 2.282 1.025 Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724 0.547 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903 1.074 Cheese
Valine 0.902 1.404 Cheese
Histidine 0.749 0.547 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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