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Turkey meat vs Duck meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.515g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Duck meat
Duck meat contains less Sodium (difference - 44mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 25mg)
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 contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Turkey meat Duck 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
32
Turkey meat
23
Duck meat
Mineral Summary Score
26
Turkey meat
25
Duck 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
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Contains more Calcium +27.3%
Contains more Potassium +17.2%
Contains more Magnesium +87.5%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains more Iron +147.7%
Contains more Copper +144.1%
Contains less Sodium -42.7%
Contains more Calcium +27.3%
Contains more Potassium +17.2%
Contains more Magnesium +87.5%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains more Iron +147.7%
Contains more Copper +144.1%
Contains less Sodium -42.7%

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 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +242.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +240%
Contains more Vitamin A +438.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.269
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +242.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +240%
Contains more Vitamin A +438.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.269

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
114%
Duck meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
0%
Duck meat
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
131%
Duck 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 Turkey meat Duck meat Opinion
Calories 189 337 Duck meat
Protein 28.55 18.99 Turkey meat
Fats 7.39 28.35 Duck meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.06 0 Turkey meat
Cholesterol 109 84 Duck meat
Vitamin D 15 3 Turkey meat
Iron 1.09 2.7 Duck meat
Calcium 14 11 Turkey meat
Potassium 239 204 Turkey meat
Magnesium 30 16 Turkey meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.093 0.227 Duck meat
Zinc 2.48 1.86 Turkey meat
Starch
Phosphorus 223 156 Turkey meat
Sodium 103 59 Duck meat
Vitamin A 39 210 Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.07 0.7 Duck meat
Vitamin D 0.4 0.1 Turkey meat
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.174 Duck meat
Vitamin B2 0.281 0.269 Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 9.573 4.825 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948 1.098 Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.616 0.18 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02 0.3 Turkey meat
Vitamin K 0 5.1 Duck meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.101 Duck meat
Saturated Fat 2.155 9.67 Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647 12.9 Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119 3.65 Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.291 0.232 Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004 0.773 Turkey meat
Isoleucine 0.796 0.872 Duck meat
Leucine 1.925 1.465 Turkey meat
Lysine 2.282 1.486 Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724 0.475 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903 0.752 Turkey meat
Valine 0.902 0.938 Duck meat
Histidine 0.749 0.462 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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