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Turkey meat vs Horse meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.255g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
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 cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Turkey meat Horse 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
28
Horse meat
Mineral Summary Score
26
Turkey meat
40
Horse 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 +75%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Iron +361.5%
Contains more Potassium +58.6%
Contains more Copper +83.9%
Contains more Zinc +54%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains less Sodium -46.6%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Iron +361.5%
Contains more Potassium +58.6%
Contains more Copper +83.9%
Contains more Zinc +54%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains less Sodium -46.6%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +134.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +209.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +134.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +209.8%

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
169%
Horse meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
0%
Horse meat
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
28%
Horse 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 Horse meat Opinion
Calories 189 175 Turkey meat
Protein 28.55 28.14 Turkey meat
Fats 7.39 6.05 Turkey meat
Vitamin C 0 2 Horse meat
Carbs 0.06 0 Turkey meat
Cholesterol 109 68 Horse meat
Vitamin D 15 Turkey meat
Iron 1.09 5.03 Horse meat
Calcium 14 8 Turkey meat
Potassium 239 379 Horse meat
Magnesium 30 25 Turkey meat
Sugars 0 Turkey meat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.093 0.171 Horse meat
Zinc 2.48 3.82 Horse meat
Starch
Phosphorus 223 247 Horse meat
Sodium 103 55 Horse meat
Vitamin A 39 0 Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.07 Turkey meat
Vitamin D 0.4 Turkey meat
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.1 Horse meat
Vitamin B2 0.281 0.12 Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 9.573 4.84 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948 Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.616 0.33 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02 3.16 Horse meat
Vitamin K 0 Turkey meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 Turkey meat
Trans Fat 0.101 Horse meat
Saturated Fat 2.155 1.9 Horse meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647 2.12 Turkey meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119 0.85 Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.291 0.349 Horse meat
Threonine 1.004 1.262 Horse meat
Isoleucine 0.796 1.334 Horse meat
Leucine 1.925 2.232 Horse meat
Lysine 2.282 2.398 Horse meat
Methionine 0.724 0.623 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903 1.157 Horse meat
Valine 0.902 1.458 Horse meat
Histidine 0.749 1.081 Horse 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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