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Turkey meat vs Kielbasa - 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 richer in vitamins?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.075g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1097mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 39mg)
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.
Turkey meat Kielbasa
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Turkey meat Kielbasa
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
6
Kielbasa
Mineral Summary Score
26
Turkey meat
21
Kielbasa

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 less Sodium -91.4%
Contains more Iron +13.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.4%
Contains more Iron +13.8%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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
79%
Kielbasa
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
4%
Kielbasa
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
81%
Kielbasa

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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 Kielbasa Opinion
Calories 189 226 Kielbasa
Protein 28.55 13.1 Turkey meat
Fats 7.39 17.6 Kielbasa
Vitamin C 0 14.8 Kielbasa
Carbs 0.06 3.9 Kielbasa
Cholesterol 109 70 Kielbasa
Vitamin D 15 Turkey meat
Iron 1.09 1.24 Kielbasa
Calcium 14 Turkey meat
Potassium 239 Turkey meat
Magnesium 30 Turkey meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.093 Turkey meat
Zinc 2.48 Turkey meat
Starch
Phosphorus 223 Turkey meat
Sodium 103 1200 Turkey meat
Vitamin A 39 0 Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.07 Turkey meat
Vitamin D 0.4 Turkey meat
Vitamin B1 0.045 Turkey meat
Vitamin B2 0.281 Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 9.573 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948 Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.616 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02 Turkey meat
Vitamin K 0 Turkey meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 Turkey meat
Trans Fat 0.101 Kielbasa
Saturated Fat 2.155 6.23 Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647 8.27 Kielbasa
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119 2.33 Kielbasa
Tryptophan 0.291 Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004 Turkey meat
Isoleucine 0.796 Turkey meat
Leucine 1.925 Turkey meat
Lysine 2.282 Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903 Turkey meat
Valine 0.902 Turkey meat
Histidine 0.749 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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