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Turkey meat vs Lamb and mutton - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.675g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
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.
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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 Lamb and mutton
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Turkey meat Lamb and mutton
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
29
Lamb and mutton
Mineral Summary Score
26
Turkey meat
32
Lamb and mutton

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 Magnesium +30.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.6%
Contains more Iron +72.5%
Contains more Calcium +21.4%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Contains more Copper +28%
Contains more Zinc +79.8%
Contains less Sodium -30.1%
Contains more Magnesium +30.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.6%
Contains more Iron +72.5%
Contains more Calcium +21.4%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Contains more Copper +28%
Contains more Zinc +79.8%
Contains less Sodium -30.1%

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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Contains more Vitamin D +650%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +373.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +650%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +373.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
147%
Lamb and mutton
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
0%
Lamb and mutton
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
97%
Lamb and mutton

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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 Lamb and mutton Opinion
Calories 189 294 Lamb and mutton
Protein 28.55 24.52 Turkey meat
Fats 7.39 20.94 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.06 0 Turkey meat
Cholesterol 109 97 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D 15 2 Turkey meat
Iron 1.09 1.88 Lamb and mutton
Calcium 14 17 Lamb and mutton
Potassium 239 310 Lamb and mutton
Magnesium 30 23 Turkey meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.093 0.119 Lamb and mutton
Zinc 2.48 4.46 Lamb and mutton
Starch
Phosphorus 223 188 Turkey meat
Sodium 103 72 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin A 39 0 Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.07 0.14 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D 0.4 0.1 Turkey meat
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.1 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B2 0.281 0.25 Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 9.573 6.66 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948 0.66 Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.616 0.13 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02 2.55 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K 0 4.6 Lamb and mutton
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.101 Lamb and mutton
Saturated Fat 2.155 8.83 Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647 8.82 Lamb and mutton
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119 1.51 Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.291 0.287 Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004 1.05 Lamb and mutton
Isoleucine 0.796 1.183 Lamb and mutton
Leucine 1.925 1.908 Turkey meat
Lysine 2.282 2.166 Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724 0.629 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903 0.998 Lamb and mutton
Valine 0.902 1.323 Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.749 0.777 Lamb and mutton
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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