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Turkey meat vs Pork - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.075g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
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 Pork
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Pork
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
40
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
26
Turkey meat
27
Pork

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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4
Pork
Contains more Iron +25.3%
Contains more Copper +27.4%
Contains more Calcium +35.7%
Contains more Potassium +77%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.3%
Contains less Sodium -39.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 28
Equal in Zinc - 2.39
Contains more Iron +25.3%
Contains more Copper +27.4%
Contains more Calcium +35.7%
Contains more Potassium +77%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.3%
Contains less Sodium -39.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 28
Equal in Zinc - 2.39

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
:
5
Pork
Contains more Vitamin A +457.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +45.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +253.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1848.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +457.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +45.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +253.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1848.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.2%

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
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
0%
Pork
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
64%
Pork

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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 Pork Opinion
Calories 189 242 Pork
Protein 28.55 27.32 Turkey meat
Fats 7.39 13.92 Pork
Vitamin C 0 0.6 Pork
Carbs 0.06 0 Turkey meat
Cholesterol 109 80 Pork
Vitamin D 15 53 Pork
Iron 1.09 0.87 Turkey meat
Calcium 14 19 Pork
Potassium 239 423 Pork
Magnesium 30 28 Turkey meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.093 0.073 Turkey meat
Zinc 2.48 2.39 Turkey meat
Starch
Phosphorus 223 246 Pork
Sodium 103 62 Pork
Vitamin A 39 7 Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.07 0.29 Pork
Vitamin D 0.4 1.3 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.877 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.281 0.321 Pork
Vitamin B3 9.573 5.037 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948 0.698 Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.616 0.464 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02 0.7 Turkey meat
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.101 Pork
Saturated Fat 2.155 5.23 Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647 6.19 Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119 1.2 Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.291 0.338 Pork
Threonine 1.004 1.234 Pork
Isoleucine 0.796 1.26 Pork
Leucine 1.925 2.177 Pork
Lysine 2.282 2.446 Pork
Methionine 0.724 0.712 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903 1.086 Pork
Valine 0.902 1.473 Pork
Histidine 0.749 1.067 Pork
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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