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Turkey meat vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Veal
Veal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Veal
Veal contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.885g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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 contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
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 Veal
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Sugars 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 Veal
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
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
26
Turkey meat
30
Veal

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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5
Veal
Contains more Iron +10.1%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Calcium +21.4%
Contains more Potassium +41%
Contains more Copper +10.8%
Contains more Zinc +56%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.99
Equal in Phosphorus - 217
Contains more Iron +10.1%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Calcium +21.4%
Contains more Potassium +41%
Contains more Copper +10.8%
Contains more Zinc +56%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.99
Equal in Phosphorus - 217

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
Veal
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +24.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +24.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27

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
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
0%
Veal
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
35%
Veal

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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 Veal Opinion
Calories 189 172 Turkey meat
Protein 28.55 24.38 Turkey meat
Fats 7.39 7.56 Veal
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.06 0 Turkey meat
Cholesterol 109 103 Veal
Vitamin D 15 0 Turkey meat
Iron 1.09 0.99 Turkey meat
Calcium 14 17 Veal
Potassium 239 337 Veal
Magnesium 30 24 Turkey meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.093 0.103 Veal
Zinc 2.48 3.87 Veal
Starch
Phosphorus 223 217 Turkey meat
Sodium 103 83 Veal
Vitamin A 39 0 Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.07 0.15 Veal
Vitamin D 0.4 0 Turkey meat
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.07 Veal
Vitamin B2 0.281 0.27 Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 9.573 8.03 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948 1.16 Veal
Vitamin B6 0.616 0.39 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02 1.27 Veal
Vitamin K 0 1.2 Veal
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.101 Veal
Saturated Fat 2.155 3.04 Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647 2.84 Veal
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119 0.55 Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.291 0.247 Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004 1.065 Veal
Isoleucine 0.796 1.201 Veal
Leucine 1.925 1.94 Veal
Lysine 2.282 2.009 Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724 0.569 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903 0.984 Veal
Valine 0.902 1.347 Veal
Histidine 0.749 0.885 Veal
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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