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Mozzarella vs Turkey meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Mozzarella and Turkey meat

  • Mozzarella has more Calcium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin A RAE, however Turkey meat is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Choline, and Iron.
  • Mozzarella covers your daily need of Calcium 72% more than Turkey meat.
  • Mozzarella has 11 times more Vitamin A RAE than Turkey meat. While Mozzarella has 137µg of Vitamin A RAE, Turkey meat has only 12µg.
  • Turkey meat has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium and Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted.

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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
Contains more Calcium +5121.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +135%
Contains less Sodium -84.5%
Contains more Zinc +26.2%
Contains more Iron +336%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Potassium +151.6%
Contains more Copper +244.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 220% 10% 19% 225% 9% 3% 86% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31%
Contains more Calcium +5121.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +135%
Contains less Sodium -84.5%
Contains more Zinc +26.2%
Contains more Iron +336%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Potassium +151.6%
Contains more Copper +244.4%

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 A +1225.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7877.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +670%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +10.9%
Equal in Folate - 9
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 32% 3% 9% 0% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 7% 115% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 2% 12% 0% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 7% 128% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1225.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7877.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +670%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +10.9%
Equal in Folate - 9

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Mozzarella Turkey meat
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mozzarella Turkey meat Opinion
Net carbs 3.1g 0.06g Mozzarella
Protein 27.5g 28.55g Turkey meat
Fats 17.1g 7.39g Mozzarella
Carbs 3.1g 0.06g Mozzarella
Calories 280kcal 189kcal Mozzarella
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.23g 0g Turkey meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 731mg 14mg Mozzarella
Iron 0.25mg 1.09mg Turkey meat
Magnesium 26mg 30mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 524mg 223mg Mozzarella
Potassium 95mg 239mg Turkey meat
Sodium 16mg 103mg Mozzarella
Zinc 3.13mg 2.48mg Mozzarella
Copper 0.027mg 0.093mg Turkey meat
Vitamin A 517IU 39IU Mozzarella
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.07mg Mozzarella
Vitamin D 13IU 15IU Turkey meat
Vitamin D 0.3µg 0.4µg Turkey meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.045mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B2 0.34mg 0.281mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 9.573mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 mg 0.948mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.616mg Turkey meat
Folate 9µg 9µg
Vitamin B12 0.92µg 1.02µg Turkey meat
Vitamin K 1.8µg 0µg Mozzarella
Tryptophan mg 0.291mg Turkey meat
Threonine mg 1.004mg Turkey meat
Isoleucine mg 0.796mg Turkey meat
Leucine mg 1.925mg Turkey meat
Lysine mg 2.282mg Turkey meat
Methionine mg 0.724mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine mg 0.903mg Turkey meat
Valine mg 0.902mg Turkey meat
Histidine mg 0.749mg Turkey meat
Cholesterol 54mg 109mg Mozzarella
Trans Fat g 0.101g Mozzarella
Saturated Fat 10.867g 2.155g Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 4.844g 2.647g Mozzarella
Polyunsaturated fat 0.509g 2.119g Turkey meat

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Mozzarella Turkey meat
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Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
23
Mozzarella
50
Turkey meat
Mineral Summary Score
72
Mozzarella
37
Turkey meat

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 food.
Protein
165%
Mozzarella
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
3%
Mozzarella
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
79%
Mozzarella
34%
Turkey meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.712g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella contains less Sodium (difference - 87mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 55mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Mozzarella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167735/nutrients
  2. Turkey meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171479/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.