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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, 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 than Turkey meat. While Mozzarella has 137µg of Vitamin A, 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
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Contains more Calcium +5121.4%
Contains more Zinc +26.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +135%
Contains less Sodium -84.5%
Contains more Iron +336%
Contains more Potassium +151.6%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Copper +244.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 220% 9% 19% 9% 86% 225% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 41% 5% 22% 22% 31% 68% 96% 14%
Contains more Calcium +5121.4%
Contains more Zinc +26.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +135%
Contains less Sodium -84.5%
Contains more Iron +336%
Contains more Potassium +151.6%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 32% 3% 9% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 115% 5% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 2% 12% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 128% 0% 7%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 55mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella contains less Sodium (difference - 87mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mozzarella Turkey meat Opinion
Calories 280 189 Mozzarella
Protein 27.5 28.55 Turkey meat
Fats 17.1 7.39 Mozzarella
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 3.1 0.06 Mozzarella
Cholesterol 54 109 Mozzarella
Vitamin D 13 15 Turkey meat
Iron 0.25 1.09 Turkey meat
Calcium 731 14 Mozzarella
Potassium 95 239 Turkey meat
Magnesium 26 30 Turkey meat
Sugar 1.23 0 Turkey meat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.027 0.093 Turkey meat
Zinc 3.13 2.48 Mozzarella
Starch
Phosphorus 524 223 Mozzarella
Sodium 16 103 Mozzarella
Vitamin A 517 39 Mozzarella
Vitamin E 0.15 0.07 Mozzarella
Vitamin D 0.3 0.4 Turkey meat
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.045 Turkey meat
Vitamin B2 0.34 0.281 Mozzarella
Vitamin B3 0.12 9.573 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948 Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.616 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 0.92 1.02 Turkey meat
Vitamin K 1.8 0 Mozzarella
Folate 9 9
Trans Fat 0.101 Mozzarella
Saturated Fat 10.867 2.155 Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 4.844 2.647 Mozzarella
Polyunsaturated fat 0.509 2.119 Turkey meat
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
Fructose

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.