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Chicken breast vs. Turkey bacon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Chicken breast and Turkey bacon?

  • Chicken breast is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Selenium, and Vitamin B5, yet Turkey bacon is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B2, and Calcium.
  • Chicken breast's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 67% more.
  • Chicken breast has 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Turkey bacon. While Chicken breast has 0.64mg of Vitamin B6, Turkey bacon has only 0.244mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Chicken breast is lower.

We used Chicken, broilers or fryers, breast, meat only, cooked, fried and Turkey bacon, unprepared types in this article.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +93.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Manganese +10.5%
Contains more Selenium +65.8%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +22.8%
Contains more Potassium +26.4%
Contains more Zinc +135.2%
Contains more Copper +25.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 222
Equal in Manganese - 0.019
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 43% 23% 106% 25% 11% 30% 18% 3% 143%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 53% 12% 96% 31% 140% 70% 23% 3% 87%
Contains more Magnesium +93.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Manganese +10.5%
Contains more Selenium +65.8%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +22.8%
Contains more Potassium +26.4%
Contains more Zinc +135.2%
Contains more Copper +25.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 222
Equal in Manganese - 0.019

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin E +281.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +266.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +162.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +47.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.6%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +221.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 9% 3% 0% 20% 29% 278% 63% 148% 3% 47% 53% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 3% 0% 0% 8% 55% 76% 41% 57% 8% 149% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +281.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +266.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +162.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +47.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.6%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +221.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +109.8%
Contains more Fats +259.4%
Contains more Carbs +270.6%
Contains more Other +201.8%
Equal in Water - 61.83
33% 5% 60%
Protein: 33.44 g
Fats: 4.71 g
Carbs: 0.51 g
Water: 60.21 g
Other: 1.13 g
16% 17% 2% 62% 3%
Protein: 15.94 g
Fats: 16.93 g
Carbs: 1.89 g
Water: 61.83 g
Other: 3.41 g
Contains more Protein +109.8%
Contains more Fats +259.4%
Contains more Carbs +270.6%
Contains more Other +201.8%
Equal in Water - 61.83

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +261.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +339.2%
32% 42% 26%
Saturated Fat: 1.29 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.72 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.07 g
29% 40% 30%
Saturated Fat: 4.52 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.223 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.699 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +261.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +339.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chicken breast Turkey bacon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken breast Turkey bacon Opinion
Net carbs 0.51g 1.89g Turkey bacon
Protein 33.44g 15.94g Chicken breast
Fats 4.71g 16.93g Turkey bacon
Carbs 0.51g 1.89g Turkey bacon
Calories 187kcal 226kcal Turkey bacon
Calcium 16mg 80mg Turkey bacon
Iron 1.14mg 1.4mg Turkey bacon
Magnesium 31mg 16mg Chicken breast
Phosphorus 246mg 222mg Chicken breast
Potassium 276mg 349mg Turkey bacon
Sodium 79mg 1069mg Chicken breast
Zinc 1.08mg 2.54mg Turkey bacon
Copper 0.054mg 0.068mg Turkey bacon
Manganese 0.021mg 0.019mg Chicken breast
Selenium 26.2µg 15.8µg Chicken breast
Vitamin A 23IU 34IU Turkey bacon
Vitamin A RAE 7µg 10µg Turkey bacon
Vitamin E 0.42mg 0.11mg Chicken breast
Vitamin D 5IU Chicken breast
Vitamin D 0.1µg Chicken breast
Vitamin B1 0.079mg 0.03mg Chicken breast
Vitamin B2 0.125mg 0.237mg Turkey bacon
Vitamin B3 14.782mg 4.032mg Chicken breast
Vitamin B5 1.04mg 0.675mg Chicken breast
Vitamin B6 0.64mg 0.244mg Chicken breast
Folate 4µg 10µg Turkey bacon
Vitamin B12 0.37µg 1.19µg Turkey bacon
Choline 95.9mg Chicken breast
Vitamin K 2.4µg Chicken breast
Tryptophan 0.39mg Chicken breast
Threonine 1.412mg Chicken breast
Isoleucine 1.765mg Chicken breast
Leucine 2.509mg Chicken breast
Lysine 2.836mg Chicken breast
Methionine 0.925mg Chicken breast
Phenylalanine 1.328mg Chicken breast
Valine 1.659mg Chicken breast
Histidine 1.037mg Chicken breast
Cholesterol 91mg 86mg Turkey bacon
Trans Fat 0.184g Chicken breast
Saturated Fat 1.29g 4.52g Chicken breast
Omega-3 - DHA 0.03g 0.007g Chicken breast
Omega-3 - EPA 0.01g 0.006g Chicken breast
Omega-3 - DPA 0.02g 0.01g Chicken breast
Monounsaturated Fat 1.72g 6.223g Turkey bacon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.07g 4.699g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.027g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 4.197g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.01g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - ALA 0.241g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.003g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.013g Turkey bacon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicken breast Turkey bacon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
50%
Chicken breast
30%
Turkey bacon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
40%
Chicken breast
53%
Turkey bacon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken breast
Chicken breast contains less Sodium (difference - 990mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken breast
Chicken breast is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.23g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chicken breast
Chicken breast is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chicken breast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171078/nutrients
  2. Turkey bacon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174592/nutrients

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

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