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

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A recap on differences between Chicken gizzard and Turkey breast

  • Chicken gizzard has more Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B12, Iron, Copper, and Vitamin B2, however, Turkey breast is higher in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3.
  • Chicken gizzard covers your daily Cholesterol needs 102% more than Turkey breast.
  • Turkey breast contains 3 times less Zinc than Chicken gizzard. Chicken gizzard contains 4.42mg of Zinc, while Turkey breast contains 1.57mg.
  • Turkey breast has less Cholesterol.

Food varieties used in this article are Chicken, gizzard, all classes, cooked, simmered and Turkey, all classes, breast, meat and skin, raw.

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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 Calcium +30.8%
Contains more Iron +165.8%
Contains more Zinc +181.5%
Contains more Copper +117.6%
Contains more Manganese +311.1%
Contains more Selenium +83.5%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Potassium +53.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 186
Equal in Sodium - 59
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 120% 3% 81% 16% 8% 121% 54% 10% 225%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 45% 18% 80% 25% 8% 43% 25% 3% 123%
Contains more Calcium +30.8%
Contains more Iron +165.8%
Contains more Zinc +181.5%
Contains more Copper +117.6%
Contains more Manganese +311.1%
Contains more Selenium +83.5%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Potassium +53.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 186
Equal in Sodium - 59

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 B2 +82.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +147.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +576.1%
Contains more Folate +40%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 7% 49% 59% 29% 17% 4% 130% 57% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 0% 15% 27% 98% 38% 111% 6% 53% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +147.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +576.1%
Contains more Folate +40%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +38.8%
Contains more Fats +161.9%
Equal in Water - 70.05
Equal in Other - 1.04
30% 3% 68%
Protein: 30.39 g
Fats: 2.68 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 67.93 g
Other: 0 g
22% 7% 70%
Protein: 21.89 g
Fats: 7.02 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.05 g
Other: 1.04 g
Contains more Protein +38.8%
Contains more Fats +161.9%
Equal in Water - 70.05
Equal in Other - 1.04

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -64.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +403.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +370.3%
43% 34% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.67 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.528 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.353 g
31% 43% 27%
Saturated Fat: 1.91 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.66 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.66 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -64.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +403.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +370.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken gizzard Turkey breast Opinion
Protein 30.39g 21.89g Chicken gizzard
Fats 2.68g 7.02g Turkey breast
Calories 154kcal 157kcal Turkey breast
Calcium 17mg 13mg Chicken gizzard
Iron 3.19mg 1.2mg Chicken gizzard
Magnesium 3mg 24mg Turkey breast
Phosphorus 189mg 186mg Chicken gizzard
Potassium 179mg 275mg Turkey breast
Sodium 56mg 59mg Chicken gizzard
Zinc 4.42mg 1.57mg Chicken gizzard
Copper 0.161mg 0.074mg Chicken gizzard
Manganese 0.074mg 0.018mg Chicken gizzard
Selenium 41.1µg 22.4µg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin A 0IU 6IU Turkey breast
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 2µg Turkey breast
Vitamin E 0.2mg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin B1 0.026mg 0.058mg Turkey breast
Vitamin B2 0.21mg 0.115mg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin B3 3.12mg 5.2mg Turkey breast
Vitamin B5 0.468mg 0.621mg Turkey breast
Vitamin B6 0.071mg 0.48mg Turkey breast
Folate 5µg 7µg Turkey breast
Vitamin B12 1.04µg 0.42µg Chicken gizzard
Choline 104.4mg Chicken gizzard
Tryptophan 0.242mg Turkey breast
Threonine 0.957mg Turkey breast
Isoleucine 1.099mg Turkey breast
Leucine 1.704mg Turkey breast
Lysine 1.996mg Turkey breast
Methionine 0.616mg Turkey breast
Phenylalanine 0.857mg Turkey breast
Valine 1.141mg Turkey breast
Histidine 0.66mg Turkey breast
Cholesterol 370mg 65mg Turkey breast
Trans Fat 0.13g Turkey breast
Saturated Fat 0.67g 1.91g Chicken gizzard
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.01g Turkey breast
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.01g Turkey breast
Monounsaturated Fat 0.528g 2.66g Turkey breast
Polyunsaturated fat 0.353g 1.66g Turkey breast
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.019g Chicken gizzard
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.003g Chicken gizzard
Omega-3 - ALA 0.004g Chicken gizzard

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
27%
Chicken gizzard
27%
Turkey breast
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Chicken gizzard
37%
Turkey breast

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey breast
Turkey breast is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turkey breast
Turkey breast is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 305mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.24g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

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 gizzard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171457/nutrients
  2. Turkey breast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171093/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.