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Chicken neck vs. Chicken wing — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chicken neck and Chicken wing

  • Chicken neck has more Iron, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat, however, Chicken wing is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6.
  • Chicken wing covers your daily Selenium needs 25% more than Chicken neck.
  • Chicken wing has less Cholesterol.

Food varieties used in this article are Chicken, broilers or fryers, neck, meat and skin, raw and Chicken, broilers or fryers, wing, meat and skin, cooked, fried, batter.

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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 Iron +47.3%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +34.8%
Contains more Copper +27%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Magnesium +23.1%
Contains more Manganese +81.8%
Contains more Selenium +114.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 121
Equal in Potassium - 138
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 72% 10% 48% 13% 9% 51% 27% 5% 66%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 49% 12% 52% 13% 42% 38% 21% 8% 141%
Contains more Iron +47.3%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +34.8%
Contains more Copper +27%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Magnesium +23.1%
Contains more Manganese +81.8%
Contains more Selenium +114.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 121
Equal in Potassium - 138

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 A +91.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.5%
Contains more Folate +260%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.25
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 13% 6% 0% 0% 12% 45% 68% 51% 40% 4% 33% 0% 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 7% 0% 0% 0% 27% 36% 99% 43% 70% 14% 32% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +91.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.5%
Contains more Folate +260%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.25

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +20.3%
Contains more Water +29.8%
Contains more Protein +41.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Other - 1.17
14% 26% 60%
Protein: 14.07 g
Fats: 26.24 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.99 g
Other: 0 g
20% 22% 11% 46%
Protein: 19.87 g
Fats: 21.81 g
Carbs: 10.94 g
Water: 46.21 g
Other: 1.17 g
Contains more Fats +20.3%
Contains more Water +29.8%
Contains more Protein +41.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Other - 1.17

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +17.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +12%
Contains less Saturated Fat -19.8%
31% 45% 24%
Saturated Fat: 7.27 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 10.55 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.68 g
29% 45% 26%
Saturated Fat: 5.83 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.96 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.07 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +17.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +12%
Contains less Saturated Fat -19.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken neck Chicken wing Opinion
Net carbs 0g 10.64g Chicken wing
Protein 14.07g 19.87g Chicken wing
Fats 26.24g 21.81g Chicken neck
Carbs 0g 10.94g Chicken wing
Calories 297kcal 324kcal Chicken wing
Fiber 0g 0.3g Chicken wing
Calcium 18mg 20mg Chicken wing
Iron 1.9mg 1.29mg Chicken neck
Magnesium 13mg 16mg Chicken wing
Phosphorus 112mg 121mg Chicken wing
Potassium 137mg 138mg Chicken wing
Sodium 64mg 320mg Chicken neck
Zinc 1.86mg 1.38mg Chicken neck
Copper 0.08mg 0.063mg Chicken neck
Manganese 0.033mg 0.06mg Chicken wing
Selenium 12µg 25.7µg Chicken wing
Vitamin A 216IU 113IU Chicken neck
Vitamin A RAE 65µg 34µg Chicken neck
Vitamin E 0.3mg Chicken neck
Vitamin B1 0.047mg 0.106mg Chicken wing
Vitamin B2 0.191mg 0.152mg Chicken neck
Vitamin B3 3.608mg 5.265mg Chicken wing
Vitamin B5 0.85mg 0.71mg Chicken neck
Vitamin B6 0.17mg 0.3mg Chicken wing
Folate 5µg 18µg Chicken wing
Vitamin B12 0.26µg 0.25µg Chicken neck
Tryptophan 0.137mg 0.219mg Chicken wing
Threonine 0.545mg 0.795mg Chicken wing
Isoleucine 0.588mg 0.941mg Chicken wing
Leucine 0.933mg 1.421mg Chicken wing
Lysine 1.005mg 1.474mg Chicken wing
Methionine 0.332mg 0.499mg Chicken wing
Phenylalanine 0.514mg 0.785mg Chicken wing
Valine 0.641mg 0.953mg Chicken wing
Histidine 0.348mg 0.547mg Chicken wing
Cholesterol 99mg 79mg Chicken wing
Saturated Fat 7.27g 5.83g Chicken wing
Omega-3 - DHA 0.06g 0.04g Chicken neck
Omega-3 - EPA 0.02g 0.01g Chicken neck
Omega-3 - DPA 0.03g 0.02g Chicken neck
Monounsaturated Fat 10.55g 8.96g Chicken neck
Polyunsaturated fat 5.68g 5.07g Chicken neck

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicken neck Chicken wing
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
21%
Chicken neck
25%
Chicken wing
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
30%
Chicken neck
38%
Chicken wing

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.44g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken neck
Chicken neck contains less Sodium (difference - 256mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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 neck - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172382/nutrients
  2. Chicken wing - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173628/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.