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Duck meat vs. Turkey bacon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Duck meat and Turkey bacon

  • Duck meat has more Copper, Iron, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, and Selenium, however, Turkey bacon has more Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, and Calcium.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Turkey bacon is 44% higher.
  • Turkey bacon has 6 times less Vitamin B1 than Duck meat. Duck meat has 0.174mg of Vitamin B1, while Turkey bacon has 0.03mg.
  • Turkey bacon is lower in Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Turkey bacon, unprepared.

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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 +92.9%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%
Contains more Copper +233.8%
Contains more Selenium +26.6%
Contains more Calcium +627.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.3%
Contains more Potassium +71.1%
Contains more Zinc +36.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 16
Equal in Manganese - 0.019
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 102% 12% 67% 18% 8% 51% 76% 3% 110%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 53% 12% 96% 31% 140% 70% 23% 3% 87%
Contains more Iron +92.9%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%
Contains more Copper +233.8%
Contains more Selenium +26.6%
Contains more Calcium +627.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.3%
Contains more Potassium +71.1%
Contains more Zinc +36.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 16
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 A +517.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +536.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +480%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.6%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +296.7%
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% 14% 3% 0% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 5% 38% 28% 13%
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 A +517.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +536.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +480%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.6%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +296.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +19.1%
Contains more Fats +67.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +19.3%
Contains more Other +315.9%
19% 28% 52%
Protein: 18.99 g
Fats: 28.35 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 51.84 g
Other: 0.82 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 +19.1%
Contains more Fats +67.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +19.3%
Contains more Other +315.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +107.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -53.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +28.7%
37% 49% 14%
Saturated Fat: 9.67 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.9 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.65 g
29% 40% 30%
Saturated Fat: 4.52 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.223 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.699 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +107.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -53.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +28.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Duck meat Turkey bacon Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.89g Turkey bacon
Protein 18.99g 15.94g Duck meat
Fats 28.35g 16.93g Duck meat
Carbs 0g 1.89g Turkey bacon
Calories 337kcal 226kcal Duck meat
Calcium 11mg 80mg Turkey bacon
Iron 2.7mg 1.4mg Duck meat
Magnesium 16mg 16mg
Phosphorus 156mg 222mg Turkey bacon
Potassium 204mg 349mg Turkey bacon
Sodium 59mg 1069mg Duck meat
Zinc 1.86mg 2.54mg Turkey bacon
Copper 0.227mg 0.068mg Duck meat
Manganese 0.019mg 0.019mg
Selenium 20µg 15.8µg Duck meat
Vitamin A 210IU 34IU Duck meat
Vitamin A RAE 63µg 10µg Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.7mg 0.11mg Duck meat
Vitamin D 3IU Duck meat
Vitamin D 0.1µg Duck meat
Vitamin B1 0.174mg 0.03mg Duck meat
Vitamin B2 0.269mg 0.237mg Duck meat
Vitamin B3 4.825mg 4.032mg Duck meat
Vitamin B5 1.098mg 0.675mg Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 0.244mg Turkey bacon
Folate 6µg 10µg Turkey bacon
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 1.19µg Turkey bacon
Choline 50.4mg Duck meat
Vitamin K 5.1µg Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.232mg Duck meat
Threonine 0.773mg Duck meat
Isoleucine 0.872mg Duck meat
Leucine 1.465mg Duck meat
Lysine 1.486mg Duck meat
Methionine 0.475mg Duck meat
Phenylalanine 0.752mg Duck meat
Valine 0.938mg Duck meat
Histidine 0.462mg Duck meat
Cholesterol 84mg 86mg Duck meat
Trans Fat 0.184g Duck meat
Saturated Fat 9.67g 4.52g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.007g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.006g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.01g Turkey bacon
Monounsaturated Fat 12.9g 6.223g Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 3.65g 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
Duck meat 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
32%
Duck meat
30%
Turkey bacon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
45%
Duck meat
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 Saturated Fat?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.15g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Duck meat
Duck meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1010mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Duck meat
Duck meat is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Duck meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172409/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.

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