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Goat vs Turkey meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Goat and Turkey meat

  • Goat is richer in Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, Zinc, and Vitamin B1, yet Turkey meat is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Turkey meat is 38% higher.
  • Goat contains 3 times more Copper than Turkey meat. Goat contains 0.256mg of Copper, while Turkey meat contains 0.093mg.
  • Goat contains less Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Goat, raw 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
Contains more Iron +159.6%
Contains more Potassium +61.1%
Contains less Sodium -20.4%
Contains more Zinc +61.3%
Contains more Copper +175.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.9%
Equal in Calcium - 14
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 107% 0% 78% 34% 11% 110% 86%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31%
Contains more Iron +159.6%
Contains more Potassium +61.1%
Contains less Sodium -20.4%
Contains more Zinc +61.3%
Contains more Copper +175.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.9%
Equal in Calcium - 14

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
Goat
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +155.3%
Contains more Folate +80%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.02
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 28% 114% 71% 0% 0% 4% 142% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 2% 12% 0% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 7% 128% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +155.3%
Contains more Folate +80%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.02

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.
Goat Turkey meat
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Goat Turkey meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.06g Turkey meat
Protein 20.6g 28.55g Turkey meat
Fats 2.31g 7.39g Turkey meat
Carbs 0g 0.06g Turkey meat
Calories 109kcal 189kcal Turkey meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Goat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 13mg 14mg Turkey meat
Iron 2.83mg 1.09mg Goat
Magnesium mg 30mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 180mg 223mg Turkey meat
Potassium 385mg 239mg Goat
Sodium 82mg 103mg Goat
Zinc 4mg 2.48mg Goat
Copper 0.256mg 0.093mg Goat
Vitamin A 0IU 39IU Turkey meat
Vitamin E mg 0.07mg Turkey meat
Vitamin D IU 15IU Turkey meat
Vitamin D µg 0.4µg Turkey meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.045mg Goat
Vitamin B2 0.49mg 0.281mg Goat
Vitamin B3 3.75mg 9.573mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 mg 0.948mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 mg 0.616mg Turkey meat
Folate 5µg 9µg Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.13µg 1.02µg Goat
Vitamin K µg 0µg Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.306mg 0.291mg Goat
Threonine 0.981mg 1.004mg Turkey meat
Isoleucine 1.042mg 0.796mg Goat
Leucine 1.716mg 1.925mg Turkey meat
Lysine 1.532mg 2.282mg Turkey meat
Methionine 0.552mg 0.724mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.715mg 0.903mg Turkey meat
Valine 1.103mg 0.902mg Goat
Histidine 0.429mg 0.749mg Turkey meat
Cholesterol 57mg 109mg Goat
Trans Fat g 0.101g Goat
Saturated Fat 0.71g 2.155g Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.03g 2.647g Turkey meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17g 2.119g Turkey meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Goat Turkey meat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
30
Goat
50
Turkey meat
Mineral Summary Score
53
Goat
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
124%
Goat
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Goat
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
11%
Goat
34%
Turkey meat

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Goat
Goat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Goat
Goat contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Goat
Goat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 52mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Goat
Goat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.445g)
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 ($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.

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. Goat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175303/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.