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Ground chicken vs. Turkey ham — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Ground chicken and Turkey ham

  • Ground chicken has more Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Potassium, while Turkey ham has more Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, and Phosphorus.
  • Turkey ham covers your daily need of Selenium 43% more than Ground chicken.
  • Ground chicken contains 9 times more Vitamin B6 than Turkey ham. While Ground chicken contains 0.538mg of Vitamin B6, Turkey ham contains only 0.06mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Turkey ham is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Chicken, ground, crumbles, cooked, pan-browned and USDA Commodity, turkey ham, dark meat, smoked, frozen.

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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 +14.3%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Potassium +167.6%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.5%
Contains more Selenium +167.1%
Equal in Iron - 1
Equal in Zinc - 2.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 35% 20% 101% 60% 10% 53% 21% 3% 78%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 38% 12% 124% 23% 119% 58% 0% 0% 209%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Potassium +167.6%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.5%
Contains more Selenium +167.1%
Equal in Iron - 1
Equal in Zinc - 2.1

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 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +796.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +56.9%
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% 8% 0% 0% 31% 70% 134% 80% 125% 2% 64% 33% 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 4% 0% 0% 0% 58% 63% 78% 0% 14% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +796.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +56.9%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +42.8%
Contains more Fats +173%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +13.2%
Contains more Other +252.3%
23% 11% 65%
Protein: 23.28 g
Fats: 10.92 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 64.92 g
Other: 0.88 g
16% 4% 3% 74% 3%
Protein: 16.3 g
Fats: 4 g
Carbs: 3.1 g
Water: 73.5 g
Other: 3.1 g
Contains more Protein +42.8%
Contains more Fats +173%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +13.2%
Contains more Other +252.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +264.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +138.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -61.4%
31% 48% 21%
Saturated Fat: 3.11 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.879 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.08 g
35% 39% 26%
Saturated Fat: 1.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.337 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.873 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +264.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +138.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -61.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground chicken Turkey ham Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.1g Turkey ham
Protein 23.28g 16.3g Ground chicken
Fats 10.92g 4g Ground chicken
Carbs 0g 3.1g Turkey ham
Calories 189kcal 118kcal Ground chicken
Sugar 0g 1.2g Ground chicken
Calcium 8mg 7mg Ground chicken
Iron 0.93mg 1mg Turkey ham
Magnesium 28mg 16mg Ground chicken
Phosphorus 234mg 289mg Turkey ham
Potassium 677mg 253mg Ground chicken
Sodium 75mg 909mg Ground chicken
Zinc 1.92mg 2.1mg Turkey ham
Copper 0.062mg Ground chicken
Manganese 0.016mg Ground chicken
Selenium 14.3µg 38.2µg Turkey ham
Vitamin A 0IU 53IU Turkey ham
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 16µg Turkey ham
Vitamin E 0.39mg Ground chicken
Vitamin B1 0.121mg 0.23mg Turkey ham
Vitamin B2 0.302mg 0.27mg Ground chicken
Vitamin B3 7.107mg 4.12mg Ground chicken
Vitamin B5 1.327mg Ground chicken
Vitamin B6 0.538mg 0.06mg Ground chicken
Folate 2µg Ground chicken
Vitamin B12 0.51µg 0.8µg Turkey ham
Choline 59mg Ground chicken
Vitamin K 2.1µg Ground chicken
Tryptophan 0.196mg Ground chicken
Threonine 0.97mg Ground chicken
Isoleucine 1.06mg Ground chicken
Leucine 1.816mg Ground chicken
Lysine 2.014mg Ground chicken
Methionine 0.596mg Ground chicken
Phenylalanine 0.912mg Ground chicken
Valine 1.102mg Ground chicken
Histidine 0.706mg Ground chicken
Cholesterol 107mg 64mg Turkey ham
Trans Fat 0.087g Turkey ham
Saturated Fat 3.11g 1.2g Turkey ham
Omega-3 - DHA 0.031g Ground chicken
Omega-3 - EPA 0.008g Ground chicken
Omega-3 - DPA 0.016g Ground chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 4.879g 1.337g Ground chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 2.08g 0.873g Ground chicken
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.015g Ground chicken
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 1.787g Ground chicken
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.02g Ground chicken
Omega-3 - ALA 0.081g Ground chicken

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Ground chicken Turkey ham
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
42%
Ground chicken
24%
Turkey ham
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
38%
Ground chicken
58%
Turkey ham

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turkey ham
Turkey ham is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 43mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey ham
Turkey ham is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.91g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey ham
Turkey ham is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ground chicken
Ground chicken is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground chicken
Ground chicken contains less Sodium (difference - 834mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ground chicken
Ground chicken 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. Ground chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171117/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.