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

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Important differences between Ground chicken and Turkey neck

  • Ground chicken has more Potassium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5, however, Turkey neck has more Vitamin B12, Selenium, Zinc, and Copper.
  • Turkey neck's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 52% more.
  • Ground chicken has 5 times more Potassium than Turkey neck. Ground chicken has 677mg of Potassium, while Turkey neck has 133mg.
  • Turkey neck is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Chicken, ground, crumbles, cooked, pan-browned and Turkey from whole, neck, meat only, 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 Magnesium +86.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.3%
Contains more Potassium +409%
Contains less Sodium -67.8%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Zinc +76.6%
Contains more Copper +129%
Contains more Manganese +250%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Equal in Iron - 1.01
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 8% 38% 11% 69% 12% 31% 93% 48% 8% 156%
Contains more Magnesium +86.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.3%
Contains more Potassium +409%
Contains less Sodium -67.8%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Zinc +76.6%
Contains more Copper +129%
Contains more Manganese +250%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Equal in Iron - 1.01

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 E +225%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +137.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +245.1%
Equal in Choline - 54
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 3% 3% 9% 0% 13% 49% 93% 49% 84% 4% 221% 30% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +225%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +137.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +245.1%
Equal in Choline - 54

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +41%
Contains more Fats +80.8%
Contains more Water +16.9%
Contains more Other +73.9%
23% 11% 65%
Protein: 23.28 g
Fats: 10.92 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 64.92 g
Other: 0.88 g
17% 6% 76%
Protein: 16.51 g
Fats: 6.04 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.92 g
Other: 1.53 g
Contains more Protein +41%
Contains more Fats +80.8%
Contains more Water +16.9%
Contains more Other +73.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +167.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +40.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -47%
31% 48% 21%
Saturated Fat: 3.11 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.879 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.08 g
33% 37% 30%
Saturated Fat: 1.647 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.824 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.478 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +167.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +40.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -47%

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 neck
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground chicken Turkey neck Opinion
Protein 23.28g 16.51g Ground chicken
Fats 10.92g 6.04g Ground chicken
Calories 189kcal 125kcal Ground chicken
Calcium 8mg 24mg Turkey neck
Iron 0.93mg 1.01mg Turkey neck
Magnesium 28mg 15mg Ground chicken
Phosphorus 234mg 160mg Ground chicken
Potassium 677mg 133mg Ground chicken
Sodium 75mg 233mg Ground chicken
Zinc 1.92mg 3.39mg Turkey neck
Copper 0.062mg 0.142mg Turkey neck
Manganese 0.016mg 0.056mg Turkey neck
Selenium 14.3µg 28.6µg Turkey neck
Vitamin A 0IU 43IU Turkey neck
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 13µg Turkey neck
Vitamin E 0.39mg 0.12mg Ground chicken
Vitamin D 13IU Turkey neck
Vitamin D 0.3µg Turkey neck
Vitamin B1 0.121mg 0.051mg Ground chicken
Vitamin B2 0.302mg 0.211mg Ground chicken
Vitamin B3 7.107mg 4.924mg Ground chicken
Vitamin B5 1.327mg 0.801mg Ground chicken
Vitamin B6 0.538mg 0.364mg Ground chicken
Folate 2µg 5µg Turkey neck
Vitamin B12 0.51µg 1.76µg Turkey neck
Choline 59mg 54mg Ground chicken
Vitamin K 2.1µg 0µg Ground chicken
Tryptophan 0.196mg 0.176mg Ground chicken
Threonine 0.97mg 0.6mg Ground chicken
Isoleucine 1.06mg 0.473mg Ground chicken
Leucine 1.816mg 1.144mg Ground chicken
Lysine 2.014mg 1.363mg Ground chicken
Methionine 0.596mg 0.432mg Ground chicken
Phenylalanine 0.912mg 0.532mg Ground chicken
Valine 1.102mg 0.528mg Ground chicken
Histidine 0.706mg 0.448mg Ground chicken
Cholesterol 107mg 115mg Ground chicken
Trans Fat 0.087g Turkey neck
Saturated Fat 3.11g 1.647g Turkey neck
Omega-3 - DHA 0.031g 0.005g Ground chicken
Omega-3 - EPA 0.008g 0.002g Ground chicken
Omega-3 - DPA 0.016g 0.008g Ground chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 4.879g 1.824g Ground chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 2.08g 1.478g 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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is better in case of low diet
Ground chicken Turkey neck
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
42%
Ground chicken
43%
Turkey neck
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
38%
Ground chicken
47%
Turkey neck

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Turkey neck
Turkey neck is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey neck
Turkey neck is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.463g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground chicken
Ground chicken contains less Sodium (difference - 158mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ground chicken
Ground chicken is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ground chicken
Ground chicken is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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 ($)

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
  2. Turkey neck - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171086/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.