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Ground turkey vs. Game — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Ground turkey and Game

  • Ground turkey has more Selenium, Zinc, and Phosphorus, while Game has more Vitamin B2, Iron, Vitamin B1, and Copper.
  • Game's daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 is 40% higher.
  • Game contains 7 times less Calcium than Ground turkey. Ground turkey contains 28mg of Calcium, while Game contains 4mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Game is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Ground turkey, cooked and Game meat, antelope, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Phosphorus +21%
Contains more Zinc +85.1%
Contains more Selenium +141.1%
Contains more Iron +176.3%
Contains more Potassium +26.5%
Contains less Sodium -30.8%
Contains more Copper +41.1%
Contains more Manganese +100%
Equal in Magnesium - 28
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 57% 22% 109% 26% 11% 85% 51% 2% 170%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 158% 20% 90% 33% 8% 46% 71% 3% 71%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Phosphorus +21%
Contains more Zinc +85.1%
Contains more Selenium +141.1%
Contains more Iron +176.3%
Contains more Potassium +26.5%
Contains less Sodium -30.8%
Contains more Copper +41.1%
Contains more Manganese +100%
Equal in Magnesium - 28

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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Game
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +237.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +246%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 3% 6% 0% 20% 49% 164% 72% 147% 6% 168% 43% 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 0% 0% 0% 0% 65% 169% 0% 0% 0% 7% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +237.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +246%
Contains more Folate +28.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +289.5%
Contains more Other +1137.5%
Equal in Protein - 29.45
Equal in Water - 65.9
27% 10% 62%
Protein: 27.37 g
Fats: 10.4 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.07 g
Other: 0.16 g
29% 3% 66% 2%
Protein: 29.45 g
Fats: 2.67 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 65.9 g
Other: 1.98 g
Contains more Fats +289.5%
Contains more Other +1137.5%
Equal in Protein - 29.45
Equal in Water - 65.9

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +448.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +402.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -63.7%
30% 38% 32%
Saturated Fat: 2.669 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.458 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.917 g
44% 29% 27%
Saturated Fat: 0.97 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.63 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.58 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +448.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +402.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -63.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Ground turkey Game
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Ground turkey Game Opinion
Protein 27.37g 29.45g Game
Fats 10.4g 2.67g Ground turkey
Calories 203kcal 150kcal Ground turkey
Calcium 28mg 4mg Ground turkey
Iron 1.52mg 4.2mg Game
Magnesium 30mg 28mg Ground turkey
Phosphorus 254mg 210mg Ground turkey
Potassium 294mg 372mg Game
Sodium 78mg 54mg Game
Zinc 3.11mg 1.68mg Ground turkey
Copper 0.151mg 0.213mg Game
Manganese 0.011mg 0.022mg Game
Selenium 31.1µg 12.9µg Ground turkey
Vitamin A 79IU 0IU Ground turkey
Vitamin A RAE 24µg Ground turkey
Vitamin E 0.11mg Ground turkey
Vitamin D 8IU Ground turkey
Vitamin D 0.2µg Ground turkey
Vitamin B1 0.077mg 0.26mg Game
Vitamin B2 0.211mg 0.73mg Game
Vitamin B3 8.724mg Ground turkey
Vitamin B5 1.193mg Ground turkey
Vitamin B6 0.633mg Ground turkey
Folate 7µg 9µg Game
Vitamin B12 1.34µg Ground turkey
Choline 78.2mg Ground turkey
Tryptophan 0.312mg Ground turkey
Threonine 1.258mg 1.362mg Game
Isoleucine 1.227mg 1.126mg Ground turkey
Leucine 2.262mg 2.489mg Game
Lysine 2.452mg 2.462mg Game
Methionine 0.806mg 0.838mg Game
Phenylalanine 1.068mg 1.166mg Game
Valine 1.27mg 1.31mg Game
Histidine 0.811mg 1.401mg Game
Cholesterol 93mg 126mg Ground turkey
Trans Fat 0.134g Game
Saturated Fat 2.669g 0.97g Game
Omega-3 - DHA 0.009g Ground turkey
Omega-3 - EPA 0.01g Ground turkey
Omega-3 - DPA 0.012g Ground turkey
Monounsaturated Fat 3.458g 0.63g Ground turkey
Polyunsaturated fat 2.917g 0.58g Ground turkey
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.019g Ground turkey
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 2.508g Ground turkey
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.008g Ground turkey
Omega-3 - ALA 0.136g Ground turkey
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.001g Ground turkey
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.011g Ground turkey

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ground turkey Game
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
52%
Ground turkey
18%
Game
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
54%
Ground turkey
50%
Game

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ground turkey
Ground turkey is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ground turkey
Ground turkey is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Game
Game is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Game
Game contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Game
Game is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.699g)
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 ($)
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 turkey - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171506/nutrients
  2. Game - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173844/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.