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Headcheese vs. Turkey meat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Headcheese and Turkey meat

  • The amount of Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Zinc, Vitamin B2, and Potassium in Turkey meat is higher than in Headcheese.
  • Turkey meat covers your daily Vitamin B3 needs 57% more than Headcheese.
  • Turkey meat has 9 times less Sodium than Headcheese. Headcheese has 941mg of Sodium, while Turkey meat has 103mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Headcheese, pork 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" 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 Iron +37.6%
Contains more Copper +31.2%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +298.2%
Contains more Potassium +671%
Contains less Sodium -89.1%
Contains more Zinc +155.7%
Contains more Selenium +29700%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 57% 7% 24% 3% 123% 27% 41% 0% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31% 2% 163%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Iron +37.6%
Contains more Copper +31.2%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +298.2%
Contains more Potassium +671%
Contains less Sodium -89.1%
Contains more Zinc +155.7%
Contains more Selenium +29700%

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 +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +125%
Contains more Choline +19.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +144.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2075.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +224.2%
Contains more Folate +350%
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 Choline Vitamin K 0% 5% 27% 0% 6% 27% 9% 0% 44% 2% 132% 57% 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 3% 2% 12% 0% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 7% 128% 48% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +125%
Contains more Choline +19.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +144.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2075.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +224.2%
Contains more Folate +350%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.02

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +47.5%
Contains more Water +16.2%
Contains more Other +197.9%
Contains more Protein +106.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
14% 11% 74%
Protein: 13.83 g
Fats: 10.9 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.84 g
Other: 1.43 g
29% 7% 64%
Protein: 28.55 g
Fats: 7.39 g
Carbs: 0.06 g
Water: 63.52 g
Other: 0.48 g
Contains more Fats +47.5%
Contains more Water +16.2%
Contains more Other +197.9%
Contains more Protein +106.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +111.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -36.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +86.9%
34% 55% 11%
Saturated Fat: 3.402 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.601 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.134 g
31% 38% 31%
Saturated Fat: 2.155 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.647 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.119 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +111.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -36.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +86.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Headcheese Turkey meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.06g Turkey meat
Protein 13.83g 28.55g Turkey meat
Fats 10.9g 7.39g Headcheese
Carbs 0g 0.06g Turkey meat
Calories 157kcal 189kcal Turkey meat
Calcium 16mg 14mg Headcheese
Iron 1.5mg 1.09mg Headcheese
Magnesium 9mg 30mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 56mg 223mg Turkey meat
Potassium 31mg 239mg Turkey meat
Sodium 941mg 103mg Turkey meat
Zinc 0.97mg 2.48mg Turkey meat
Copper 0.122mg 0.093mg Headcheese
Manganese 0.014mg Turkey meat
Selenium 0.1µg 29.8µg Turkey meat
Vitamin A 0IU 39IU Turkey meat
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 12µg Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.25mg 0.07mg Headcheese
Vitamin D 37IU 15IU Headcheese
Vitamin D 0.9µg 0.4µg Headcheese
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.045mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.281mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 0.44mg 9.573mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.19mg 0.616mg Turkey meat
Folate 2µg 9µg Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.05µg 1.02µg Headcheese
Choline 104.1mg 87.4mg Headcheese
Vitamin K 3.4µg 0µg Headcheese
Tryptophan 0.291mg Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004mg Turkey meat
Isoleucine 0.796mg Turkey meat
Leucine 1.925mg Turkey meat
Lysine 2.282mg Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903mg Turkey meat
Valine 0.902mg Turkey meat
Histidine 0.749mg Turkey meat
Cholesterol 69mg 109mg Headcheese
Trans Fat 0.101g Headcheese
Saturated Fat 3.402g 2.155g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.005g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.008g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.008g Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.601g 2.647g Headcheese
Polyunsaturated fat 1.134g 2.119g Turkey meat
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.014g Turkey meat
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 1.841g Turkey meat
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.003g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - ALA 0.105g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.001g Turkey meat
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.01g Turkey meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Headcheese Turkey meat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
24%
Headcheese
50%
Turkey meat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
28%
Headcheese
46%
Turkey meat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat contains less Sodium (difference - 838mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.247g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Headcheese
Headcheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 40mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Headcheese
Headcheese is cheaper (difference - $2)
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 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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Headcheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171630/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.