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Kielbasa vs Turkey meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Kielbasa and Turkey meat

  • Kielbasa has more Monounsaturated Fat, however Turkey meat is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Kielbasa covers your daily Sodium needs 48% more than Turkey meat.
  • Turkey meat has 3 times less Monounsaturated Fat than Kielbasa. Kielbasa has 8.27g of Monounsaturated Fat, while Turkey meat has 2.647g.
  • Turkey meat contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, smoked 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 +13.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 47% 0% 0% 0% 157% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31%
Contains more Iron +13.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.4%

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kielbasa Turkey meat Opinion
Net carbs 3.9g 0.06g Kielbasa
Protein 13.1g 28.55g Turkey meat
Fats 17.6g 7.39g Kielbasa
Carbs 3.9g 0.06g Kielbasa
Calories 226kcal 189kcal Kielbasa
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium mg 14mg Turkey meat
Iron 1.24mg 1.09mg Kielbasa
Magnesium mg 30mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus mg 223mg Turkey meat
Potassium mg 239mg Turkey meat
Sodium 1200mg 103mg Turkey meat
Zinc mg 2.48mg Turkey meat
Copper mg 0.093mg Turkey meat
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 14.8mg 0mg Kielbasa
Vitamin B1 mg 0.045mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B2 mg 0.281mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 mg 9.573mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 mg 0.948mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 mg 0.616mg Turkey meat
Folate µg 9µg Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 µg 1.02µg Turkey meat
Vitamin K µg 0µg Turkey meat
Tryptophan mg 0.291mg Turkey meat
Threonine mg 1.004mg Turkey meat
Isoleucine mg 0.796mg Turkey meat
Leucine mg 1.925mg Turkey meat
Lysine mg 2.282mg Turkey meat
Methionine mg 0.724mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine mg 0.903mg Turkey meat
Valine mg 0.902mg Turkey meat
Histidine mg 0.749mg Turkey meat
Cholesterol 70mg 109mg Kielbasa
Trans Fat g 0.101g Kielbasa
Saturated Fat 6.23g 2.155g Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 8.27g 2.647g Kielbasa
Polyunsaturated fat 2.33g 2.119g Kielbasa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
4
Kielbasa
50
Turkey meat
Mineral Summary Score
25
Kielbasa
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
79%
Kielbasa
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
4%
Kielbasa
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
81%
Kielbasa
34%
Turkey meat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1097mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.075g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 39mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

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. Kielbasa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174607/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.