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Lamb and mutton vs Turkey meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Lamb and mutton and Turkey meat different?

  • Lamb and mutton is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc and Iron, while Turkey meat is higher in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Selenium and Vitamin B5.
  • Lamb and mutton covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 64% more than Turkey meat.
  • Lamb and mutton contains 4 times more Saturated Fat than Turkey meat. Lamb and mutton contains 8.83g of Saturated Fat, while Turkey meat contains 2.155g.

Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked and Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted types were used in this article.

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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
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Contains more Iron +72.5%
Contains more Calcium +21.4%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Contains more Copper +28%
Contains more Zinc +79.8%
Contains less Sodium -30.1%
Contains more Magnesium +30.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 71% 6% 28% 17% 40% 122% 81% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 41% 5% 22% 22% 31% 68% 96% 14%
Contains more Iron +72.5%
Contains more Calcium +21.4%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Contains more Copper +28%
Contains more Zinc +79.8%
Contains less Sodium -30.1%
Contains more Magnesium +30.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.6%

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 E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +373.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 3% 3% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 319% 12% 14%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 2% 12% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 128% 0% 7%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +373.8%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
52
Lamb and mutton
50
Turkey meat
Mineral Summary Score
46
Lamb and mutton
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 the food
Protein
147%
Lamb and mutton
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Lamb and mutton
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
97%
Lamb and mutton
34%
Turkey meat

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Lamb and mutton Turkey meat
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lamb and mutton Turkey meat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.675g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Lamb and mutton Turkey meat Opinion
Calories 294 189 Lamb and mutton
Protein 24.52 28.55 Turkey meat
Fats 20.94 7.39 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0.06 Turkey meat
Cholesterol 97 109 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D 2 15 Turkey meat
Iron 1.88 1.09 Lamb and mutton
Calcium 17 14 Lamb and mutton
Potassium 310 239 Lamb and mutton
Magnesium 23 30 Turkey meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.119 0.093 Lamb and mutton
Zinc 4.46 2.48 Lamb and mutton
Starch
Phosphorus 188 223 Turkey meat
Sodium 72 103 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin A 0 39 Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.14 0.07 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D 0.1 0.4 Turkey meat
Vitamin B1 0.1 0.045 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B2 0.25 0.281 Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 6.66 9.573 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.66 0.948 Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.616 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 2.55 1.02 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K 4.6 0 Lamb and mutton
Folate 18 9 Lamb and mutton
Trans Fat 0.101 Lamb and mutton
Saturated Fat 8.83 2.155 Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 8.82 2.647 Lamb and mutton
Polyunsaturated fat 1.51 2.119 Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.287 0.291 Turkey meat
Threonine 1.05 1.004 Lamb and mutton
Isoleucine 1.183 0.796 Lamb and mutton
Leucine 1.908 1.925 Turkey meat
Lysine 2.166 2.282 Turkey meat
Methionine 0.629 0.724 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.998 0.903 Lamb and mutton
Valine 1.323 0.902 Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.777 0.749 Lamb and mutton
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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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Lamb and mutton - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.