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Milk vs Turkey meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Milk and Turkey meat different?

  • Turkey meat is higher than Milk in Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Phosphorus, Iron, Choline, and Vitamin B5.
  • Turkey meat covers your daily need of Vitamin B3 59% more than Milk.
  • Milk is lower in Cholesterol.

Milk, lowfat, fluid, 1% milkfat, with added vitamin A and vitamin D 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
Contains more Calcium +792.9%
Contains less Sodium -57.3%
Contains more Iron +3533.3%
Contains more Magnesium +172.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +134.7%
Contains more Potassium +59.3%
Contains more Zinc +490.5%
Contains more Copper +830%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 38% 2% 8% 41% 14% 6% 12% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31%
Contains more Calcium +792.9%
Contains less Sodium -57.3%
Contains more Iron +3533.3%
Contains more Magnesium +172.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +134.7%
Contains more Potassium +59.3%
Contains more Zinc +490.5%
Contains more Copper +830%

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
Milk
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Contains more Vitamin A +402.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10193.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +162.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1564.9%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +117%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 1% 36% 0% 5% 43% 2% 22% 9% 4% 59% 1%
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 A +402.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10193.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +162.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1564.9%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +117%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Milk Turkey meat Opinion
Net carbs 4.99g 0.06g Milk
Protein 3.37g 28.55g Turkey meat
Fats 0.97g 7.39g Turkey meat
Carbs 4.99g 0.06g Milk
Calories 42kcal 189kcal Turkey meat
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Milk
Sugar 5.2g 0g Turkey meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 125mg 14mg Milk
Iron 0.03mg 1.09mg Turkey meat
Magnesium 11mg 30mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 95mg 223mg Turkey meat
Potassium 150mg 239mg Turkey meat
Sodium 44mg 103mg Milk
Zinc 0.42mg 2.48mg Turkey meat
Copper 0.01mg 0.093mg Turkey meat
Vitamin A 196IU 39IU Milk
Vitamin E 0.01mg 0.07mg Turkey meat
Vitamin D 48IU 15IU Milk
Vitamin D 1.2µg 0.4µg Milk
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.045mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B2 0.185mg 0.281mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 0.093mg 9.573mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.361mg 0.948mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.037mg 0.616mg Turkey meat
Folate 5µg 9µg Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 0.47µg 1.02µg Turkey meat
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0µg Milk
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.291mg Turkey meat
Threonine 0.143mg 1.004mg Turkey meat
Isoleucine 0.174mg 0.796mg Turkey meat
Leucine 0.319mg 1.925mg Turkey meat
Lysine 0.282mg 2.282mg Turkey meat
Methionine 0.088mg 0.724mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.174mg 0.903mg Turkey meat
Valine 0.22mg 0.902mg Turkey meat
Histidine 0.101mg 0.749mg Turkey meat
Cholesterol 5mg 109mg Milk
Trans Fat g 0.101g Milk
Saturated Fat 0.633g 2.155g Milk
Monounsaturated Fat 0.277g 2.647g Turkey meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.035g 2.119g Turkey meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Milk 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
16
Milk
50
Turkey meat
Mineral Summary Score
15
Milk
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
20%
Milk
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
5%
Milk
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
4%
Milk
34%
Turkey meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.2g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
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 contains less Sodium?
Milk
Milk contains less Sodium (difference - 59mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Milk
Milk is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 104mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Milk
Milk is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.522g)
Which food is cheaper?
Milk
Milk is cheaper (difference - $1.4)

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. Milk - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170872/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.