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Ostrich vs Turkey meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Ostrich and Turkey meat

  • Ostrich has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Copper, however Turkey meat has more Vitamin B3.
  • Ostrich's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 218% more.
  • Ostrich has 5 times more Vitamin B1 than Turkey meat. Ostrich has 0.232mg of Vitamin B1, while Turkey meat has 0.045mg.
  • Ostrich is lower in Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Ostrich, tip trimmed, cooked 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 +156%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.6%
Contains more Potassium +51.5%
Contains less Sodium -22.3%
Contains more Zinc +95.6%
Contains more Copper +63.4%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 105% 18% 108% 32% 11% 133% 51%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31%
Contains more Iron +156%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.6%
Contains more Potassium +51.5%
Contains less Sodium -22.3%
Contains more Zinc +95.6%
Contains more Copper +63.4%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +20%

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 +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +415.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +512.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.281
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 0% 59% 68% 134% 80% 126% 12% 782% 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 E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +415.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +512.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.281

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.
Ostrich Turkey meat
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Ostrich Turkey meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.06g Turkey meat
Protein 28.49g 28.55g Turkey meat
Fats 2.57g 7.39g Turkey meat
Carbs 0g 0.06g Turkey meat
Calories 145kcal 189kcal Turkey meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 6mg 14mg Turkey meat
Iron 2.79mg 1.09mg Ostrich
Magnesium 25mg 30mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 251mg 223mg Ostrich
Potassium 362mg 239mg Ostrich
Sodium 80mg 103mg Ostrich
Zinc 4.85mg 2.48mg Ostrich
Copper 0.152mg 0.093mg Ostrich
Vitamin A 0IU 39IU Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.23mg 0.07mg Ostrich
Vitamin D IU 15IU Turkey meat
Vitamin D µg 0.4µg Turkey meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.232mg 0.045mg Ostrich
Vitamin B2 0.292mg 0.281mg Ostrich
Vitamin B3 7.143mg 9.573mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 1.318mg 0.948mg Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.545mg 0.616mg Turkey meat
Folate 15µg 9µg Ostrich
Vitamin B12 6.25µg 1.02µg Ostrich
Vitamin K µg 0µg Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.254mg 0.291mg Turkey meat
Threonine 1.25mg 1.004mg Ostrich
Isoleucine 1.354mg 0.796mg Ostrich
Leucine 2.315mg 1.925mg Ostrich
Lysine 2.516mg 2.282mg Ostrich
Methionine 0.796mg 0.724mg Ostrich
Phenylalanine 1.176mg 0.903mg Ostrich
Valine 1.407mg 0.902mg Ostrich
Histidine 0.716mg 0.749mg Turkey meat
Cholesterol 85mg 109mg Ostrich
Trans Fat g 0.101g Ostrich
Saturated Fat 1g 2.155g Ostrich
Monounsaturated Fat 0.97g 2.647g Turkey meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44g 2.119g Turkey meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
105
Ostrich
50
Turkey meat
Mineral Summary Score
57
Ostrich
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
171%
Ostrich
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Ostrich
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
12%
Ostrich
34%
Turkey meat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ostrich
Ostrich contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.155g)
Which food is cheaper?
Ostrich
Ostrich 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

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. Ostrich - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174488/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.