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Pork jowl vs Turkey meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pork jowl and Turkey meat

  • Pork jowl has more Vitamin B1, while Turkey meat has more Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Zinc, Vitamin B5, Iron and Vitamin B12.
  • Pork jowl's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 116% higher.
  • Turkey meat contains 9 times less Vitamin B1 than Pork jowl. Pork jowl contains 0.386mg of Vitamin B1, while Turkey meat contains 0.045mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Turkey meat is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw 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
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Contains less Sodium -75.7%
Contains more Iron +159.5%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Potassium +61.5%
Contains more Magnesium +900%
Contains more Copper +132.5%
Contains more Zinc +195.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +159.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 2% 14% 3% 14% 23% 37% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 41% 5% 22% 22% 31% 68% 96% 14%
Contains less Sodium -75.7%
Contains more Iron +159.5%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Potassium +61.5%
Contains more Magnesium +900%
Contains more Copper +132.5%
Contains more Zinc +195.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +159.3%

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 +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +757.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +279.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +584.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +24.4%
Contains more Folate +800%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 6% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 103% 0% 1%
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 +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +757.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +279.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +584.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +24.4%
Contains more Folate +800%

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
32
Pork jowl
50
Turkey meat
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pork jowl
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
38%
Pork jowl
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork jowl
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
321%
Pork jowl
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.
Pork jowl Turkey meat
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork jowl 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 richer in minerals?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 23.105g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 78mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
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)

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 Pork jowl Turkey meat Opinion
Calories 655 189 Pork jowl
Protein 6.38 28.55 Turkey meat
Fats 69.61 7.39 Pork jowl
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0.06 Turkey meat
Cholesterol 90 109 Pork jowl
Vitamin D 15 Turkey meat
Iron 0.42 1.09 Turkey meat
Calcium 4 14 Turkey meat
Potassium 148 239 Turkey meat
Magnesium 3 30 Turkey meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.04 0.093 Turkey meat
Zinc 0.84 2.48 Turkey meat
Starch
Phosphorus 86 223 Turkey meat
Sodium 25 103 Pork jowl
Vitamin A 9 39 Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.29 0.07 Pork jowl
Vitamin D 0.4 Turkey meat
Vitamin B1 0.386 0.045 Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.236 0.281 Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 4.535 9.573 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.25 0.948 Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.616 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 0.82 1.02 Turkey meat
Vitamin K 0 Turkey meat
Folate 1 9 Turkey meat
Trans Fat 0.101 Pork jowl
Saturated Fat 25.26 2.155 Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 32.89 2.647 Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 8.11 2.119 Pork jowl
Tryptophan 0.021 0.291 Turkey meat
Threonine 0.21 1.004 Turkey meat
Isoleucine 0.168 0.796 Turkey meat
Leucine 0.446 1.925 Turkey meat
Lysine 0.528 2.282 Turkey meat
Methionine 0.095 0.724 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.239 0.903 Turkey meat
Valine 0.305 0.902 Turkey meat
Histidine 0.072 0.749 Turkey meat
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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. Pork jowl - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168269/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.