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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
Contains less Sodium -75.7%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Iron +159.5%
Contains more Magnesium +900%
Contains more Phosphorus +159.3%
Contains more Potassium +61.5%
Contains more Zinc +195.2%
Contains more Copper +132.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31%
Contains less Sodium -75.7%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Iron +159.5%
Contains more Magnesium +900%
Contains more Phosphorus +159.3%
Contains more Potassium +61.5%
Contains more Zinc +195.2%
Contains more Copper +132.5%

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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pork jowl 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
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 food.
Protein
38%
Pork jowl
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork jowl
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
321%
Pork jowl
34%
Turkey meat

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 contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 78mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
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)

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. 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.