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Pot roast vs Turkey meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pot roast and Turkey meat different?

  • Pot roast is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron, however Turkey meat is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, and Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Pot roast is 46% higher.
  • Pot roast contains 4 times more Saturated Fat than Turkey meat. While Pot roast contains 7.548g of Saturated Fat, Turkey meat contains only 2.155g.

Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised and Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted are the varieties 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 +14.3%
Contains more Iron +122%
Contains less Sodium -54.4%
Contains more Zinc +168.5%
Contains more Magnesium +57.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.2%
Equal in Potassium - 239
Equal in Copper - 0.093
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 91% 14% 75% 21% 7% 182% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Iron +122%
Contains less Sodium -54.4%
Contains more Zinc +168.5%
Contains more Magnesium +57.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.2%
Equal in Potassium - 239
Equal in Copper - 0.093

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 +628.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +108.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.7%
Equal in Folate - 9
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 11% 6% 0% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 7% 267% 5%
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 +628.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +108.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.7%
Equal in Folate - 9

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.
Pot roast Turkey meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Pot roast Turkey meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.06g Turkey meat
Protein 28.94g 28.55g Pot roast
Fats 19.17g 7.39g Pot roast
Carbs 0g 0.06g Turkey meat
Calories 297kcal 189kcal Pot roast
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 14mg Pot roast
Iron 2.42mg 1.09mg Pot roast
Magnesium 19mg 30mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 174mg 223mg Turkey meat
Potassium 231mg 239mg Turkey meat
Sodium 47mg 103mg Pot roast
Zinc 6.66mg 2.48mg Pot roast
Copper 0.099mg 0.093mg Pot roast
Vitamin A 0IU 39IU Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.07mg Pot roast
Vitamin D 8IU 15IU Turkey meat
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.4µg Turkey meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.059mg 0.045mg Pot roast
Vitamin B2 0.171mg 0.281mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 4.105mg 9.573mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.571mg 0.948mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.616mg Turkey meat
Folate 9µg 9µg
Vitamin B12 2.13µg 1.02µg Pot roast
Vitamin K 1.8µg 0µg Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.19mg 0.291mg Turkey meat
Threonine 1.156mg 1.004mg Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.317mg 0.796mg Pot roast
Leucine 2.302mg 1.925mg Pot roast
Lysine 2.446mg 2.282mg Pot roast
Methionine 0.754mg 0.724mg Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143mg 0.903mg Pot roast
Valine 1.436mg 0.902mg Pot roast
Histidine 0.924mg 0.749mg Pot roast
Cholesterol 116mg 109mg Turkey meat
Trans Fat g 0.101g Pot roast
Saturated Fat 7.548g 2.155g Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175g 2.647g Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708g 2.119g Turkey meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pot roast 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
44
Pot roast
50
Turkey meat
Mineral Summary Score
53
Pot roast
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
174%
Pot roast
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Pot roast
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
88%
Pot roast
34%
Turkey meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.393g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 56mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast 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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/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.