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Turkey bacon vs. Turkey wing — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Turkey bacon and Turkey wing different?

  • Turkey bacon is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Zinc, Phosphorus, and Calcium, however, Turkey wing is richer in Vitamin B6, and Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Turkey bacon is 44% higher.
  • Turkey bacon contains 6 times more Calcium than Turkey wing. While Turkey bacon contains 80mg of Calcium, Turkey wing contains only 14mg.
  • Turkey wing has less Sodium.

Turkey bacon, unprepared and Turkey, all classes, wing, meat and skin, raw 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +471.4%
Contains more Iron +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.5%
Contains more Potassium +45.4%
Contains more Zinc +64.9%
Contains more Manganese +11.8%
Contains more Magnesium +31.3%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Contains more Copper +13.2%
Contains more Selenium +41.8%
Equal in Iron - 1.26
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 53% 12% 96% 31% 140% 70% 23% 3% 87%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 48% 15% 71% 22% 8% 43% 26% 3% 123%
Contains more Calcium +471.4%
Contains more Iron +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.5%
Contains more Potassium +45.4%
Contains more Zinc +64.9%
Contains more Manganese +11.8%
Contains more Magnesium +31.3%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Contains more Copper +13.2%
Contains more Selenium +41.8%
Equal in Iron - 1.26

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +209.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.8%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +205.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.425
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 3% 0% 0% 8% 55% 76% 41% 57% 8% 149% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 0% 13% 26% 83% 34% 95% 6% 49% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +209.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.8%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +205.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.425

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +37.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +251.5%
Contains more Protein +26.9%
Equal in Water - 66.49
16% 17% 2% 62% 3%
Protein: 15.94 g
Fats: 16.93 g
Carbs: 1.89 g
Water: 61.83 g
Other: 3.41 g
20% 12% 66%
Protein: 20.22 g
Fats: 12.32 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 66.49 g
Other: 0.97 g
Contains more Fats +37.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +251.5%
Contains more Protein +26.9%
Equal in Water - 66.49

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +25.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +64.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.4%
29% 40% 30%
Saturated Fat: 4.52 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.223 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.699 g
30% 45% 26%
Saturated Fat: 3.28 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.97 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.86 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +25.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +64.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Turkey bacon Turkey wing
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey bacon Turkey wing Opinion
Net carbs 1.89g 0g Turkey bacon
Protein 15.94g 20.22g Turkey wing
Fats 16.93g 12.32g Turkey bacon
Carbs 1.89g 0g Turkey bacon
Calories 226kcal 197kcal Turkey bacon
Calcium 80mg 14mg Turkey bacon
Iron 1.4mg 1.26mg Turkey bacon
Magnesium 16mg 21mg Turkey wing
Phosphorus 222mg 165mg Turkey bacon
Potassium 349mg 240mg Turkey bacon
Sodium 1069mg 55mg Turkey wing
Zinc 2.54mg 1.54mg Turkey bacon
Copper 0.068mg 0.077mg Turkey wing
Manganese 0.019mg 0.017mg Turkey bacon
Selenium 15.8µg 22.4µg Turkey wing
Vitamin A 34IU 11IU Turkey bacon
Vitamin A RAE 10µg 3µg Turkey bacon
Vitamin E 0.11mg Turkey bacon
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.05mg Turkey wing
Vitamin B2 0.237mg 0.11mg Turkey bacon
Vitamin B3 4.032mg 4.425mg Turkey wing
Vitamin B5 0.675mg 0.554mg Turkey bacon
Vitamin B6 0.244mg 0.41mg Turkey wing
Folate 10µg 7µg Turkey bacon
Vitamin B12 1.19µg 0.39µg Turkey bacon
Tryptophan 0.217mg Turkey wing
Threonine 0.866mg Turkey wing
Isoleucine 0.975mg Turkey wing
Leucine 1.531mg Turkey wing
Lysine 1.773mg Turkey wing
Methionine 0.551mg Turkey wing
Phenylalanine 0.78mg Turkey wing
Valine 1.031mg Turkey wing
Histidine 0.585mg Turkey wing
Cholesterol 86mg 70mg Turkey wing
Trans Fat 0.184g Turkey wing
Saturated Fat 4.52g 3.28g Turkey wing
Omega-3 - DHA 0.007g 0.01g Turkey wing
Omega-3 - EPA 0.006g 0g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.01g 0.01g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.223g 4.97g Turkey bacon
Polyunsaturated fat 4.699g 2.86g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.027g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 4.197g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.01g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - ALA 0.241g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.003g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.013g Turkey bacon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Turkey bacon Turkey wing
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
30%
Turkey bacon
23%
Turkey wing
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
53%
Turkey bacon
36%
Turkey wing

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey wing
Turkey wing contains less Sodium (difference - 1014mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turkey wing
Turkey wing is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey wing
Turkey wing is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.24g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Turkey bacon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174592/nutrients
  2. Turkey wing - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171495/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.