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Turkey ham vs. Canadian bacon unprepared — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Turkey ham and Canadian bacon unprepared

  • Turkey ham is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Zinc, Phosphorus, and Iron, while Canadian bacon unprepared is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Potassium.
  • Canadian bacon unprepared covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 23% more than Turkey ham.
  • Turkey ham has 2 times more Iron than Canadian bacon unprepared. Turkey ham has 1mg of Iron, while Canadian bacon unprepared has 0.44mg.
  • Canadian bacon unprepared is lower in Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are USDA Commodity, turkey ham, dark meat, smoked, frozen and Canadian bacon, unprepared.

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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 +16.7%
Contains more Iron +127.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.4%
Contains more Zinc +70.7%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +170%
Contains less Sodium -17.4%
Equal in Selenium - 37.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 38% 12% 124% 23% 119% 58% 0% 0% 209%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 17% 15% 103% 61% 98% 34% 18% 2% 203%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Iron +127.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.4%
Contains more Zinc +70.7%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +170%
Contains less Sodium -17.4%
Equal in Selenium - 37.1

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +116.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +301.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 0% 58% 63% 78% 0% 14% 0% 100% 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 0% 5% 3% 0% 128% 33% 136% 37% 56% 3% 47% 42% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +116.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +301.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +52.7%
Contains more Carbs +131.3%
Contains more Protein +24.6%
Equal in Water - 72.34
Equal in Other - 3.39
16% 4% 3% 74% 3%
Protein: 16.3 g
Fats: 4 g
Carbs: 3.1 g
Water: 73.5 g
Other: 3.1 g
20% 3% 72% 3%
Protein: 20.31 g
Fats: 2.62 g
Carbs: 1.34 g
Water: 72.34 g
Other: 3.39 g
Contains more Fats +52.7%
Contains more Carbs +131.3%
Contains more Protein +24.6%
Equal in Water - 72.34
Equal in Other - 3.39

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +22.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +86.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -25%
35% 39% 26%
Saturated Fat: 1.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.337 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.873 g
37% 44% 19%
Saturated Fat: 0.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.09 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.467 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +22.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +86.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -25%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Glucose +250%
Contains more Sucrose +40%
42% 58%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.5 g
Glucose: 0.7 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
78% 22%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.7 g
Glucose: 0.2 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Glucose +250%
Contains more Sucrose +40%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey ham Canadian bacon unprepared Opinion
Net carbs 3.1g 1.34g Turkey ham
Protein 16.3g 20.31g Canadian bacon unprepared
Fats 4g 2.62g Turkey ham
Carbs 3.1g 1.34g Turkey ham
Calories 118kcal 110kcal Turkey ham
Sugar 1.2g 0.9g Canadian bacon unprepared
Calcium 7mg 6mg Turkey ham
Iron 1mg 0.44mg Turkey ham
Magnesium 16mg 20mg Canadian bacon unprepared
Phosphorus 289mg 240mg Turkey ham
Potassium 253mg 683mg Canadian bacon unprepared
Sodium 909mg 751mg Canadian bacon unprepared
Zinc 2.1mg 1.23mg Turkey ham
Copper 0.053mg Canadian bacon unprepared
Manganese 0.015mg Canadian bacon unprepared
Selenium 38.2µg 37.1µg Turkey ham
Vitamin A 53IU 0IU Turkey ham
Vitamin A RAE 16µg 0µg Turkey ham
Vitamin E 0.22mg Canadian bacon unprepared
Vitamin D 6IU Canadian bacon unprepared
Vitamin D 0.1µg Canadian bacon unprepared
Vitamin B1 0.23mg 0.511mg Canadian bacon unprepared
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.141mg Turkey ham
Vitamin B3 4.12mg 7.227mg Canadian bacon unprepared
Vitamin B5 0.61mg Canadian bacon unprepared
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.241mg Canadian bacon unprepared
Folate 4µg Canadian bacon unprepared
Vitamin B12 0.8µg 0.37µg Turkey ham
Choline 76.1mg Canadian bacon unprepared
Tryptophan 0.241mg Canadian bacon unprepared
Threonine 0.89mg Canadian bacon unprepared
Isoleucine 0.958mg Canadian bacon unprepared
Leucine 1.666mg Canadian bacon unprepared
Lysine 1.8mg Canadian bacon unprepared
Methionine 0.555mg Canadian bacon unprepared
Phenylalanine 0.841mg Canadian bacon unprepared
Valine 1.024mg Canadian bacon unprepared
Histidine 0.823mg Canadian bacon unprepared
Cholesterol 64mg 48mg Canadian bacon unprepared
Trans Fat 0.007g Turkey ham
Saturated Fat 1.2g 0.9g Canadian bacon unprepared
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g Canadian bacon unprepared
Omega-3 - EPA 0.001g Canadian bacon unprepared
Omega-3 - DPA 0.004g Canadian bacon unprepared
Monounsaturated Fat 1.337g 1.09g Turkey ham
Polyunsaturated fat 0.873g 0.467g Turkey ham
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.013g Canadian bacon unprepared
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.366g Canadian bacon unprepared
Omega-3 - ALA 0.012g Canadian bacon unprepared
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.003g Canadian bacon unprepared
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.007g Canadian bacon unprepared

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Turkey ham Canadian bacon unprepared
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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
24%
Turkey ham
37%
Canadian bacon unprepared
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
58%
Turkey ham
55%
Canadian bacon unprepared

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Canadian bacon unprepared
Canadian bacon unprepared is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Canadian bacon unprepared
Canadian bacon unprepared contains less Sodium (difference - 158mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Canadian bacon unprepared
Canadian bacon unprepared is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Canadian bacon unprepared
Canadian bacon unprepared is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.3g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Canadian bacon unprepared
Canadian bacon unprepared is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.

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. Canadian bacon unprepared - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167869/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.