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Turkey ham vs. Pork spare ribs — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Turkey ham and Pork spare ribs different?

  • Turkey ham is richer in Selenium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B12, while Pork spare ribs are higher in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Pork spare ribs covers your daily need of Vitamin B6 40% more than Turkey ham.
  • Turkey ham contains 11 times more Sodium than Pork spare ribs. Turkey ham contains 909mg of Sodium, while Pork spare ribs contain 81mg.

USDA Commodity, turkey ham, dark meat, smoked, frozen and Pork, fresh, spareribs, separable lean and fat, raw types were 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 Phosphorus +105%
Contains more Selenium +73.6%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Zinc +19%
Equal in Iron - 0.91
Equal in Magnesium - 16
Equal in Potassium - 242
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 5% 35% 12% 61% 22% 11% 69% 27% 2% 120%
Contains more Phosphorus +105%
Contains more Selenium +73.6%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Zinc +19%
Equal in Iron - 0.91
Equal in Magnesium - 16
Equal in Potassium - 242

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 B12 +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +856.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.251
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 0% 58% 63% 78% 0% 14% 0% 100% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 8% 69% 0% 80% 58% 88% 38% 133% 0% 48% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +856.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.251

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +23%
Contains more Other +124.6%
Contains more Fats +485%
Equal in Protein - 15.47
16% 4% 3% 74% 3%
Protein: 16.3 g
Fats: 4 g
Carbs: 3.1 g
Water: 73.5 g
Other: 3.1 g
15% 23% 60%
Protein: 15.47 g
Fats: 23.4 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.75 g
Other: 1.38 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +23%
Contains more Other +124.6%
Contains more Fats +485%
Equal in Protein - 15.47

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -84.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +538.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +352.8%
35% 39% 26%
Saturated Fat: 1.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.337 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.873 g
38% 43% 20%
Saturated Fat: 7.529 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.542 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.953 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -84.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +538.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +352.8%

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 Pork spare ribs
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey ham Pork spare ribs Opinion
Net carbs 3.1g 0g Turkey ham
Protein 16.3g 15.47g Turkey ham
Fats 4g 23.4g Pork spare ribs
Carbs 3.1g 0g Turkey ham
Calories 118kcal 277kcal Pork spare ribs
Sugar 1.2g 0g Pork spare ribs
Calcium 7mg 15mg Pork spare ribs
Iron 1mg 0.91mg Turkey ham
Magnesium 16mg 16mg
Phosphorus 289mg 141mg Turkey ham
Potassium 253mg 242mg Turkey ham
Sodium 909mg 81mg Pork spare ribs
Zinc 2.1mg 2.5mg Pork spare ribs
Copper 0.08mg Pork spare ribs
Manganese 0.01mg Pork spare ribs
Selenium 38.2µg 22µg Turkey ham
Vitamin A 53IU 0IU Turkey ham
Vitamin A RAE 16µg 0µg Turkey ham
Vitamin E 0.37mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin D 91IU Pork spare ribs
Vitamin D 2.3µg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B1 0.23mg 0.319mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.251mg Turkey ham
Vitamin B3 4.12mg 4.662mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B5 0.625mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.574mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B12 0.8µg 0.38µg Turkey ham
Tryptophan 0.163mg Pork spare ribs
Threonine 0.695mg Pork spare ribs
Isoleucine 0.761mg Pork spare ribs
Leucine 1.318mg Pork spare ribs
Lysine 1.435mg Pork spare ribs
Methionine 0.426mg Pork spare ribs
Phenylalanine 0.65mg Pork spare ribs
Valine 0.809mg Pork spare ribs
Histidine 0.668mg Pork spare ribs
Cholesterol 64mg 80mg Turkey ham
Trans Fat 0.222g Turkey ham
Saturated Fat 1.2g 7.529g Turkey ham
Monounsaturated Fat 1.337g 8.542g Pork spare ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.873g 3.953g Pork spare ribs
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.079g Pork spare ribs
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 3.146g Pork spare ribs
Omega-3 - ALA 0.081g Pork spare ribs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Turkey ham Pork spare ribs
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
26%
Turkey ham
43%
Pork spare ribs
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
58%
Turkey ham
36%
Pork spare ribs

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turkey ham
Turkey ham is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey ham
Turkey ham is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.329g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey ham
Turkey ham is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pork spare ribs
Pork spare ribs is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork spare ribs
Pork spare ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 828mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork spare ribs
Pork spare ribs is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Pork spare ribs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167853/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.