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Turkey leg vs. Bear meat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Turkey leg and Bear meat

  • Turkey leg has more Selenium, however, Bear meat is richer in Iron, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B2, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Bear meat covers your daily Iron needs 113% more than Turkey leg.
  • Bear meat has 2 times less Selenium than Turkey leg. Turkey leg has 26.4µg of Selenium, while Bear meat has 11.2µg.
  • Turkey leg contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Turkey, all classes, leg, meat and skin, raw and Game meat, bear, cooked, simmered.

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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 +240%
Contains more Selenium +135.7%
Contains more Iron +523.8%
Contains more Zinc +232.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 170
Equal in Potassium - 263
Equal in Sodium - 71
Equal in Copper - 0.148
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 65% 15% 76% 25% 10% 85% 48% 3% 144%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 403% 17% 73% 24% 10% 281% 50% 0% 62%
Contains more Calcium +240%
Contains more Selenium +135.7%
Contains more Iron +523.8%
Contains more Zinc +232.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 170
Equal in Potassium - 263
Equal in Sodium - 71
Equal in Copper - 0.148

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 B6 +17.2%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +288.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +533.3%
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% 20% 49% 56% 66% 79% 8% 49% 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% 10% 0% 0% 25% 190% 63% 0% 67% 5% 309% 67% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17.2%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +288.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +533.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +35.7%
Contains more Other +64.1%
Contains more Protein +65.9%
Contains more Fats +99.3%
20% 7% 73%
Protein: 19.54 g
Fats: 6.72 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 72.69 g
Other: 1.05 g
32% 13% 54%
Protein: 32.42 g
Fats: 13.39 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 53.55 g
Other: 0.64 g
Contains more Water +35.7%
Contains more Other +64.1%
Contains more Protein +65.9%
Contains more Fats +99.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -41.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +174.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +31.1%
35% 35% 31%
Saturated Fat: 2.06 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.06 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.83 g
31% 49% 21%
Saturated Fat: 3.54 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.66 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.4 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -41.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +174.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +31.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Turkey leg Bear meat
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium 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 leg Bear meat Opinion
Protein 19.54g 32.42g Bear meat
Fats 6.72g 13.39g Bear meat
Calories 144kcal 259kcal Bear meat
Calcium 17mg 5mg Turkey leg
Iron 1.72mg 10.73mg Bear meat
Magnesium 21mg 23mg Bear meat
Phosphorus 177mg 170mg Turkey leg
Potassium 273mg 263mg Turkey leg
Sodium 74mg 71mg Bear meat
Zinc 3.09mg 10.27mg Bear meat
Copper 0.142mg 0.148mg Bear meat
Manganese 0.022mg Turkey leg
Selenium 26.4µg 11.2µg Turkey leg
Vitamin A 3IU 0IU Turkey leg
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Turkey leg
Vitamin E 0.49mg Bear meat
Vitamin B1 0.077mg 0.1mg Bear meat
Vitamin B2 0.211mg 0.82mg Bear meat
Vitamin B3 2.947mg 3.35mg Bear meat
Vitamin B5 1.09mg Turkey leg
Vitamin B6 0.34mg 0.29mg Turkey leg
Folate 10µg 6µg Turkey leg
Vitamin B12 0.39µg 2.47µg Bear meat
Choline 122.3mg Bear meat
Vitamin K 1.8µg Bear meat
Tryptophan 0.219mg Turkey leg
Threonine 0.861mg Turkey leg
Isoleucine 0.998mg Turkey leg
Leucine 1.537mg Turkey leg
Lysine 1.809mg Turkey leg
Methionine 0.557mg Turkey leg
Phenylalanine 0.769mg Turkey leg
Valine 1.028mg Turkey leg
Histidine 0.598mg Turkey leg
Cholesterol 71mg 98mg Turkey leg
Saturated Fat 2.06g 3.54g Turkey leg
Omega-3 - DHA 0.03g 0.037g Bear meat
Omega-3 - DPA 0.02g 0.034g Bear meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.06g 5.66g Bear meat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.83g 2.4g Bear meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Turkey leg Bear meat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
25%
Turkey leg
57%
Bear meat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Turkey leg
92%
Bear meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.48g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bear meat
Bear meat contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bear meat
Bear meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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. Turkey leg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171493/nutrients
  2. Bear meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173846/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.