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Turkey leg vs. Liverwurst — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Turkey leg and Liverwurst

  • Turkey leg contains less Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B1 than Liverwurst.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Liverwurst is 545% higher.

Food types used in this article are Turkey, all classes, leg, meat and skin, raw and Liverwurst spread.

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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 Magnesium +75%
Contains more Potassium +60.6%
Contains less Sodium -89.4%
Contains more Zinc +34.3%
Contains more Calcium +29.4%
Contains more Iron +414.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.9%
Contains more Copper +69%
Contains more Manganese +604.5%
Contains more Selenium +119.7%
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 7% 332% 9% 99% 15% 92% 63% 80% 21% 317%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Potassium +60.6%
Contains less Sodium -89.4%
Contains more Zinc +34.3%
Contains more Calcium +29.4%
Contains more Iron +414.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.9%
Contains more Copper +69%
Contains more Manganese +604.5%
Contains more Selenium +119.7%

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 B6 +78.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +454433.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +253.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +388.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +170.6%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3351.3%
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 819% 0% 0% 12% 68% 238% 81% 178% 44% 23% 1683% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +454433.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +253.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +388.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +170.6%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3351.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +57.8%
Contains more Water +35.8%
Contains more Fats +278.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +161.9%
20% 7% 73%
Protein: 19.54 g
Fats: 6.72 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 72.69 g
Other: 1.05 g
12% 25% 6% 54% 3%
Protein: 12.38 g
Fats: 25.45 g
Carbs: 5.89 g
Water: 53.53 g
Other: 2.75 g
Contains more Protein +57.8%
Contains more Water +35.8%
Contains more Fats +278.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +161.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -79.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +496.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +32.6%
35% 35% 31%
Saturated Fat: 2.06 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.06 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.83 g
40% 50% 10%
Saturated Fat: 9.925 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.286 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.427 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -79.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +496.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +32.6%

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 Liverwurst
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey leg Liverwurst Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.39g Liverwurst
Protein 19.54g 12.38g Turkey leg
Fats 6.72g 25.45g Liverwurst
Carbs 0g 5.89g Liverwurst
Calories 144kcal 305kcal Liverwurst
Sugar 1.65g Turkey leg
Fiber 0g 2.5g Liverwurst
Calcium 17mg 22mg Liverwurst
Iron 1.72mg 8.85mg Liverwurst
Magnesium 21mg 12mg Turkey leg
Phosphorus 177mg 230mg Liverwurst
Potassium 273mg 170mg Turkey leg
Sodium 74mg 700mg Turkey leg
Zinc 3.09mg 2.3mg Turkey leg
Copper 0.142mg 0.24mg Liverwurst
Manganese 0.022mg 0.155mg Liverwurst
Selenium 26.4µg 58µg Liverwurst
Vitamin A 3IU 13636IU Liverwurst
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 4091µg Liverwurst
Vitamin C 0mg 3.5mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B1 0.077mg 0.272mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B2 0.211mg 1.03mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B3 2.947mg 4.3mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B5 1.09mg 2.95mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B6 0.34mg 0.19mg Turkey leg
Folate 10µg 30µg Liverwurst
Vitamin B12 0.39µg 13.46µg Liverwurst
Tryptophan 0.219mg 0.151mg Turkey leg
Threonine 0.861mg 0.671mg Turkey leg
Isoleucine 0.998mg 0.653mg Turkey leg
Leucine 1.537mg 1.139mg Turkey leg
Lysine 1.809mg 1.155mg Turkey leg
Methionine 0.557mg 0.285mg Turkey leg
Phenylalanine 0.769mg 0.617mg Turkey leg
Valine 1.028mg 0.857mg Turkey leg
Histidine 0.598mg 0.448mg Turkey leg
Cholesterol 71mg 118mg Turkey leg
Saturated Fat 2.06g 9.925g Turkey leg
Omega-3 - DHA 0.03g 0g Turkey leg
Omega-3 - DPA 0.02g 0g Turkey leg
Monounsaturated Fat 2.06g 12.286g Liverwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 1.83g 2.427g Liverwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turkey leg Liverwurst
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
25%
Turkey leg
242%
Liverwurst
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Turkey leg
103%
Liverwurst

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg contains less Sodium (difference - 626mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.865g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Liverwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174596/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.