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Turkey leg vs. Pepperoni — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Turkey leg and Pepperoni

  • Turkey leg has more Zinc, and Copper, however, Pepperoni is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Pepperoni covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 78% more than Turkey leg.
  • Pepperoni has 2 times less Copper than Turkey leg. Turkey leg has 0.142mg of Copper, while Pepperoni has 0.091mg.
  • Turkey leg contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Turkey, all classes, leg, meat and skin, raw and Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced.

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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 Iron +29.3%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +12%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Contains more Zinc +26.6%
Contains more Copper +56%
Contains more Calcium +11.8%
Contains more Manganese +4781.8%
Equal in Potassium - 274
Equal in Selenium - 29
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 6% 50% 13% 68% 25% 207% 67% 31% 141% 159%
Contains more Iron +29.3%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +12%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Contains more Zinc +26.6%
Contains more Copper +56%
Contains more Calcium +11.8%
Contains more Manganese +4781.8%
Equal in Potassium - 274
Equal in Selenium - 29

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 B5 +17.2%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +251.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +233.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.362
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% 21% 39% 0% 68% 60% 94% 56% 84% 4% 163% 28% 15%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.2%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +251.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +233.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.362

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +154.6%
Contains more Fats +588.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +351.4%
Equal in Protein - 19.25
20% 7% 73%
Protein: 19.54 g
Fats: 6.72 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 72.69 g
Other: 1.05 g
19% 46% 29% 5%
Protein: 19.25 g
Fats: 46.28 g
Carbs: 1.18 g
Water: 28.55 g
Other: 4.74 g
Contains more Water +154.6%
Contains more Fats +588.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +351.4%
Equal in Protein - 19.25

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -88.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +908.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +143.6%
35% 35% 31%
Saturated Fat: 2.06 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.06 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.83 g
41% 48% 10%
Saturated Fat: 17.708 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 20.77 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.458 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -88.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +908.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +143.6%

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 Pepperoni
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 vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey leg Pepperoni Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.18g Pepperoni
Protein 19.54g 19.25g Turkey leg
Fats 6.72g 46.28g Pepperoni
Carbs 0g 1.18g Pepperoni
Calories 144kcal 504kcal Pepperoni
Calcium 17mg 19mg Pepperoni
Iron 1.72mg 1.33mg Turkey leg
Magnesium 21mg 18mg Turkey leg
Phosphorus 177mg 158mg Turkey leg
Potassium 273mg 274mg Pepperoni
Sodium 74mg 1582mg Turkey leg
Zinc 3.09mg 2.44mg Turkey leg
Copper 0.142mg 0.091mg Turkey leg
Manganese 0.022mg 1.074mg Pepperoni
Selenium 26.4µg 29µg Pepperoni
Vitamin A 3IU 0IU Turkey leg
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Turkey leg
Vitamin E 1.03mg Pepperoni
Vitamin D 52IU Pepperoni
Vitamin D 1.3µg Pepperoni
Vitamin B1 0.077mg 0.271mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B2 0.211mg 0.257mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B3 2.947mg 4.987mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B5 1.09mg 0.93mg Turkey leg
Vitamin B6 0.34mg 0.362mg Pepperoni
Folate 10µg 5µg Turkey leg
Vitamin B12 0.39µg 1.3µg Pepperoni
Choline 51.2mg Pepperoni
Vitamin K 5.8µg Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.219mg 0.23mg Pepperoni
Threonine 0.861mg 0.869mg Pepperoni
Isoleucine 0.998mg 0.901mg Turkey leg
Leucine 1.537mg 1.575mg Pepperoni
Lysine 1.809mg 1.652mg Turkey leg
Methionine 0.557mg 0.511mg Turkey leg
Phenylalanine 0.769mg 0.778mg Pepperoni
Valine 1.028mg 0.987mg Turkey leg
Histidine 0.598mg 0.688mg Pepperoni
Cholesterol 71mg 97mg Turkey leg
Trans Fat 1.527g Turkey leg
Saturated Fat 2.06g 17.708g Turkey leg
Omega-3 - DHA 0.03g 0.004g Turkey leg
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.004g Pepperoni
Omega-3 - DPA 0.02g 0.02g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.06g 20.77g Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 1.83g 4.458g Pepperoni
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.136g Pepperoni
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 3.605g Pepperoni
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.002g Pepperoni
Omega-3 - ALA 0.164g Pepperoni
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.018g Pepperoni
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.04g Pepperoni

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turkey leg Pepperoni
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
48%
Pepperoni
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Turkey leg
76%
Pepperoni

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg contains less Sodium (difference - 1508mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey leg
Turkey leg is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.648g)
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 vitamins?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Pepperoni - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174575/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.