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Turkey meat vs Cervelat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Turkey meat and Cervelat

  • Turkey meat is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Selenium, and Phosphorus, yet Cervelat is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Cervelat is 187% higher.
  • Turkey meat contains 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Cervelat. Turkey meat contains 0.616mg of Vitamin B6, while Cervelat contains 0.26mg.
  • Cervelat contains less Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Thuringer, cervelat, summer sausage, beef, pork.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +55.6%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +100.9%
Contains less Sodium -92.1%
Contains more Iron +87.2%
Contains more Copper +61.3%
Equal in Potassium - 260
Equal in Zinc - 2.56
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 77% 10% 48% 23% 170% 70% 50%
Contains more Calcium +55.6%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +100.9%
Contains less Sodium -92.1%
Contains more Iron +87.2%
Contains more Copper +61.3%
Equal in Potassium - 260
Equal in Zinc - 2.56

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart 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 B3 +122.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +136.9%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin E +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +175%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +439.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 2% 12% 0% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 7% 128% 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% 5% 34% 56% 38% 77% 81% 0% 60% 2% 688% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +136.9%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin E +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +175%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +439.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Turkey meat Cervelat
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey meat Cervelat Opinion
Net carbs 0.06g 3.33g Cervelat
Protein 28.55g 17.45g Turkey meat
Fats 7.39g 30.43g Cervelat
Carbs 0.06g 3.33g Cervelat
Calories 189kcal 362kcal Cervelat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0.85g Turkey meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 14mg 9mg Turkey meat
Iron 1.09mg 2.04mg Cervelat
Magnesium 30mg 14mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 223mg 111mg Turkey meat
Potassium 239mg 260mg Cervelat
Sodium 103mg 1300mg Turkey meat
Zinc 2.48mg 2.56mg Cervelat
Copper 0.093mg 0.15mg Cervelat
Vitamin A 39IU 0IU Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.22mg Cervelat
Vitamin D 15IU 44IU Cervelat
Vitamin D 0.4µg 1.1µg Cervelat
Vitamin C 0mg 16.6mg Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.15mg Cervelat
Vitamin B2 0.281mg 0.33mg Cervelat
Vitamin B3 9.573mg 4.31mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948mg mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.616mg 0.26mg Turkey meat
Folate 9µg 2µg Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02µg 5.5µg Cervelat
Vitamin K 0µg 1.3µg Cervelat
Tryptophan 0.291mg mg Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004mg mg Turkey meat
Isoleucine 0.796mg mg Turkey meat
Leucine 1.925mg mg Turkey meat
Lysine 2.282mg mg Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724mg mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903mg mg Turkey meat
Valine 0.902mg mg Turkey meat
Histidine 0.749mg mg Turkey meat
Cholesterol 109mg 74mg Cervelat
Trans Fat 0.101g g Cervelat
Saturated Fat 2.155g 11.51g Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647g 12.97g Cervelat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119g 1.2g Turkey meat

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Turkey meat Cervelat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
50
Turkey meat
87
Cervelat
Mineral Summary Score
37
Turkey meat
56
Cervelat

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
171%
Turkey meat
105%
Cervelat
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
3%
Cervelat
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
140%
Cervelat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1197mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.355g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cervelat
Cervelat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 35mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Turkey meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171479/nutrients
  2. Cervelat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172940/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.