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Turkey meat vs Mozzarella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Turkey meat and Mozzarella

  • Turkey meat has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Choline, and Iron, however Mozzarella is higher in Calcium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Mozzarella covers your daily need of Calcium 72% more than Turkey meat.
  • Turkey meat has 80 times more Vitamin B3 than Mozzarella. While Turkey meat has 9.573mg of Vitamin B3, Mozzarella has only 0.12mg.
  • Mozzarella has less Cholesterol.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium.

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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 Iron +336%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Potassium +151.6%
Contains more Copper +244.4%
Contains more Calcium +5121.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +135%
Contains less Sodium -84.5%
Contains more Zinc +26.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 220% 10% 19% 225% 9% 3% 86% 9%
Contains more Iron +336%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Potassium +151.6%
Contains more Copper +244.4%
Contains more Calcium +5121.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +135%
Contains less Sodium -84.5%
Contains more Zinc +26.2%

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 D +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7877.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +670%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1225.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Folate - 9
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.92
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 32% 3% 9% 0% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 7% 115% 5%
Contains more Vitamin D +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7877.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +670%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1225.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Folate - 9
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.92

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 Mozzarella
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey meat Mozzarella Opinion
Net carbs 0.06g 3.1g Mozzarella
Protein 28.55g 27.5g Turkey meat
Fats 7.39g 17.1g Mozzarella
Carbs 0.06g 3.1g Mozzarella
Calories 189kcal 280kcal Mozzarella
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 1.23g Turkey meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 14mg 731mg Mozzarella
Iron 1.09mg 0.25mg Turkey meat
Magnesium 30mg 26mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 223mg 524mg Mozzarella
Potassium 239mg 95mg Turkey meat
Sodium 103mg 16mg Mozzarella
Zinc 2.48mg 3.13mg Mozzarella
Copper 0.093mg 0.027mg Turkey meat
Vitamin A 39IU 517IU Mozzarella
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.15mg Mozzarella
Vitamin D 15IU 13IU Turkey meat
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0.3µg Turkey meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.02mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B2 0.281mg 0.34mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B3 9.573mg 0.12mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948mg mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.616mg 0.08mg Turkey meat
Folate 9µg 9µg
Vitamin B12 1.02µg 0.92µg Turkey meat
Vitamin K 0µg 1.8µg Mozzarella
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 54mg Mozzarella
Trans Fat 0.101g g Mozzarella
Saturated Fat 2.155g 10.867g Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647g 4.844g Mozzarella
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119g 0.509g Turkey meat

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Turkey meat Mozzarella
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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
23
Mozzarella
Mineral Summary Score
37
Turkey meat
72
Mozzarella

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
165%
Mozzarella
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
3%
Mozzarella
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
79%
Mozzarella

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.712g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella contains less Sodium (difference - 87mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 55mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

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. Mozzarella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167735/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.