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Turkey meat vs. Chicken heart — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Turkey meat and Chicken heart

  • Turkey meat has more Selenium, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6, while Chicken heart has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Zinc, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Copper, and Folate.
  • Chicken heart's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 261% higher.
  • Chicken heart contains 7 times less Selenium than Turkey meat. Turkey meat contains 29.8µg of Selenium, while Chicken heart contains 4.3µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Chicken, heart, all classes, raw.

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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 +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +26%
Contains more Potassium +35.8%
Contains more Selenium +593%
Contains more Iron +446.8%
Contains less Sodium -28.2%
Contains more Zinc +165.7%
Contains more Copper +272%
Contains more Manganese +535.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31% 2% 163%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 224% 11% 76% 16% 10% 180% 116% 12% 24%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +26%
Contains more Potassium +35.8%
Contains more Selenium +593%
Contains more Iron +446.8%
Contains less Sodium -28.2%
Contains more Zinc +165.7%
Contains more Copper +272%
Contains more Manganese +535.7%

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 A +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +71.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +237.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +169.9%
Contains more Folate +700%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +614.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 2% 12% 0% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 7% 128% 48% 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 2% 0% 0% 11% 38% 168% 92% 154% 84% 54% 912% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +71.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +237.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +169.9%
Contains more Folate +700%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +614.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +83.6%
Contains more Fats +26.3%
Contains more Carbs +1083.3%
Contains more Water +15.8%
Contains more Other +77.1%
29% 7% 64%
Protein: 28.55 g
Fats: 7.39 g
Carbs: 0.06 g
Water: 63.52 g
Other: 0.48 g
16% 9% 74%
Protein: 15.55 g
Fats: 9.33 g
Carbs: 0.71 g
Water: 73.56 g
Other: 0.85 g
Contains more Protein +83.6%
Contains more Fats +26.3%
Contains more Carbs +1083.3%
Contains more Water +15.8%
Contains more Other +77.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -19%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +11.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +27.9%
31% 38% 31%
Saturated Fat: 2.155 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.647 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.119 g
34% 31% 35%
Saturated Fat: 2.66 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.37 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.71 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -19%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +11.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +27.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Turkey meat Chicken heart
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey meat Chicken heart Opinion
Net carbs 0.06g 0.71g Chicken heart
Protein 28.55g 15.55g Turkey meat
Fats 7.39g 9.33g Chicken heart
Carbs 0.06g 0.71g Chicken heart
Calories 189kcal 153kcal Turkey meat
Calcium 14mg 12mg Turkey meat
Iron 1.09mg 5.96mg Chicken heart
Magnesium 30mg 15mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 223mg 177mg Turkey meat
Potassium 239mg 176mg Turkey meat
Sodium 103mg 74mg Chicken heart
Zinc 2.48mg 6.59mg Chicken heart
Copper 0.093mg 0.346mg Chicken heart
Manganese 0.014mg 0.089mg Chicken heart
Selenium 29.8µg 4.3µg Turkey meat
Vitamin A 39IU 30IU Turkey meat
Vitamin A RAE 12µg 9µg Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.07mg Turkey meat
Vitamin D 15IU Turkey meat
Vitamin D 0.4µg Turkey meat
Vitamin C 0mg 3.2mg Chicken heart
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.152mg Chicken heart
Vitamin B2 0.281mg 0.728mg Chicken heart
Vitamin B3 9.573mg 4.883mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948mg 2.559mg Chicken heart
Vitamin B6 0.616mg 0.36mg Turkey meat
Folate 9µg 72µg Chicken heart
Vitamin B12 1.02µg 7.29µg Chicken heart
Choline 87.4mg Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.291mg 0.199mg Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004mg 0.704mg Turkey meat
Isoleucine 0.796mg 0.833mg Chicken heart
Leucine 1.925mg 1.355mg Turkey meat
Lysine 2.282mg 1.303mg Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724mg 0.376mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903mg 0.696mg Turkey meat
Valine 0.902mg 0.88mg Turkey meat
Histidine 0.749mg 0.408mg Turkey meat
Cholesterol 109mg 136mg Turkey meat
Trans Fat 0.101g Chicken heart
Saturated Fat 2.155g 2.66g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - DHA 0.005g 0g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0.008g 0g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - DPA 0.008g 0g Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647g 2.37g Turkey meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119g 2.71g Chicken heart
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.014g Turkey meat
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 1.841g Turkey meat
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.003g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - ALA 0.105g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.001g Turkey meat
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.01g Turkey meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turkey meat Chicken heart
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
50%
Turkey meat
116%
Chicken heart
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
46%
Turkey meat
67%
Chicken heart

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.505g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken heart
Chicken heart is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken heart
Chicken heart contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken heart
Chicken heart is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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

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 meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171479/nutrients
  2. Chicken heart - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171458/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.