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Turkey meat vs Game - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Turkey meat and Game

  • Turkey meat has more Selenium, Vitamin B3 and Vitamin B6, however Game is richer in Vitamin B12, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2 and Vitamin B1.
  • Game covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 220% more than Turkey meat.
  • Game has 3 times less Selenium than Turkey meat. Turkey meat has 29.8µg of Selenium, while Game has 9.7µg.
  • Game contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Game meat, deer, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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4
Game
Contains more Calcium +180%
Contains more Magnesium +30.4%
Contains more Zinc +18.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.4%
Contains more Iron +211.9%
Contains more Potassium +33.1%
Contains more Copper +172%
Contains less Sodium -50.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 202
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 41% 5% 22% 22% 31% 68% 96% 14%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 2% 29% 17% 85% 57% 87% 7%
Contains more Calcium +180%
Contains more Magnesium +30.4%
Contains more Zinc +18.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.4%
Contains more Iron +211.9%
Contains more Potassium +33.1%
Contains more Copper +172%
Contains less Sodium -50.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 202

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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5
Game
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.5%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin E +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +388.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +518.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 2% 12% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 128% 0% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 4% 0% 56% 111% 120% 0% 86% 789% 3% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.5%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin E +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +388.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +518.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
50
Turkey meat
97
Game
Mineral Summary Score
37
Turkey meat
51
Game

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 the food
Protein
171%
Turkey meat
138%
Game
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
0%
Game
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
11%
Game

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Turkey meat Game
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Game
Game is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Game
Game contains less Sodium (difference - 52mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Game
Game is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.205g)
Which food is cheaper?
Game
Game is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Turkey meat Game Opinion
Calories 189 120 Turkey meat
Protein 28.55 22.96 Turkey meat
Fats 7.39 2.42 Turkey meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.06 0 Turkey meat
Cholesterol 109 85 Game
Vitamin D 15 Turkey meat
Iron 1.09 3.4 Game
Calcium 14 5 Turkey meat
Potassium 239 318 Game
Magnesium 30 23 Turkey meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.093 0.253 Game
Zinc 2.48 2.09 Turkey meat
Starch
Phosphorus 223 202 Turkey meat
Sodium 103 51 Game
Vitamin A 39 0 Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.07 0.2 Game
Vitamin D 0.4 Turkey meat
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.22 Game
Vitamin B2 0.281 0.48 Game
Vitamin B3 9.573 6.37 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948 Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.616 0.37 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02 6.31 Game
Vitamin K 0 1.1 Game
Folate 9 4 Turkey meat
Trans Fat 0.101 Game
Saturated Fat 2.155 0.95 Game
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647 0.67 Turkey meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119 0.47 Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.291 Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004 1.08 Game
Isoleucine 0.796 0.908 Game
Leucine 1.925 1.951 Game
Lysine 2.282 2.006 Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724 0.566 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903 0.937 Game
Valine 0.902 1.073 Game
Histidine 0.749 1.135 Game
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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 of 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. Game - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173855/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.