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Turkey meat vs Goat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Turkey meat and Goat

  • Turkey meat is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus, yet Goat is richer in Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, Zinc, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Turkey meat is 38% higher.
  • Turkey meat contains 3 times more Saturated Fat than Goat. Turkey meat contains 2.155g of Saturated Fat, while Goat contains 0.71g.

Food types used in this article are Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Goat, 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
Contains more Phosphorus +23.9%
Contains more Iron +159.6%
Contains more Potassium +61.1%
Contains less Sodium -20.4%
Contains more Zinc +61.3%
Contains more Copper +175.3%
Equal in Calcium - 13
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 107% 0% 78% 34% 11% 110% 86%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.9%
Contains more Iron +159.6%
Contains more Potassium +61.1%
Contains less Sodium -20.4%
Contains more Zinc +61.3%
Contains more Copper +175.3%
Equal in Calcium - 13

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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Goat
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +155.3%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +10.8%
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% 0% 0% 0% 28% 114% 71% 0% 0% 4% 142% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +155.3%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +10.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey meat Goat Opinion
Net carbs 0.06g 0g Turkey meat
Protein 28.55g 20.6g Turkey meat
Fats 7.39g 2.31g Turkey meat
Carbs 0.06g 0g Turkey meat
Calories 189kcal 109kcal Turkey meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Goat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 14mg 13mg Turkey meat
Iron 1.09mg 2.83mg Goat
Magnesium 30mg mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 223mg 180mg Turkey meat
Potassium 239mg 385mg Goat
Sodium 103mg 82mg Goat
Zinc 2.48mg 4mg Goat
Copper 0.093mg 0.256mg Goat
Vitamin A 39IU 0IU Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.07mg mg Turkey meat
Vitamin D 15IU IU Turkey meat
Vitamin D 0.4µg µg Turkey meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.11mg Goat
Vitamin B2 0.281mg 0.49mg Goat
Vitamin B3 9.573mg 3.75mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948mg mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.616mg mg Turkey meat
Folate 9µg 5µg Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02µg 1.13µg Goat
Vitamin K 0µg µg Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.291mg 0.306mg Goat
Threonine 1.004mg 0.981mg Turkey meat
Isoleucine 0.796mg 1.042mg Goat
Leucine 1.925mg 1.716mg Turkey meat
Lysine 2.282mg 1.532mg Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724mg 0.552mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903mg 0.715mg Turkey meat
Valine 0.902mg 1.103mg Goat
Histidine 0.749mg 0.429mg Turkey meat
Cholesterol 109mg 57mg Goat
Trans Fat 0.101g g Goat
Saturated Fat 2.155g 0.71g Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647g 1.03g Turkey meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119g 0.17g Turkey meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
30
Goat
Mineral Summary Score
37
Turkey meat
53
Goat

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
124%
Goat
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
0%
Goat
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
11%
Goat

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Goat
Goat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Goat
Goat contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Goat
Goat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 52mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Goat
Goat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.445g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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.

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. Goat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175303/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.