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Turkey meat vs Horse meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Turkey meat and Horse meat?

  • Turkey meat is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2, yet Horse meat is higher in Vitamin B12, Iron, Zinc, and Copper.
  • Horse meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 89% more.
  • Turkey meat has 2 times more Vitamin B2 than Horse meat. While Turkey meat has 0.281mg of Vitamin B2, Horse meat has only 0.12mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Horse meat is lower.

We used Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Game meat, horse, cooked, roasted types in this article.

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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 +75%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Iron +361.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains more Potassium +58.6%
Contains less Sodium -46.6%
Contains more Zinc +54%
Contains more Copper +83.9%
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% 189% 18% 106% 34% 8% 105% 57%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Iron +361.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains more Potassium +58.6%
Contains less Sodium -46.6%
Contains more Zinc +54%
Contains more Copper +83.9%

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 B2 +134.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +209.8%
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% 7% 25% 28% 91% 0% 77% 0% 396% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +134.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +209.8%

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 Horse meat
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 Horse meat Opinion
Net carbs 0.06g 0g Turkey meat
Protein 28.55g 28.14g Turkey meat
Fats 7.39g 6.05g Turkey meat
Carbs 0.06g 0g Turkey meat
Calories 189kcal 175kcal Turkey meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Horse meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 14mg 8mg Turkey meat
Iron 1.09mg 5.03mg Horse meat
Magnesium 30mg 25mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 223mg 247mg Horse meat
Potassium 239mg 379mg Horse meat
Sodium 103mg 55mg Horse meat
Zinc 2.48mg 3.82mg Horse meat
Copper 0.093mg 0.171mg Horse meat
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 2mg Horse meat
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.1mg Horse meat
Vitamin B2 0.281mg 0.12mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 9.573mg 4.84mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948mg mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.616mg 0.33mg Turkey meat
Folate 9µg µg Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02µg 3.16µg Horse meat
Vitamin K 0µg µg Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.291mg 0.349mg Horse meat
Threonine 1.004mg 1.262mg Horse meat
Isoleucine 0.796mg 1.334mg Horse meat
Leucine 1.925mg 2.232mg Horse meat
Lysine 2.282mg 2.398mg Horse meat
Methionine 0.724mg 0.623mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903mg 1.157mg Horse meat
Valine 0.902mg 1.458mg Horse meat
Histidine 0.749mg 1.081mg Horse meat
Cholesterol 109mg 68mg Horse meat
Trans Fat 0.101g g Horse meat
Saturated Fat 2.155g 1.9g Horse meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647g 2.12g Turkey meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119g 0.85g Turkey meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Turkey meat Horse meat
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
52
Horse meat
Mineral Summary Score
37
Turkey meat
65
Horse meat

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
169%
Horse meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
0%
Horse meat
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
28%
Horse meat

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.255g)
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. Horse meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175087/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.