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Turkey meat vs Liverwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Turkey meat and Liverwurst?

  • Turkey meat is higher in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6, yet Liverwurst is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Liverwurst's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 518% more.
  • Turkey meat has 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Liverwurst. While Turkey meat has 0.616mg of Vitamin B6, Liverwurst has only 0.19mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Turkey meat is lower.

We used Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Liverwurst spread 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 Magnesium +150%
Contains more Potassium +40.6%
Contains less Sodium -85.3%
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Contains more Iron +711.9%
Contains more Copper +158.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 230
Equal in Zinc - 2.3
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 332% 9% 99% 15% 92% 63% 80%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Potassium +40.6%
Contains less Sodium -85.3%
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Contains more Iron +711.9%
Contains more Copper +158.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 230
Equal in Zinc - 2.3

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 B3 +122.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +224.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +34864.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +504.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +266.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +211.2%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1219.6%
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 819% 0% 0% 12% 68% 238% 81% 178% 44% 23% 1683% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +224.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +34864.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +504.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +266.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +211.2%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1219.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey meat Liverwurst Opinion
Net carbs 0.06g 3.39g Liverwurst
Protein 28.55g 12.38g Turkey meat
Fats 7.39g 25.45g Liverwurst
Carbs 0.06g 5.89g Liverwurst
Calories 189kcal 305kcal Liverwurst
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 1.65g Turkey meat
Fiber 0g 2.5g Liverwurst
Calcium 14mg 22mg Liverwurst
Iron 1.09mg 8.85mg Liverwurst
Magnesium 30mg 12mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 223mg 230mg Liverwurst
Potassium 239mg 170mg Turkey meat
Sodium 103mg 700mg Turkey meat
Zinc 2.48mg 2.3mg Turkey meat
Copper 0.093mg 0.24mg Liverwurst
Vitamin A 39IU 13636IU Liverwurst
Vitamin E 0.07mg mg Turkey meat
Vitamin D 15IU IU Turkey meat
Vitamin D 0.4µg µg Turkey meat
Vitamin C 0mg 3.5mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.272mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B2 0.281mg 1.03mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B3 9.573mg 4.3mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948mg 2.95mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B6 0.616mg 0.19mg Turkey meat
Folate 9µg 30µg Liverwurst
Vitamin B12 1.02µg 13.46µg Liverwurst
Vitamin K 0µg µg Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.291mg 0.151mg Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004mg 0.671mg Turkey meat
Isoleucine 0.796mg 0.653mg Turkey meat
Leucine 1.925mg 1.139mg Turkey meat
Lysine 2.282mg 1.155mg Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724mg 0.285mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903mg 0.617mg Turkey meat
Valine 0.902mg 0.857mg Turkey meat
Histidine 0.749mg 0.448mg Turkey meat
Cholesterol 109mg 118mg Turkey meat
Trans Fat 0.101g g Liverwurst
Saturated Fat 2.155g 9.925g Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647g 12.286g Liverwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119g 2.427g Liverwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Turkey meat Liverwurst
Low Fats diet ok
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
262
Liverwurst
Mineral Summary Score
37
Turkey meat
87
Liverwurst

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
74%
Liverwurst
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
6%
Liverwurst
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
117%
Liverwurst

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat contains less Sodium (difference - 597mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.77g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is cheaper (difference - $1)
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. Liverwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174596/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.