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Turkey meat vs Milk - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Turkey meat and Milk different?

  • Turkey meat is higher than Milk in Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Phosphorus, Iron, Choline, and Vitamin B5.
  • Turkey meat covers your daily need of Vitamin B3 59% more than Milk.
  • Turkey meat contains 36 times more Iron than Milk. Turkey meat contains 1.09mg of Iron, while Milk contains 0.03mg.
  • Milk is lower in Cholesterol.

Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Milk, lowfat, fluid, 1% milkfat, with added vitamin A and vitamin D types were used 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 Iron +3533.3%
Contains more Magnesium +172.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +134.7%
Contains more Potassium +59.3%
Contains more Zinc +490.5%
Contains more Copper +830%
Contains more Calcium +792.9%
Contains less Sodium -57.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 38% 2% 8% 41% 14% 6% 12% 4%
Contains more Iron +3533.3%
Contains more Magnesium +172.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +134.7%
Contains more Potassium +59.3%
Contains more Zinc +490.5%
Contains more Copper +830%
Contains more Calcium +792.9%
Contains less Sodium -57.3%

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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Milk
Contains more Vitamin E +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10193.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +162.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1564.9%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +117%
Contains more Vitamin A +402.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 12% 1% 36% 0% 5% 43% 2% 22% 9% 4% 59% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10193.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +162.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1564.9%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +117%
Contains more Vitamin A +402.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey meat Milk Opinion
Net carbs 0.06g 4.99g Milk
Protein 28.55g 3.37g Turkey meat
Fats 7.39g 0.97g Turkey meat
Carbs 0.06g 4.99g Milk
Calories 189kcal 42kcal Turkey meat
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Milk
Sugar 0g 5.2g Turkey meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 14mg 125mg Milk
Iron 1.09mg 0.03mg Turkey meat
Magnesium 30mg 11mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 223mg 95mg Turkey meat
Potassium 239mg 150mg Turkey meat
Sodium 103mg 44mg Milk
Zinc 2.48mg 0.42mg Turkey meat
Copper 0.093mg 0.01mg Turkey meat
Vitamin A 39IU 196IU Milk
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.01mg Turkey meat
Vitamin D 15IU 48IU Milk
Vitamin D 0.4µg 1.2µg Milk
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.02mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B2 0.281mg 0.185mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 9.573mg 0.093mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948mg 0.361mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.616mg 0.037mg Turkey meat
Folate 9µg 5µg Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02µg 0.47µg Turkey meat
Vitamin K 0µg 0.1µg Milk
Tryptophan 0.291mg 0.043mg Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004mg 0.143mg Turkey meat
Isoleucine 0.796mg 0.174mg Turkey meat
Leucine 1.925mg 0.319mg Turkey meat
Lysine 2.282mg 0.282mg Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724mg 0.088mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903mg 0.174mg Turkey meat
Valine 0.902mg 0.22mg Turkey meat
Histidine 0.749mg 0.101mg Turkey meat
Cholesterol 109mg 5mg Milk
Trans Fat 0.101g g Milk
Saturated Fat 2.155g 0.633g Milk
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647g 0.277g Turkey meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119g 0.035g Turkey meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Turkey meat Milk
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
16
Milk
Mineral Summary Score
37
Turkey meat
15
Milk

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
20%
Milk
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
5%
Milk
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
4%
Milk

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.2g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Milk
Milk contains less Sodium (difference - 59mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Milk
Milk is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 104mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Milk
Milk is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.522g)
Which food is cheaper?
Milk
Milk is cheaper (difference - $1.4)

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. Milk - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170872/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.