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Turkey meat vs Pork jowl - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Turkey meat and Pork jowl

  • Turkey meat has more Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Zinc, Vitamin B5, Iron, and Vitamin B12, while Pork jowl has more Vitamin B1.
  • Pork jowl's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 116% higher.
  • Pork jowl contains 20 times less Selenium than Turkey meat. Turkey meat contains 29.8µg of Selenium, while Pork jowl contains 1.5µg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Turkey meat is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, 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 Calcium +250%
Contains more Iron +159.5%
Contains more Magnesium +900%
Contains more Phosphorus +159.3%
Contains more Potassium +61.5%
Contains more Zinc +195.2%
Contains more Copper +132.5%
Contains less Sodium -75.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Iron +159.5%
Contains more Magnesium +900%
Contains more Phosphorus +159.3%
Contains more Potassium +61.5%
Contains more Zinc +195.2%
Contains more Copper +132.5%
Contains less Sodium -75.7%

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 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +279.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +584.4%
Contains more Folate +800%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +757.8%
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 1% 6% 0% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 1% 103% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +279.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +584.4%
Contains more Folate +800%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +757.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey meat Pork jowl Opinion
Net carbs 0.06g 0g Turkey meat
Protein 28.55g 6.38g Turkey meat
Fats 7.39g 69.61g Pork jowl
Carbs 0.06g 0g Turkey meat
Calories 189kcal 655kcal Pork jowl
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 14mg 4mg Turkey meat
Iron 1.09mg 0.42mg Turkey meat
Magnesium 30mg 3mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 223mg 86mg Turkey meat
Potassium 239mg 148mg Turkey meat
Sodium 103mg 25mg Pork jowl
Zinc 2.48mg 0.84mg Turkey meat
Copper 0.093mg 0.04mg Turkey meat
Vitamin A 39IU 9IU Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.29mg Pork jowl
Vitamin D 15IU IU Turkey meat
Vitamin D 0.4µg µg Turkey meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.386mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.281mg 0.236mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 9.573mg 4.535mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948mg 0.25mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.616mg 0.09mg Turkey meat
Folate 9µg 1µg Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02µg 0.82µg Turkey meat
Vitamin K 0µg µg Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.291mg 0.021mg Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004mg 0.21mg Turkey meat
Isoleucine 0.796mg 0.168mg Turkey meat
Leucine 1.925mg 0.446mg Turkey meat
Lysine 2.282mg 0.528mg Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724mg 0.095mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903mg 0.239mg Turkey meat
Valine 0.902mg 0.305mg Turkey meat
Histidine 0.749mg 0.072mg Turkey meat
Cholesterol 109mg 90mg Pork jowl
Trans Fat 0.101g g Pork jowl
Saturated Fat 2.155g 25.26g Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647g 32.89g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119g 8.11g Pork jowl

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Turkey meat Pork jowl
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
32
Pork jowl
Mineral Summary Score
37
Turkey meat
14
Pork jowl

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
38%
Pork jowl
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
0%
Pork jowl
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
321%
Pork jowl

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 23.105g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 78mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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. Pork jowl - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168269/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.