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Turkey meat vs Pot roast - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Turkey meat and Pot roast different?

  • Turkey meat is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, and Selenium, however Pot roast is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Pot roast is 46% higher.
  • Turkey meat contains 2 times more Vitamin B3 than Pot roast. While Turkey meat contains 9.573mg of Vitamin B3, Pot roast contains only 4.105mg.
  • Turkey meat has less Saturated Fat.

Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised are the varieties 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
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Contains more Magnesium +57.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.2%
Contains more Iron +122%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Zinc +168.5%
Contains less Sodium -54.4%
Equal in Potassium - 231
Equal in Copper - 0.099
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 41% 5% 22% 22% 31% 68% 96% 14%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 91% 5% 21% 14% 33% 182% 75% 7%
Contains more Magnesium +57.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.2%
Contains more Iron +122%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Zinc +168.5%
Contains less Sodium -54.4%
Equal in Potassium - 231
Equal in Copper - 0.099

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 D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +628.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +108.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Folate - 9
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 2% 12% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 128% 0% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 11% 6% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 267% 5% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +628.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +108.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Folate - 9

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
44
Pot roast
Mineral Summary Score
37
Turkey meat
53
Pot roast

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
174%
Pot roast
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
0%
Pot roast
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
88%
Pot roast

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Turkey meat Pot roast
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.393g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 56mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $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)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey meat Pot roast Opinion
Calories 189 297 Pot roast
Protein 28.55 28.94 Pot roast
Fats 7.39 19.17 Pot roast
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.06 0 Turkey meat
Cholesterol 109 116 Turkey meat
Vitamin D 15 8 Turkey meat
Iron 1.09 2.42 Pot roast
Calcium 14 16 Pot roast
Potassium 239 231 Turkey meat
Magnesium 30 19 Turkey meat
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.093 0.099 Pot roast
Zinc 2.48 6.66 Pot roast
Starch
Phosphorus 223 174 Turkey meat
Sodium 103 47 Pot roast
Vitamin A 39 0 Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.07 0.51 Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.4 0.2 Turkey meat
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.059 Pot roast
Vitamin B2 0.281 0.171 Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 9.573 4.105 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948 0.571 Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.616 0.283 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02 2.13 Pot roast
Vitamin K 0 1.8 Pot roast
Folate 9 9
Trans Fat 0.101 Pot roast
Saturated Fat 2.155 7.548 Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647 8.175 Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119 0.708 Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.291 0.19 Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004 1.156 Pot roast
Isoleucine 0.796 1.317 Pot roast
Leucine 1.925 2.302 Pot roast
Lysine 2.282 2.446 Pot roast
Methionine 0.724 0.754 Pot roast
Phenylalanine 0.903 1.143 Pot roast
Valine 0.902 1.436 Pot roast
Histidine 0.749 0.924 Pot roast
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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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/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.