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Turkey neck vs. Chicken breast — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Turkey neck and Chicken breast

  • Turkey neck has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Copper, and Vitamin B2, however, Chicken breast has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Choline.
  • Chicken breast's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 62% more.
  • Turkey neck has 5 times more Vitamin B12 than Chicken breast. Turkey neck has 1.76µg of Vitamin B12, while Chicken breast has 0.37µg.
  • Chicken breast is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Turkey from whole, neck, meat only, raw and Chicken, broilers or fryers, breast, meat only, cooked, fried.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Zinc +213.9%
Contains more Copper +163%
Contains more Manganese +166.7%
Contains more Iron +12.9%
Contains more Magnesium +106.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +107.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.1%
Equal in Selenium - 26.2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 38% 11% 69% 12% 31% 93% 48% 8% 156%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 43% 23% 106% 25% 11% 30% 18% 3% 143%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Zinc +213.9%
Contains more Copper +163%
Contains more Manganese +166.7%
Contains more Iron +12.9%
Contains more Magnesium +106.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +107.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.1%
Equal in Selenium - 26.2

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +87%
Contains more Vitamin D +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.8%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +375.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +54.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.8%
Contains more Choline +77.6%
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 Choline Vitamin K 3% 3% 9% 0% 13% 49% 93% 49% 84% 4% 221% 30% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 9% 3% 0% 20% 29% 278% 63% 148% 3% 47% 53% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +87%
Contains more Vitamin D +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.8%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +375.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +54.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.8%
Contains more Choline +77.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +28.2%
Contains more Water +26.1%
Contains more Other +35.4%
Contains more Protein +102.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
17% 6% 76%
Protein: 16.51 g
Fats: 6.04 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.92 g
Other: 1.53 g
33% 5% 60%
Protein: 33.44 g
Fats: 4.71 g
Carbs: 0.51 g
Water: 60.21 g
Other: 1.13 g
Contains more Fats +28.2%
Contains more Water +26.1%
Contains more Other +35.4%
Contains more Protein +102.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +38.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -21.7%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 1.72
33% 37% 30%
Saturated Fat: 1.647 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.824 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.478 g
32% 42% 26%
Saturated Fat: 1.29 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.72 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.07 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +38.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -21.7%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 1.72

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Turkey neck Chicken breast
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey neck Chicken breast Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.51g Chicken breast
Protein 16.51g 33.44g Chicken breast
Fats 6.04g 4.71g Turkey neck
Carbs 0g 0.51g Chicken breast
Calories 125kcal 187kcal Chicken breast
Calcium 24mg 16mg Turkey neck
Iron 1.01mg 1.14mg Chicken breast
Magnesium 15mg 31mg Chicken breast
Phosphorus 160mg 246mg Chicken breast
Potassium 133mg 276mg Chicken breast
Sodium 233mg 79mg Chicken breast
Zinc 3.39mg 1.08mg Turkey neck
Copper 0.142mg 0.054mg Turkey neck
Manganese 0.056mg 0.021mg Turkey neck
Selenium 28.6µg 26.2µg Turkey neck
Vitamin A 43IU 23IU Turkey neck
Vitamin A RAE 13µg 7µg Turkey neck
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.42mg Chicken breast
Vitamin D 13IU 5IU Turkey neck
Vitamin D 0.3µg 0.1µg Turkey neck
Vitamin B1 0.051mg 0.079mg Chicken breast
Vitamin B2 0.211mg 0.125mg Turkey neck
Vitamin B3 4.924mg 14.782mg Chicken breast
Vitamin B5 0.801mg 1.04mg Chicken breast
Vitamin B6 0.364mg 0.64mg Chicken breast
Folate 5µg 4µg Turkey neck
Vitamin B12 1.76µg 0.37µg Turkey neck
Choline 54mg 95.9mg Chicken breast
Vitamin K 0µg 2.4µg Chicken breast
Tryptophan 0.176mg 0.39mg Chicken breast
Threonine 0.6mg 1.412mg Chicken breast
Isoleucine 0.473mg 1.765mg Chicken breast
Leucine 1.144mg 2.509mg Chicken breast
Lysine 1.363mg 2.836mg Chicken breast
Methionine 0.432mg 0.925mg Chicken breast
Phenylalanine 0.532mg 1.328mg Chicken breast
Valine 0.528mg 1.659mg Chicken breast
Histidine 0.448mg 1.037mg Chicken breast
Cholesterol 115mg 91mg Chicken breast
Saturated Fat 1.647g 1.29g Chicken breast
Omega-3 - DHA 0.005g 0.03g Chicken breast
Omega-3 - EPA 0.002g 0.01g Chicken breast
Omega-3 - DPA 0.008g 0.02g Chicken breast
Monounsaturated Fat 1.824g 1.72g Turkey neck
Polyunsaturated fat 1.478g 1.07g Turkey neck

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Turkey neck Chicken breast
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
43%
Turkey neck
50%
Chicken breast
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Turkey neck
40%
Chicken breast

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken breast
Chicken breast contains less Sodium (difference - 154mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken breast
Chicken breast is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken breast
Chicken breast is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.357g)
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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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References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Turkey neck - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171086/nutrients
  2. Chicken breast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171078/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.