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

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Summary of differences between Turkey neck and Chicken gizzard

  • Turkey neck has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B5, however, Chicken gizzard is higher in Iron, Selenium, Zinc, and Choline.
  • Chicken gizzard covers your daily need of Cholesterol 85% more than Turkey neck.
  • Turkey neck has 5 times more Vitamin B6 than Chicken gizzard. While Turkey neck has 0.364mg of Vitamin B6, Chicken gizzard has only 0.071mg.
  • Chicken gizzard has less Sodium.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Turkey from whole, neck, meat only, raw and Chicken, gizzard, all classes, cooked, simmered.

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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 +41.2%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Iron +215.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.1%
Contains more Potassium +34.6%
Contains less Sodium -76%
Contains more Zinc +30.4%
Contains more Copper +13.4%
Contains more Manganese +32.1%
Contains more Selenium +43.7%
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 6% 120% 3% 81% 16% 8% 121% 54% 10% 225%
Contains more Calcium +41.2%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Iron +215.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.1%
Contains more Potassium +34.6%
Contains less Sodium -76%
Contains more Zinc +30.4%
Contains more Copper +13.4%
Contains more Manganese +32.1%
Contains more Selenium +43.7%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +412.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Choline +93.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.21
Equal in Folate - 5
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 0% 4% 0% 0% 7% 49% 59% 29% 17% 4% 130% 57% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +412.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Choline +93.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.21
Equal in Folate - 5

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +125.4%
Contains more Water +11.8%
Contains more Protein +84.1%
17% 6% 76%
Protein: 16.51 g
Fats: 6.04 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.92 g
Other: 1.53 g
30% 3% 68%
Protein: 30.39 g
Fats: 2.68 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 67.93 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Fats +125.4%
Contains more Water +11.8%
Contains more Protein +84.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +245.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +318.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -59.3%
33% 37% 30%
Saturated Fat: 1.647 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.824 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.478 g
43% 34% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.67 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.528 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.353 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +245.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +318.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -59.3%

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 gizzard
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey neck Chicken gizzard Opinion
Protein 16.51g 30.39g Chicken gizzard
Fats 6.04g 2.68g Turkey neck
Calories 125kcal 154kcal Chicken gizzard
Calcium 24mg 17mg Turkey neck
Iron 1.01mg 3.19mg Chicken gizzard
Magnesium 15mg 3mg Turkey neck
Phosphorus 160mg 189mg Chicken gizzard
Potassium 133mg 179mg Chicken gizzard
Sodium 233mg 56mg Chicken gizzard
Zinc 3.39mg 4.42mg Chicken gizzard
Copper 0.142mg 0.161mg Chicken gizzard
Manganese 0.056mg 0.074mg Chicken gizzard
Selenium 28.6µg 41.1µg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin A 43IU 0IU Turkey neck
Vitamin A RAE 13µg 0µg Turkey neck
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.2mg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin D 13IU 0IU Turkey neck
Vitamin D 0.3µg 0µg Turkey neck
Vitamin B1 0.051mg 0.026mg Turkey neck
Vitamin B2 0.211mg 0.21mg Turkey neck
Vitamin B3 4.924mg 3.12mg Turkey neck
Vitamin B5 0.801mg 0.468mg Turkey neck
Vitamin B6 0.364mg 0.071mg Turkey neck
Folate 5µg 5µg
Vitamin B12 1.76µg 1.04µg Turkey neck
Choline 54mg 104.4mg Chicken gizzard
Tryptophan 0.176mg Turkey neck
Threonine 0.6mg Turkey neck
Isoleucine 0.473mg Turkey neck
Leucine 1.144mg Turkey neck
Lysine 1.363mg Turkey neck
Methionine 0.432mg Turkey neck
Phenylalanine 0.532mg Turkey neck
Valine 0.528mg Turkey neck
Histidine 0.448mg Turkey neck
Cholesterol 115mg 370mg Turkey neck
Trans Fat 0.13g Turkey neck
Saturated Fat 1.647g 0.67g Chicken gizzard
Omega-3 - DHA 0.005g 0g Turkey neck
Omega-3 - EPA 0.002g 0g Turkey neck
Omega-3 - DPA 0.008g 0g Turkey neck
Monounsaturated Fat 1.824g 0.528g Turkey neck
Polyunsaturated fat 1.478g 0.353g Turkey neck
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.019g Chicken gizzard
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.003g Chicken gizzard
Omega-3 - ALA 0.004g Chicken gizzard

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turkey neck Chicken gizzard
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
27%
Chicken gizzard
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Turkey neck
64%
Chicken gizzard

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turkey neck
Turkey neck is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 255mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turkey neck
Turkey neck is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard contains less Sodium (difference - 177mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.977g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard is relatively richer in minerals
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 ($)

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 gizzard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171457/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.