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

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Summary of differences between Turkey neck and Chicken neck

  • Turkey neck has more Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Zinc, Vitamin B3, Copper, and Phosphorus, however, Chicken neck is higher in Iron.
  • Turkey neck covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 62% more than Chicken neck.
  • Turkey neck has 4 times more Sodium than Chicken neck. While Turkey neck has 233mg of Sodium, Chicken neck has only 64mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Turkey from whole, neck, meat only, raw and Chicken, broilers or fryers, neck, meat and skin, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains more Zinc +82.3%
Contains more Copper +77.5%
Contains more Manganese +69.7%
Contains more Selenium +138.3%
Contains more Iron +88.1%
Contains less Sodium -72.5%
Equal in Potassium - 137
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% 72% 10% 48% 13% 9% 51% 27% 5% 66%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains more Zinc +82.3%
Contains more Copper +77.5%
Contains more Manganese +69.7%
Contains more Selenium +138.3%
Contains more Iron +88.1%
Contains less Sodium -72.5%
Equal in Potassium - 137

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 B2 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +114.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +576.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +402.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.047
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.191
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.85
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 13% 6% 0% 0% 12% 45% 68% 51% 40% 4% 33% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +114.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +576.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +402.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.047
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.191
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.85
Equal in Folate - 5

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +17.3%
Contains more Water +26.6%
Contains more Fats +334.4%
17% 6% 76%
Protein: 16.51 g
Fats: 6.04 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.92 g
Other: 1.53 g
14% 26% 60%
Protein: 14.07 g
Fats: 26.24 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.99 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Protein +17.3%
Contains more Water +26.6%
Contains more Fats +334.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -77.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +478.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +284.3%
33% 37% 30%
Saturated Fat: 1.647 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.824 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.478 g
31% 45% 24%
Saturated Fat: 7.27 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 10.55 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.68 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -77.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +478.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +284.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey neck Chicken neck Opinion
Protein 16.51g 14.07g Turkey neck
Fats 6.04g 26.24g Chicken neck
Calories 125kcal 297kcal Chicken neck
Calcium 24mg 18mg Turkey neck
Iron 1.01mg 1.9mg Chicken neck
Magnesium 15mg 13mg Turkey neck
Phosphorus 160mg 112mg Turkey neck
Potassium 133mg 137mg Chicken neck
Sodium 233mg 64mg Chicken neck
Zinc 3.39mg 1.86mg Turkey neck
Copper 0.142mg 0.08mg Turkey neck
Manganese 0.056mg 0.033mg Turkey neck
Selenium 28.6µg 12µg Turkey neck
Vitamin A 43IU 216IU Chicken neck
Vitamin A RAE 13µg 65µg Chicken neck
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.3mg Chicken neck
Vitamin D 13IU Turkey neck
Vitamin D 0.3µg Turkey neck
Vitamin B1 0.051mg 0.047mg Turkey neck
Vitamin B2 0.211mg 0.191mg Turkey neck
Vitamin B3 4.924mg 3.608mg Turkey neck
Vitamin B5 0.801mg 0.85mg Chicken neck
Vitamin B6 0.364mg 0.17mg Turkey neck
Folate 5µg 5µg
Vitamin B12 1.76µg 0.26µg Turkey neck
Choline 54mg Turkey neck
Tryptophan 0.176mg 0.137mg Turkey neck
Threonine 0.6mg 0.545mg Turkey neck
Isoleucine 0.473mg 0.588mg Chicken neck
Leucine 1.144mg 0.933mg Turkey neck
Lysine 1.363mg 1.005mg Turkey neck
Methionine 0.432mg 0.332mg Turkey neck
Phenylalanine 0.532mg 0.514mg Turkey neck
Valine 0.528mg 0.641mg Chicken neck
Histidine 0.448mg 0.348mg Turkey neck
Cholesterol 115mg 99mg Chicken neck
Saturated Fat 1.647g 7.27g Turkey neck
Omega-3 - DHA 0.005g 0.06g Chicken neck
Omega-3 - EPA 0.002g 0.02g Chicken neck
Omega-3 - DPA 0.008g 0.03g Chicken neck
Monounsaturated Fat 1.824g 10.55g Chicken neck
Polyunsaturated fat 1.478g 5.68g Chicken neck

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turkey neck Chicken neck
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
21%
Chicken neck
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Turkey neck
30%
Chicken neck

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Turkey neck
Turkey neck is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey neck
Turkey neck is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.623g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turkey neck
Turkey neck is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken neck
Chicken neck is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken neck
Chicken neck contains less Sodium (difference - 169mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken neck
Chicken neck is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
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 neck - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172382/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.