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Turkey neck vs. Lamb — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Turkey neck and Lamb

  • Turkey neck has more Vitamin B6, while Lamb has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Choline, and Potassium.
  • Lamb's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 36% higher.
  • Lamb contains 3 times less Sodium than Turkey neck. Turkey neck contains 233mg of Sodium, while Lamb contains 72mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Turkey from whole, neck, meat only, raw and Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked.

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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 Copper +19.3%
Contains more Manganese +154.5%
Contains more Iron +86.1%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.5%
Contains more Potassium +133.1%
Contains less Sodium -69.1%
Contains more Zinc +31.6%
Equal in Selenium - 26.4
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7.2% 38% 11% 69% 12% 30% 92% 47% 7.3% 156%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5.1% 71% 16% 81% 27% 9.4% 122% 40% 2.9% 144%
Contains more Calcium +41.2%
Contains more Copper +19.3%
Contains more Manganese +154.5%
Contains more Iron +86.1%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.5%
Contains more Potassium +133.1%
Contains less Sodium -69.1%
Contains more Zinc +31.6%
Equal in Selenium - 26.4

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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Lamb
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180%
Contains more Vitamin E +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.3%
Contains more Folate +260%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +44.9%
Contains more Choline +73.5%
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 2.6% 2.4% 9% 0% 13% 49% 92% 48% 84% 3.8% 220% 29% 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% 2.8% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 51% 12%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180%
Contains more Vitamin E +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.3%
Contains more Folate +260%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +44.9%
Contains more Choline +73.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +41.3%
Contains more Other +86.6%
Contains more Protein +48.5%
Contains more Fats +246.7%
17% 6% 76%
Protein: 16.51 g
Fats: 6.04 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.92 g
Other: 1.53 g
25% 21% 54%
Protein: 24.52 g
Fats: 20.94 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 53.72 g
Other: 0.82 g
Contains more Water +41.3%
Contains more Other +86.6%
Contains more Protein +48.5%
Contains more Fats +246.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +383.6%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 1.51
33% 37% 30%
Saturated Fat: 1.647 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.824 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.478 g
46% 46% 8%
Saturated Fat: 8.83 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.82 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.51 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +383.6%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 1.51

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey neck Lamb Opinion
Protein 16.51g 24.52g Lamb
Fats 6.04g 20.94g Lamb
Calories 125kcal 294kcal Lamb
Calcium 24mg 17mg Turkey neck
Iron 1.01mg 1.88mg Lamb
Magnesium 15mg 23mg Lamb
Phosphorus 160mg 188mg Lamb
Potassium 133mg 310mg Lamb
Sodium 233mg 72mg Lamb
Zinc 3.39mg 4.46mg Lamb
Copper 0.142mg 0.119mg Turkey neck
Manganese 0.056mg 0.022mg Turkey neck
Selenium 28.6µg 26.4µg Turkey neck
Vitamin A 43IU 0IU Turkey neck
Vitamin A RAE 13µg 0µg Turkey neck
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.14mg Lamb
Vitamin D 13IU 2IU Turkey neck
Vitamin D 0.3µg 0.1µg Turkey neck
Vitamin B1 0.051mg 0.1mg Lamb
Vitamin B2 0.211mg 0.25mg Lamb
Vitamin B3 4.924mg 6.66mg Lamb
Vitamin B5 0.801mg 0.66mg Turkey neck
Vitamin B6 0.364mg 0.13mg Turkey neck
Folate 5µg 18µg Lamb
Vitamin B12 1.76µg 2.55µg Lamb
Choline 54mg 93.7mg Lamb
Vitamin K 0µg 4.6µg Lamb
Tryptophan 0.176mg 0.287mg Lamb
Threonine 0.6mg 1.05mg Lamb
Isoleucine 0.473mg 1.183mg Lamb
Leucine 1.144mg 1.908mg Lamb
Lysine 1.363mg 2.166mg Lamb
Methionine 0.432mg 0.629mg Lamb
Phenylalanine 0.532mg 0.998mg Lamb
Valine 0.528mg 1.323mg Lamb
Histidine 0.448mg 0.777mg Lamb
Cholesterol 115mg 97mg Lamb
Saturated Fat 1.647g 8.83g Turkey neck
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 8.82g Lamb
Polyunsaturated fat 1.478g 1.51g Lamb

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turkey neck Lamb
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
52%
Lamb
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Turkey neck
52%
Lamb

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey neck
Turkey neck is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.183g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turkey neck
Turkey neck is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb
Lamb contains less Sodium (difference - 161mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lamb
Lamb is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lamb
Lamb is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Lamb - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.