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Turkey neck vs. Pork loin — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Turkey neck and Pork loin different?

  • Turkey neck is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Copper, however, Pork loin is richer in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Pork loin is 71% higher.
  • Turkey neck contains 5 times more Sodium than Pork loin. While Turkey neck contains 233mg of Sodium, Pork loin contains only 50mg.

Turkey from whole, neck, meat only, raw and Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, raw 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" 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 Iron +27.8%
Contains more Zinc +94.8%
Contains more Copper +153.6%
Contains more Manganese +409.1%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.1%
Contains more Potassium +167.7%
Contains less Sodium -78.5%
Contains more Selenium +16.1%
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% 30% 15% 85% 32% 7% 48% 19% 2% 182%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +27.8%
Contains more Zinc +94.8%
Contains more Copper +153.6%
Contains more Manganese +409.1%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.1%
Contains more Potassium +167.7%
Contains less Sodium -78.5%
Contains more Selenium +16.1%

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 +514.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.8%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +232.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin D +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.7%
Contains more Choline +29.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.58
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.723
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 1% 5% 15% 2% 226% 58% 86% 44% 109% 1% 67% 39% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +514.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.8%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +232.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin D +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.7%
Contains more Choline +29.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.58
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.723

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +13.4%
Contains more Other +101.3%
Contains more Protein +19.6%
Contains more Fats +108.3%
17% 6% 76%
Protein: 16.51 g
Fats: 6.04 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.92 g
Other: 1.53 g
20% 13% 67%
Protein: 19.74 g
Fats: 12.58 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 66.92 g
Other: 0.76 g
Contains more Water +13.4%
Contains more Other +101.3%
Contains more Protein +19.6%
Contains more Fats +108.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -62.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +10.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +207.6%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 1.34
33% 37% 30%
Saturated Fat: 1.647 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.824 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.478 g
39% 50% 12%
Saturated Fat: 4.36 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.61 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.34 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -62.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +10.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +207.6%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 1.34

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 Pork loin
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Pork loin Opinion
Protein 16.51g 19.74g Pork loin
Fats 6.04g 12.58g Pork loin
Calories 125kcal 198kcal Pork loin
Calcium 24mg 18mg Turkey neck
Iron 1.01mg 0.79mg Turkey neck
Magnesium 15mg 21mg Pork loin
Phosphorus 160mg 197mg Pork loin
Potassium 133mg 356mg Pork loin
Sodium 233mg 50mg Pork loin
Zinc 3.39mg 1.74mg Turkey neck
Copper 0.142mg 0.056mg Turkey neck
Manganese 0.056mg 0.011mg Turkey neck
Selenium 28.6µg 33.2µg Pork loin
Vitamin A 43IU 7IU Turkey neck
Vitamin A RAE 13µg 2µg Turkey neck
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.21mg Pork loin
Vitamin D 13IU 21IU Pork loin
Vitamin D 0.3µg 0.5µg Pork loin
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Pork loin
Vitamin B1 0.051mg 0.901mg Pork loin
Vitamin B2 0.211mg 0.248mg Pork loin
Vitamin B3 4.924mg 4.58mg Turkey neck
Vitamin B5 0.801mg 0.723mg Turkey neck
Vitamin B6 0.364mg 0.472mg Pork loin
Folate 5µg 1µg Turkey neck
Vitamin B12 1.76µg 0.53µg Turkey neck
Choline 54mg 69.7mg Pork loin
Tryptophan 0.176mg 0.244mg Pork loin
Threonine 0.6mg 0.891mg Pork loin
Isoleucine 0.473mg 0.91mg Pork loin
Leucine 1.144mg 1.572mg Pork loin
Lysine 1.363mg 1.766mg Pork loin
Methionine 0.432mg 0.514mg Pork loin
Phenylalanine 0.532mg 0.785mg Pork loin
Valine 0.528mg 1.064mg Pork loin
Histidine 0.448mg 0.77mg Pork loin
Cholesterol 115mg 63mg Pork loin
Saturated Fat 1.647g 4.36g 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 5.61g Pork loin
Polyunsaturated fat 1.478g 1.34g Turkey neck

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turkey neck Pork loin
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
50%
Pork loin
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Turkey neck
42%
Pork loin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey neck
Turkey neck is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.713g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork loin
Pork loin contains less Sodium (difference - 183mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork loin
Pork loin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 52mg)
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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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. Pork loin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167818/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.