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

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How are Turkey neck and Pork shoulder different?

  • Turkey neck is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Copper, Zinc, and Selenium, however, Pork shoulder is richer in Vitamin B1, and Vitamin D.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Pork shoulder is 60% higher.
  • Turkey neck contains 4 times more Sodium than Pork shoulder. While Turkey neck contains 233mg of Sodium, Pork shoulder contains only 65mg.

Turkey from whole, neck, meat only, raw and Pork, fresh, shoulder, 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 +60%
Contains more Zinc +25.6%
Contains more Copper +69%
Contains more Manganese +409.1%
Contains more Selenium +12.2%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.8%
Contains more Potassium +127.1%
Contains less Sodium -72.1%
Equal in Iron - 1.05
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 4.5% 39% 13% 78% 27% 8.5% 74% 28% 1.4% 139%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Zinc +25.6%
Contains more Copper +69%
Contains more Manganese +409.1%
Contains more Selenium +12.2%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.8%
Contains more Potassium +127.1%
Contains less Sodium -72.1%
Equal in Iron - 1.05

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 B3 +28.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +137.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1403.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.3%
Contains more Choline +12.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.348
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 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 0.42% 3.8% 51% 2.3% 192% 63% 72% 43% 80% 3.8% 93% 33% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +514.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +137.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1403.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.3%
Contains more Choline +12.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.348
Equal in Folate - 5

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +18.6%
Contains more Other +88.9%
Contains more Fats +197.8%
Equal in Protein - 17.18
17% 6% 76%
Protein: 16.51 g
Fats: 6.04 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.92 g
Other: 1.53 g
17% 18% 64%
Protein: 17.18 g
Fats: 17.99 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 64.02 g
Other: 0.81 g
Contains more Water +18.6%
Contains more Other +88.9%
Contains more Fats +197.8%
Equal in Protein - 17.18

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -73.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +339.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +29.9%
33% 37% 30%
Saturated Fat: 1.647 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.824 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.478 g
39% 50% 12%
Saturated Fat: 6.24 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.01 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.92 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -73.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +339.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +29.9%

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 shoulder
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 shoulder Opinion
Protein 16.51g 17.18g Pork shoulder
Fats 6.04g 17.99g Pork shoulder
Calories 125kcal 236kcal Pork shoulder
Calcium 24mg 15mg Turkey neck
Iron 1.01mg 1.05mg Pork shoulder
Magnesium 15mg 18mg Pork shoulder
Phosphorus 160mg 182mg Pork shoulder
Potassium 133mg 302mg Pork shoulder
Sodium 233mg 65mg Pork shoulder
Zinc 3.39mg 2.7mg Turkey neck
Copper 0.142mg 0.084mg Turkey neck
Manganese 0.056mg 0.011mg Turkey neck
Selenium 28.6µg 25.5µg Turkey neck
Vitamin A 43IU 7IU Turkey neck
Vitamin A RAE 13µg 2µg Turkey neck
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.19mg Pork shoulder
Vitamin D 13IU 70IU Pork shoulder
Vitamin D 0.3µg 1.7µg Pork shoulder
Vitamin C 0mg 0.7mg Pork shoulder
Vitamin B1 0.051mg 0.767mg Pork shoulder
Vitamin B2 0.211mg 0.275mg Pork shoulder
Vitamin B3 4.924mg 3.833mg Turkey neck
Vitamin B5 0.801mg 0.719mg Turkey neck
Vitamin B6 0.364mg 0.348mg Turkey neck
Folate 5µg 5µg
Vitamin B12 1.76µg 0.74µg Turkey neck
Choline 54mg 60.6mg Pork shoulder
Tryptophan 0.176mg 0.208mg Pork shoulder
Threonine 0.6mg 0.768mg Pork shoulder
Isoleucine 0.473mg 0.781mg Pork shoulder
Leucine 1.144mg 1.36mg Pork shoulder
Lysine 1.363mg 1.531mg Pork shoulder
Methionine 0.432mg 0.441mg Pork shoulder
Phenylalanine 0.532mg 0.681mg Pork shoulder
Valine 0.528mg 0.921mg Pork shoulder
Histidine 0.448mg 0.656mg Pork shoulder
Cholesterol 115mg 71mg Pork shoulder
Saturated Fat 1.647g 6.24g 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 8.01g Pork shoulder
Polyunsaturated fat 1.478g 1.92g Pork shoulder

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Turkey neck Pork shoulder
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
49%
Pork shoulder
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Turkey neck
41%
Pork shoulder

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey neck
Turkey neck is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.593g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork shoulder
Pork shoulder contains less Sodium (difference - 168mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork shoulder
Pork shoulder is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 44mg)
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 shoulder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167843/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.