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

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The main differences between Turkey neck and Turkey wing

  • Turkey neck is richer than Turkey wing in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B2, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Turkey neck is 57% higher.
  • Turkey neck contains 4 times more Sodium than Turkey wing. Turkey neck contains 233mg of Sodium, while Turkey wing contains 55mg.

Food types used in this article are Turkey from whole, neck, meat only, raw and Turkey, all classes, wing, 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 +71.4%
Contains more Zinc +120.1%
Contains more Copper +84.4%
Contains more Manganese +229.4%
Contains more Selenium +27.7%
Contains more Iron +24.8%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Potassium +80.5%
Contains less Sodium -76.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 165
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 5% 48% 15% 71% 22% 8% 43% 26% 3% 123%
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Zinc +120.1%
Contains more Copper +84.4%
Contains more Manganese +229.4%
Contains more Selenium +27.7%
Contains more Iron +24.8%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Potassium +80.5%
Contains less Sodium -76.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 165

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 +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +351.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.6%
Contains more Folate +40%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.05
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% 0% 0% 0% 13% 26% 83% 34% 95% 6% 49% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +351.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.6%
Contains more Folate +40%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.05

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +14.2%
Contains more Other +57.7%
Contains more Protein +22.5%
Contains more Fats +104%
17% 6% 76%
Protein: 16.51 g
Fats: 6.04 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.92 g
Other: 1.53 g
20% 12% 66%
Protein: 20.22 g
Fats: 12.32 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 66.49 g
Other: 0.97 g
Contains more Water +14.2%
Contains more Other +57.7%
Contains more Protein +22.5%
Contains more Fats +104%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -49.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +172.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +93.5%
33% 37% 30%
Saturated Fat: 1.647 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.824 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.478 g
30% 45% 26%
Saturated Fat: 3.28 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.97 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.86 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -49.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +172.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +93.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey neck Turkey wing Opinion
Protein 16.51g 20.22g Turkey wing
Fats 6.04g 12.32g Turkey wing
Calories 125kcal 197kcal Turkey wing
Calcium 24mg 14mg Turkey neck
Iron 1.01mg 1.26mg Turkey wing
Magnesium 15mg 21mg Turkey wing
Phosphorus 160mg 165mg Turkey wing
Potassium 133mg 240mg Turkey wing
Sodium 233mg 55mg Turkey wing
Zinc 3.39mg 1.54mg Turkey neck
Copper 0.142mg 0.077mg Turkey neck
Manganese 0.056mg 0.017mg Turkey neck
Selenium 28.6µg 22.4µg Turkey neck
Vitamin A 43IU 11IU Turkey neck
Vitamin A RAE 13µg 3µg Turkey neck
Vitamin E 0.12mg Turkey neck
Vitamin D 13IU Turkey neck
Vitamin D 0.3µg Turkey neck
Vitamin B1 0.051mg 0.05mg Turkey neck
Vitamin B2 0.211mg 0.11mg Turkey neck
Vitamin B3 4.924mg 4.425mg Turkey neck
Vitamin B5 0.801mg 0.554mg Turkey neck
Vitamin B6 0.364mg 0.41mg Turkey wing
Folate 5µg 7µg Turkey wing
Vitamin B12 1.76µg 0.39µg Turkey neck
Choline 54mg Turkey neck
Tryptophan 0.176mg 0.217mg Turkey wing
Threonine 0.6mg 0.866mg Turkey wing
Isoleucine 0.473mg 0.975mg Turkey wing
Leucine 1.144mg 1.531mg Turkey wing
Lysine 1.363mg 1.773mg Turkey wing
Methionine 0.432mg 0.551mg Turkey wing
Phenylalanine 0.532mg 0.78mg Turkey wing
Valine 0.528mg 1.031mg Turkey wing
Histidine 0.448mg 0.585mg Turkey wing
Cholesterol 115mg 70mg Turkey wing
Saturated Fat 1.647g 3.28g Turkey neck
Omega-3 - DHA 0.005g 0.01g Turkey wing
Omega-3 - EPA 0.002g 0g Turkey neck
Omega-3 - DPA 0.008g 0.01g Turkey wing
Monounsaturated Fat 1.824g 4.97g Turkey wing
Polyunsaturated fat 1.478g 2.86g Turkey wing

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turkey neck Turkey wing
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
23%
Turkey wing
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Turkey neck
36%
Turkey wing

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey wing
Turkey wing is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey wing
Turkey wing contains less Sodium (difference - 178mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turkey wing
Turkey wing is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey neck
Turkey neck is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.633g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turkey neck
Turkey neck is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Turkey wing - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171495/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.