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

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A recap on differences between Turkey wing and Pork loin

  • Turkey wing has more Iron, and Polyunsaturated fat, however, Pork loin is higher in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B12.
  • Pork loin covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 71% more than Turkey wing.
  • Pork loin contains 2 times less Polyunsaturated fat than Turkey wing. Turkey wing contains 2.86g of Polyunsaturated fat, while Pork loin contains 1.34g.
  • Turkey wing has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Turkey, all classes, wing, meat and skin, raw and Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, 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 Iron +59.5%
Contains more Copper +37.5%
Contains more Manganese +54.5%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.4%
Contains more Potassium +48.3%
Contains more Zinc +13%
Contains more Selenium +48.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Sodium - 50
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 48% 15% 71% 22% 8% 43% 26% 3% 123%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 30% 15% 85% 32% 7% 48% 19% 2% 182%
Contains more Iron +59.5%
Contains more Copper +37.5%
Contains more Manganese +54.5%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.4%
Contains more Potassium +48.3%
Contains more Zinc +13%
Contains more Selenium +48.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Sodium - 50

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 +57.1%
Contains more Folate +600%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1702%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +35.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.58
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%
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 +57.1%
Contains more Folate +600%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1702%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +35.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.58

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +27.6%
Equal in Protein - 19.74
Equal in Fats - 12.58
Equal in Water - 66.92
20% 12% 66%
Protein: 20.22 g
Fats: 12.32 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 66.49 g
Other: 0.97 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 Other +27.6%
Equal in Protein - 19.74
Equal in Fats - 12.58
Equal in Water - 66.92

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -24.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +113.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +12.9%
30% 45% 26%
Saturated Fat: 3.28 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.97 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.86 g
39% 50% 12%
Saturated Fat: 4.36 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.61 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.34 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -24.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +113.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +12.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Turkey wing Pork loin
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 wing Pork loin Opinion
Protein 20.22g 19.74g Turkey wing
Fats 12.32g 12.58g Pork loin
Calories 197kcal 198kcal Pork loin
Calcium 14mg 18mg Pork loin
Iron 1.26mg 0.79mg Turkey wing
Magnesium 21mg 21mg
Phosphorus 165mg 197mg Pork loin
Potassium 240mg 356mg Pork loin
Sodium 55mg 50mg Pork loin
Zinc 1.54mg 1.74mg Pork loin
Copper 0.077mg 0.056mg Turkey wing
Manganese 0.017mg 0.011mg Turkey wing
Selenium 22.4µg 33.2µg Pork loin
Vitamin A 11IU 7IU Turkey wing
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 2µg Turkey wing
Vitamin E 0.21mg Pork loin
Vitamin D 21IU Pork loin
Vitamin D 0.5µg Pork loin
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Pork loin
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.901mg Pork loin
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.248mg Pork loin
Vitamin B3 4.425mg 4.58mg Pork loin
Vitamin B5 0.554mg 0.723mg Pork loin
Vitamin B6 0.41mg 0.472mg Pork loin
Folate 7µg 1µg Turkey wing
Vitamin B12 0.39µg 0.53µg Pork loin
Choline 69.7mg Pork loin
Tryptophan 0.217mg 0.244mg Pork loin
Threonine 0.866mg 0.891mg Pork loin
Isoleucine 0.975mg 0.91mg Turkey wing
Leucine 1.531mg 1.572mg Pork loin
Lysine 1.773mg 1.766mg Turkey wing
Methionine 0.551mg 0.514mg Turkey wing
Phenylalanine 0.78mg 0.785mg Pork loin
Valine 1.031mg 1.064mg Pork loin
Histidine 0.585mg 0.77mg Pork loin
Cholesterol 70mg 63mg Pork loin
Saturated Fat 3.28g 4.36g Turkey wing
Omega-3 - DHA 0.01g 0g Turkey wing
Omega-3 - DPA 0.01g 0g Turkey wing
Monounsaturated Fat 4.97g 5.61g Pork loin
Polyunsaturated fat 2.86g 1.34g Turkey wing

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Turkey wing 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
23%
Turkey wing
50%
Pork loin
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Turkey wing
42%
Pork loin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey wing
Turkey wing is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey wing
Turkey wing is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.08g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork loin
Pork loin contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork loin
Pork loin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork loin
Pork loin 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 wing - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171495/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.