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Turkey leg nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

Turkey, all classes, leg, meat and skin, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Turkey leg

Turkey leg
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
*Explanation
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0 (low)
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 144
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols 0 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs) 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook turkey) (105 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral. 9.6 (acidic)
Oxalates ⓘ Animal products do not contain oxalate. 0mg
TOP 26% Protein ⓘHigher in Protein content than 74% of foods
TOP 26% Cholesterol ⓘHigher in Cholesterol content than 74% of foods
TOP 30% Zinc ⓘHigher in Zinc content than 70% of foods
TOP 33% Polyunsaturated fat ⓘHigher in Polyunsaturated fat content than 67% of foods
TOP 34% Vitamin B5 ⓘHigher in Vitamin B5 content than 66% of foods

Turkey leg calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 144
Calories in 1 leg, bone removed 1175 816 g

Turkey leg Glycemic index (GI)

Source:
*Explanation
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0

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 65% 15% 76% 25% 10% 85% 48% 3% 144%
Calcium: 17 mg of 1,000 mg 2%
Iron: 1.72 mg of 8 mg 22%
Magnesium: 21 mg of 420 mg 5%
Phosphorus: 177 mg of 700 mg 25%
Potassium: 273 mg of 3,400 mg 8%
Sodium: 74 mg of 2,300 mg 3%
Zinc: 3.09 mg of 11 mg 28%
Copper: 0.142 mg of 1 mg 16%
Manganese: 0.022 mg of 2 mg 1%
Selenium: 26.4 µg of 55 µg 48%

Mineral chart - relative view

Zinc
3.09 mg
TOP 30%
Selenium
26.4 µg
TOP 37%
Copper
0.142 mg
TOP 39%
Potassium
273 mg
TOP 43%
Iron
1.72 mg
TOP 43%
Phosphorus
177 mg
TOP 45%
Sodium
74 mg
TOP 56%
Magnesium
21 mg
TOP 57%
Calcium
17 mg
TOP 59%
Manganese
0.022 mg
TOP 75%

Vitamin coverage chart

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% 20% 49% 56% 66% 79% 8% 49% 0% 0%
Vitamin A: 3 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0 mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.077 mg of 1 mg 6%
Vitamin B2: 0.211 mg of 1 mg 16%
Vitamin B3: 2.947 mg of 16 mg 18%
Vitamin B5: 1.09 mg of 5 mg 22%
Vitamin B6: 0.34 mg of 1 mg 26%
Folate: 10 µg of 400 µg 3%
Vitamin B12: 0.39 µg of 2 µg 16%
Choline: 0 mg of 550 mg 0%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B5
1.09 mg
TOP 34%
Vitamin B6
0.34 mg
TOP 37%
Vitamin B2
0.211 mg
TOP 42%
Vitamin B3
2.947 mg
TOP 51%
Vitamin B12
0.39 µg
TOP 52%
Vitamin B1
0.077 mg
TOP 58%
Folate
10 µg
TOP 62%
Vitamin A
3 IU
TOP 72%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

20% 7% 72% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 39%
19.54 g of 50 g
39%
Fats:
Daily Value: 10%
6.72 g of 65 g
10%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 0%
0 g of 300 g
0%
Water:
Daily Value: 4%
72.69 g of 2,000 g
4%
Other:
1.05 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 235% 246% 214% 169% 259% 160% 132% 170% 257%
Tryptophan: 219 mg of 280 mg 78%
Threonine: 861 mg of 1,050 mg 82%
Isoleucine: 998 mg of 1,400 mg 71%
Leucine: 1537 mg of 2,730 mg 56%
Lysine: 1809 mg of 2,100 mg 86%
Methionine: 557 mg of 1,050 mg 53%
Phenylalanine: 769 mg of 1,750 mg 44%
Valine: 1028 mg of 1,820 mg 56%
Histidine: 598 mg of 700 mg 85%

Fat type information

35% 35% 31%
Saturated Fat: 2.06 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.06 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.83 g

All nutrients for Turkey leg per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 144kcal 7% 61% 3.1 times more than OrangeOrange
Protein 19.54g 47% 26% 6.9 times more than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 6.72g 10% 44% 5 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 0mg 0% 100% N/ALemon
Net carbs 0g N/A 75% N/AChocolate
Carbs 0g 0% 100% N/ARice
Cholesterol 71mg 24% 26% 5.3 times less than EggEgg
Iron 1.72mg 22% 43% 1.5 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Calcium 17mg 2% 59% 7.4 times less than MilkMilk
Potassium 273mg 8% 43% 1.9 times more than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 21mg 5% 57% 6.7 times less than AlmondAlmond
Fiber 0g 0% 100% N/AOrange
Copper 0.14mg 16% 39% Equal to ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 3.09mg 28% 30% 2 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Phosphorus 177mg 25% 45% Equal to Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 74mg 3% 56% 6.6 times less than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 3IU 0% 72% 5568.7 times less than CarrotCarrot
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0% 72%
Selenium 26.4µg 48% 37%
Manganese 0.02mg 1% 75%
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 6% 58% 3.5 times less than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.21mg 16% 42% 1.6 times more than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 2.95mg 18% 51% 3.2 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B5 1.09mg 22% 34% Equal to Sunflower seedSunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.34mg 26% 37% 2.9 times more than OatOat
Vitamin B12 0.39µg 16% 52% 1.8 times less than PorkPork
Folate 10µg 3% 62% 6.1 times less than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Saturated Fat 2.06g 10% 46% 2.9 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Monounsaturated Fat 2.06g N/A 52% 4.8 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 1.83g N/A 33% 25.8 times less than WalnutWalnut
Tryptophan 0.22mg 0% 62% 1.4 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Threonine 0.86mg 0% 62% 1.2 times more than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Isoleucine 1mg 0% 59% 1.1 times more than Salmon rawSalmon raw
Leucine 1.54mg 0% 65% 1.6 times less than Tuna BluefinTuna Bluefin
Lysine 1.81mg 0% 60% 4 times more than TofuTofu
Methionine 0.56mg 0% 61% 5.8 times more than QuinoaQuinoa
Phenylalanine 0.77mg 0% 66% 1.2 times more than EggEgg
Valine 1.03mg 0% 62% 2 times less than Soybean rawSoybean raw
Histidine 0.6mg 0% 64% 1.3 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DHA 0.03g N/A 38% 48.7 times less than SalmonSalmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.02g N/A 39% 8.5 times less than SalmonSalmon

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 144
% Daily Value*
11%
Total Fat 7g
9%
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat g
24%
Cholesterol 71mg
3%
Sodium 74mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate 0g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 20g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 17mg 2%

Iron 2mg 25%

Potassium 273mg 8%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
limit break
 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
ok
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
ok
 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
ok
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Turkey leg nutrition infographic

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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. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171493/nutrients

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