Ground Turkey Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 257

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 17g %26

Saturated Fat 5g %22

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 106mg %0

Sodium 85mg %5

Total Carbohydrate 0g %0

Dietary Fiber 0g %0

Total Sugars 0g

Protein 25g

Vitamin D 8.0IU %1

Calcium 49.0mg %3

Iron 2.0mg %11

Potassium 276mg %7

Phosphorus 263.0mg %26

* 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.

Vitamins in ground turkey

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin K 0.0µg %0

Vitamin E 0.1mg %1

Vitamin D 8.0IU %1

Vitamin A 117.0IU %4

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.1mg %7

Choline, total 76.7mg %14

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.3mg %20

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 1.4mg %28

Vitamin B6 0.5mg %36

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 7.7mg %48

Vitamin B12 1.6µg %67

Minerals in ground turkey

Manganese 0.0mg %1

Calcium 49.0mg %4

Sodium 85.0mg %6

Magnesium 28.0mg %7

Potassium 276.0mg %7

Iron 2.0mg %11

Copper 0.2mg %22

Zinc 3.6mg %25

Phosphorus 263.0mg %26

Selenium 36.1µg %66

Amino Acids in ground turkey

Valine 1.2g %60

Leucine 2.1g %71

Isoleucine 1.1g %75

Cystine 0.3g %87

Methionine 0.7g %95

Tyrosine 0.9g %95

Tryptophan 0.3g %95

Histidine 0.7g %99

Lysine 2.3g %100

Threonine 1.2g %103

Phenylalanine 1.0g %104

Fatty Acids in ground turkey

DHA 0.01g %5

EPA 0.02g %7

DPA 0.01g %9

Omega-3 0.26g %16

ALA 0.21g %19

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Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of ground turkey is 0.0/100 which makes it a low quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Ground Turkey has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Valine 39 47
Leucine 59 83
Isoleucine 30 45
Tryptophan 6 11
Histidine 15 30
Lysine 45 90
Threonine 23 46
Met+Cys 22 40
Phe+Tyr 30 75

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in ground turkey is 4.0 which makes it a medium P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of ground turkey is 2.6 which makes it a medium energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in ground turkey as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for ground turkey is 21/100 low).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for ground turkey

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 16.09 <4
Zinc:Copper 18.35 <12
Potassium:Sodium 3.25 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 1.75 <2
Iron:Copper 10.31 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.19 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 56%

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This food is not insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

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