Turkey is a food in the "Meat" category and it is high in proteins. It is a food with a moderate energy density: 100g provide about 10% of the recommended daily energy intake. Turkey as a high content of cholesterol, which is why its daily consumption should be limited. Turkey is rich in minerals and vitamins. The most present mineral is Potassium (K) and in 100g it contains enough Selenium (Se) to provide 51% of the daily requirement. The most common vitamin is Niacin (B3) and in 100g it contains enough Cobalamine (B12) to provide 79% of the daily requirement.
Glycemic Index: 0/100 (low)
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|Saturated 2||2.97 g||(of recommended max) 15%|
|Cholesterol 1||104 mg||(of recommended max) 42%|
1 A maximum of 250mg of cholesterol per day is recommended
2 A maximum of 20g of saturated fat per day is recommended
|Calcium (Ca)||31 mg||2%|
|Iron (Fe)||2 mg||11%|
|Magnesium (Mg)||29.1 mg||7%|
|Phosphorus (P)||259 mg||21%|
|Potassium (K)||304 mg||6%|
|Sodium (Na)||90 mg||4%|
|Zinc (Zn)||3.77 mg||34%|
|Copper (Cu)||0.166 mg||18%|
|Manganese (Mn)||0.01 mg||0%|
|Selenium (Se)||0.0284 mg||52%|
|Thiamin (B1)||0.088 mg||7%|
|Riboflavin (B2)||0.262 mg||20%|
|Niacin (B3)||8.09 mg||51%|
|Pantothenic acid (B5)||1.4 mg||28%|
|Pyridoxine (B6)||0.497 mg||29%|
|Cobalamine (B12)||0.0019 mg||79%|
|Vitamin A||0.03 mg||3%|
|Vitamin E||0.18 mg||1%|
This graph shows the relative percentage of each macronutrient in relation to the one most present. Turkey is high in proteins.
This graph shows the percentage of each vitamin in relation to the one most present. The most abundant vitamin is Niacin (B3). Niacin (B3) is a water soluble vitamin. This means that it is easily absorbed by the body and any excess is removed. Niacin (B3) helps maintain healthy skin and nerves and it helps lower cholesterol levels.
This graph shows the amount of each vitamin (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).
This graph shows the percentage of each mineral in relation to the one most present. The most abundant mineral is Potassium (K). Potassium (K) is labeled as macromineral because the body needs it in high amount. Potassium (K) helps the body keep proper fluid balance, nerve transmission, and muscle contraction.
This graph shows the amount of each mineral (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).