Turkey vs Lamb Chops: All Nutritional Differences

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Turkey - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Lamb chops - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Fact 1: There is Less Calories in Turkey meat

At first glance, you can see that in turkey meat is much less calories than in lamb chop.

Turkey meat has 161 kcal per 100g and lamb chop 313 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 94%.

Additionally, it is also easy to notice that most of the calories in turkey meat cames from protein and in lamb chop from fat.

See tables below to compare turkey meat with lamb chop in details.

Fact 2: Turkey meat And Lamb chop Nutrition Difference

Lamb chop vs Turkey meat: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gTurkeyLamb chops
Calories161 313
Fat7.43 g22.89 g
Protein21.96 g24.96 g
Water70.68 g51.14 g
Calcium11 mg20 mg
Iron0.75 mg1.8 mg
Magnessium25 mg24 mg
Potassium223 mg324 mg
Sodium105 mg399 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.038 mg0.099 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.139 mg0.248 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)8.968 mg7.041 mg
Vitaminium B60.711 mg0.129 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.007 mg0.018 mg
Vitaminium E0.07 mg0.13 mg

Less protein in turkey meat

It is aslo easy to see see that in turkey meat is less protein than in lamb chop.

There is 24.96g per 100g of lamb chop and 21.96g per 100g of turkey meat so using simple math we can see that difference is about 14%.

Less fat in turkey meat

In turkey meat is less fats than in lamb chop.

The tables above show us that there is 22.89g/100g of fats in lamb chop and 7.43g/100g in turkey meat. In this case difference is about 208%.


  • Calories161
  • Fat7.43 g
  • Protein21.96 g
  • Water70.68 g
Turkey calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS.
  • 57% PROTEIN
  • 43% FAT

Lamb chops

  • Calories313
  • Fat22.89 g
  • Protein24.96 g
  • Water51.14 g
Lamb chops calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS
  • 33% PROTEIN
  • 67% FAT

Vitamins: lamb chop vs turkey meat

Minerals: turkey meat vs lamb chop

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

calories-info.com creator
Healthy eating and living style promoter

All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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