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Nutritional Profile of Raw Turkey Leg (All Classes, Meat & Skin)

We got 63 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Raw Turkey Leg (All Classes, Meat & Skin).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks high (Top 250) for 15 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks moderately (Top 500) for 18 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Poultry Products) shows that it ranks sky-high (Top 10) for one nutrient:

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks notably well (Top 25) for three additional nutrients:

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Raw Turkey Leg (All Classes, Meat & Skin)

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

Secondly you'll find a lipid (fat) profile that shows you the content of saturated, mono-, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of Raw Turkey Leg (All Classes, Meat & Skin)

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of Raw Turkey Leg (All Classes, Meat & Skin)

6.7%
19.5%
72.7%
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

After the overview this macronutrient profile provided let's dive deeper and take a look at the lipid (fat) profile!

Lipid (fat) profile of Raw Turkey Leg (All Classes, Meat & Skin)

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Here's a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

Figure 2. Lipid (fat) profile of Raw Turkey Leg (All Classes, Meat & Skin)

2.1%
2.1%
1.8%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of Raw Turkey Leg (All Classes, Meat & Skin)

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: Raw Turkey Leg (All Classes, Meat & Skin)

In food category: Poultry Products

Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
2.1 g
584 mg
398
1546
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
1.8 g
518.8 mg
287
1161
Fatty Acids, total saturated
2.1 g
584 mg
280
1429
Total Lipid (Fat)
6.7 g
1.9 g
284
1077
Saturated Fats (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Lauric Acid (12:0)
10 mg
2.8 mg
57
700
Myristic Acid (14:0)
50 mg
14.2 mg
118
1100
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
1.2 g
345.9 mg
308
1220
Stearic Acid (18:0)
540 mg
153.1 mg
254
1152
Monounsaturated Fats (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Erucic Acid (22:1)
10 mg
2.8 mg
8
201
Oleic Acid (18:1)
1.7 g
476.3 mg
375
1617
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
330 mg
93.6 mg
248
653
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
20 mg
5.7 mg
124
454
Polyunsaturated Fats (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Docosahexaenoic Acid, DHA (22:6 n-3)
30 mg
8.5 mg
19
392
Docosapentaenoic Acid, DPA (22:5 n-3)
20 mg
5.7 mg
17
177
Eicosatetraenoic Acid, ETA (20:4)
150 mg
42.5 mg
43
144
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
1.5 g
436.6 mg
275
1145
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
80 mg
22.7 mg
191
876
Amino Acids (18)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Alanine
1.2 g
348.7 mg
65
128
Arginine
1.4 g
388.4 mg
68
174
Aspartic Acid
1.9 g
535.8 mg
94
200
Cystine
209 mg
59.3 mg
146
287
Glutamic Acid
3.2 g
893 mg
117
327
Glycine
1.1 g
303.3 mg
93
152
Histidine
598 mg
169.5 mg
167
443
Isoleucine
998 mg
282.9 mg
61
114
Leucine
1.5 g
436.6 mg
91
191
Lysine
1.8 g
513.1 mg
93
174
Methionine
557 mg
157.9 mg
164
413
Phenylalanine
769 mg
218 mg
145
328
Proline
861 mg
244.1 mg
115
299
Serine
866 mg
245.5 mg
94
245
Threonine
861 mg
244.1 mg
101
236
Tryptophan
219 mg
62.1 mg
123
246
Tyrosine
757 mg
214.6 mg
122
316
Valine
1 g
292 mg
56
133
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
19.5 g
5.5 g
213
360
Water-soluble Vitamins (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
10 µg
2.8 µg
53
445
Folate, food
10 µg
2.8 µg
37
279
Folate, total
10 µg
2.8 µg
46
382
Niacin
3 mg
836.3 µg
440
1101
Pantothenic Acid
1.1 mg
309 µg
68
226
Riboflavin
211 µg
59.8 µg
145
600
Thiamin
77 µg
21.8 µg
124
807
Vitamin B12
0.4 µg
0.1 µg
150
690
Vitamin B6
340 µg
96.4 µg
242
641
Fat-soluble Vitamins (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Retinol
1 µg
0.3 µg
103
480
Vitamin A, IU
3 IU
0.9 IU
174
1035
Vitamin A, RAE
1 µg
0.3 µg
105
712
Minerals (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
17 mg
4.8 mg
40
533
Copper, Cu
142 µg
40.3 µg
76
707
Iron, Fe
1.7 mg
487.6 µg
103
749
Magnesium, Mg
21 mg
6 mg
20
332
Manganese, Mn
22 µg
6.2 µg
62
1008
Phosphorus, P
177 mg
50.2 mg
109
487
Potassium, K
273 mg
77.4 mg
77
625
Selenium, Se
26.4 µg
7.5 µg
123
427
Sodium, Na
74 mg
21 mg
295
1075
Zinc, Zn
3.1 mg
876 µg
70
604
Other Micronutrients (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Cholesterol
71 mg
20.1 mg
108
310
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
72.7 g
20.6 g
35
955
Other (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
890 mg
252.3 mg
83
573
Kcal (Energy)
144 kcal
40.8 kcal
189
544
KJ (Energy)
602 kj
170.7 kj
190
589
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of raw turkey leg (all classes, meat & skin) with 63 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of Raw Turkey Leg (All Classes, Meat & Skin)

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Unit (yield From 1 Lb Ready-to-cook Turkey)105.0 g3.7 oz
Leg, Bone Removed816.0 g28.8 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of raw turkey leg (all classes, meat & skin)

1 Similar Poultry Products

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Similar Poultry Products 1 - 1

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Figure 5. One similar poultry products.

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