Nutrition for Raw Turkey (raw)

Calories, Protein, Vitamins and More

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Raw Turkey Nutrition Summary

One ounce of raw raw turkey (28.3 grams) contains 41 calories and 6.1 grams of protein. Raw turkey consist of 73% water, 22% protein, 6% fat, and less than 1% of carbohydrates.

Raw turkey is an excellent source of a few nutrients, including potassium. It also contains significant amounts of protein, selenium, choline and phosphorus.

In one ounce of raw raw turkey:

  • Calories: 41
  • Protein: 6.1 g
  • Fat: 1.6 g, (Saturated: 0.4 g)
  • Cholesterol: 20.3 mg
  • Sodium: 31.6 mg
There is no significant amounts of sugar or dietary fiber in raw turkey.

See the Raw Turkey Nutrition Chart for complete recommended daily values.
The specific nutritional values from USDA is for: Turkey, whole, meat and skin, raw.

Calories in Raw Turkey

Raw turkey has 41 calories per ounce or 145 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from protein and fat.

63% of calories in raw turkey are from protein and 37% of calories are from fat.

Calories from Fat

A substantial amount, or 37% of the calories in raw Raw Turkey are from fat. Raw turkey has a moderate amount of total fat, with 1.6 grams per ounce. Most of the fat in raw turkey are healthier unsaturated fats.

Raw turkey contains 0.017515 grams of trans fat and20.3 mg of cholesterol.

  • Total fat: 1.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.3 mg
  • Trans fat: < 0.1 g
  • Saturated fat: 0.4 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.5 g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4 g

Omega-6 in Raw Turkey

A good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every ounce of raw turkey contains a total of 0.4 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in raw turkey comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid. [2]

  • linoleic acid: 0.37 g

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Protein in Raw Turkey

An excellent source of protein, a single ounce of Raw Turkey contains 12% of recommended daily values or 6.1 grams of protein. In addition, raw turkey is also a source of complete protein, meaning it abundantly contains all 9 essential amino acids.

  • Protein: 6.11 g
  • Tryptophan: 0.06 g
  • Threonine: 0.22 g
  • Isoleucine: 0.17 g
  • Leucine: 0.42 g
  • Lysine: 0.49 g
  • Methionine: 0.16 g
  • Phenylalanine: 0.19 g
  • Valine: 0.19 g
  • Histidine: 0.16 g

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Vitamins and Minerals in Raw Turkey

An good source of nutrients, raw raw turkey contains abundant amounts of potassium. In fact, a single ounce of raw turkey contains 3% of recommended daily values or 63.3 milligrams of potassium.

Vitamins in raw turkey (1 oz):
  • Vitamin a: 4.8 ug
  • Riboflavin: 0.1 mg
  • Niacin: 2.2 mg
  • Vitamin b6: 0.2 mg
  • Vitamin e: < 0.1 mg
  • Folate: 2 ug
  • Vitamin b12: 0.3 ug
Minerals in raw turkey (1 oz):
  • Calcium: 3.1 mg
  • Potassium: 63.3 mg
  • Iron: 0.2 mg
  • Magnesium: 7.1 mg
  • Zinc: 0.5 mg
  • Selenium: 6 ug
  • Phosphorus: 51.7 mg
  • Copper: < 0.1 mg
  • Choline: 16.4 mg
There is no significant amounts of manganese, thiamin, pantothenic acid, vitamin c or vitamin k in raw turkey.

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Raw Turkey Nutrition Chart

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Nutrition calculations are from Harvard Medical's nutrient guidelines [1] and USDA's food central database (2019) [2].
We calculated values from 2000 kCal daily recommended diet.

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