Turkey - Wild Wild West Jerky

Turkey Jerky

Turkey is low in fat and high in protein. It is an inexpensive source of iron, zinc, phosphorus, potassium and B vitamins. A serving of turkey is a 2 to 3-ounce cooked portion. The Food Guide Pyramid suggests 2 to 3 servings from the meat group each day.

Nutrient Comparison 
Per 100 grams (3.3 OZ.) of cooked lean meat

Species
Protein
(%)
Fat
(Grams)
Calories
(Kcal)
Iron
(Mg)
Cholesterol
(Mg)
Ostrich
26.9
2.8
140
3.2
83
Chicken
28.9
7.4
190
1.2
89
Turkey
29.3
5.0
170
1.8
76
Beef
29.9
9.3
211
3.0
86
Pork
29.3
9.7
212
1.1
86
Veal
31.9
6.6
196
1.2
118
Deer
30.2
3.2
158
4.5
112