Amount Per 1 oz (28.4 g)
The breast of the turkey has less fat and calories than most other cuts of meat. However, do not assume just because a product is made from turkey that it is better for you. For example, a burger made from ground turkey can contain just as much saturated fat as a beef burger, depending on how much dark meat is included in the ground turkey.
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Go for fresh, lean, organic, and pasture-raised turkey that has been raised in humane conditions without antibiotics. Factory-farmed and conventionally raised turkeys are often injected with salt, water, and other preservatives during processing to extend shelf life and cut costs. Pasture-raised turkeys with access to vegetation also have a higher omega-3 content than factory-farmed turkeys.
Keep in mind that the amount of protein at each meal matters. You can only absorb so much at one time. Make sure to have a lean protein source at each meal and spread your intake throughout the day. Other good choices for protein include nuts, fish, eggs, dairy, soy, and legumes.
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Ground Turkey – 3 oz (85g)
|Amount Per 3 oz|
|Calories – 192||Calories from Fat – 103|
|Vitamins and Minerals|
|A 25.33µg||C 0mg|
|B-6 0.42mg||B-12 1.37µg|
|D 0.17µg||E 0.1mg|
|Calcium 31.45µg||Iron 1.5mg|
|Magnesium 23.29mg||Zinc 2.96mg|
|Potassium 232.05mg||Sodium 72.25mg|
Carbohydrate (1%)Fat (53%)Protein (46%)
Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4
A 3 1/2-ounce portion of turkey is about the size and thickness of a new deck of cards. The fat and calorie content varies because white meat has less fat and fewer calories than dark meat and skin. One gram of fat contains 9 calories, and one gram of protein contains 4 calories.
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How many calories are in a 3 oz turkey light meat?
There are 92 calories in 3 ounces of Turkey Light Meat (Fryer-Roasters).