selenium in turkey information and values per serving and 100g

Welcome to the nutritional selenium content in 17 different types of turkey, ranging from 102.3 mcg to 22.4 mcg per 100g. The basic type of turkey is Turkey, heart, all classes, raw, where the amount of selenium in 100g is 35.4 mcg.

35.4 mcg of selenium per 100g, from Turkey, heart, all classes, raw corresponds to % of the selenium RDA. For a typical serving size of 1 piece (or 24 g) the amount of Selenium is 8.5 mcg. This corresponds to an RDA percentage of %.

The percentage of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for selenium is based on a 70 mcg RDA level for a mature adult.

Top ten turkey products high in selenium

Below is a summary list for the top ten turkey items ranked by the amount or level of selenium in 100g.

1. Turkey, liver, all classes, cooked, simmered : 102.3mcg
2. Turkey, liver, all classes, raw : 68.7mcg
3. Turkey, heart, all classes, cooked, simmered : 56.8mcg
4. Turkey, gizzard, all classes, cooked, simmered : 44.1mcg
5. Turkey, all classes, back, meat and skin, cooked, roasted : 37.8mcg
6. Turkey, all classes, leg, meat and skin, cooked, roasted : 37.8mcg
7. Turkey, heart, all classes, raw : 35.4mcg
8. Turkey, all classes, meat and skin and giblets and neck, cooked, roasted : 31.9mcg
9. Turkey, all classes, light meat, cooked, roasted : 30.2mcg
10. Turkey, all classes, wing, meat and skin, cooked, roasted : 29.9mcg

Following on from the ten top turkey items or products containing selenium we have a more comprehensive break down of Turkey, heart, all classes, raw, and the highest item containing selenium which is Turkey, liver, all classes, cooked, simmered. We also give a comparison of average values, median values and lowest values along with a comparison with other food groups and assess the effects of storage and preparation on the 17 types of turkey.

At the bottom of the page is the full list for the 17 different types of turkey based on the content in different servings in grams and oz (and other serving sizes), providing a comprehensive analysis of the selenium content in turkey.

Turkey, heart, all classes, raw - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Turkey, heart, all classes, raw should be considered along with the selenium content. This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Poultry Products.Other important and selenium related nutrients are Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 140 kcal (7% RDA), the amount of Protein is 16.7 g (30% RDA), the amount of Fat is 7.44 g (11% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 0.4 g. The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the RDA chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the selenium levels in turkey.

selenium and nutrition facts in turkey per 100g

Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Turkey, heart, all classes, raw has a nutritional value score of 16 out of 100.

Amount of selenium per 100 Calories

100 calories of turkey, heart, all classes, raw is a serving size of 0.71 g, and the amount of Selenium is 25.29 mcg. Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Fat, in 100 Calories are as follows; Protein 11.93 g (21.43% RDA), Fat 5.31 g (7.86% RDA), Carbohydrate 0.29 g (0% RDA). This is shown in the selenium RDA percentage chart below, based on 100 Calories, along with the other important nutrients and macro nutrients. selenium and nutrition facts in turkey per 100 calories

Content per Typical Serving Size 1 piece (or 24 g)

For the food Turkey, heart, all classes, raw the typical serving size is 1 piece (or 24 g) which contains 8.5 mcg of Selenium. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 33.6 kcal, the Protein content is 4.01 g, the Fat content is 1.79 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0.1 g. The percentages are shown below in the selenium chart, for the typical serving of selenium and the related and important nutritional values.selenium and nutritional content in turkey

Macronutrients in Turkey, heart, all classes, raw


The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food described above is measured in grams per 100g and grams in a typical serving size (in this case 1 piece or 24 g), although it is also useful to give the number of calories from protein, fat and carbohydrate which are the most important macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. From protein the number of calories is 17.1 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 16.1 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 0.4 (kcal).selenium, calories and nutritional content in turkey

Mcg of selenium in turkey (per 100g)

This list of 17 types of turkey, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Turkey, liver, all classes, cooked, simmered through to Turkey, all classes, wing, meat and skin, raw where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional selenium content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much selenium in turkey.

The list below gives the total selenium content in the 17 items from the general description 'turkey' each of which show the selenium amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. Below, is the top 17 food items shown in the selenium chart. This gives a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.

turkey selenium per 100g

The corresponding nutritional value for turkey based on our density score out of 100 (ranked by the amount of selenium per 100g) is shown in the below nutritional density chart. turkey selenium per 100g

The corresponding Calories for turkey ranked by the amount of selenium per 100g is shown below in the turkey calories chart. turkey selenium per 100g

Effect of Preparation and Storage on selenium

The level of selenium can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The total food items which are raw is 8 items. The highest amount of selenium from the 8 raw items is in Turkey, liver, all classes, raw where the content is 68.7 mcg per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked are 9 items. The highest amount of selenium from the 9 cooked items is in Turkey, liver, all classes, cooked, simmered where the amount is 102.3 mcg per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked turkey shows that cooking can change the levels of selenium by 33.6 mcg in a 100g serving.

Average Content for turkey

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of selenium contained in 100g of turkey, based on the list below of 17 different items under the general description of turkey, is 38.45 mcg of selenium. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 174.71 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 23.58 g, the average amount of Fat is 8.19 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Selenium is found in Turkey, all classes, light meat, cooked, roasted which in 100g contains 30.2 mcg of Selenium. For this serving the amount of Calories is 147 kcal, the amount of Protein is 30.13 g, the amount of Fat is 2.08 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 0 g.

Highest selenium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 17 different turkey nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of selenium is found in Turkey, liver, all classes, cooked, simmered which contains 102.3 mcg of selenium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 189 kcal, the Protein content is 27 g, the Fat content is 8.18 g, the Carbohydrate content is 0 g. chart to show highest selenium in turkey per 100g

The lowest amount of selenium in 100g is in Turkey, all classes, wing, meat and skin, raw which contains 22.4 mcg. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 197 kcal, the amount of Protein is 20.22 g, the amount of Fat is 12.32 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 0 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a selenium range of 79.9 mcg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 8 kcal for Calories, 6.78 g for Protein, 4.14 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of selenium per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high selenium foods in your diet. For example 100g of Turkey, heart, all classes, raw contains 35.4 mcg of selenium. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the selenium nutritional content.

The food with the highest selenium content per typical serving is Turkey, all classes, meat and skin and giblets and neck, raw which contains 1294.08 mcg in 1 turkey (or 5554 g). For this serving the Calories content is 8719.78 kcal, the Protein content is 1131.35 g, the Fat content is 431.55 g and the Carbohydrate content is 4.44 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing selenium which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of high selenium content in foods.


Turkey List, selenium Content per 100g

1. Turkey, liver, all classes, cooked, simmered - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 18 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  102.3 mcg189 kcal (9%)0 g (0%)8.18 g (13%)27 g (48%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 liver cooked (or 53g):
   54.22 mcg 100.17 kcal (5%) 0 g (0%) 4.34 g (7%) 14.31 g (26%)
2. Turkey, liver, all classes, raw - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 22 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  68.7 mcg128 kcal (6%)0 g (0%)5.5 g (8%)18.26 g (33%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 raw liver (or 78g):
   53.59 mcg 99.84 kcal (5%) 0 g (0%) 4.29 g (7%) 14.24 g (25%)
3. Turkey, heart, all classes, cooked, simmered - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  56.8 mcg174 kcal (9%)0 g (0%)7.52 g (12%)24.88 g (44%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 heart (or 20g):
   11.36 mcg 34.8 kcal (2%) 0 g (0%) 1.5 g (2%) 4.98 g (9%)
4. Turkey, gizzard, all classes, cooked, simmered - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  44.1 mcg155 kcal (8%)0 g (0%)4.64 g (7%)26.45 g (47%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 gizzard cooked (or 45g):
   19.85 mcg 69.75 kcal (3%) 0 g (0%) 2.09 g (3%) 11.9 g (21%)
5. Turkey, all classes, back, meat and skin, cooked, roasted - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  37.8 mcg244 kcal (12%)0.16 g (0%)14.38 g (22%)26.59 g (47%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and chopped or diced (or 140g):
   52.92 mcg 341.6 kcal (17%) 0.22 g (0%) 20.13 g (31%) 37.23 g (66%)
  Other serving sizes .5 back and bone removed (or 262g):
  99.04 mcg 639.28 kcal (32%) 0.42 g (0%) 37.68 g (58%) 69.67 g (124%)
  Other serving sizes 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook turkey) (or 34g):
  12.85 mcg 82.96 kcal (4%) 0.05 g (0%) 4.89 g (8%) 9.04 g (16%)
6. Turkey, all classes, leg, meat and skin, cooked, roasted - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  37.8 mcg208 kcal (10%)0.13 g (0%)9.82 g (15%)27.87 g (50%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook turkey) (or 71g):
   26.84 mcg 147.68 kcal (7%) 0.09 g (0%) 6.97 g (11%) 19.79 g (35%)
  Other serving sizes 1 leg and bone removed (or 546g):
  206.39 mcg 1135.68 kcal (57%) 0.71 g (1%) 53.62 g (82%) 152.17 g (272%)
7. Turkey, heart, all classes, raw - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  35.4 mcg140 kcal (7%)0.4 g (0%)7.44 g (11%)16.7 g (30%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 piece (or 24g):
   8.5 mcg 33.6 kcal (2%) 0.1 g (0%) 1.79 g (3%) 4.01 g (7%)
8. Turkey, all classes, meat and skin and giblets and neck, cooked, roasted - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  31.9 mcg205 kcal (10%)0.07 g (0%)9.45 g (15%)27.98 g (50%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook turkey) (or 260g):
   82.94 mcg 533 kcal (27%) 0.18 g (0%) 24.57 g (38%) 72.75 g (130%)
  Other serving sizes 1 turkey (or 4023g):
  1283.34 mcg 8247.15 kcal (412%) 2.82 g (2%) 380.17 g (585%) 1125.64 g (2010%)
9. Turkey, all classes, light meat, cooked, roasted - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  30.2 mcg147 kcal (7%)0 g (0%)2.08 g (3%)30.13 g (54%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving (or 85g):
   25.67 mcg 124.95 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 1.77 g (3%) 25.61 g (46%)
10. Turkey, all classes, wing, meat and skin, cooked, roasted - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  29.9 mcg229 kcal (11%)0 g (0%)12.43 g (19%)27.38 g (49%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook turkey) (or 24g):
   7.18 mcg 54.96 kcal (3%) 0 g (0%) 2.98 g (5%) 6.57 g (12%)
  Other serving sizes 1 wing and bone removed (or 186g):
  55.61 mcg 425.94 kcal (21%) 0 g (0%) 23.12 g (36%) 50.93 g (91%)
11. Turkey, all classes, breast, meat and skin, cooked, roasted - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  29.1 mcg189 kcal (9%)0 g (0%)7.41 g (11%)28.71 g (51%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook turkey) (or 112g):
   32.59 mcg 211.68 kcal (11%) 0 g (0%) 8.3 g (13%) 32.16 g (57%)
  Other serving sizes .5 breast and bone removed (or 864g):
  251.42 mcg 1632.96 kcal (82%) 0 g (0%) 64.02 g (98%) 248.05 g (443%)
12. Turkey, gizzard, all classes, raw - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  28.8 mcg111 kcal (6%)0 g (0%)3.37 g (5%)18.8 g (34%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 raw gizzard (or 63g):
   18.14 mcg 69.93 kcal (3%) 0 g (0%) 2.12 g (3%) 11.84 g (21%)
13. Turkey, all classes, back, meat and skin, raw - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  26.4 mcg196 kcal (10%)0 g (0%)13.11 g (20%)18.11 g (32%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 back and bone removed (or 361g):
   95.3 mcg 707.56 kcal (35%) 0 g (0%) 47.33 g (73%) 65.38 g (117%)
  Other serving sizes 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook turkey) (or 47g):
  12.41 mcg 92.12 kcal (5%) 0 g (0%) 6.16 g (9%) 8.51 g (15%)
14. Turkey, all classes, leg, meat and skin, raw - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  26.4 mcg144 kcal (7%)0 g (0%)6.72 g (10%)19.54 g (35%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook turkey) (or 105g):
   27.72 mcg 151.2 kcal (8%) 0 g (0%) 7.06 g (11%) 20.52 g (37%)
  Other serving sizes 1 leg and bone removed (or 816g):
  215.42 mcg 1175.04 kcal (59%) 0 g (0%) 54.84 g (84%) 159.45 g (285%)
15. Turkey, all classes, meat and skin and giblets and neck, raw - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  23.3 mcg157 kcal (8%)0.08 g (0%)7.77 g (12%)20.37 g (36%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 turkey (or 5554g):
   1294.08 mcg 8719.78 kcal (436%) 4.44 g (3%) 431.55 g (664%) 1131.35 g (2020%)
16. Turkey, all classes, breast, meat and skin, raw - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  22.4 mcg157 kcal (8%)0 g (0%)7.02 g (11%)21.89 g (39%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook turkey) (or 146g):
   32.7 mcg 229.22 kcal (11%) 0 g (0%) 10.25 g (16%) 31.96 g (57%)
  Other serving sizes .5 breast and bone removed (or 1132g):
  253.57 mcg 1777.24 kcal (89%) 0 g (0%) 79.47 g (122%) 247.79 g (442%)
17. Turkey, all classes, wing, meat and skin, raw - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  22.4 mcg197 kcal (10%)0 g (0%)12.32 g (19%)20.22 g (36%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook turkey) (or 33g):
   7.39 mcg 65.01 kcal (3%) 0 g (0%) 4.07 g (6%) 6.67 g (12%)






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