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Liver vs Beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Liver
Liver is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.485g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Liver
Liver contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Liver
Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef
Beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 267mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Liver Beef
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Liver Beef
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
244
Liver
28
Beef
Mineral Summary Score
79
Liver
37
Beef

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Liver
5
:
3
Beef
Contains more Iron +589.2%
Contains more Copper +645.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.7%
Contains less Sodium -31.9%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Potassium +112%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Equal in Zinc - 6.31
Contains more Iron +589.2%
Contains more Copper +645.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.7%
Contains less Sodium -31.9%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Potassium +112%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Equal in Zinc - 6.31

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Liver
8
:
3
Beef
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +199866.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +460.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1147.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +625.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +607.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +199866.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +460.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1147.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +625.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +607.2%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
156%
Liver
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
0%
Beef
Fats
20%
Liver
71%
Beef

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Liver Beef Opinion
Calories 165 250 Beef
Protein 26.02 25.93 Liver
Fats 4.4 15.41 Beef
Vitamin C 23.6 0 Liver
Carbs 3.76 0 Liver
Cholesterol 355 88 Beef
Vitamin D 2 Beef
Iron 17.92 2.6 Liver
Calcium 10 18 Beef
Potassium 150 318 Beef
Magnesium 14 21 Beef
Sugars 0 Beef
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.634 0.085 Liver
Zinc 6.72 6.31 Liver
Starch
Phosphorus 241 198 Liver
Sodium 49 72 Liver
Vitamin A 17997 9 Liver
Vitamin E 0.12 Beef
Vitamin D 0 Beef
Vitamin B1 0.258 0.046 Liver
Vitamin B2 2.196 0.176 Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435 5.378 Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774 0.658 Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57 0.382 Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67 2.64 Liver
Vitamin K 1.2 Beef
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.572 Liver
Saturated Fat 1.41 5.895 Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63 6.668 Beef
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05 0.484 Liver
Tryptophan 0.366 0.094 Liver
Threonine 1.107 0.72 Liver
Isoleucine 1.32 0.822 Liver
Leucine 2.319 1.45 Liver
Lysine 2.007 1.54 Liver
Methionine 0.645 0.478 Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274 0.725 Liver
Valine 1.607 0.914 Liver
Histidine 0.708 0.604 Liver
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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