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Liver vs Salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 300mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.429g)
Which food is cheaper?
Liver
Liver is cheaper (difference - $12.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
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 Salmon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
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 Salmon
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
47
Salmon
Mineral Summary Score
79
Liver
25
Salmon

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
4
:
4
Salmon
Contains more Iron +2140%
Contains more Copper +153.6%
Contains more Zinc +950%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +226.7%
Contains more Magnesium +107.1%
Contains less Sodium -10.2%
Contains more Iron +2140%
Contains more Copper +153.6%
Contains more Zinc +950%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +226.7%
Contains more Magnesium +107.1%
Contains less Sodium -10.2%

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
7
:
1
Salmon
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +44892.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +477.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +186.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +487.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.86
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +44892.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +477.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +186.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +487.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.86

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
119%
Salmon
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
0%
Salmon
Fats
20%
Liver
29%
Salmon

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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 Salmon Opinion
Calories 165 142 Liver
Protein 26.02 19.84 Liver
Fats 4.4 6.34 Salmon
Vitamin C 23.6 0 Liver
Carbs 3.76 0 Liver
Cholesterol 355 55 Salmon
Vitamin D
Iron 17.92 0.8 Liver
Calcium 10 12 Salmon
Potassium 150 490 Salmon
Magnesium 14 29 Salmon
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.634 0.25 Liver
Zinc 6.72 0.64 Liver
Starch
Phosphorus 241 200 Liver
Sodium 49 44 Salmon
Vitamin A 17997 40 Liver
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.258 0.226 Liver
Vitamin B2 2.196 0.38 Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435 7.86 Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774 1.664 Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57 0.818 Salmon
Vitamin B12 18.67 3.18 Liver
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.41 0.981 Salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63 2.103 Salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05 2.539 Salmon
Tryptophan 0.366 0.222 Liver
Threonine 1.107 0.87 Liver
Isoleucine 1.32 0.914 Liver
Leucine 2.319 1.613 Liver
Lysine 2.007 1.822 Liver
Methionine 0.645 0.587 Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274 0.775 Liver
Valine 1.607 1.022 Liver
Histidine 0.708 0.584 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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