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Liver vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Liver
Liver is cheaper (difference - $1.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Liver
Liver is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.86g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Liver
Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 682mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 279mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
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 Italian sausage
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Liver Italian sausage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
26
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
79
Liver
30
Italian sausage

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
:
Contains more Iron +1418.6%
Contains more Copper +692.5%
Contains more Zinc +275.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.7%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Potassium +68.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Contains more Iron +1418.6%
Contains more Copper +692.5%
Contains more Zinc +275.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.7%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Potassium +68.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 14

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +1080%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1207.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +159.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +836.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1951.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +120.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +1080%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1207.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +159.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +836.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1951.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +120.2%

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
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
20%
Liver
145%
Italian sausage

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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 Italian sausage Opinion
Calories 165 346 Italian sausage
Protein 26.02 14.25 Liver
Fats 4.4 31.33 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 23.6 2 Liver
Carbs 3.76 0.65 Liver
Cholesterol 355 76 Italian sausage
Vitamin D
Iron 17.92 1.18 Liver
Calcium 10 18 Italian sausage
Potassium 150 253 Italian sausage
Magnesium 14 14
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.634 0.08 Liver
Zinc 6.72 1.79 Liver
Starch
Phosphorus 241 142 Liver
Sodium 49 731 Liver
Vitamin A 17997 0 Liver
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.258 0.568 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 2.196 0.168 Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435 3.25 Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774 0.51 Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57 0.3 Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67 0.91 Liver
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.41 11.27 Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63 14.34 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05 4.03 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.366 0.114 Liver
Threonine 1.107 0.563 Liver
Isoleucine 1.32 0.52 Liver
Leucine 2.319 0.956 Liver
Lysine 2.007 1.083 Liver
Methionine 0.645 0.346 Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274 0.477 Liver
Valine 1.607 0.572 Liver
Histidine 0.708 0.411 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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