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Liver vs Meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 282mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.212g)
Which food is cheaper?
Liver
Liver is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Liver
Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Liver
Liver contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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 Meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins 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 Meat
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
46
Meat
Mineral Summary Score
79
Liver
29
Meat

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
Meat
Contains more Iron +1458.3%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +471.2%
Contains more Zinc +177.7%
Contains less Sodium -14%
Contains more Potassium +180.7%
Contains more Magnesium +107.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains more Iron +1458.3%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +471.2%
Contains more Zinc +177.7%
Contains less Sodium -14%
Contains more Potassium +180.7%
Contains more Magnesium +107.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%

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
6
:
5
Meat
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +467.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +371.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3175.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +268.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +467.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +371.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3175.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +268.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.6%

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
157%
Meat
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
0%
Meat
Fats
20%
Liver
16%
Meat

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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 Meat Opinion
Calories 165 143 Liver
Protein 26.02 26.17 Meat
Fats 4.4 3.51 Liver
Vitamin C 23.6 0 Liver
Carbs 3.76 0 Liver
Cholesterol 355 73 Meat
Vitamin D 10 Meat
Iron 17.92 1.15 Liver
Calcium 10 6 Liver
Potassium 150 421 Meat
Magnesium 14 29 Meat
Sugars 0 Meat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.634 0.111 Liver
Zinc 6.72 2.42 Liver
Starch
Phosphorus 241 267 Meat
Sodium 49 57 Liver
Vitamin A 17997 0 Liver
Vitamin E 0.08 Meat
Vitamin D 0.2 Meat
Vitamin B1 0.258 0.95 Meat
Vitamin B2 2.196 0.387 Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435 7.432 Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774 1.012 Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57 0.739 Meat
Vitamin B12 18.67 0.57 Liver
Vitamin K 0 Meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.033 Liver
Saturated Fat 1.41 1.198 Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63 1.334 Meat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05 0.506 Liver
Tryptophan 0.366 0.275 Liver
Threonine 1.107 1.175 Meat
Isoleucine 1.32 1.288 Liver
Leucine 2.319 2.229 Liver
Lysine 2.007 2.427 Meat
Methionine 0.645 0.721 Meat
Phenylalanine 1.274 1.1 Liver
Valine 1.607 1.367 Liver
Histidine 0.708 1.13 Meat
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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