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Pork vs Liver - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 275mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Liver
Liver is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Liver
Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
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 richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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.
Pork Liver
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork Liver
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
40
Pork
244
Liver
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pork
79
Liver

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
Pork
4
:
4
Liver
Contains more Calcium +90%
Contains more Potassium +182%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Iron +1959.8%
Contains more Copper +768.5%
Contains more Zinc +181.2%
Contains less Sodium -21%
Equal in Phosphorus - 241
Contains more Calcium +90%
Contains more Potassium +182%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Iron +1959.8%
Contains more Copper +768.5%
Contains more Zinc +181.2%
Contains less Sodium -21%
Equal in Phosphorus - 241

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
Pork
4
:
7
Liver
Contains more Vitamin B1 +239.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +3833.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +257000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +584.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +584%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2567.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +239.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +3833.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +257000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +584.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +584%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2567.1%

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
164%
Pork
156%
Liver
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
4%
Liver
Fats
64%
Pork
20%
Liver

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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 Pork Liver Opinion
Calories 242 165 Pork
Protein 27.32 26.02 Pork
Fats 13.92 4.4 Pork
Vitamin C 0.6 23.6 Liver
Carbs 0 3.76 Liver
Cholesterol 80 355 Pork
Vitamin D 53 Pork
Iron 0.87 17.92 Liver
Calcium 19 10 Pork
Potassium 423 150 Pork
Magnesium 28 14 Pork
Sugars 0 Pork
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.073 0.634 Liver
Zinc 2.39 6.72 Liver
Starch
Phosphorus 246 241 Pork
Sodium 62 49 Liver
Vitamin A 7 17997 Liver
Vitamin E 0.29 Pork
Vitamin D 1.3 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877 0.258 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321 2.196 Liver
Vitamin B3 5.037 8.435 Liver
Vitamin B5 0.698 4.774 Liver
Vitamin B6 0.464 0.57 Liver
Vitamin B12 0.7 18.67 Liver
Vitamin K 0 Pork
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 5.23 1.41 Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19 0.63 Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 1.05 Pork
Tryptophan 0.338 0.366 Liver
Threonine 1.234 1.107 Pork
Isoleucine 1.26 1.32 Liver
Leucine 2.177 2.319 Liver
Lysine 2.446 2.007 Pork
Methionine 0.712 0.645 Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086 1.274 Liver
Valine 1.473 1.607 Liver
Histidine 1.067 0.708 Pork
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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