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Beef vs Liverwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Beef and Liverwurst different?

  • Beef is higher in Zinc, however Liverwurst is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Liverwurst is 454% higher.
  • Beef contains 3 times more Zinc than Liverwurst. While Beef contains 6.31mg of Zinc, Liverwurst contains only 2.3mg.
  • Beef has less Saturated Fat.

Beef, ground, 85% lean meat / 15% fat, patty, cooked, broiled and Liverwurst spread are the varieties used in this article.

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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
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Potassium +87.1%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Zinc +174.3%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Iron +240.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.2%
Contains more Copper +182.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 98% 15% 85% 29% 10% 173% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 332% 9% 99% 15% 92% 63% 80%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Potassium +87.1%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Zinc +174.3%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Iron +240.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.2%
Contains more Copper +182.4%

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
Beef
5
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +151411.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +491.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +485.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +348.3%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +409.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 3% 0% 0% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 7% 331% 3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 819% 0% 0% 12% 68% 238% 81% 178% 44% 23% 1683% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +151411.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +491.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +485.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +348.3%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +409.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beef Liverwurst Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.39g Liverwurst
Protein 25.93g 12.38g Beef
Fats 15.41g 25.45g Liverwurst
Carbs 0g 5.89g Liverwurst
Calories 250kcal 305kcal Liverwurst
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 1.65g Beef
Fiber 0g 2.5g Liverwurst
Calcium 18mg 22mg Liverwurst
Iron 2.6mg 8.85mg Liverwurst
Magnesium 21mg 12mg Beef
Phosphorus 198mg 230mg Liverwurst
Potassium 318mg 170mg Beef
Sodium 72mg 700mg Beef
Zinc 6.31mg 2.3mg Beef
Copper 0.085mg 0.24mg Liverwurst
Vitamin A 9IU 13636IU Liverwurst
Vitamin E 0.12mg mg Beef
Vitamin D 2IU IU Beef
Vitamin D 0µg µg Beef
Vitamin C 0mg 3.5mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B1 0.046mg 0.272mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B2 0.176mg 1.03mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B3 5.378mg 4.3mg Beef
Vitamin B5 0.658mg 2.95mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.19mg Beef
Folate 9µg 30µg Liverwurst
Vitamin B12 2.64µg 13.46µg Liverwurst
Vitamin K 1.2µg µg Beef
Tryptophan 0.094mg 0.151mg Liverwurst
Threonine 0.72mg 0.671mg Beef
Isoleucine 0.822mg 0.653mg Beef
Leucine 1.45mg 1.139mg Beef
Lysine 1.54mg 1.155mg Beef
Methionine 0.478mg 0.285mg Beef
Phenylalanine 0.725mg 0.617mg Beef
Valine 0.914mg 0.857mg Beef
Histidine 0.604mg 0.448mg Beef
Cholesterol 88mg 118mg Beef
Trans Fat 0.572g g Liverwurst
Saturated Fat 5.895g 9.925g Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 6.668g 12.286g Liverwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 0.484g 2.427g Liverwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
52
Beef
262
Liverwurst
Mineral Summary Score
55
Beef
87
Liverwurst

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 food.
Protein
156%
Beef
74%
Liverwurst
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef
6%
Liverwurst
Fats
71%
Beef
117%
Liverwurst

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Beef
Beef is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef
Beef contains less Sodium (difference - 628mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef
Beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beef
Beef is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef
Beef is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174032/nutrients
  2. Liverwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174596/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.