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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, Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5 and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A 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
Beef
4
:
Contains more Potassium +87.1%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Zinc +174.3%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Iron +240.4%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +182.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 98% 6% 29% 15% 29% 173% 85% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 332% 7% 15% 9% 80% 63% 99% 92%
Contains more Potassium +87.1%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Zinc +174.3%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Iron +240.4%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +182.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.2%

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

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

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef
Beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Beef
Beef contains less Sugars (difference - 1.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef
Beef contains less Sodium (difference - 628mg)
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?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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