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Chicken gizzard vs. Beef Liver — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Chicken gizzard and Beef Liver

  • The amount of Vitamin B12, Copper, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Folate, Choline, and Phosphorus in Beef Liver is higher than in Chicken gizzard.
  • Beef Liver covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 2897% more than Chicken gizzard.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chicken, gizzard, all classes, cooked, simmered and Beef, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains less Sodium -29.1%
Contains more Selenium +13.9%
Contains more Iron +105%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Phosphorus +163%
Contains more Potassium +96.6%
Contains more Zinc +19.9%
Contains more Copper +8771.4%
Contains more Manganese +381.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 120% 3% 81% 16% 8% 121% 54% 10% 225%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 246% 15% 213% 32% 11% 145% 4761% 47% 197%
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains less Sodium -29.1%
Contains more Selenium +13.9%
Contains more Iron +105%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Phosphorus +163%
Contains more Potassium +96.6%
Contains more Zinc +19.9%
Contains more Copper +8771.4%
Contains more Manganese +381.1%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +155%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +646.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1531%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +461.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1419.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1332.4%
Contains more Folate +4960%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +6686.5%
Contains more Choline +308%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 7% 49% 59% 29% 17% 4% 130% 57% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1903% 11% 36% 7% 49% 791% 329% 427% 235% 190% 8823% 233% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +155%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +646.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1531%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +461.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1419.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1332.4%
Contains more Folate +4960%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +6686.5%
Contains more Choline +308%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +15.5%
Contains more Fats +96.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Protein - 29.08
Equal in Other - 1.72
30% 3% 68%
Protein: 30.39 g
Fats: 2.68 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 67.93 g
Other: 0 g
29% 5% 5% 59% 2%
Protein: 29.08 g
Fats: 5.26 g
Carbs: 5.13 g
Water: 58.81 g
Other: 1.72 g
Contains more Water +15.5%
Contains more Fats +96.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Protein - 29.08
Equal in Other - 1.72

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -77.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +112.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +214.2%
43% 34% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.67 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.528 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.353 g
57% 22% 21%
Saturated Fat: 2.947 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.124 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.109 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -77.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +112.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +214.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chicken gizzard Beef Liver
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken gizzard Beef Liver Opinion
Net carbs 0g 5.13g Beef Liver
Protein 30.39g 29.08g Chicken gizzard
Fats 2.68g 5.26g Beef Liver
Carbs 0g 5.13g Beef Liver
Calories 154kcal 191kcal Beef Liver
Calcium 17mg 6mg Chicken gizzard
Iron 3.19mg 6.54mg Beef Liver
Magnesium 3mg 21mg Beef Liver
Phosphorus 189mg 497mg Beef Liver
Potassium 179mg 352mg Beef Liver
Sodium 56mg 79mg Chicken gizzard
Zinc 4.42mg 5.3mg Beef Liver
Copper 0.161mg 14.283mg Beef Liver
Manganese 0.074mg 0.356mg Beef Liver
Selenium 41.1µg 36.1µg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin A 0IU 31714IU Beef Liver
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 9442µg Beef Liver
Vitamin E 0.2mg 0.51mg Beef Liver
Vitamin D 0IU 49IU Beef Liver
Vitamin D 0µg 1.2µg Beef Liver
Vitamin C 0mg 1.9mg Beef Liver
Vitamin B1 0.026mg 0.194mg Beef Liver
Vitamin B2 0.21mg 3.425mg Beef Liver
Vitamin B3 3.12mg 17.525mg Beef Liver
Vitamin B5 0.468mg 7.11mg Beef Liver
Vitamin B6 0.071mg 1.017mg Beef Liver
Folate 5µg 253µg Beef Liver
Vitamin B12 1.04µg 70.58µg Beef Liver
Choline 104.4mg 426mg Beef Liver
Vitamin K 0µg 3.3µg Beef Liver
Tryptophan 0.368mg Beef Liver
Threonine 1.215mg Beef Liver
Isoleucine 1.352mg Beef Liver
Leucine 2.67mg Beef Liver
Lysine 2.247mg Beef Liver
Methionine 0.759mg Beef Liver
Phenylalanine 1.515mg Beef Liver
Valine 1.761mg Beef Liver
Histidine 0.879mg Beef Liver
Cholesterol 370mg 396mg Chicken gizzard
Trans Fat 0.13g 0.365g Chicken gizzard
Saturated Fat 0.67g 2.947g Chicken gizzard
Monounsaturated Fat 0.528g 1.124g Beef Liver
Polyunsaturated fat 0.353g 1.109g Beef Liver
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.019g 0.011g Chicken gizzard
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.659g Beef Liver
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.003g 0.025g Beef Liver
Omega-3 - ALA 0.004g 0.017g Beef Liver

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chicken gizzard Beef Liver
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
27%
Chicken gizzard
1003%
Beef Liver
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Chicken gizzard
567%
Beef Liver

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.277g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beef Liver
Beef Liver is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef Liver
Beef Liver is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Beef Liver
Beef Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chicken gizzard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171457/nutrients
  2. Beef Liver - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168626/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.