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Chicken heart vs. Chicken gizzard raw — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chicken heart and Chicken gizzard raw different?

  • Chicken heart is richer in Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, Zinc, Copper, Vitamin B6, and Folate, while Chicken gizzard raw is higher in Selenium.
  • Chicken heart covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 253% more than Chicken gizzard raw.
  • Chicken heart contains 14 times more Folate than Chicken gizzard raw. Chicken heart contains 72µg of Folate, while Chicken gizzard raw contains 5µg.
  • Chicken heart is lower in Cholesterol.

Chicken, heart, all classes, raw and Chicken, gizzard, all classes, raw types were 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +139.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.6%
Contains more Zinc +142.3%
Contains more Copper +198.3%
Contains more Manganese +61.8%
Contains more Potassium +34.7%
Contains more Selenium +493%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Equal in Sodium - 69
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 224% 11% 76% 16% 10% 180% 116% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 94% 11% 64% 21% 9% 75% 39% 8% 140%
Contains more Iron +139.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.6%
Contains more Zinc +142.3%
Contains more Copper +198.3%
Contains more Manganese +61.8%
Contains more Potassium +34.7%
Contains more Selenium +493%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Equal in Sodium - 69

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 B1 +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +215.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +305.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +221.4%
Contains more Folate +1340%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +502.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +113.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +15.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 11% 38% 168% 92% 154% 84% 54% 912% 0% 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 4% 7% 0% 13% 7% 54% 69% 38% 26% 4% 152% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +215.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +305.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +221.4%
Contains more Folate +1340%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +502.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +113.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +15.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +352.9%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +13.6%
Contains more Other +11.8%
Equal in Water - 79.33
16% 9% 74%
Protein: 15.55 g
Fats: 9.33 g
Carbs: 0.71 g
Water: 73.56 g
Other: 0.85 g
18% 2% 79%
Protein: 17.66 g
Fats: 2.06 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 79.33 g
Other: 0.95 g
Contains more Fats +352.9%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +13.6%
Contains more Other +11.8%
Equal in Water - 79.33

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +362.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +659.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -80.1%
34% 31% 35%
Saturated Fat: 2.66 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.37 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.71 g
38% 37% 26%
Saturated Fat: 0.529 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.512 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.357 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +362.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +659.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -80.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken heart Chicken gizzard raw Opinion
Net carbs 0.71g 0g Chicken heart
Protein 15.55g 17.66g Chicken gizzard raw
Fats 9.33g 2.06g Chicken heart
Carbs 0.71g 0g Chicken heart
Calories 153kcal 94kcal Chicken heart
Calcium 12mg 11mg Chicken heart
Iron 5.96mg 2.49mg Chicken heart
Magnesium 15mg 15mg
Phosphorus 177mg 148mg Chicken heart
Potassium 176mg 237mg Chicken gizzard raw
Sodium 74mg 69mg Chicken gizzard raw
Zinc 6.59mg 2.72mg Chicken heart
Copper 0.346mg 0.116mg Chicken heart
Manganese 0.089mg 0.055mg Chicken heart
Selenium 4.3µg 25.5µg Chicken gizzard raw
Vitamin A 30IU 64IU Chicken gizzard raw
Vitamin A RAE 9µg 19µg Chicken gizzard raw
Vitamin E 0.33mg Chicken gizzard raw
Vitamin C 3.2mg 3.7mg Chicken gizzard raw
Vitamin B1 0.152mg 0.028mg Chicken heart
Vitamin B2 0.728mg 0.231mg Chicken heart
Vitamin B3 4.883mg 3.68mg Chicken heart
Vitamin B5 2.559mg 0.631mg Chicken heart
Vitamin B6 0.36mg 0.112mg Chicken heart
Folate 72µg 5µg Chicken heart
Vitamin B12 7.29µg 1.21µg Chicken heart
Tryptophan 0.199mg Chicken heart
Threonine 0.704mg Chicken heart
Isoleucine 0.833mg Chicken heart
Leucine 1.355mg Chicken heart
Lysine 1.303mg Chicken heart
Methionine 0.376mg Chicken heart
Phenylalanine 0.696mg Chicken heart
Valine 0.88mg Chicken heart
Histidine 0.408mg Chicken heart
Cholesterol 136mg 240mg Chicken heart
Trans Fat 0.06g Chicken heart
Saturated Fat 2.66g 0.529g Chicken gizzard raw
Monounsaturated Fat 2.37g 0.512g Chicken heart
Polyunsaturated fat 2.71g 0.357g Chicken heart
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.013g Chicken gizzard raw
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.003g Chicken gizzard raw
Omega-3 - ALA 0.009g Chicken gizzard raw

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chicken heart Chicken gizzard raw
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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
116%
Chicken heart
29%
Chicken gizzard raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
67%
Chicken heart
46%
Chicken gizzard raw

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken heart
Chicken heart is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken heart
Chicken heart is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 104mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chicken heart
Chicken heart is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken gizzard raw
Chicken gizzard raw contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken gizzard raw
Chicken gizzard raw is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.131g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

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 heart - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171458/nutrients
  2. Chicken gizzard raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171456/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.