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Chicken liver vs. Beefsteak — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chicken liver and Beefsteak

  • Beefsteak contains less Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Iron, Selenium, and Copper than Chicken liver.
  • Chicken liver's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 633% higher.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Beefsteak is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Chicken, liver, all classes, raw and Beef, loin, top loin, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, grilled.

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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 +451.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.4%
Contains more Copper +574%
Contains more Manganese +2733.3%
Contains more Selenium +89.6%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Magnesium +21.1%
Contains more Potassium +47.8%
Contains less Sodium -19.7%
Contains more Zinc +81.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 338% 14% 128% 21% 10% 73% 164% 34% 298%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 62% 17% 92% 30% 8% 133% 25% 2% 158%
Contains more Iron +451.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.4%
Contains more Copper +574%
Contains more Manganese +2733.3%
Contains more Selenium +89.6%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Magnesium +21.1%
Contains more Potassium +47.8%
Contains less Sodium -19.7%
Contains more Zinc +81.6%

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 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +291%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1082.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.8%
Contains more Folate +7250%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1101.4%
Contains more Choline +91%
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 665% 14% 0% 60% 77% 411% 183% 374% 197% 441% 2073% 107% 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 0% 10% 0% 0% 20% 33% 131% 32% 135% 6% 173% 56% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +291%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1082.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.8%
Contains more Folate +7250%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1101.4%
Contains more Choline +91%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +31.9%
Contains more Other +404.8%
Contains more Protein +57.9%
Contains more Fats +212.8%
17% 5% 76%
Protein: 16.92 g
Fats: 4.83 g
Carbs: 0.73 g
Water: 76.46 g
Other: 1.06 g
27% 15% 58%
Protein: 26.72 g
Fats: 15.11 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 57.96 g
Other: 0.21 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +31.9%
Contains more Other +404.8%
Contains more Protein +57.9%
Contains more Fats +212.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -73.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +133.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +404.2%
38% 30% 32%
Saturated Fat: 1.563 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.249 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.306 g
46% 49% 4%
Saturated Fat: 5.951 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.298 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.56 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -73.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +133.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +404.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken liver Beefsteak Opinion
Net carbs 0.73g 0g Chicken liver
Protein 16.92g 26.72g Beefsteak
Fats 4.83g 15.11g Beefsteak
Carbs 0.73g 0g Chicken liver
Calories 119kcal 250kcal Beefsteak
Calcium 8mg 22mg Beefsteak
Iron 8.99mg 1.63mg Chicken liver
Magnesium 19mg 23mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 297mg 213mg Chicken liver
Potassium 230mg 340mg Beefsteak
Sodium 71mg 57mg Beefsteak
Zinc 2.67mg 4.85mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.492mg 0.073mg Chicken liver
Manganese 0.255mg 0.009mg Chicken liver
Selenium 54.6µg 28.8µg Chicken liver
Vitamin A 11078IU 0IU Chicken liver
Vitamin A RAE 3296µg 0µg Chicken liver
Vitamin E 0.7mg 0.45mg Chicken liver
Vitamin C 17.9mg 0mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B1 0.305mg 0.078mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B2 1.778mg 0.14mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B3 9.728mg 6.978mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B5 6.233mg 0.527mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B6 0.853mg 0.585mg Chicken liver
Folate 588µg 8µg Chicken liver
Vitamin B12 16.58µg 1.38µg Chicken liver
Choline 194.4mg 101.8mg Chicken liver
Vitamin K 0µg 1.6µg Beefsteak
Tryptophan 0.176mg 0.173mg Chicken liver
Threonine 0.725mg 1.054mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 0.813mg 1.201mg Beefsteak
Leucine 1.512mg 2.099mg Beefsteak
Lysine 1.332mg 2.23mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.432mg 0.687mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.824mg 1.042mg Beefsteak
Valine 0.998mg 1.309mg Beefsteak
Histidine 0.507mg 0.842mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 345mg 79mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat 0.065g Beefsteak
Saturated Fat 1.563g 5.951g Chicken liver
Monounsaturated Fat 1.249g 6.298g Beefsteak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.306g 0.56g Chicken liver
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.005g Chicken liver
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.475g Chicken liver
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.006g Chicken liver
Omega-3 - ALA 0.006g Chicken liver

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Chicken liver Beefsteak
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
354%
Chicken liver
46%
Beefsteak
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
108%
Chicken liver
53%
Beefsteak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken liver
Chicken liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.388g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chicken liver
Chicken liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 266mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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 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.

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 liver - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171060/nutrients
  2. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168720/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.