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Chicken liver vs. Caribou meat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Chicken liver and Caribou meat

  • The amount of Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Copper in Chicken liver is higher than in Caribou meat.
  • Chicken liver covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 414% more than Caribou meat.
  • Caribou meat contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chicken, liver, all classes, raw and Game meat, caribou, cooked, roasted.

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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 +45.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.5%
Contains more Copper +87.1%
Contains more Manganese +193.1%
Contains more Selenium +301.5%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Magnesium +42.1%
Contains more Potassium +34.8%
Contains less Sodium -15.5%
Contains more Zinc +97%
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% 232% 20% 100% 28% 8% 144% 88% 12% 75%
Contains more Iron +45.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.5%
Contains more Copper +87.1%
Contains more Manganese +193.1%
Contains more Selenium +301.5%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Magnesium +42.1%
Contains more Potassium +34.8%
Contains less Sodium -15.5%
Contains more Zinc +97%

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 +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +496.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.6%
Contains more Folate +11660%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +149.7%
Contains more Choline +58.6%
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% 8% 0% 10% 63% 208% 109% 161% 74% 4% 830% 67% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +496.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.6%
Contains more Folate +11660%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +149.7%
Contains more Choline +58.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +22.5%
Contains more Protein +75.9%
Contains more Other +218.9%
Equal in Fats - 4.42
17% 5% 76%
Protein: 16.92 g
Fats: 4.83 g
Carbs: 0.73 g
Water: 76.46 g
Other: 1.06 g
30% 4% 62% 3%
Protein: 29.77 g
Fats: 4.42 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.43 g
Other: 3.38 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +22.5%
Contains more Protein +75.9%
Contains more Other +218.9%
Equal in Fats - 4.42

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +110.6%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 1.7
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 1.33
38% 30% 32%
Saturated Fat: 1.563 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.249 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.306 g
47% 36% 17%
Saturated Fat: 1.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.33 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.62 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +110.6%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 1.7
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 1.33

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 Caribou meat
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 Caribou meat Opinion
Net carbs 0.73g 0g Chicken liver
Protein 16.92g 29.77g Caribou meat
Fats 4.83g 4.42g Chicken liver
Carbs 0.73g 0g Chicken liver
Calories 119kcal 167kcal Caribou meat
Calcium 8mg 22mg Caribou meat
Iron 8.99mg 6.17mg Chicken liver
Magnesium 19mg 27mg Caribou meat
Phosphorus 297mg 233mg Chicken liver
Potassium 230mg 310mg Caribou meat
Sodium 71mg 60mg Caribou meat
Zinc 2.67mg 5.26mg Caribou meat
Copper 0.492mg 0.263mg Chicken liver
Manganese 0.255mg 0.087mg Chicken liver
Selenium 54.6µg 13.6µg Chicken liver
Vitamin A 11078IU 0IU Chicken liver
Vitamin A RAE 3296µg 0µg Chicken liver
Vitamin E 0.7mg 0.4mg Chicken liver
Vitamin C 17.9mg 3mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B1 0.305mg 0.25mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B2 1.778mg 0.9mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B3 9.728mg 5.79mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B5 6.233mg 2.68mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B6 0.853mg 0.32mg Chicken liver
Folate 588µg 5µg Chicken liver
Vitamin B12 16.58µg 6.64µg Chicken liver
Choline 194.4mg 122.6mg Chicken liver
Vitamin K 0µg 1.4µg Caribou meat
Tryptophan 0.176mg 0.458mg Caribou meat
Threonine 0.725mg 1.273mg Caribou meat
Isoleucine 0.813mg 1.347mg Caribou meat
Leucine 1.512mg 2.457mg Caribou meat
Lysine 1.332mg 2.697mg Caribou meat
Methionine 0.432mg 0.665mg Caribou meat
Phenylalanine 0.824mg 1.324mg Caribou meat
Valine 0.998mg 1.399mg Caribou meat
Histidine 0.507mg 1.179mg Caribou meat
Cholesterol 345mg 109mg Caribou meat
Trans Fat 0.065g Caribou meat
Saturated Fat 1.563g 1.7g Chicken liver
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.06g Caribou meat
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.03g Caribou meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.249g 1.33g Caribou meat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.306g 0.62g 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicken liver Caribou meat
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
118%
Caribou meat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
108%
Chicken liver
71%
Caribou meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken liver
Chicken liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.137g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chicken liver
Chicken liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Caribou meat
Caribou meat contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Caribou meat
Caribou meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 236mg)
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. Caribou meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173854/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.