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

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Significant differences between Chicken liver and Chicken gizzard raw

  • The amount of Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Iron, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Copper, and Vitamin B3 in Chicken liver is higher than in Chicken gizzard raw.
  • Chicken liver covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 640% more than Chicken gizzard raw.
  • Chicken gizzard raw has 173 times less Vitamin A RAE than Chicken liver. Chicken liver has 3296µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Chicken gizzard raw has 19µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chicken, liver, all classes, raw and Chicken, gizzard, all classes, raw.

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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 +261%
Contains more Magnesium +26.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +100.7%
Contains more Copper +324.1%
Contains more Manganese +363.6%
Contains more Selenium +114.1%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Equal in Potassium - 237
Equal in Sodium - 69
Equal in Zinc - 2.72
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 4% 94% 11% 64% 21% 9% 75% 39% 8% 140%
Contains more Iron +261%
Contains more Magnesium +26.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +100.7%
Contains more Copper +324.1%
Contains more Manganese +363.6%
Contains more Selenium +114.1%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Equal in Potassium - 237
Equal in Sodium - 69
Equal in Zinc - 2.72

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 +17209.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +112.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +383.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +989.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +669.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +887.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +661.6%
Contains more Folate +11660%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1270.2%
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 4% 7% 0% 13% 7% 54% 69% 38% 26% 4% 152% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +17209.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +112.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +383.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +989.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +669.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +887.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +661.6%
Contains more Folate +11660%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1270.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +134.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +11.6%
Equal in Protein - 17.66
Equal in Water - 79.33
17% 5% 76%
Protein: 16.92 g
Fats: 4.83 g
Carbs: 0.73 g
Water: 76.46 g
Other: 1.06 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 +134.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +11.6%
Equal in Protein - 17.66
Equal in Water - 79.33

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +143.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +265.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -66.2%
38% 30% 32%
Saturated Fat: 1.563 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.249 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.306 g
38% 37% 26%
Saturated Fat: 0.529 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.512 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.357 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +143.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +265.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -66.2%

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 Chicken gizzard raw
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken liver Chicken gizzard raw Opinion
Net carbs 0.73g 0g Chicken liver
Protein 16.92g 17.66g Chicken gizzard raw
Fats 4.83g 2.06g Chicken liver
Carbs 0.73g 0g Chicken liver
Calories 119kcal 94kcal Chicken liver
Calcium 8mg 11mg Chicken gizzard raw
Iron 8.99mg 2.49mg Chicken liver
Magnesium 19mg 15mg Chicken liver
Phosphorus 297mg 148mg Chicken liver
Potassium 230mg 237mg Chicken gizzard raw
Sodium 71mg 69mg Chicken gizzard raw
Zinc 2.67mg 2.72mg Chicken gizzard raw
Copper 0.492mg 0.116mg Chicken liver
Manganese 0.255mg 0.055mg Chicken liver
Selenium 54.6µg 25.5µg Chicken liver
Vitamin A 11078IU 64IU Chicken liver
Vitamin A RAE 3296µg 19µg Chicken liver
Vitamin E 0.7mg 0.33mg Chicken liver
Vitamin C 17.9mg 3.7mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B1 0.305mg 0.028mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B2 1.778mg 0.231mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B3 9.728mg 3.68mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B5 6.233mg 0.631mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B6 0.853mg 0.112mg Chicken liver
Folate 588µg 5µg Chicken liver
Vitamin B12 16.58µg 1.21µg Chicken liver
Choline 194.4mg Chicken liver
Tryptophan 0.176mg Chicken liver
Threonine 0.725mg Chicken liver
Isoleucine 0.813mg Chicken liver
Leucine 1.512mg Chicken liver
Lysine 1.332mg Chicken liver
Methionine 0.432mg Chicken liver
Phenylalanine 0.824mg Chicken liver
Valine 0.998mg Chicken liver
Histidine 0.507mg Chicken liver
Cholesterol 345mg 240mg Chicken gizzard raw
Trans Fat 0.065g 0.06g Chicken gizzard raw
Saturated Fat 1.563g 0.529g Chicken gizzard raw
Monounsaturated Fat 1.249g 0.512g Chicken liver
Polyunsaturated fat 1.306g 0.357g Chicken liver
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.005g 0.013g Chicken gizzard raw
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.475g Chicken liver
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.006g 0.003g Chicken liver
Omega-3 - ALA 0.006g 0.009g Chicken gizzard raw

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicken liver 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
354%
Chicken liver
29%
Chicken gizzard raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
108%
Chicken liver
46%
Chicken gizzard raw

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Chicken liver
Chicken liver is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chicken liver
Chicken liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken gizzard raw
Chicken gizzard raw contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken gizzard raw
Chicken gizzard raw is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 105mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken gizzard raw
Chicken gizzard raw is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.034g)
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 ($)

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. 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.