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Chicken liver vs. Ostrich — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chicken liver and Ostrich

  • Ostrich has less Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Iron, Copper, Selenium, and Vitamin B6 than Chicken liver.
  • Chicken liver covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 430% more than Ostrich.
  • Ostrich has less Cholesterol.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Chicken, liver, all classes, raw and Ostrich, tip trimmed, cooked.

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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 +33.3%
Contains more Iron +222.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.3%
Contains less Sodium -11.3%
Contains more Copper +223.7%
Contains more Manganese +1242.1%
Contains more Selenium +45.6%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Potassium +57.4%
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 2% 105% 18% 108% 32% 11% 133% 51% 3% 205%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +222.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.3%
Contains less Sodium -11.3%
Contains more Copper +223.7%
Contains more Manganese +1242.1%
Contains more Selenium +45.6%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Potassium +57.4%
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 +204.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +508.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +372.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.5%
Contains more Folate +3820%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +165.3%
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% 5% 0% 0% 59% 68% 134% 80% 126% 12% 782% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +204.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +508.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +372.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.5%
Contains more Folate +3820%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +165.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +87.9%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +11.6%
Contains more Other +146.5%
Contains more Protein +68.4%
17% 5% 76%
Protein: 16.92 g
Fats: 4.83 g
Carbs: 0.73 g
Water: 76.46 g
Other: 1.06 g
28% 3% 69%
Protein: 28.49 g
Fats: 2.57 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 68.51 g
Other: 0.43 g
Contains more Fats +87.9%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +11.6%
Contains more Other +146.5%
Contains more Protein +68.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +28.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +196.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -36%
38% 30% 32%
Saturated Fat: 1.563 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.249 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.306 g
41% 40% 18%
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.97 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.44 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +28.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +196.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -36%

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 Ostrich
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins 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 Ostrich Opinion
Net carbs 0.73g 0g Chicken liver
Protein 16.92g 28.49g Ostrich
Fats 4.83g 2.57g Chicken liver
Carbs 0.73g 0g Chicken liver
Calories 119kcal 145kcal Ostrich
Calcium 8mg 6mg Chicken liver
Iron 8.99mg 2.79mg Chicken liver
Magnesium 19mg 25mg Ostrich
Phosphorus 297mg 251mg Chicken liver
Potassium 230mg 362mg Ostrich
Sodium 71mg 80mg Chicken liver
Zinc 2.67mg 4.85mg Ostrich
Copper 0.492mg 0.152mg Chicken liver
Manganese 0.255mg 0.019mg Chicken liver
Selenium 54.6µg 37.5µg Chicken liver
Vitamin A 11078IU 0IU Chicken liver
Vitamin A RAE 3296µg 0µg Chicken liver
Vitamin E 0.7mg 0.23mg Chicken liver
Vitamin C 17.9mg 0mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B1 0.305mg 0.232mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B2 1.778mg 0.292mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B3 9.728mg 7.143mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B5 6.233mg 1.318mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B6 0.853mg 0.545mg Chicken liver
Folate 588µg 15µg Chicken liver
Vitamin B12 16.58µg 6.25µg Chicken liver
Choline 194.4mg Chicken liver
Tryptophan 0.176mg 0.254mg Ostrich
Threonine 0.725mg 1.25mg Ostrich
Isoleucine 0.813mg 1.354mg Ostrich
Leucine 1.512mg 2.315mg Ostrich
Lysine 1.332mg 2.516mg Ostrich
Methionine 0.432mg 0.796mg Ostrich
Phenylalanine 0.824mg 1.176mg Ostrich
Valine 0.998mg 1.407mg Ostrich
Histidine 0.507mg 0.716mg Ostrich
Cholesterol 345mg 85mg Ostrich
Trans Fat 0.065g Ostrich
Saturated Fat 1.563g 1g Ostrich
Monounsaturated Fat 1.249g 0.97g Chicken liver
Polyunsaturated fat 1.306g 0.44g 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 Ostrich
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
97%
Ostrich
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
108%
Chicken liver
66%
Ostrich

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 260mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.563g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken liver
Chicken liver contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chicken liver
Chicken 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 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. Ostrich - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174488/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.