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Chicken liver vs. Pork jowl — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chicken liver and Pork jowl

  • Pork jowl has less Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, Iron, Selenium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Chicken liver's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 657% more.
  • Chicken liver has 1099 times more Vitamin A RAE than Pork jowl. Chicken liver has 3296µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Pork jowl has 3µg.
  • Pork jowl is lower in Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Chicken, liver, all classes, raw and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, 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 Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +2040.5%
Contains more Magnesium +533.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +245.3%
Contains more Potassium +55.4%
Contains more Zinc +217.9%
Contains more Copper +1130%
Contains more Manganese +5000%
Contains more Selenium +3540%
Contains less Sodium -64.8%
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% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14% 1% 9%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +2040.5%
Contains more Magnesium +533.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +245.3%
Contains more Potassium +55.4%
Contains more Zinc +217.9%
Contains more Copper +1130%
Contains more Manganese +5000%
Contains more Selenium +3540%
Contains less Sodium -64.8%

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 +122988.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +653.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2393.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +847.8%
Contains more Folate +58700%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1922%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 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 1% 6% 0% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 1% 103% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +122988.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +653.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2393.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +847.8%
Contains more Folate +58700%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1922%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +165.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +244.6%
Contains more Fats +1341.2%
Contains more Other +71.7%
17% 5% 76%
Protein: 16.92 g
Fats: 4.83 g
Carbs: 0.73 g
Water: 76.46 g
Other: 1.06 g
6% 70% 22% 2%
Protein: 6.38 g
Fats: 69.61 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 22.19 g
Other: 1.82 g
Contains more Protein +165.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +244.6%
Contains more Fats +1341.2%
Contains more Other +71.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -93.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2533.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +521%
38% 30% 32%
Saturated Fat: 1.563 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.249 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.306 g
38% 50% 12%
Saturated Fat: 25.26 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 32.89 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.11 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -93.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2533.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +521%

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 Pork jowl
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken liver Pork jowl Opinion
Net carbs 0.73g 0g Chicken liver
Protein 16.92g 6.38g Chicken liver
Fats 4.83g 69.61g Pork jowl
Carbs 0.73g 0g Chicken liver
Calories 119kcal 655kcal Pork jowl
Calcium 8mg 4mg Chicken liver
Iron 8.99mg 0.42mg Chicken liver
Magnesium 19mg 3mg Chicken liver
Phosphorus 297mg 86mg Chicken liver
Potassium 230mg 148mg Chicken liver
Sodium 71mg 25mg Pork jowl
Zinc 2.67mg 0.84mg Chicken liver
Copper 0.492mg 0.04mg Chicken liver
Manganese 0.255mg 0.005mg Chicken liver
Selenium 54.6µg 1.5µg Chicken liver
Vitamin A 11078IU 9IU Chicken liver
Vitamin A RAE 3296µg 3µg Chicken liver
Vitamin E 0.7mg 0.29mg Chicken liver
Vitamin C 17.9mg 0mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B1 0.305mg 0.386mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 1.778mg 0.236mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B3 9.728mg 4.535mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B5 6.233mg 0.25mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B6 0.853mg 0.09mg Chicken liver
Folate 588µg 1µg Chicken liver
Vitamin B12 16.58µg 0.82µg Chicken liver
Choline 194.4mg Chicken liver
Tryptophan 0.176mg 0.021mg Chicken liver
Threonine 0.725mg 0.21mg Chicken liver
Isoleucine 0.813mg 0.168mg Chicken liver
Leucine 1.512mg 0.446mg Chicken liver
Lysine 1.332mg 0.528mg Chicken liver
Methionine 0.432mg 0.095mg Chicken liver
Phenylalanine 0.824mg 0.239mg Chicken liver
Valine 0.998mg 0.305mg Chicken liver
Histidine 0.507mg 0.072mg Chicken liver
Cholesterol 345mg 90mg Pork jowl
Trans Fat 0.065g Pork jowl
Saturated Fat 1.563g 25.26g Chicken liver
Monounsaturated Fat 1.249g 32.89g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 1.306g 8.11g Pork jowl
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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Chicken liver Pork jowl
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
29%
Pork jowl
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
108%
Chicken liver
12%
Pork jowl

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 46mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 255mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken liver
Chicken liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 23.697g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken liver
Chicken liver is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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 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)

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. Pork jowl - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168269/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.