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Chicken liver vs. Summer sausage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chicken liver and Summer sausage

  • Chicken liver is higher than Summer sausage in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Selenium, Iron, and Vitamin B6.
  • Chicken liver covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 619% more than Summer sausage.
  • Chicken liver contains 84 times more Folate than Summer sausage. While Chicken liver contains 588µg of Folate, Summer sausage contains only 7µg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Summer sausage is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Chicken, liver, all classes, raw and Sausage, summer, pork and beef, sticks, with cheddar cheese.

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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 +297.8%
Contains more Magnesium +46.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.9%
Contains more Potassium +11.7%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Zinc +18.7%
Contains more Copper +602.9%
Contains more Manganese +696.9%
Contains more Selenium +628%
Contains more Calcium +912.5%
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 25% 85% 10% 77% 19% 194% 62% 24% 5% 41%
Contains more Iron +297.8%
Contains more Magnesium +46.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.9%
Contains more Potassium +11.7%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Zinc +18.7%
Contains more Copper +602.9%
Contains more Manganese +696.9%
Contains more Selenium +628%
Contains more Calcium +912.5%

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 +1379%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1011.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +235.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +720.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +556.2%
Contains more Folate +8300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +858.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
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 45% 0% 9% 0% 63% 37% 55% 46% 30% 6% 217% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1379%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1011.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +235.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +720.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +556.2%
Contains more Folate +8300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +858.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +111.2%
Contains more Protein +14.8%
Contains more Fats +684.9%
Contains more Carbs +149.3%
Contains more Other +337.7%
17% 5% 76%
Protein: 16.92 g
Fats: 4.83 g
Carbs: 0.73 g
Water: 76.46 g
Other: 1.06 g
19% 38% 2% 36% 5%
Protein: 19.43 g
Fats: 37.91 g
Carbs: 1.82 g
Water: 36.2 g
Other: 4.64 g
Contains more Water +111.2%
Contains more Protein +14.8%
Contains more Fats +684.9%
Contains more Carbs +149.3%
Contains more Other +337.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -85.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +995.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +131.2%
38% 30% 32%
Saturated Fat: 1.563 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.249 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.306 g
39% 50% 11%
Saturated Fat: 10.47 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 13.68 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.02 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -85.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +995.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +131.2%

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 Summer sausage
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken liver Summer sausage Opinion
Net carbs 0.73g 1.62g Summer sausage
Protein 16.92g 19.43g Summer sausage
Fats 4.83g 37.91g Summer sausage
Carbs 0.73g 1.82g Summer sausage
Calories 119kcal 426kcal Summer sausage
Sugar 0g 0.12g Chicken liver
Fiber 0g 0.2g Summer sausage
Calcium 8mg 81mg Summer sausage
Iron 8.99mg 2.26mg Chicken liver
Magnesium 19mg 13mg Chicken liver
Phosphorus 297mg 178mg Chicken liver
Potassium 230mg 206mg Chicken liver
Sodium 71mg 1483mg Chicken liver
Zinc 2.67mg 2.25mg Chicken liver
Copper 0.492mg 0.07mg Chicken liver
Manganese 0.255mg 0.032mg Chicken liver
Selenium 54.6µg 7.5µg Chicken liver
Vitamin A 11078IU 749IU Chicken liver
Vitamin A RAE 3296µg 225µg Chicken liver
Vitamin E 0.7mg Chicken liver
Vitamin D 0IU 12IU Summer sausage
Vitamin D 0µg 0.3µg Summer sausage
Vitamin C 17.9mg 0mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B1 0.305mg 0.249mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B2 1.778mg 0.16mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B3 9.728mg 2.9mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B5 6.233mg 0.76mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B6 0.853mg 0.13mg Chicken liver
Folate 588µg 7µg Chicken liver
Vitamin B12 16.58µg 1.73µg Chicken liver
Choline 194.4mg Chicken liver
Tryptophan 0.176mg 0.15mg Chicken liver
Threonine 0.725mg 0.54mg Chicken liver
Isoleucine 0.813mg 0.62mg Chicken liver
Leucine 1.512mg 1.1mg Chicken liver
Lysine 1.332mg 1.16mg Chicken liver
Methionine 0.432mg 0.36mg Chicken liver
Phenylalanine 0.824mg 0.56mg Chicken liver
Valine 0.998mg 0.69mg Chicken liver
Histidine 0.507mg 0.47mg Chicken liver
Cholesterol 345mg 89mg Summer sausage
Trans Fat 0.065g Summer sausage
Saturated Fat 1.563g 10.47g Chicken liver
Monounsaturated Fat 1.249g 13.68g Summer sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 1.306g 3.02g Summer sausage
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 Summer sausage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
39%
Summer sausage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
108%
Chicken liver
54%
Summer sausage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Summer sausage
Summer sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 256mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer sausage
Summer sausage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken liver
Chicken liver is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken liver
Chicken liver contains less Sodium (difference - 1412mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken liver
Chicken liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.907g)
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 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. Summer sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174599/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.