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Chicken thigh vs. Liverwurst — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chicken thigh and Liverwurst different?

  • Chicken thigh is richer in Vitamin B3, while Liverwurst is higher in Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Copper, and Vitamin B1.
  • Liverwurst covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 547% more than Chicken thigh.
  • Chicken thigh contains 2 times more Vitamin B3 than Liverwurst. Chicken thigh contains 7.12mg of Vitamin B3, while Liverwurst contains 4.3mg.
  • Chicken thigh is lower in Saturated Fat.

Chicken, broilers or fryers, thigh, meat only, cooked, fried and Liverwurst spread types were used in this article.

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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 Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +52.4%
Contains less Sodium -86.4%
Contains more Zinc +21.3%
Contains more Calcium +69.2%
Contains more Iron +506.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.6%
Contains more Copper +166.7%
Contains more Manganese +474.1%
Contains more Selenium +182.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 55% 19% 86% 23% 13% 77% 30% 4% 112%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 332% 9% 99% 15% 92% 63% 80% 21% 317%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +52.4%
Contains less Sodium -86.4%
Contains more Zinc +21.3%
Contains more Calcium +69.2%
Contains more Iron +506.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.6%
Contains more Copper +166.7%
Contains more Manganese +474.1%
Contains more Selenium +182.9%

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 B3 +65.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +19380%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +209.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +303.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +129.6%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3978.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 0% 6% 0% 22% 59% 134% 78% 88% 7% 42% 0% 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 819% 0% 0% 12% 68% 238% 81% 178% 44% 23% 1683% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +19380%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +209.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +303.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +129.6%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3978.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +127.6%
Contains more Water +10.8%
Contains more Fats +147.1%
Contains more Carbs +399.2%
Contains more Other +167%
Equal in Water - 53.53
28% 10% 59%
Protein: 28.18 g
Fats: 10.3 g
Carbs: 1.18 g
Water: 59.31 g
Other: 1.03 g
12% 25% 6% 54% 3%
Protein: 12.38 g
Fats: 25.45 g
Carbs: 5.89 g
Water: 53.53 g
Other: 2.75 g
Contains more Protein +127.6%
Contains more Water +10.8%
Contains more Fats +147.1%
Contains more Carbs +399.2%
Contains more Other +167%
Equal in Water - 53.53

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -72%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +221.6%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 2.427
31% 42% 27%
Saturated Fat: 2.78 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.82 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.43 g
40% 50% 10%
Saturated Fat: 9.925 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.286 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.427 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -72%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +221.6%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 2.427

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chicken thigh Liverwurst
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken thigh Liverwurst Opinion
Net carbs 1.18g 3.39g Liverwurst
Protein 28.18g 12.38g Chicken thigh
Fats 10.3g 25.45g Liverwurst
Carbs 1.18g 5.89g Liverwurst
Calories 218kcal 305kcal Liverwurst
Sugar 1.65g Chicken thigh
Fiber 0g 2.5g Liverwurst
Calcium 13mg 22mg Liverwurst
Iron 1.46mg 8.85mg Liverwurst
Magnesium 26mg 12mg Chicken thigh
Phosphorus 199mg 230mg Liverwurst
Potassium 259mg 170mg Chicken thigh
Sodium 95mg 700mg Chicken thigh
Zinc 2.79mg 2.3mg Chicken thigh
Copper 0.09mg 0.24mg Liverwurst
Manganese 0.027mg 0.155mg Liverwurst
Selenium 20.5µg 58µg Liverwurst
Vitamin A 70IU 13636IU Liverwurst
Vitamin A RAE 4091µg Liverwurst
Vitamin D 8IU Chicken thigh
Vitamin D 0.2µg Chicken thigh
Vitamin C 0mg 3.5mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B1 0.088mg 0.272mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B2 0.255mg 1.03mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B3 7.12mg 4.3mg Chicken thigh
Vitamin B5 1.285mg 2.95mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B6 0.38mg 0.19mg Chicken thigh
Folate 9µg 30µg Liverwurst
Vitamin B12 0.33µg 13.46µg Liverwurst
Tryptophan 0.329mg 0.151mg Chicken thigh
Threonine 1.188mg 0.671mg Chicken thigh
Isoleucine 1.486mg 0.653mg Chicken thigh
Leucine 2.115mg 1.139mg Chicken thigh
Lysine 2.384mg 1.155mg Chicken thigh
Methionine 0.778mg 0.285mg Chicken thigh
Phenylalanine 1.121mg 0.617mg Chicken thigh
Valine 1.397mg 0.857mg Chicken thigh
Histidine 0.874mg 0.448mg Chicken thigh
Cholesterol 102mg 118mg Chicken thigh
Saturated Fat 2.78g 9.925g Chicken thigh
Omega-3 - DHA 0.05g 0g Chicken thigh
Omega-3 - EPA 0.01g 0g Chicken thigh
Omega-3 - DPA 0.03g 0g Chicken thigh
Monounsaturated Fat 3.82g 12.286g Liverwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.43g 2.427g Chicken thigh

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicken thigh Liverwurst
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
34%
Chicken thigh
242%
Liverwurst
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
42%
Chicken thigh
103%
Liverwurst

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken thigh
Chicken thigh is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken thigh
Chicken thigh contains less Sodium (difference - 605mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken thigh
Chicken thigh is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken thigh
Chicken thigh is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.145g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken thigh
Chicken thigh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken thigh
Chicken thigh is cheaper (difference - $3)

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 thigh - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172387/nutrients
  2. Liverwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174596/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.