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Chocolate vs Liver - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chocolate and Liver

  • Chocolate has more Manganese, while Liver has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B3.
  • Liver covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 768% more than Chocolate.
  • Chocolate contains 13 times more Saturated Fat than Liver. While Chocolate contains 18.519g of Saturated Fat, Liver contains only 1.41g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +460%
Contains more Magnesium +942.9%
Contains more Potassium +272.7%
Contains less Sodium -51%
Contains more Copper +62.1%
Contains more Iron +123.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +17%
Contains more Zinc +234.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 673% 10% 104% 14% 7% 184% 212%
Contains more Calcium +460%
Contains more Magnesium +942.9%
Contains more Potassium +272.7%
Contains less Sodium -51%
Contains more Copper +62.1%
Contains more Iron +123.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +17%
Contains more Zinc +234.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Liver
Contains more Vitamin A +35894%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +932%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +4292%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1063.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1507.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +8017.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 11% 0% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 0% 29% 21%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1080% 0% 0% 79% 65% 507% 159% 287% 132% 123% 2334% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +35894%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +932%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +4292%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1063.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1507.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +8017.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chocolate Liver
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate Liver Opinion
Net carbs 54.17g 3.76g Chocolate
Protein 4.88g 26.02g Liver
Fats 31.28g 4.4g Chocolate
Carbs 61.17g 3.76g Chocolate
Calories 546kcal 165kcal Chocolate
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Chocolate
Sugar 47.9g g Liver
Fiber 7g 0g Chocolate
Calcium 56mg 10mg Chocolate
Iron 8.02mg 17.92mg Liver
Magnesium 146mg 14mg Chocolate
Phosphorus 206mg 241mg Liver
Potassium 559mg 150mg Chocolate
Sodium 24mg 49mg Chocolate
Zinc 2.01mg 6.72mg Liver
Copper 1.028mg 0.634mg Chocolate
Vitamin A 50IU 17997IU Liver
Vitamin E 0.54mg mg Chocolate
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C mg 23.6mg Liver
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.258mg Liver
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 2.196mg Liver
Vitamin B3 0.725mg 8.435mg Liver
Vitamin B5 0.297mg 4.774mg Liver
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.57mg Liver
Folate µg 163µg Liver
Vitamin B12 0.23µg 18.67µg Liver
Vitamin K 8.1µg µg Chocolate
Tryptophan mg 0.366mg Liver
Threonine mg 1.107mg Liver
Isoleucine mg 1.32mg Liver
Leucine mg 2.319mg Liver
Lysine mg 2.007mg Liver
Methionine mg 0.645mg Liver
Phenylalanine mg 1.274mg Liver
Valine mg 1.607mg Liver
Histidine mg 0.708mg Liver
Cholesterol 8mg 355mg Chocolate
Trans Fat 0.112g g Liver
Saturated Fat 18.519g 1.41g Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54g 0.63g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092g 1.05g Chocolate

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chocolate Liver
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
10
Chocolate
397
Liver
Mineral Summary Score
120
Chocolate
150
Liver

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
29%
Chocolate
156%
Liver
Carbohydrates
61%
Chocolate
4%
Liver
Fats
144%
Chocolate
20%
Liver

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Liver
Liver is lower in Sugar (difference - 47.9g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 17.109g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Liver
Liver is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Liver
Liver is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 347mg)
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

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170271/nutrients
  2. Liver - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167863/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.