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Ground meat vs Liverwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Ground meat and Liverwurst?

  • Ground meat is richer in Zinc, yet Liverwurst is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B1.
  • Liverwurst's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 457% higher.
  • Ground meat has 3 times more Zinc than Liverwurst. Ground meat has 5.84mg of Zinc, while Liverwurst has 2.3mg.
  • Ground meat contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked and Liverwurst spread types in this comparison.

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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 +50%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Potassium +41.8%
Contains less Sodium -89.6%
Contains more Zinc +153.9%
Contains more Iron +289.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.6%
Contains more Copper +203.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 86% 13% 72% 22% 10% 160% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 332% 9% 99% 15% 92% 63% 80%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Potassium +41.8%
Contains less Sodium -89.6%
Contains more Zinc +153.9%
Contains more Iron +289.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.6%
Contains more Copper +203.8%

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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Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +151411.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +502.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +476.2%
Contains more Folate +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +440.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.3
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 3% 0% 0% 13% 40% 76% 31% 72% 6% 312% 8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 819% 0% 0% 12% 68% 238% 81% 178% 44% 23% 1683% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +151411.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +502.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +476.2%
Contains more Folate +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +440.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.3

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.
Ground meat Liverwurst
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
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground meat Liverwurst Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.39g Liverwurst
Protein 23.87g 12.38g Ground meat
Fats 15.37g 25.45g Liverwurst
Carbs 0g 5.89g Liverwurst
Calories 241kcal 305kcal Liverwurst
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 1.65g Ground meat
Fiber 0g 2.5g Liverwurst
Calcium 33mg 22mg Ground meat
Iron 2.27mg 8.85mg Liverwurst
Magnesium 17mg 12mg Ground meat
Phosphorus 166mg 230mg Liverwurst
Potassium 241mg 170mg Ground meat
Sodium 73mg 700mg Ground meat
Zinc 5.84mg 2.3mg Ground meat
Copper 0.079mg 0.24mg Liverwurst
Vitamin A 9IU 13636IU Liverwurst
Vitamin E 0.12mg mg Ground meat
Vitamin D 2IU IU Ground meat
Vitamin D 0µg µg Ground meat
Vitamin C 0mg 3.5mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B1 0.051mg 0.272mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B2 0.171mg 1.03mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B3 4.026mg 4.3mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B5 0.512mg 2.95mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B6 0.311mg 0.19mg Ground meat
Folate 7µg 30µg Liverwurst
Vitamin B12 2.49µg 13.46µg Liverwurst
Vitamin K 2.9µg µg Ground meat
Tryptophan 0.121mg 0.151mg Liverwurst
Threonine 0.923mg 0.671mg Ground meat
Isoleucine 1.055mg 0.653mg Ground meat
Leucine 1.861mg 1.139mg Ground meat
Lysine 1.976mg 1.155mg Ground meat
Methionine 0.614mg 0.285mg Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.617mg Ground meat
Valine 1.172mg 0.857mg Ground meat
Histidine 0.775mg 0.448mg Ground meat
Cholesterol 88mg 118mg Ground meat
Trans Fat 1.173g g Liverwurst
Saturated Fat 6.073g 9.925g Ground meat
Monounsaturated Fat 7.322g 12.286g Liverwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 0.408g 2.427g Liverwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Ground meat Liverwurst
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
46
Ground meat
262
Liverwurst
Mineral Summary Score
49
Ground meat
87
Liverwurst

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
143%
Ground meat
74%
Liverwurst
Carbohydrates
0%
Ground meat
6%
Liverwurst
Fats
71%
Ground meat
117%
Liverwurst

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sodium (difference - 627mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.852g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Ground meat
Ground meat is cheaper (difference - $1)
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. Ground meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169474/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.