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Horse meat vs Liver - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Horse meat and Liver

  • Liver has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Copper, Zinc, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B3 than Horse meat.
  • Liver's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 646% more.
  • Horse meat contains less Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Game meat, horse, cooked, roasted 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 Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Potassium +152.7%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Iron +256.3%
Contains less Sodium -10.9%
Contains more Zinc +75.9%
Contains more Copper +270.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 241
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 189% 18% 106% 34% 8% 105% 57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 673% 10% 104% 14% 7% 184% 212%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Potassium +152.7%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Iron +256.3%
Contains less Sodium -10.9%
Contains more Zinc +75.9%
Contains more Copper +270.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 241

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1080%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1730%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +490.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 7% 25% 28% 91% 0% 77% 0% 396% 0%
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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1080%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1730%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +490.8%

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.
Horse meat Liver
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Horse meat Liver Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.76g Liver
Protein 28.14g 26.02g Horse meat
Fats 6.05g 4.4g Horse meat
Carbs 0g 3.76g Liver
Calories 175kcal 165kcal Horse meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 10mg Liver
Iron 5.03mg 17.92mg Liver
Magnesium 25mg 14mg Horse meat
Phosphorus 247mg 241mg Horse meat
Potassium 379mg 150mg Horse meat
Sodium 55mg 49mg Liver
Zinc 3.82mg 6.72mg Liver
Copper 0.171mg 0.634mg Liver
Vitamin A 0IU 17997IU Liver
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 2mg 23.6mg Liver
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.258mg Liver
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 2.196mg Liver
Vitamin B3 4.84mg 8.435mg Liver
Vitamin B5 mg 4.774mg Liver
Vitamin B6 0.33mg 0.57mg Liver
Folate µg 163µg Liver
Vitamin B12 3.16µg 18.67µg Liver
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.349mg 0.366mg Liver
Threonine 1.262mg 1.107mg Horse meat
Isoleucine 1.334mg 1.32mg Horse meat
Leucine 2.232mg 2.319mg Liver
Lysine 2.398mg 2.007mg Horse meat
Methionine 0.623mg 0.645mg Liver
Phenylalanine 1.157mg 1.274mg Liver
Valine 1.458mg 1.607mg Liver
Histidine 1.081mg 0.708mg Horse meat
Cholesterol 68mg 355mg Horse meat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.9g 1.41g Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 2.12g 0.63g Horse meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.85g 1.05g Liver

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Horse meat Liver
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
52
Horse meat
397
Liver
Mineral Summary Score
65
Horse meat
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
169%
Horse meat
156%
Liver
Carbohydrates
0%
Horse meat
4%
Liver
Fats
28%
Horse meat
20%
Liver

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Liver
Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.49g)
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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 287mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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. Horse meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175087/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.