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Kielbasa vs Liver - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Kielbasa and Liver

  • Kielbasa has more Polyunsaturated fat, and Monounsaturated Fat, however Liver is higher in Vitamin A, Iron, and Vitamin C.
  • Liver covers your daily Vitamin A needs 601% more than Kielbasa.
  • Liver contains 24 times less Sodium than Kielbasa. Kielbasa contains 1200mg of Sodium, while Liver contains 49mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, smoked 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
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Liver
Contains more Iron +1345.2%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 47% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 157%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 673% 3% 14% 10% 212% 184% 104% 7%
Contains more Iron +1345.2%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%

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 C +59.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 79% 1080% 0% 0% 65% 507% 159% 287% 132% 2334% 0% 123%
Contains more Vitamin C +59.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kielbasa Liver Opinion
Calories 226kcal 165kcal Kielbasa
Protein 13.1g 26.02g Liver
Fats 17.6g 4.4g Kielbasa
Vitamin C 14.8mg 23.6mg Liver
Net carbs 3.9g 3.76g Kielbasa
Carbs 3.9g 3.76g Kielbasa
Cholesterol 70mg 355mg Kielbasa
Vitamin D IU IU
Iron 1.24mg 17.92mg Liver
Calcium mg 10mg Liver
Potassium mg 150mg Liver
Magnesium mg 14mg Liver
Sugar 0g g Liver
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper mg 0.634mg Liver
Zinc mg 6.72mg Liver
Starch g g
Phosphorus mg 241mg Liver
Sodium 1200mg 49mg Liver
Vitamin A 0IU 17997IU Liver
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin B1 mg 0.258mg Liver
Vitamin B2 mg 2.196mg Liver
Vitamin B3 mg 8.435mg Liver
Vitamin B5 mg 4.774mg Liver
Vitamin B6 mg 0.57mg Liver
Vitamin B12 µg 18.67µg Liver
Vitamin K µg µg
Folate µg 163µg Liver
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.23g 1.41g Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 8.27g 0.63g Kielbasa
Polyunsaturated fat 2.33g 1.05g Kielbasa
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
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Kielbasa Liver
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
4
Kielbasa
397
Liver
Mineral Summary Score
25
Kielbasa
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
79%
Kielbasa
156%
Liver
Carbohydrates
4%
Kielbasa
4%
Liver
Fats
81%
Kielbasa
20%
Liver

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Liver
Liver is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Liver
Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 1151mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.82g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Liver
Liver is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Liver
Liver is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 285mg)

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. Kielbasa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174607/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.