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Lamb and mutton vs Liver - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Lamb and mutton and Liver

  • The amount of Vitamin B12, Vitamin A, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Selenium, Copper, and Folate in Liver is higher than in Lamb and mutton.
  • Liver covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 672% more than Lamb and mutton.
  • Lamb and mutton contains 6 times more Saturated Fat than Liver. While Lamb and mutton contains 8.83g of Saturated Fat, Liver contains only 1.41g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked 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 +70%
Contains more Potassium +106.7%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Iron +853.2%
Contains more Copper +432.8%
Contains more Zinc +50.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.2%
Contains less Sodium -31.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 71% 6% 28% 17% 40% 122% 81% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 673% 3% 14% 10% 212% 184% 104% 7%
Contains more Calcium +70%
Contains more Potassium +106.7%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Iron +853.2%
Contains more Copper +432.8%
Contains more Zinc +50.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.2%
Contains less Sodium -31.9%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +778.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +623.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +338.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +632.2%
Contains more Folate +805.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 3% 3% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 319% 12% 14%
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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +778.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +623.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +338.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +632.2%
Contains more Folate +805.6%

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.
Lamb and mutton Liver
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lamb and mutton Liver Opinion
Calories 294kcal 165kcal Lamb and mutton
Protein 24.52g 26.02g Liver
Fats 20.94g 4.4g Lamb and mutton
Vitamin C 0mg 23.6mg Liver
Net carbs 0g 3.76g Liver
Carbs 0g 3.76g Liver
Cholesterol 97mg 355mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D 2IU IU Lamb and mutton
Iron 1.88mg 17.92mg Liver
Calcium 17mg 10mg Lamb and mutton
Potassium 310mg 150mg Lamb and mutton
Magnesium 23mg 14mg Lamb and mutton
Sugar 0g g Liver
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.119mg 0.634mg Liver
Zinc 4.46mg 6.72mg Liver
Starch g g
Phosphorus 188mg 241mg Liver
Sodium 72mg 49mg Liver
Vitamin A 0IU 17997IU Liver
Vitamin E 0.14mg mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.258mg Liver
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 2.196mg Liver
Vitamin B3 6.66mg 8.435mg Liver
Vitamin B5 0.66mg 4.774mg Liver
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.57mg Liver
Vitamin B12 2.55µg 18.67µg Liver
Vitamin K 4.6µg µg Lamb and mutton
Folate 18µg 163µg Liver
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 8.83g 1.41g Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 8.82g 0.63g Lamb and mutton
Polyunsaturated fat 1.51g 1.05g Lamb and mutton
Tryptophan 0.287mg 0.366mg Liver
Threonine 1.05mg 1.107mg Liver
Isoleucine 1.183mg 1.32mg Liver
Leucine 1.908mg 2.319mg Liver
Lysine 2.166mg 2.007mg Lamb and mutton
Methionine 0.629mg 0.645mg Liver
Phenylalanine 0.998mg 1.274mg Liver
Valine 1.323mg 1.607mg Liver
Histidine 0.777mg 0.708mg Lamb and mutton
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lamb and mutton Liver
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
Lamb and mutton
397
Liver
Mineral Summary Score
46
Lamb and mutton
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
147%
Lamb and mutton
156%
Liver
Carbohydrates
0%
Lamb and mutton
4%
Liver
Fats
97%
Lamb and mutton
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 - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.42g)
Which food is cheaper?
Liver
Liver is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 258mg)
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. Lamb and mutton - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.