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Liverwurst vs Beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Liverwurst and Beef different?

  • Liverwurst is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B1, however Beef is richer in Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Liverwurst is 454% higher.
  • Liverwurst contains 10 times more Sodium than Beef. While Liverwurst contains 700mg of Sodium, Beef contains only 72mg.

Liverwurst spread and Beef, ground, 85% lean meat / 15% fat, patty, cooked, broiled are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +22.2%
Contains more Iron +240.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.2%
Contains more Copper +182.4%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Potassium +87.1%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Zinc +174.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 332% 9% 99% 15% 92% 63% 80%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 98% 15% 85% 29% 10% 173% 29%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Iron +240.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.2%
Contains more Copper +182.4%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Potassium +87.1%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Zinc +174.3%

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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Beef
Contains more Vitamin A +151411.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +491.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +485.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +348.3%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +409.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.1%
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%
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% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 7% 331% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +151411.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +491.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +485.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +348.3%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +409.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.1%

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.
Liverwurst Beef
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
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Liverwurst Beef Opinion
Net carbs 3.39g 0g Liverwurst
Protein 12.38g 25.93g Beef
Fats 25.45g 15.41g Liverwurst
Carbs 5.89g 0g Liverwurst
Calories 305kcal 250kcal Liverwurst
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.65g 0g Beef
Fiber 2.5g 0g Liverwurst
Calcium 22mg 18mg Liverwurst
Iron 8.85mg 2.6mg Liverwurst
Magnesium 12mg 21mg Beef
Phosphorus 230mg 198mg Liverwurst
Potassium 170mg 318mg Beef
Sodium 700mg 72mg Beef
Zinc 2.3mg 6.31mg Beef
Copper 0.24mg 0.085mg Liverwurst
Vitamin A 13636IU 9IU Liverwurst
Vitamin E mg 0.12mg Beef
Vitamin D IU 2IU Beef
Vitamin D µg 0µg Beef
Vitamin C 3.5mg 0mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B1 0.272mg 0.046mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B2 1.03mg 0.176mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B3 4.3mg 5.378mg Beef
Vitamin B5 2.95mg 0.658mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B6 0.19mg 0.382mg Beef
Folate 30µg 9µg Liverwurst
Vitamin B12 13.46µg 2.64µg Liverwurst
Vitamin K µg 1.2µg Beef
Tryptophan 0.151mg 0.094mg Liverwurst
Threonine 0.671mg 0.72mg Beef
Isoleucine 0.653mg 0.822mg Beef
Leucine 1.139mg 1.45mg Beef
Lysine 1.155mg 1.54mg Beef
Methionine 0.285mg 0.478mg Beef
Phenylalanine 0.617mg 0.725mg Beef
Valine 0.857mg 0.914mg Beef
Histidine 0.448mg 0.604mg Beef
Cholesterol 118mg 88mg Beef
Trans Fat g 0.572g Liverwurst
Saturated Fat 9.925g 5.895g Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 12.286g 6.668g Liverwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.427g 0.484g Liverwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Liverwurst Beef
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
262
Liverwurst
52
Beef
Mineral Summary Score
87
Liverwurst
55
Beef

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
74%
Liverwurst
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
6%
Liverwurst
0%
Beef
Fats
117%
Liverwurst
71%
Beef

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Beef
Beef is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef
Beef contains less Sodium (difference - 628mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef
Beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beef
Beef is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef
Beef 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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Liverwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174596/nutrients
  2. Beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174032/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.