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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, Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5 and Vitamin B1, however Beef is richer in Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A 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
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Beef
Contains more Iron +240.4%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +182.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.2%
Contains more Potassium +87.1%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Zinc +174.3%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 332% 7% 15% 9% 80% 63% 99% 92%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 98% 6% 29% 15% 29% 173% 85% 10%
Contains more Iron +240.4%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +182.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.2%
Contains more Potassium +87.1%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Zinc +174.3%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +151411.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +491.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +485.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +348.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +409.8%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 12% 819% 0% 0% 68% 238% 81% 178% 44% 1683% 0% 23%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 3% 0% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 331% 3% 7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +151411.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +491.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +485.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +348.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +409.8%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.1%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
74%
Liverwurst
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
6%
Liverwurst
0%
Beef
Fats
117%
Liverwurst
71%
Beef

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Liverwurst Beef
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Liverwurst Beef
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef
Beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Beef
Beef contains less Sugars (difference - 1.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef
Beef contains less Sodium (difference - 628mg)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Liverwurst Beef Opinion
Calories 305 250 Liverwurst
Protein 12.38 25.93 Beef
Fats 25.45 15.41 Liverwurst
Vitamin C 3.5 0 Liverwurst
Carbs 5.89 0 Liverwurst
Cholesterol 118 88 Beef
Vitamin D 2 Beef
Iron 8.85 2.6 Liverwurst
Calcium 22 18 Liverwurst
Potassium 170 318 Beef
Magnesium 12 21 Beef
Sugars 1.65 0 Beef
Fiber 2.5 0 Liverwurst
Copper 0.24 0.085 Liverwurst
Zinc 2.3 6.31 Beef
Starch
Phosphorus 230 198 Liverwurst
Sodium 700 72 Beef
Vitamin A 13636 9 Liverwurst
Vitamin E 0.12 Beef
Vitamin D 0 Beef
Vitamin B1 0.272 0.046 Liverwurst
Vitamin B2 1.03 0.176 Liverwurst
Vitamin B3 4.3 5.378 Beef
Vitamin B5 2.95 0.658 Liverwurst
Vitamin B6 0.19 0.382 Beef
Vitamin B12 13.46 2.64 Liverwurst
Vitamin K 1.2 Beef
Folate 30 9 Liverwurst
Trans Fat 0.572 Liverwurst
Saturated Fat 9.925 5.895 Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 12.286 6.668 Liverwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.427 0.484 Liverwurst
Tryptophan 0.151 0.094 Liverwurst
Threonine 0.671 0.72 Beef
Isoleucine 0.653 0.822 Beef
Leucine 1.139 1.45 Beef
Lysine 1.155 1.54 Beef
Methionine 0.285 0.478 Beef
Phenylalanine 0.617 0.725 Beef
Valine 0.857 0.914 Beef
Histidine 0.448 0.604 Beef
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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 of 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.