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Liverwurst vs Ground meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Liverwurst and Ground meat?

  • Liverwurst is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5 and Vitamin B1, yet Ground meat is richer in Zinc.
  • Liverwurst's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 457% higher.
  • Liverwurst has 1364 times more Vitamin A than Ground meat. Liverwurst has 4091µg of Vitamin A, while Ground meat has 3µg.
  • Ground meat contains less Sodium.

We used Liverwurst spread and Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked types in this comparison.

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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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Contains more Iron +289.9%
Contains more Copper +203.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.6%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +41.8%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Zinc +153.9%
Contains less Sodium -89.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 332% 7% 15% 9% 80% 63% 99% 92%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 86% 10% 22% 13% 27% 160% 72% 10%
Contains more Iron +289.9%
Contains more Copper +203.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.6%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +41.8%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Zinc +153.9%
Contains less Sodium -89.6%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +151411.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +502.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +476.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +440.6%
Contains more Folate +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.026
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% 13% 40% 76% 31% 72% 312% 8% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +151411.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +502.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +476.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +440.6%
Contains more Folate +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.026

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
46
Ground meat
Mineral Summary Score
87
Liverwurst
49
Ground meat

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
143%
Ground meat
Carbohydrates
6%
Liverwurst
0%
Ground meat
Fats
117%
Liverwurst
71%
Ground meat

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 Ground meat
Rich in vitamins ok
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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Liverwurst Ground meat
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 richer in vitamins?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sugars (difference - 1.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sodium (difference - 627mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.852g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Ground meat
Ground meat 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.

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 Ground meat Opinion
Calories 305 241 Liverwurst
Protein 12.38 23.87 Ground meat
Fats 25.45 15.37 Liverwurst
Vitamin C 3.5 0 Liverwurst
Carbs 5.89 0 Liverwurst
Cholesterol 118 88 Ground meat
Vitamin D 2 Ground meat
Iron 8.85 2.27 Liverwurst
Calcium 22 33 Ground meat
Potassium 170 241 Ground meat
Magnesium 12 17 Ground meat
Sugars 1.65 0 Ground meat
Fiber 2.5 0 Liverwurst
Copper 0.24 0.079 Liverwurst
Zinc 2.3 5.84 Ground meat
Starch
Phosphorus 230 166 Liverwurst
Sodium 700 73 Ground meat
Vitamin A 13636 9 Liverwurst
Vitamin E 0.12 Ground meat
Vitamin D 0 Ground meat
Vitamin B1 0.272 0.051 Liverwurst
Vitamin B2 1.03 0.171 Liverwurst
Vitamin B3 4.3 4.026 Liverwurst
Vitamin B5 2.95 0.512 Liverwurst
Vitamin B6 0.19 0.311 Ground meat
Vitamin B12 13.46 2.49 Liverwurst
Vitamin K 2.9 Ground meat
Folate 30 7 Liverwurst
Trans Fat 1.173 Liverwurst
Saturated Fat 9.925 6.073 Ground meat
Monounsaturated Fat 12.286 7.322 Liverwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.427 0.408 Liverwurst
Tryptophan 0.151 0.121 Liverwurst
Threonine 0.671 0.923 Ground meat
Isoleucine 0.653 1.055 Ground meat
Leucine 1.139 1.861 Ground meat
Lysine 1.155 1.976 Ground meat
Methionine 0.285 0.614 Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.617 0.931 Ground meat
Valine 0.857 1.172 Ground meat
Histidine 0.448 0.775 Ground meat
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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. Ground meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169474/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.