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Liverwurst vs. Ground turkey — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Liverwurst and Ground turkey?

  • Liverwurst is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, and Vitamin B5, yet Ground turkey is higher in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3.
  • Liverwurst's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 505% more.
  • Liverwurst has 170 times more Vitamin A RAE than Ground turkey. While Liverwurst has 4091µg of Vitamin A RAE, Ground turkey has only 24µg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Ground turkey is lower.

We used Liverwurst spread and Ground turkey, cooked types 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +482.2%
Contains more Copper +58.9%
Contains more Manganese +1309.1%
Contains more Selenium +86.5%
Contains more Calcium +27.3%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.4%
Contains more Potassium +72.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +35.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 332% 9% 99% 15% 92% 63% 80% 21% 317%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 57% 22% 109% 26% 11% 85% 51% 2% 170%
Contains more Iron +482.2%
Contains more Copper +58.9%
Contains more Manganese +1309.1%
Contains more Selenium +86.5%
Contains more Calcium +27.3%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.4%
Contains more Potassium +72.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +35.2%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +17160.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +253.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +388.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.3%
Contains more Folate +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +904.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +102.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 819% 0% 0% 12% 68% 238% 81% 178% 44% 23% 1683% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 3% 6% 0% 20% 49% 164% 72% 147% 6% 168% 43% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +17160.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +253.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +388.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.3%
Contains more Folate +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +904.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +102.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +144.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +1618.8%
Contains more Protein +121.1%
Contains more Water +16%
12% 25% 6% 54% 3%
Protein: 12.38 g
Fats: 25.45 g
Carbs: 5.89 g
Water: 53.53 g
Other: 2.75 g
27% 10% 62%
Protein: 27.37 g
Fats: 10.4 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.07 g
Other: 0.16 g
Contains more Fats +144.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +1618.8%
Contains more Protein +121.1%
Contains more Water +16%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +255.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -73.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +20.2%
40% 50% 10%
Saturated Fat: 9.925 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.286 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.427 g
30% 38% 32%
Saturated Fat: 2.669 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.458 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.917 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +255.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -73.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +20.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Liverwurst Ground turkey
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 Ground turkey Opinion
Net carbs 3.39g 0g Liverwurst
Protein 12.38g 27.37g Ground turkey
Fats 25.45g 10.4g Liverwurst
Carbs 5.89g 0g Liverwurst
Calories 305kcal 203kcal Liverwurst
Sugar 1.65g 0g Ground turkey
Fiber 2.5g 0g Liverwurst
Calcium 22mg 28mg Ground turkey
Iron 8.85mg 1.52mg Liverwurst
Magnesium 12mg 30mg Ground turkey
Phosphorus 230mg 254mg Ground turkey
Potassium 170mg 294mg Ground turkey
Sodium 700mg 78mg Ground turkey
Zinc 2.3mg 3.11mg Ground turkey
Copper 0.24mg 0.151mg Liverwurst
Manganese 0.155mg 0.011mg Liverwurst
Selenium 58µg 31.1µg Liverwurst
Vitamin A 13636IU 79IU Liverwurst
Vitamin A RAE 4091µg 24µg Liverwurst
Vitamin E 0.11mg Ground turkey
Vitamin D 8IU Ground turkey
Vitamin D 0.2µg Ground turkey
Vitamin C 3.5mg 0mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B1 0.272mg 0.077mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B2 1.03mg 0.211mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B3 4.3mg 8.724mg Ground turkey
Vitamin B5 2.95mg 1.193mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B6 0.19mg 0.633mg Ground turkey
Folate 30µg 7µg Liverwurst
Vitamin B12 13.46µg 1.34µg Liverwurst
Choline 78.2mg Ground turkey
Tryptophan 0.151mg 0.312mg Ground turkey
Threonine 0.671mg 1.258mg Ground turkey
Isoleucine 0.653mg 1.227mg Ground turkey
Leucine 1.139mg 2.262mg Ground turkey
Lysine 1.155mg 2.452mg Ground turkey
Methionine 0.285mg 0.806mg Ground turkey
Phenylalanine 0.617mg 1.068mg Ground turkey
Valine 0.857mg 1.27mg Ground turkey
Histidine 0.448mg 0.811mg Ground turkey
Cholesterol 118mg 93mg Ground turkey
Trans Fat 0.134g Liverwurst
Saturated Fat 9.925g 2.669g Ground turkey
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.009g Ground turkey
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.01g Ground turkey
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.012g Ground turkey
Monounsaturated Fat 12.286g 3.458g Liverwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.427g 2.917g Ground turkey
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.019g Ground turkey
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 2.508g Ground turkey
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.008g Ground turkey
Omega-3 - ALA 0.136g Ground turkey
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.001g Ground turkey
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.011g Ground turkey

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Liverwurst Ground turkey
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
242%
Liverwurst
52%
Ground turkey
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
103%
Liverwurst
54%
Ground turkey

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ground turkey
Ground turkey is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground turkey
Ground turkey contains less Sodium (difference - 622mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ground turkey
Ground turkey is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground turkey
Ground turkey is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.256g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ground turkey
Ground turkey is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Ground turkey
Ground turkey is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Liverwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174596/nutrients
  2. Ground turkey - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171506/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.