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Pepperoni vs. Chicken liver — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Pepperoni and Chicken liver

  • Chicken liver is richer than Pepperoni in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Iron, and Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Chicken liver is 637% higher.
  • Pepperoni contains 22 times more Sodium than Chicken liver. Pepperoni contains 1582mg of Sodium, while Chicken liver contains 71mg.

Food types used in this article are Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced and Chicken, liver, all classes, raw.

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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 Calcium +137.5%
Contains more Potassium +19.1%
Contains more Manganese +321.2%
Contains more Iron +575.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +88%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Contains more Copper +440.7%
Contains more Selenium +88.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 19
Equal in Zinc - 2.67
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 50% 13% 68% 25% 207% 67% 31% 141% 159%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 338% 14% 128% 21% 10% 73% 164% 34% 298%
Contains more Calcium +137.5%
Contains more Potassium +19.1%
Contains more Manganese +321.2%
Contains more Iron +575.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +88%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Contains more Copper +440.7%
Contains more Selenium +88.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 19
Equal in Zinc - 2.67

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 E +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +591.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +570.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +135.6%
Contains more Folate +11660%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1175.4%
Contains more Choline +279.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 21% 39% 0% 68% 60% 94% 56% 84% 4% 163% 28% 15%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 665% 14% 0% 60% 77% 411% 183% 374% 197% 441% 2073% 107% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +591.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +570.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +135.6%
Contains more Folate +11660%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1175.4%
Contains more Choline +279.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +13.8%
Contains more Fats +858.2%
Contains more Carbs +61.6%
Contains more Other +347.2%
Contains more Water +167.8%
19% 46% 29% 5%
Protein: 19.25 g
Fats: 46.28 g
Carbs: 1.18 g
Water: 28.55 g
Other: 4.74 g
17% 5% 76%
Protein: 16.92 g
Fats: 4.83 g
Carbs: 0.73 g
Water: 76.46 g
Other: 1.06 g
Contains more Protein +13.8%
Contains more Fats +858.2%
Contains more Carbs +61.6%
Contains more Other +347.2%
Contains more Water +167.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1562.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +241.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -91.2%
41% 48% 10%
Saturated Fat: 17.708 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 20.77 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.458 g
38% 30% 32%
Saturated Fat: 1.563 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.249 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.306 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1562.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +241.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -91.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pepperoni Chicken liver
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pepperoni Chicken liver Opinion
Net carbs 1.18g 0.73g Pepperoni
Protein 19.25g 16.92g Pepperoni
Fats 46.28g 4.83g Pepperoni
Carbs 1.18g 0.73g Pepperoni
Calories 504kcal 119kcal Pepperoni
Calcium 19mg 8mg Pepperoni
Iron 1.33mg 8.99mg Chicken liver
Magnesium 18mg 19mg Chicken liver
Phosphorus 158mg 297mg Chicken liver
Potassium 274mg 230mg Pepperoni
Sodium 1582mg 71mg Chicken liver
Zinc 2.44mg 2.67mg Chicken liver
Copper 0.091mg 0.492mg Chicken liver
Manganese 1.074mg 0.255mg Pepperoni
Selenium 29µg 54.6µg Chicken liver
Vitamin A 0IU 11078IU Chicken liver
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 3296µg Chicken liver
Vitamin E 1.03mg 0.7mg Pepperoni
Vitamin D 52IU 0IU Pepperoni
Vitamin D 1.3µg 0µg Pepperoni
Vitamin C 0mg 17.9mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B1 0.271mg 0.305mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B2 0.257mg 1.778mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B3 4.987mg 9.728mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B5 0.93mg 6.233mg Chicken liver
Vitamin B6 0.362mg 0.853mg Chicken liver
Folate 5µg 588µg Chicken liver
Vitamin B12 1.3µg 16.58µg Chicken liver
Choline 51.2mg 194.4mg Chicken liver
Vitamin K 5.8µg 0µg Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.23mg 0.176mg Pepperoni
Threonine 0.869mg 0.725mg Pepperoni
Isoleucine 0.901mg 0.813mg Pepperoni
Leucine 1.575mg 1.512mg Pepperoni
Lysine 1.652mg 1.332mg Pepperoni
Methionine 0.511mg 0.432mg Pepperoni
Phenylalanine 0.778mg 0.824mg Chicken liver
Valine 0.987mg 0.998mg Chicken liver
Histidine 0.688mg 0.507mg Pepperoni
Cholesterol 97mg 345mg Pepperoni
Trans Fat 1.527g 0.065g Chicken liver
Saturated Fat 17.708g 1.563g Chicken liver
Omega-3 - DHA 0.004g 0g Pepperoni
Omega-3 - EPA 0.004g 0g Pepperoni
Omega-3 - DPA 0.02g 0g Pepperoni
Monounsaturated Fat 20.77g 1.249g Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 4.458g 1.306g Pepperoni
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.136g 0.005g Pepperoni
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 3.605g 0.475g Pepperoni
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.002g 0.006g Chicken liver
Omega-3 - ALA 0.164g 0.006g Pepperoni
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.018g Pepperoni
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.04g Pepperoni

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pepperoni Chicken liver
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
48%
Pepperoni
354%
Chicken liver
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
76%
Pepperoni
108%
Chicken liver

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 248mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken liver
Chicken liver contains less Sodium (difference - 1511mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken liver
Chicken liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.145g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken liver
Chicken liver is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken liver
Chicken liver is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chicken liver
Chicken liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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

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. Pepperoni - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174575/nutrients
  2. Chicken liver - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171060/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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