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Liver vs Barbecue chicken - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Liver and Barbecue chicken

  • Liver has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Selenium, Copper, Zinc, and Folate than Barbecue chicken.
  • Liver's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 758% more.
  • Liver contains 270 times more Vitamin A RAE than Barbecue chicken. Liver contains 5405µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Barbecue chicken contains 20µg.
  • Barbecue chicken contains less Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised and Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin.

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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 Iron +1786.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains less Sodium -85.4%
Contains more Zinc +277.5%
Contains more Copper +723.4%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Potassium +70%
Equal in Phosphorus - 218
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 673% 10% 104% 14% 7% 184% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 36% 15% 94% 23% 44% 49% 26%
Contains more Iron +1786.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains less Sodium -85.4%
Contains more Zinc +277.5%
Contains more Copper +723.4%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Potassium +70%
Equal in Phosphorus - 218

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
Liver
9
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Contains more Vitamin A +26761.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +369.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +867.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3040.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +198.4%
Contains more Folate +1937.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3872.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1080% 0% 0% 79% 65% 507% 159% 287% 132% 123% 2334% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 10% 0% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 6% 59% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +26761.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +369.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +867.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3040.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +198.4%
Contains more Folate +1937.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3872.3%

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.
Liver Barbecue chicken
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Liver Barbecue chicken Opinion
Net carbs 3.76g 0.12g Liver
Protein 26.02g 22.51g Liver
Fats 4.4g 15.08g Barbecue chicken
Carbs 3.76g 0.12g Liver
Calories 165kcal 226kcal Barbecue chicken
Starch g 0g Barbecue chicken
Fructose g 0.04g Barbecue chicken
Sugar g 0.12g Liver
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 10mg 16mg Barbecue chicken
Iron 17.92mg 0.95mg Liver
Magnesium 14mg 21mg Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 241mg 218mg Liver
Potassium 150mg 255mg Barbecue chicken
Sodium 49mg 335mg Liver
Zinc 6.72mg 1.78mg Liver
Copper 0.634mg 0.077mg Liver
Vitamin A 17997IU 67IU Liver
Vitamin E mg 0.46mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D IU 0IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D µg 0µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin C 23.6mg 0mg Liver
Vitamin B1 0.258mg 0.055mg Liver
Vitamin B2 2.196mg 0.227mg Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435mg 5.732mg Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774mg 0.152mg Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57mg 0.191mg Liver
Folate 163µg 8µg Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67µg 0.47µg Liver
Vitamin K µg 0µg Barbecue chicken
Tryptophan 0.366mg 0.173mg Liver
Threonine 1.107mg 0.657mg Liver
Isoleucine 1.32mg 0.853mg Liver
Leucine 2.319mg 1.549mg Liver
Lysine 2.007mg 1.75mg Liver
Methionine 0.645mg 0.565mg Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274mg 0.69mg Liver
Valine 1.607mg 0.935mg Liver
Histidine 0.708mg 0.592mg Liver
Cholesterol 355mg 127mg Barbecue chicken
Trans Fat g 0.078g Liver
Saturated Fat 1.41g 3.927g Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63g 6.446g Barbecue chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05g 2.038g Barbecue chicken

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Liver Barbecue chicken
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
397
Liver
25
Barbecue chicken
Mineral Summary Score
150
Liver
36
Barbecue chicken

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
156%
Liver
135%
Barbecue chicken
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
0%
Barbecue chicken
Fats
20%
Liver
70%
Barbecue chicken

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Liver
Liver is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Liver
Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 286mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.517g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Liver
Liver is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 228mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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

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. Liver - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167863/nutrients
  2. Barbecue chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171127/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.