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Liver vs Bratwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Liver and Bratwurst

  • Liver has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Copper, Folate and Zinc, while Bratwurst has more Vitamin A.
  • Liver covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 667% more than Bratwurst.
  • Liver contains 41 times more Folate than Bratwurst. While Liver contains 163µg of Folate, Bratwurst contains only 4µg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Bratwurst is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised and Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked.

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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
Liver
6
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Contains more Iron +1692%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Contains more Copper +692.5%
Contains more Zinc +172.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Contains more Potassium +88.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 673% 3% 14% 10% 212% 184% 104% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 25% 11% 27% 68% 56% 111%
Contains more Iron +1692%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Contains more Copper +692.5%
Contains more Zinc +172.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Contains more Potassium +88.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 15

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
8
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +931%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +171.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +591.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +185%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +599.3%
Contains more Folate +3975%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 79% 1080% 0% 0% 65% 507% 159% 287% 132% 2334% 0% 123%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 96% 50% 59% 42% 47% 334% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +931%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +171.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +591.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +185%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +599.3%
Contains more Folate +3975%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.3%

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
397
Liver
52
Bratwurst
Mineral Summary Score
150
Liver
42
Bratwurst

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
156%
Liver
73%
Bratwurst
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
2%
Bratwurst
Fats
20%
Liver
122%
Bratwurst

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.
Liver Bratwurst
Lower in Sugars 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 Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Liver Bratwurst
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 contains less Sugars?
Liver
Liver contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Liver
Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 799mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.67g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Liver
Liver is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Liver
Liver is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 277mg)
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 Liver Bratwurst Opinion
Calories 165 297 Bratwurst
Protein 26.02 12.2 Liver
Fats 4.4 26.34 Bratwurst
Vitamin C 23.6 0 Liver
Carbs 3.76 2 Liver
Cholesterol 355 78 Bratwurst
Vitamin D
Iron 17.92 1 Liver
Calcium 10 7 Liver
Potassium 150 283 Bratwurst
Magnesium 14 15 Bratwurst
Sugars 0 Liver
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.634 0.08 Liver
Zinc 6.72 2.47 Liver
Starch
Phosphorus 241 130 Liver
Sodium 49 848 Liver
Vitamin A 17997 0 Liver
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.258 0.38 Bratwurst
Vitamin B2 2.196 0.213 Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435 3.11 Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774 0.69 Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57 0.2 Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67 2.67 Liver
Vitamin K
Folate 163 4 Liver
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.41 6.08 Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63 8 Bratwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05 1.58 Bratwurst
Tryptophan 0.366 0.107 Liver
Threonine 1.107 0.465 Liver
Isoleucine 1.32 0.485 Liver
Leucine 2.319 0.81 Liver
Lysine 2.007 0.903 Liver
Methionine 0.645 0.364 Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274 0.405 Liver
Valine 1.607 0.464 Liver
Histidine 0.708 0.395 Liver
Fructose

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. Liver - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167863/nutrients
  2. Bratwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172956/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.