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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 RAE.
  • 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
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Contains more Iron +1692%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Contains more Zinc +172.1%
Contains more Copper +692.5%
Contains more Potassium +88.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 673% 10% 104% 14% 7% 184% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 11% 56% 25% 111% 68% 27%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Contains more Iron +1692%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Contains more Zinc +172.1%
Contains more Copper +692.5%
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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +931%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +171.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +591.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +185%
Contains more Folate +3975%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +599.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.3%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 96% 50% 59% 42% 47% 3% 334% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +931%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +171.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +591.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +185%
Contains more Folate +3975%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +599.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.3%

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 Bratwurst
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Liver Bratwurst Opinion
Net carbs 3.76g 2g Liver
Protein 26.02g 12.2g Liver
Fats 4.4g 26.34g Bratwurst
Carbs 3.76g 2g Liver
Calories 165kcal 297kcal Bratwurst
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Liver
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 10mg 7mg Liver
Iron 17.92mg 1mg Liver
Magnesium 14mg 15mg Bratwurst
Phosphorus 241mg 130mg Liver
Potassium 150mg 283mg Bratwurst
Sodium 49mg 848mg Liver
Zinc 6.72mg 2.47mg Liver
Copper 0.634mg 0.08mg Liver
Vitamin A 17997IU 0IU Liver
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 23.6mg 0mg Liver
Vitamin B1 0.258mg 0.38mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B2 2.196mg 0.213mg Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435mg 3.11mg Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774mg 0.69mg Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57mg 0.2mg Liver
Folate 163µg 4µg Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67µg 2.67µg Liver
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.366mg 0.107mg Liver
Threonine 1.107mg 0.465mg Liver
Isoleucine 1.32mg 0.485mg Liver
Leucine 2.319mg 0.81mg Liver
Lysine 2.007mg 0.903mg Liver
Methionine 0.645mg 0.364mg Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274mg 0.405mg Liver
Valine 1.607mg 0.464mg Liver
Histidine 0.708mg 0.395mg Liver
Cholesterol 355mg 78mg Bratwurst
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.41g 6.08g Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63g 8g Bratwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05g 1.58g Bratwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Liver Bratwurst
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
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 food.
Protein
156%
Liver
73%
Bratwurst
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
2%
Bratwurst
Fats
20%
Liver
122%
Bratwurst

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Liver
Liver is lower in Sugar (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 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. 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.