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Liver vs Chicken meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Liver and Chicken meat

  • The amount of Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Copper, Zinc, and Folate in Liver is higher than in Chicken meat.
  • Liver covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 765% more than Chicken meat.
  • Chicken meat has 113 times less Vitamin A RAE than Liver. Liver has 5405µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Chicken meat has 48µg.
  • Chicken meat contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised and Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted.

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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 +1322.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.4%
Contains less Sodium -40.2%
Contains more Zinc +246.4%
Contains more Copper +860.6%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Potassium +48.7%
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% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22%
Contains more Iron +1322.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.4%
Contains less Sodium -40.2%
Contains more Zinc +246.4%
Contains more Copper +860.6%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Potassium +48.7%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +11078.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +309.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1207.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +363.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.5%
Contains more Folate +3160%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +6123.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 8.487
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 10% 6% 0% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 4% 38% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +11078.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +309.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1207.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +363.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.5%
Contains more Folate +3160%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +6123.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 8.487

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 Chicken meat
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Liver Chicken meat Opinion
Net carbs 3.76g 0g Liver
Protein 26.02g 27.3g Chicken meat
Fats 4.4g 13.6g Chicken meat
Carbs 3.76g 0g Liver
Calories 165kcal 239kcal Chicken meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Liver
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 10mg 15mg Chicken meat
Iron 17.92mg 1.26mg Liver
Magnesium 14mg 23mg Chicken meat
Phosphorus 241mg 182mg Liver
Potassium 150mg 223mg Chicken meat
Sodium 49mg 82mg Liver
Zinc 6.72mg 1.94mg Liver
Copper 0.634mg 0.066mg Liver
Vitamin A 17997IU 161IU Liver
Vitamin E mg 0.27mg Chicken meat
Vitamin D IU 2IU Chicken meat
Vitamin D µg 0µg Chicken meat
Vitamin C 23.6mg 0mg Liver
Vitamin B1 0.258mg 0.063mg Liver
Vitamin B2 2.196mg 0.168mg Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435mg 8.487mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 4.774mg 1.03mg Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57mg 0.4mg Liver
Folate 163µg 5µg Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67µg 0.3µg Liver
Vitamin K µg 2.4µg Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.366mg 0.305mg Liver
Threonine 1.107mg 1.128mg Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.32mg 1.362mg Chicken meat
Leucine 2.319mg 1.986mg Liver
Lysine 2.007mg 2.223mg Chicken meat
Methionine 0.645mg 0.726mg Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.274mg 1.061mg Liver
Valine 1.607mg 1.325mg Liver
Histidine 0.708mg 0.802mg Chicken meat
Cholesterol 355mg 88mg Chicken meat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.41g 3.79g Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63g 5.34g Chicken meat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05g 2.97g Chicken meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Liver Chicken meat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
36
Chicken meat
Mineral Summary Score
150
Liver
31
Chicken meat

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
164%
Chicken meat
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
0%
Chicken meat
Fats
20%
Liver
63%
Chicken meat

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 - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.38g)
Which food is cheaper?
Liver
Liver is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 267mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/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.