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Liver vs Chocolate - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Liver and Chocolate

  • Liver has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B3, while Chocolate has more Manganese.
  • Liver covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 768% more than Chocolate.
  • Liver contains 2703 times more Vitamin A RAE than Chocolate. While Liver contains 5405µg of Vitamin A RAE, Chocolate contains only 2µg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Chocolate is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised and Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids.

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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 +123.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +17%
Contains more Zinc +234.3%
Contains more Calcium +460%
Contains more Magnesium +942.9%
Contains more Potassium +272.7%
Contains less Sodium -51%
Contains more Copper +62.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 673% 10% 104% 14% 7% 184% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343%
Contains more Iron +123.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +17%
Contains more Zinc +234.3%
Contains more Calcium +460%
Contains more Magnesium +942.9%
Contains more Potassium +272.7%
Contains less Sodium -51%
Contains more Copper +62.1%

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 +35894%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +932%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +4292%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1063.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1507.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +8017.4%
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 3% 11% 0% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 0% 29% 21%
Contains more Vitamin A +35894%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +932%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +4292%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1063.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1507.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +8017.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Liver Chocolate Opinion
Net carbs 3.76g 54.17g Chocolate
Protein 26.02g 4.88g Liver
Fats 4.4g 31.28g Chocolate
Carbs 3.76g 61.17g Chocolate
Calories 165kcal 546kcal Chocolate
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Chocolate
Sugar g 47.9g Liver
Fiber 0g 7g Chocolate
Calcium 10mg 56mg Chocolate
Iron 17.92mg 8.02mg Liver
Magnesium 14mg 146mg Chocolate
Phosphorus 241mg 206mg Liver
Potassium 150mg 559mg Chocolate
Sodium 49mg 24mg Chocolate
Zinc 6.72mg 2.01mg Liver
Copper 0.634mg 1.028mg Chocolate
Vitamin A 17997IU 50IU Liver
Vitamin E mg 0.54mg Chocolate
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 23.6mg mg Liver
Vitamin B1 0.258mg 0.025mg Liver
Vitamin B2 2.196mg 0.05mg Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435mg 0.725mg Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774mg 0.297mg Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57mg 0.042mg Liver
Folate 163µg µg Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67µg 0.23µg Liver
Vitamin K µg 8.1µg Chocolate
Tryptophan 0.366mg mg Liver
Threonine 1.107mg mg Liver
Isoleucine 1.32mg mg Liver
Leucine 2.319mg mg Liver
Lysine 2.007mg mg Liver
Methionine 0.645mg mg Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274mg mg Liver
Valine 1.607mg mg Liver
Histidine 0.708mg mg Liver
Cholesterol 355mg 8mg Chocolate
Trans Fat g 0.112g Liver
Saturated Fat 1.41g 18.519g Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63g 9.54g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05g 1.092g Chocolate

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Liver Chocolate
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
10
Chocolate
Mineral Summary Score
150
Liver
120
Chocolate

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
29%
Chocolate
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
61%
Chocolate
Fats
20%
Liver
144%
Chocolate

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Liver
Liver is lower in Sugar (difference - 47.9g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 17.109g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Liver
Liver is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Liver
Liver is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 347mg)
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. Chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170271/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.