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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, 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 than Chocolate. While Liver contains 5405µg of Vitamin A, 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
Liver
3
:
Contains more Iron +123.4%
Contains more Zinc +234.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +17%
Contains more Calcium +460%
Contains more Potassium +272.7%
Contains more Magnesium +942.9%
Contains more Copper +62.1%
Contains less Sodium -51%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 673% 3% 14% 10% 212% 184% 104% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 301% 17% 50% 105% 343% 55% 89% 4%
Contains more Iron +123.4%
Contains more Zinc +234.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +17%
Contains more Calcium +460%
Contains more Potassium +272.7%
Contains more Magnesium +942.9%
Contains more Copper +62.1%
Contains less Sodium -51%

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
:
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 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% 3% 11% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 29% 21% 0%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals Equal

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Liver Chocolate
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 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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 347mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.