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Liver vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Liver and Chuck steak

  • Liver is higher than Chuck steak in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Selenium, Copper, and Folate.
  • Liver's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 652% higher.
  • Liver has 772 times more Vitamin A RAE than Chuck steak. While Liver has 5405µg of Vitamin A RAE, Chuck steak has only 7µg.
  • Chuck steak has less Cholesterol.

The food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised and Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled.

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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 +631.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.9%
Contains less Sodium -31%
Contains more Copper +723.4%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Potassium +116.7%
Contains more Zinc +29.2%
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% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Contains more Iron +631.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.9%
Contains less Sodium -31%
Contains more Copper +723.4%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Potassium +116.7%
Contains more Zinc +29.2%

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 +71888%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1049.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +534.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.8%
Contains more Folate +2616.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +516.2%
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 2% 2% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +71888%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1049.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +534.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.8%
Contains more Folate +2616.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +516.2%

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 Chuck steak
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 Chuck steak Opinion
Net carbs 3.76g 0g Liver
Protein 26.02g 24.98g Liver
Fats 4.4g 19.64g Chuck steak
Carbs 3.76g 0g Liver
Calories 165kcal 277kcal Chuck steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Liver
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 10mg 16mg Chuck steak
Iron 17.92mg 2.45mg Liver
Magnesium 14mg 22mg Chuck steak
Phosphorus 241mg 193mg Liver
Potassium 150mg 325mg Chuck steak
Sodium 49mg 71mg Liver
Zinc 6.72mg 8.68mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.634mg 0.077mg Liver
Vitamin A 17997IU 25IU Liver
Vitamin E mg 0.1mg Chuck steak
Vitamin D IU 5IU Chuck steak
Vitamin D µg 0.1µg Chuck steak
Vitamin C 23.6mg 0mg Liver
Vitamin B1 0.258mg 0.066mg Liver
Vitamin B2 2.196mg 0.191mg Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435mg 4.663mg Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774mg 0.752mg Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57mg 0.373mg Liver
Folate 163µg 6µg Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67µg 3.03µg Liver
Vitamin K µg 1.6µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.366mg 0.281mg Liver
Threonine 1.107mg 1.099mg Liver
Isoleucine 1.32mg 1.062mg Liver
Leucine 2.319mg 2.009mg Liver
Lysine 2.007mg 2.184mg Chuck steak
Methionine 0.645mg 0.709mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 1.274mg 0.951mg Liver
Valine 1.607mg 1.129mg Liver
Histidine 0.708mg 0.809mg Chuck steak
Cholesterol 355mg 87mg Chuck steak
Trans Fat g 1.287g Liver
Saturated Fat 1.41g 8.66g Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63g 9.457g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05g 0.81g Liver

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Liver Chuck steak
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
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
150
Liver
62
Chuck steak

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
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
20%
Liver
91%
Chuck steak

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 - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.25g)
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?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 268mg)
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. Chuck steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171228/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.