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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, 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 than Chuck steak. While Liver has 5405µg of Vitamin A, 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
Liver
4
:
Contains more Iron +631.4%
Contains more Copper +723.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.9%
Contains less Sodium -31%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Zinc +29.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 673% 3% 14% 10% 212% 184% 104% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 5% 29% 16% 26% 237% 83% 10%
Contains more Iron +631.4%
Contains more Copper +723.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.9%
Contains less Sodium -31%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +71888%
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 Vitamin B12 +516.2%
Contains more Folate +2616.7%
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% 2% 2% 3% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 379% 4% 5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +71888%
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 Vitamin B12 +516.2%
Contains more Folate +2616.7%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
156%
Liver
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
20%
Liver
91%
Chuck steak

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Liver
Liver contains less Sugars (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?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Liver Chuck steak Opinion
Calories 165 277 Chuck steak
Protein 26.02 24.98 Liver
Fats 4.4 19.64 Chuck steak
Vitamin C 23.6 0 Liver
Carbs 3.76 0 Liver
Cholesterol 355 87 Chuck steak
Vitamin D 5 Chuck steak
Iron 17.92 2.45 Liver
Calcium 10 16 Chuck steak
Potassium 150 325 Chuck steak
Magnesium 14 22 Chuck steak
Sugars 0 Liver
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.634 0.077 Liver
Zinc 6.72 8.68 Chuck steak
Starch
Phosphorus 241 193 Liver
Sodium 49 71 Liver
Vitamin A 17997 25 Liver
Vitamin E 0.1 Chuck steak
Vitamin D 0.1 Chuck steak
Vitamin B1 0.258 0.066 Liver
Vitamin B2 2.196 0.191 Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435 4.663 Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774 0.752 Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57 0.373 Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67 3.03 Liver
Vitamin K 1.6 Chuck steak
Folate 163 6 Liver
Trans Fat 1.287 Liver
Saturated Fat 1.41 8.66 Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63 9.457 Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05 0.81 Liver
Tryptophan 0.366 0.281 Liver
Threonine 1.107 1.099 Liver
Isoleucine 1.32 1.062 Liver
Leucine 2.319 2.009 Liver
Lysine 2.007 2.184 Chuck steak
Methionine 0.645 0.709 Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 1.274 0.951 Liver
Valine 1.607 1.129 Liver
Histidine 0.708 0.809 Chuck steak
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.