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Liver vs Corned beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Liver and Corned beef different?

  • Liver is richer in Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Selenium, Copper, and Folate, while Corned beef is higher in Vitamin A.
  • Liver covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 710% more than Corned beef.
  • Liver contains 27 times more Folate than Corned beef. Liver contains 163µg of Folate, while Corned beef contains 6µg.
  • Corned beef is lower in Cholesterol.

Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised and Beef, cured, corned beef, brisket, cooked types were used in this article.

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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
8
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Contains more Iron +863.4%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +311.7%
Contains more Zinc +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.8%
Contains less Sodium -95%
Equal in Potassium - 145
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 673% 3% 14% 10% 212% 184% 104% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 70% 3% 13% 9% 52% 125% 54% 127%
Contains more Iron +863.4%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +311.7%
Contains more Zinc +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.8%
Contains less Sodium -95%
Equal in Potassium - 145

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +892.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1191.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +178.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1036.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +147.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1045.4%
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% 0% 4% 3% 7% 40% 57% 26% 54% 204% 4% 5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +892.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1191.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +178.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1036.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +147.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1045.4%
Contains more Folate +2616.7%

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
33
Corned beef
Mineral Summary Score
150
Liver
56
Corned beef

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
109%
Corned beef
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
0%
Corned beef
Fats
20%
Liver
88%
Corned beef

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

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Liver Corned beef
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 is lower in Sugar?
Liver
Liver is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Liver
Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 924mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.93g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 257mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Corned beef
Corned beef is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Liver Corned beef Opinion
Calories 165 251 Corned beef
Protein 26.02 18.17 Liver
Fats 4.4 18.98 Corned beef
Vitamin C 23.6 0 Liver
Carbs 3.76 0.47 Liver
Cholesterol 355 98 Corned beef
Vitamin D 4 Corned beef
Iron 17.92 1.86 Liver
Calcium 10 8 Liver
Potassium 150 145 Liver
Magnesium 14 12 Liver
Sugar 0 Liver
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.634 0.154 Liver
Zinc 6.72 4.58 Liver
Starch
Phosphorus 241 125 Liver
Sodium 49 973 Liver
Vitamin A 17997 0 Liver
Vitamin E 0.16 Corned beef
Vitamin D 0.1 Corned beef
Vitamin B1 0.258 0.026 Liver
Vitamin B2 2.196 0.17 Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435 3.03 Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774 0.42 Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57 0.23 Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67 1.63 Liver
Vitamin K 1.5 Corned beef
Folate 163 6 Liver
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.41 6.34 Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63 9.22 Corned beef
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05 0.67 Liver
Tryptophan 0.366 0.119 Liver
Threonine 1.107 0.726 Liver
Isoleucine 1.32 0.827 Liver
Leucine 2.319 1.445 Liver
Lysine 2.007 1.536 Liver
Methionine 0.645 0.473 Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274 0.718 Liver
Valine 1.607 0.901 Liver
Histidine 0.708 0.58 Liver
Fructose

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. Corned beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170200/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.