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Liver vs Duck meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Liver and Duck meat

  • Liver is higher than Duck meat in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Copper, and Zinc.
  • Liver's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 765% higher.
  • Liver has 86 times more Vitamin A than Duck meat. While Liver has 5405µg of Vitamin A, Duck meat has only 63µg.
  • Duck meat has less Cholesterol.

The food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised and Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, cooked, roasted.

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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
5
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Contains more Iron +563.7%
Contains more Copper +179.3%
Contains more Zinc +261.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%
Contains less Sodium -16.9%
Contains more Potassium +36%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 673% 3% 14% 10% 212% 184% 104% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 102% 4% 18% 12% 76% 51% 67% 8%
Contains more Iron +563.7%
Contains more Copper +179.3%
Contains more Zinc +261.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%
Contains less Sodium -16.9%
Contains more Potassium +36%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Equal in Calcium - 11

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 +8470%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +716.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +334.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +6123.3%
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% 13% 14% 3% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 38% 13% 5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +8470%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +716.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +334.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +6123.3%
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
32
Duck meat
Mineral Summary Score
150
Liver
42
Duck meat

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
114%
Duck meat
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
0%
Duck meat
Fats
20%
Liver
131%
Duck meat

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 Duck meat
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

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Liver Duck meat
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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 - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.26g)
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?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 271mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Liver Duck meat Opinion
Calories 165 337 Duck meat
Protein 26.02 18.99 Liver
Fats 4.4 28.35 Duck meat
Vitamin C 23.6 0 Liver
Carbs 3.76 0 Liver
Cholesterol 355 84 Duck meat
Vitamin D 3 Duck meat
Iron 17.92 2.7 Liver
Calcium 10 11 Duck meat
Potassium 150 204 Duck meat
Magnesium 14 16 Duck meat
Sugar 0 Liver
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.634 0.227 Liver
Zinc 6.72 1.86 Liver
Starch
Phosphorus 241 156 Liver
Sodium 49 59 Liver
Vitamin A 17997 210 Liver
Vitamin E 0.7 Duck meat
Vitamin D 0.1 Duck meat
Vitamin B1 0.258 0.174 Liver
Vitamin B2 2.196 0.269 Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435 4.825 Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774 1.098 Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57 0.18 Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67 0.3 Liver
Vitamin K 5.1 Duck meat
Folate 163 6 Liver
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.41 9.67 Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63 12.9 Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05 3.65 Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.366 0.232 Liver
Threonine 1.107 0.773 Liver
Isoleucine 1.32 0.872 Liver
Leucine 2.319 1.465 Liver
Lysine 2.007 1.486 Liver
Methionine 0.645 0.475 Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274 0.752 Liver
Valine 1.607 0.938 Liver
Histidine 0.708 0.462 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. Duck meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172409/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.