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Liver vs. Fajita — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Liver and Fajita

  • Fajita contains less Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Copper, Zinc, and Folate than Liver.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Liver is 755% higher.
  • Fajita is lower in Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised and USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Liver
6
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4
Fajita
Contains more Iron +1710.1%
Contains less Sodium -93.9%
Contains more Zinc +390.5%
Contains more Copper +2013.3%
Contains more Manganese +354.5%
Contains more Selenium +304.2%
Contains more Calcium +30%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.9%
Contains more Potassium +89.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 673% 10% 104% 14% 7% 184% 212% 40% 369%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10% 9% 92%
Contains more Iron +1710.1%
Contains less Sodium -93.9%
Contains more Zinc +390.5%
Contains more Copper +2013.3%
Contains more Manganese +354.5%
Contains more Selenium +304.2%
Contains more Calcium +30%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.9%
Contains more Potassium +89.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Liver
9
:
3
Fajita
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +931%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +557.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.3%
Contains more Folate +3975%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3357.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1080% 0% 0% 79% 65% 507% 159% 287% 132% 123% 2334% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 0% 25% 50% 90% 44% 90% 3% 68% 37% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +931%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +557.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.3%
Contains more Folate +3975%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3357.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Liver
2
:
3
Fajita
Contains more Protein +40.2%
Contains more Carbs +68.6%
Contains more Fats +30.2%
Contains more Other +92%
Equal in Water - 70.6
26% 4% 4% 64%
Protein: 26.02 g
Fats: 4.4 g
Carbs: 3.76 g
Water: 64.32 g
Other: 1.5 g
19% 6% 2% 71% 3%
Protein: 18.56 g
Fats: 5.73 g
Carbs: 2.23 g
Water: 70.6 g
Other: 2.88 g
Contains more Protein +40.2%
Contains more Carbs +68.6%
Contains more Fats +30.2%
Contains more Other +92%
Equal in Water - 70.6

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Liver
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2
Fajita
Contains less Saturated Fat -11.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +270.3%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 1.089
46% 20% 34%
Saturated Fat: 1.41 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.63 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.05 g
32% 46% 22%
Saturated Fat: 1.596 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.333 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.089 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -11.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +270.3%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 1.089

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Liver Fajita
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Liver Fajita Opinion
Net carbs 3.76g 2.23g Liver
Protein 26.02g 18.56g Liver
Fats 4.4g 5.73g Fajita
Carbs 3.76g 2.23g Liver
Calories 165kcal 135kcal Liver
Calcium 10mg 13mg Fajita
Iron 17.92mg 0.99mg Liver
Magnesium 14mg 22mg Fajita
Phosphorus 241mg 277mg Fajita
Potassium 150mg 284mg Fajita
Sodium 49mg 799mg Liver
Zinc 6.72mg 1.37mg Liver
Copper 0.634mg 0.03mg Liver
Manganese 0.3mg 0.066mg Liver
Selenium 67.5µg 16.7µg Liver
Vitamin A 17997IU 0IU Liver
Vitamin A RAE 5405µg 0µg Liver
Vitamin E 0.22mg Fajita
Vitamin C 23.6mg 0mg Liver
Vitamin B1 0.258mg 0.1mg Liver
Vitamin B2 2.196mg 0.213mg Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435mg 4.779mg Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774mg 0.726mg Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57mg 0.387mg Liver
Folate 163µg 4µg Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67µg 0.54µg Liver
Choline 67.8mg Fajita
Vitamin K 0.2µg Fajita
Tryptophan 0.366mg 0.2mg Liver
Threonine 1.107mg 0.452mg Liver
Isoleucine 1.32mg 0.813mg Liver
Leucine 2.319mg 1.56mg Liver
Lysine 2.007mg 1.857mg Liver
Methionine 0.645mg 0.552mg Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274mg 0.763mg Liver
Valine 1.607mg 0.847mg Liver
Histidine 0.708mg 0.68mg Liver
Cholesterol 355mg 88mg Fajita
Saturated Fat 1.41g 1.596g Liver
Omega-3 - DHA 0.03g 0g Liver
Omega-3 - DPA 0.04g 0.007g Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63g 2.333g Fajita
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05g 1.089g Fajita
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.01g Fajita

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Liver Fajita
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
366%
Liver
31%
Fajita
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
161%
Liver
45%
Fajita

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 - 750mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.186g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Liver
Liver is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 267mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Liver - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167863/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.