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Liver vs Game - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Liver and Game

  • Liver has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Copper, Zinc, and Folate, however Game is higher in Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin C.
  • Liver covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 601% more than Game.
  • Game contains 41 times less Folate than Liver. Liver contains 163µg of Folate, while Game contains 4µg.
  • Game has less Cholesterol.

Food varieties used in this article are Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised and Game meat, deer, raw.

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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
6
:
2
Game
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +427.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.3%
Contains more Zinc +221.5%
Contains more Copper +150.6%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Potassium +112%
Equal in Sodium - 51
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 673% 10% 104% 14% 7% 184% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 128% 17% 87% 29% 7% 57% 85%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +427.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.3%
Contains more Zinc +221.5%
Contains more Copper +150.6%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Potassium +112%
Equal in Sodium - 51

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
:
2
Game
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +357.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +54.1%
Contains more Folate +3975%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +195.9%
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 0% 4% 0% 0% 56% 111% 120% 0% 86% 3% 789% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +357.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +54.1%
Contains more Folate +3975%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +195.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Liver Game Opinion
Net carbs 3.76g 0g Liver
Protein 26.02g 22.96g Liver
Fats 4.4g 2.42g Liver
Carbs 3.76g 0g Liver
Calories 165kcal 120kcal Liver
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Liver
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 10mg 5mg Liver
Iron 17.92mg 3.4mg Liver
Magnesium 14mg 23mg Game
Phosphorus 241mg 202mg Liver
Potassium 150mg 318mg Game
Sodium 49mg 51mg Liver
Zinc 6.72mg 2.09mg Liver
Copper 0.634mg 0.253mg Liver
Vitamin A 17997IU 0IU Liver
Vitamin E mg 0.2mg Game
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 23.6mg 0mg Liver
Vitamin B1 0.258mg 0.22mg Liver
Vitamin B2 2.196mg 0.48mg Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435mg 6.37mg Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774mg mg Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57mg 0.37mg Liver
Folate 163µg 4µg Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67µg 6.31µg Liver
Vitamin K µg 1.1µg Game
Tryptophan 0.366mg mg Liver
Threonine 1.107mg 1.08mg Liver
Isoleucine 1.32mg 0.908mg Liver
Leucine 2.319mg 1.951mg Liver
Lysine 2.007mg 2.006mg Liver
Methionine 0.645mg 0.566mg Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274mg 0.937mg Liver
Valine 1.607mg 1.073mg Liver
Histidine 0.708mg 1.135mg Game
Cholesterol 355mg 85mg Game
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.41g 0.95g Game
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63g 0.67g Game
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05g 0.47g Liver

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Liver Game
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
97
Game
Mineral Summary Score
150
Liver
51
Game

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
138%
Game
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
0%
Game
Fats
20%
Liver
11%
Game

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 - 2mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Game
Game is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 270mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Game
Game is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.46g)
Which food is cheaper?
Game
Game is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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. Game - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173855/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.