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Liver vs Goat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Liver and Goat different?

  • Liver is higher in Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Copper, Folate, and Vitamin B3, however Goat is richer in Vitamin A, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Liver is 731% higher.
  • Liver contains 33 times more Folate than Goat. While Liver contains 163µg of Folate, Goat contains only 5µg.
  • Goat has less Cholesterol.

Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised and Goat, raw are the varieties 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
6
:
2
Goat
Contains more Iron +533.2%
Contains more Copper +147.7%
Contains more Zinc +68%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.9%
Contains less Sodium -40.2%
Contains more Calcium +30%
Contains more Potassium +156.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 673% 3% 14% 10% 212% 184% 104% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 4% 34% 0% 86% 110% 78% 11%
Contains more Iron +533.2%
Contains more Copper +147.7%
Contains more Zinc +68%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.9%
Contains less Sodium -40.2%
Contains more Calcium +30%
Contains more Potassium +156.7%

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
:
0
Goat
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +134.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +348.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1552.2%
Contains more Folate +3160%
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% 0% 0% 28% 114% 71% 0% 0% 142% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +134.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +348.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1552.2%
Contains more Folate +3160%

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
30
Goat
Mineral Summary Score
150
Liver
53
Goat

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
124%
Goat
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
0%
Goat
Fats
20%
Liver
11%
Goat

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

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Liver Goat
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 Sodium?
Liver
Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
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?
Goat
Goat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 298mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Goat
Goat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.7g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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 Goat Opinion
Calories 165 109 Liver
Protein 26.02 20.6 Liver
Fats 4.4 2.31 Liver
Vitamin C 23.6 0 Liver
Net carbs 3.759999990463257 0 Liver
Carbs 3.76 0 Liver
Cholesterol 355 57 Goat
Vitamin D
Iron 17.92 2.83 Liver
Calcium 10 13 Goat
Potassium 150 385 Goat
Magnesium 14 Liver
Sugar
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.634 0.256 Liver
Zinc 6.72 4 Liver
Starch
Phosphorus 241 180 Liver
Sodium 49 82 Liver
Vitamin A 17997 0 Liver
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.258 0.11 Liver
Vitamin B2 2.196 0.49 Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435 3.75 Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774 Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57 Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67 1.13 Liver
Vitamin K
Folate 163 5 Liver
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.41 0.71 Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63 1.03 Goat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05 0.17 Liver
Tryptophan 0.366 0.306 Liver
Threonine 1.107 0.981 Liver
Isoleucine 1.32 1.042 Liver
Leucine 2.319 1.716 Liver
Lysine 2.007 1.532 Liver
Methionine 0.645 0.552 Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274 0.715 Liver
Valine 1.607 1.103 Liver
Histidine 0.708 0.429 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. Goat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175303/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.