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Liver vs Goat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Liver and Goat different?

  • Liver has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Copper, Folate, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin C than Goat.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Liver is 731% higher.
  • Liver contains 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Goat. While Liver contains 5405µg of Vitamin A RAE, Goat contains only 0µg.
  • 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 Phosphorus +33.9%
Contains less Sodium -40.2%
Contains more Zinc +68%
Contains more Copper +147.7%
Contains more Calcium +30%
Contains more Potassium +156.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 673% 10% 104% 14% 7% 184% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 107% 0% 78% 34% 11% 110% 86%
Contains more Iron +533.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.9%
Contains less Sodium -40.2%
Contains more Zinc +68%
Contains more Copper +147.7%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +134.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +348.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.9%
Contains more Folate +3160%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1552.2%
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% 0% 0% 0% 28% 114% 71% 0% 0% 4% 142% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +134.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +348.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.9%
Contains more Folate +3160%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1552.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Liver Goat Opinion
Net carbs 3.76g 0g Liver
Protein 26.02g 20.6g Liver
Fats 4.4g 2.31g Liver
Carbs 3.76g 0g Liver
Calories 165kcal 109kcal Liver
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 10mg 13mg Goat
Iron 17.92mg 2.83mg Liver
Magnesium 14mg mg Liver
Phosphorus 241mg 180mg Liver
Potassium 150mg 385mg Goat
Sodium 49mg 82mg Liver
Zinc 6.72mg 4mg Liver
Copper 0.634mg 0.256mg Liver
Vitamin A 17997IU 0IU Liver
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 23.6mg 0mg Liver
Vitamin B1 0.258mg 0.11mg Liver
Vitamin B2 2.196mg 0.49mg Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435mg 3.75mg Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774mg mg Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57mg mg Liver
Folate 163µg 5µg Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67µg 1.13µg Liver
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.366mg 0.306mg Liver
Threonine 1.107mg 0.981mg Liver
Isoleucine 1.32mg 1.042mg Liver
Leucine 2.319mg 1.716mg Liver
Lysine 2.007mg 1.532mg Liver
Methionine 0.645mg 0.552mg Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274mg 0.715mg Liver
Valine 1.607mg 1.103mg Liver
Histidine 0.708mg 0.429mg Liver
Cholesterol 355mg 57mg Goat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.41g 0.71g Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63g 1.03g Goat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05g 0.17g Liver

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Liver Goat
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
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

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.

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.