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Liver vs True morels - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Liver and True morels

  • Liver is higher than True morels in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Iron, Zinc, Vitamin B3, Folate, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B1.
  • Liver's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 601% higher.
  • Liver has 31 times more Selenium than True morels. While Liver has 67.5µg of Selenium, True morels have only 2.2µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised and Mushrooms, morel, 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
Contains more Iron +47.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.2%
Contains more Zinc +231%
Contains more Calcium +330%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains more Potassium +174%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.625
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 673% 10% 104% 14% 7% 184% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 457% 14% 84% 37% 3% 56% 209%
Contains more Iron +47.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.2%
Contains more Zinc +231%
Contains more Calcium +330%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains more Potassium +174%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.625

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +273.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +971.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +274.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +985%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +319.1%
Contains more Folate +1711.1%
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% 153% 0% 18% 48% 43% 27% 32% 7% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +273.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +971.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +274.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +985%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +319.1%
Contains more Folate +1711.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Liver True morels Opinion
Net carbs 3.76g 2.3g Liver
Protein 26.02g 3.12g Liver
Fats 4.4g 0.57g Liver
Carbs 3.76g 5.1g True morels
Calories 165kcal 31kcal Liver
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g True morels
Sugar g 0.6g Liver
Fiber 0g 2.8g True morels
Calcium 10mg 43mg True morels
Iron 17.92mg 12.18mg Liver
Magnesium 14mg 19mg True morels
Phosphorus 241mg 194mg Liver
Potassium 150mg 411mg True morels
Sodium 49mg 21mg True morels
Zinc 6.72mg 2.03mg Liver
Copper 0.634mg 0.625mg Liver
Vitamin A 17997IU 0IU Liver
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU 206IU True morels
Vitamin D µg 5.1µg True morels
Vitamin C 23.6mg mg Liver
Vitamin B1 0.258mg 0.069mg Liver
Vitamin B2 2.196mg 0.205mg Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435mg 2.252mg Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774mg 0.44mg Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57mg 0.136mg Liver
Folate 163µg 9µg Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67µg µg Liver
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.366mg mg Liver
Threonine 1.107mg mg Liver
Isoleucine 1.32mg mg Liver
Leucine 2.319mg mg Liver
Lysine 2.007mg mg Liver
Methionine 0.645mg mg Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274mg mg Liver
Valine 1.607mg mg Liver
Histidine 0.708mg mg Liver
Cholesterol 355mg mg True morels
Trans Fat g 0g Liver
Saturated Fat 1.41g 0.065g True morels
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63g 0.052g Liver
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05g 0.433g Liver

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Liver True morels
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
27
True morels
Mineral Summary Score
150
Liver
109
True morels

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
19%
True morels
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
5%
True morels
Fats
20%
Liver
3%
True morels

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
True morels
True morels contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
True morels
True morels is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 355mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
True morels
True morels is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.345g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Liver
Liver is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.6g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Liver
Liver is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Liver
Liver is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
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. True morels - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168423/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.