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Liver vs Pork chop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Liver and Pork chop

  • Liver is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Copper, Selenium, and Zinc, however Pork chop is richer in Folate.
  • Liver's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 750% higher.
  • Liver has 1351 times more Vitamin A RAE than Pork chop. While Liver has 5405µg of Vitamin A RAE, Pork chop has only 4µg.
  • Pork chop has less Cholesterol.

The food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised and Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled.

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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 +1959.8%
Contains less Sodium -33.8%
Contains more Zinc +113.3%
Contains more Copper +503.8%
Contains more Calcium +460%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +110%
Equal in Phosphorus - 241
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 673% 10% 104% 14% 7% 184% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35%
Contains more Iron +1959.8%
Contains less Sodium -33.8%
Contains more Zinc +113.3%
Contains more Copper +503.8%
Contains more Calcium +460%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +110%
Equal in Phosphorus - 241

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
8
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Contains more Vitamin A +119880%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +601.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +332.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.6%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2728.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +89.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.927
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 1% 5% 30% 0% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 0% 83% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +119880%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +601.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +332.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.6%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2728.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +89.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.927

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Liver Pork chop Opinion
Net carbs 3.76g 0g Liver
Protein 26.02g 23.72g Liver
Fats 4.4g 14.35g Pork chop
Carbs 3.76g 0g Liver
Calories 165kcal 231kcal Pork chop
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Liver
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 10mg 56mg Pork chop
Iron 17.92mg 0.87mg Liver
Magnesium 14mg 20mg Pork chop
Phosphorus 241mg 241mg
Potassium 150mg 315mg Pork chop
Sodium 49mg 74mg Liver
Zinc 6.72mg 3.15mg Liver
Copper 0.634mg 0.105mg Liver
Vitamin A 17997IU 15IU Liver
Vitamin E mg 0.21mg Pork chop
Vitamin D IU 40IU Pork chop
Vitamin D µg 1µg Pork chop
Vitamin C 23.6mg 0mg Liver
Vitamin B1 0.258mg 0.49mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 2.196mg 0.313mg Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435mg 7.927mg Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774mg 1.104mg Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57mg 0.489mg Liver
Folate 163µg 0µg Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67µg 0.66µg Liver
Vitamin K µg 0µg Pork chop
Tryptophan 0.366mg 0.282mg Liver
Threonine 1.107mg 1.043mg Liver
Isoleucine 1.32mg 1.123mg Liver
Leucine 2.319mg 1.952mg Liver
Lysine 2.007mg 2.109mg Pork chop
Methionine 0.645mg 0.65mg Pork chop
Phenylalanine 1.274mg 0.985mg Liver
Valine 1.607mg 1.2mg Liver
Histidine 0.708mg 0.965mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 355mg 78mg Pork chop
Trans Fat g 0.066g Liver
Saturated Fat 1.41g 4.339g Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63g 4.887g Pork chop
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05g 1.894g Pork chop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Liver Pork chop
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
53
Pork chop
Mineral Summary Score
150
Liver
41
Pork chop

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
142%
Pork chop
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
0%
Pork chop
Fats
20%
Liver
66%
Pork chop

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 277mg)
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 - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.929g)
Which food is cheaper?
Liver
Liver is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Pork chop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167824/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.