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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, 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 than Pork chop. While Liver has 5405µg of Vitamin A, 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
Liver
4
:
Contains more Iron +1959.8%
Contains more Copper +503.8%
Contains more Zinc +113.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.8%
Contains more Calcium +460%
Contains more Potassium +110%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 241
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 673% 3% 14% 10% 212% 184% 104% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 17% 28% 15% 35% 86% 104% 10%
Contains more Iron +1959.8%
Contains more Copper +503.8%
Contains more Zinc +113.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.8%
Contains more Calcium +460%
Contains more Potassium +110%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +119880%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +601.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +332.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2728.8%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +89.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.927
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% 1% 5% 30% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 83% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +119880%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +601.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +332.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2728.8%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +89.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.927

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 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

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Liver Pork chop
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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