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Liver vs Pork jowl - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Liver and Pork jowl?

  • Pork jowl has less Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Copper, and Zinc than Liver.
  • Liver's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 744% higher.
  • Liver has 1802 times more Vitamin A RAE than Pork jowl. Liver has 5405µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Pork jowl has 3µg.
  • Pork jowl contains less Cholesterol.

We used Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw types in this comparison.

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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 Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +4166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +366.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +180.2%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Copper +1485%
Contains less Sodium -49%
Equal in Potassium - 148
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 673% 10% 104% 14% 7% 184% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +4166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +366.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +180.2%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Copper +1485%
Contains less Sodium -49%
Equal in Potassium - 148

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 +199866.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +830.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1809.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +533.3%
Contains more Folate +16200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2176.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +49.6%
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% 6% 0% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 1% 103% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +199866.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +830.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1809.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +533.3%
Contains more Folate +16200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2176.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +49.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Liver Pork jowl Opinion
Net carbs 3.76g 0g Liver
Protein 26.02g 6.38g Liver
Fats 4.4g 69.61g Pork jowl
Carbs 3.76g 0g Liver
Calories 165kcal 655kcal Pork jowl
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Liver
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 10mg 4mg Liver
Iron 17.92mg 0.42mg Liver
Magnesium 14mg 3mg Liver
Phosphorus 241mg 86mg Liver
Potassium 150mg 148mg Liver
Sodium 49mg 25mg Pork jowl
Zinc 6.72mg 0.84mg Liver
Copper 0.634mg 0.04mg Liver
Vitamin A 17997IU 9IU Liver
Vitamin E mg 0.29mg Pork jowl
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 23.6mg 0mg Liver
Vitamin B1 0.258mg 0.386mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 2.196mg 0.236mg Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435mg 4.535mg Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774mg 0.25mg Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57mg 0.09mg Liver
Folate 163µg 1µg Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67µg 0.82µg Liver
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.366mg 0.021mg Liver
Threonine 1.107mg 0.21mg Liver
Isoleucine 1.32mg 0.168mg Liver
Leucine 2.319mg 0.446mg Liver
Lysine 2.007mg 0.528mg Liver
Methionine 0.645mg 0.095mg Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274mg 0.239mg Liver
Valine 1.607mg 0.305mg Liver
Histidine 0.708mg 0.072mg Liver
Cholesterol 355mg 90mg Pork jowl
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.41g 25.26g Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63g 32.89g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05g 8.11g Pork jowl

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Liver Pork jowl
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
32
Pork jowl
Mineral Summary Score
150
Liver
14
Pork jowl

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
38%
Pork jowl
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
0%
Pork jowl
Fats
20%
Liver
321%
Pork jowl

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 265mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Liver
Liver is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 23.85g)
Which food is cheaper?
Liver
Liver is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in minerals
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)

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 jowl - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168269/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.