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Liver vs Salami - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Liver and Salami

  • Liver has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Selenium, and Folate, however Salami is richer in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Liver covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 715% more than Salami.
  • Salami has 54 times less Folate than Liver. Liver has 163µg of Folate, while Salami has 3µg.
  • Salami contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised and Salami, cooked, beef and pork.

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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
5
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3
Salami
Contains more Iron +1048.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.2%
Contains less Sodium -97.2%
Contains more Zinc +129.4%
Contains more Copper +77.6%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains more Potassium +110.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 673% 10% 104% 14% 7% 184% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 59% 14% 82% 28% 227% 80% 119%
Contains more Iron +1048.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.2%
Contains less Sodium -97.2%
Contains more Zinc +129.4%
Contains more Copper +77.6%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains more Potassium +110.7%

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
8
:
4
Salami
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +515.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +297.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.2%
Contains more Folate +5333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1128.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.2%
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% 5% 30% 0% 92% 83% 114% 73% 106% 3% 191% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +515.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +297.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.2%
Contains more Folate +5333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1128.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.2%

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 Salami
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Salami Opinion
Net carbs 3.76g 2.4g Liver
Protein 26.02g 21.85g Liver
Fats 4.4g 25.9g Salami
Carbs 3.76g 2.4g Liver
Calories 165kcal 336kcal Salami
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Salami
Sugar g 0.96g Liver
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 10mg 15mg Salami
Iron 17.92mg 1.56mg Liver
Magnesium 14mg 19mg Salami
Phosphorus 241mg 191mg Liver
Potassium 150mg 316mg Salami
Sodium 49mg 1740mg Liver
Zinc 6.72mg 2.93mg Liver
Copper 0.634mg 0.357mg Liver
Vitamin A 17997IU 0IU Liver
Vitamin E mg 0.22mg Salami
Vitamin D IU 41IU Salami
Vitamin D µg 1µg Salami
Vitamin C 23.6mg 0mg Liver
Vitamin B1 0.258mg 0.367mg Salami
Vitamin B2 2.196mg 0.357mg Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435mg 6.053mg Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774mg 1.201mg Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57mg 0.459mg Liver
Folate 163µg 3µg Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67µg 1.52µg Liver
Vitamin K µg 3.2µg Salami
Tryptophan 0.366mg 0.114mg Liver
Threonine 1.107mg 0.521mg Liver
Isoleucine 1.32mg 0.675mg Liver
Leucine 2.319mg 0.929mg Liver
Lysine 2.007mg 1.107mg Liver
Methionine 0.645mg 0.301mg Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274mg 0.481mg Liver
Valine 1.607mg 0.668mg Liver
Histidine 0.708mg 0.359mg Liver
Cholesterol 355mg 89mg Salami
Trans Fat g 0.586g Liver
Saturated Fat 1.41g 9.316g Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63g 11.127g Salami
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05g 2.529g Salami

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Liver Salami
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
58
Salami
Mineral Summary Score
150
Liver
77
Salami

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
131%
Salami
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
2%
Salami
Fats
20%
Liver
120%
Salami

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Salami
Salami is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 266mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Liver
Liver is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Liver
Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 1691mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.906g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Liver
Liver is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Liver
Liver is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
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. Salami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172936/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.