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

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 Vitamin B12 +1128.3%
Contains more Folate +5333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.2%
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% 0% 5% 30% 92% 83% 114% 73% 106% 191% 8% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 Vitamin B12 +1128.3%
Contains more Folate +5333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.2%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
156%
Liver
131%
Salami
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
2%
Salami
Fats
20%
Liver
120%
Salami

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Salami
Salami is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 266mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Liver
Liver contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Liver Salami Opinion
Calories 165 336 Salami
Protein 26.02 21.85 Liver
Fats 4.4 25.9 Salami
Vitamin C 23.6 0 Liver
Carbs 3.76 2.4 Liver
Cholesterol 355 89 Salami
Vitamin D 41 Salami
Iron 17.92 1.56 Liver
Calcium 10 15 Salami
Potassium 150 316 Salami
Magnesium 14 19 Salami
Sugars 0.96 Liver
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.634 0.357 Liver
Zinc 6.72 2.93 Liver
Starch
Phosphorus 241 191 Liver
Sodium 49 1740 Liver
Vitamin A 17997 0 Liver
Vitamin E 0.22 Salami
Vitamin D 1 Salami
Vitamin B1 0.258 0.367 Salami
Vitamin B2 2.196 0.357 Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435 6.053 Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774 1.201 Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57 0.459 Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67 1.52 Liver
Vitamin K 3.2 Salami
Folate 163 3 Liver
Trans Fat 0.586 Liver
Saturated Fat 1.41 9.316 Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63 11.127 Salami
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05 2.529 Salami
Tryptophan 0.366 0.114 Liver
Threonine 1.107 0.521 Liver
Isoleucine 1.32 0.675 Liver
Leucine 2.319 0.929 Liver
Lysine 2.007 1.107 Liver
Methionine 0.645 0.301 Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274 0.481 Liver
Valine 1.607 0.668 Liver
Histidine 0.708 0.359 Liver
Fructose 0 Salami

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 of 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.