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Liver vs Tarragon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Liver and Tarragon

  • Liver has more Vitamin A, and Selenium, however Tarragon is richer in Vitamin B12, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Potassium, and Magnesium.
  • Liver's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 778% more.
  • Liver contains 26 times more Vitamin A than Tarragon. Liver contains 5405µg of Vitamin A, while Tarragon contains 210µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised and Spices, tarragon, dried.

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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
2
:
Contains more Zinc +72.3%
Contains less Sodium -21%
Contains more Iron +80.2%
Contains more Calcium +11290%
Contains more Potassium +1913.3%
Contains more Magnesium +2378.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.677
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 673% 3% 14% 10% 212% 184% 104% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1212% 342% 267% 248% 226% 107% 135% 9%
Contains more Zinc +72.3%
Contains less Sodium -21%
Contains more Iron +80.2%
Contains more Calcium +11290%
Contains more Potassium +1913.3%
Contains more Magnesium +2378.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.677

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
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +328.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +322.8%
Contains more Folate +68.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.251
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 8.95
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 167% 252% 0% 0% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 0% 0% 206%
Contains more Vitamin A +328.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +322.8%
Contains more Folate +68.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.251
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 8.95

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
143
Tarragon
Mineral Summary Score
150
Liver
318
Tarragon

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
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
50%
Tarragon
Fats
20%
Liver
33%
Tarragon

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

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Liver Tarragon
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 richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 355mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Liver
Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.471g)
Which food is cheaper?
Liver
Liver is cheaper (difference - $5.7)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 Tarragon Opinion
Calories 165 295 Tarragon
Protein 26.02 22.77 Liver
Fats 4.4 7.24 Tarragon
Vitamin C 23.6 50 Tarragon
Carbs 3.76 50.22 Tarragon
Cholesterol 355 0 Tarragon
Vitamin D 0 Tarragon
Iron 17.92 32.3 Tarragon
Calcium 10 1139 Tarragon
Potassium 150 3020 Tarragon
Magnesium 14 347 Tarragon
Sugar
Fiber 0 7.4 Tarragon
Copper 0.634 0.677 Tarragon
Zinc 6.72 3.9 Liver
Starch
Phosphorus 241 313 Tarragon
Sodium 49 62 Liver
Vitamin A 17997 4200 Liver
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.258 0.251 Liver
Vitamin B2 2.196 1.339 Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435 8.95 Tarragon
Vitamin B5 4.774 Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57 2.41 Tarragon
Vitamin B12 18.67 0 Liver
Vitamin K
Folate 163 274 Tarragon
Trans Fat 0 Liver
Saturated Fat 1.41 1.881 Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63 0.474 Liver
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05 3.698 Tarragon
Tryptophan 0.366 Liver
Threonine 1.107 Liver
Isoleucine 1.32 Liver
Leucine 2.319 Liver
Lysine 2.007 Liver
Methionine 0.645 Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274 Liver
Valine 1.607 Liver
Histidine 0.708 Liver
Fructose

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. Tarragon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170937/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.