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Liver vs Thyme - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Liver and Thyme

  • Liver has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Zinc, and Vitamin B3, however Thyme is richer in Vitamin C, Manganese, and Fiber.
  • Liver covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 778% more than Thyme.
  • Thyme has 10000000 times less Cholesterol than Liver. Liver has 355mg of Cholesterol, while Thyme has 0mg.

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

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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
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4
Thyme
Contains more Phosphorus +127.4%
Contains more Zinc +271.3%
Contains more Copper +14.2%
Contains more Calcium +3950%
Contains more Magnesium +1042.9%
Contains more Potassium +306%
Contains less Sodium -81.6%
Equal in Iron - 17.45
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 673% 10% 104% 14% 7% 184% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.4%
Contains more Zinc +271.3%
Contains more Copper +14.2%
Contains more Calcium +3950%
Contains more Magnesium +1042.9%
Contains more Potassium +306%
Contains less Sodium -81.6%
Equal in Iron - 17.45

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
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2
Thyme
Contains more Vitamin A +278.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +437.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +366.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +362.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1067.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.8%
Contains more Folate +262.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +578.4%
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 286% 0% 0% 534% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 34% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +278.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +437.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +366.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +362.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1067.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.8%
Contains more Folate +262.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +578.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Liver Thyme Opinion
Net carbs 3.76g 10.45g Thyme
Protein 26.02g 5.56g Liver
Fats 4.4g 1.68g Liver
Carbs 3.76g 24.45g Thyme
Calories 165kcal 101kcal Liver
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 14g Thyme
Calcium 10mg 405mg Thyme
Iron 17.92mg 17.45mg Liver
Magnesium 14mg 160mg Thyme
Phosphorus 241mg 106mg Liver
Potassium 150mg 609mg Thyme
Sodium 49mg 9mg Thyme
Zinc 6.72mg 1.81mg Liver
Copper 0.634mg 0.555mg Liver
Vitamin A 17997IU 4751IU Liver
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU 0IU Thyme
Vitamin D µg 0µg Thyme
Vitamin C 23.6mg 160.1mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.258mg 0.048mg Liver
Vitamin B2 2.196mg 0.471mg Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435mg 1.824mg Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774mg 0.409mg Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57mg 0.348mg Liver
Folate 163µg 45µg Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67µg 0µg Liver
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.366mg 0.114mg Liver
Threonine 1.107mg 0.154mg Liver
Isoleucine 1.32mg 0.285mg Liver
Leucine 2.319mg 0.262mg Liver
Lysine 2.007mg 0.126mg Liver
Methionine 0.645mg mg Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274mg mg Liver
Valine 1.607mg 0.307mg Liver
Histidine 0.708mg mg Liver
Cholesterol 355mg 0mg Thyme
Trans Fat g 0g Liver
Saturated Fat 1.41g 0.467g Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63g 0.081g Liver
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05g 0.532g Liver

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Liver Thyme
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
93
Thyme
Mineral Summary Score
150
Liver
153
Thyme

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
33%
Thyme
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
24%
Thyme
Fats
20%
Liver
8%
Thyme

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 355mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.943g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Liver
Liver is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Liver
Liver is cheaper (difference - $1.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Thyme - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173470/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.