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Liver vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Liver and Veal

  • Liver has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Copper and Folate, however Veal has more Vitamin A and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Liver is 725% higher.
  • Veal has 18 times less Iron than Liver. Liver has 17.92mg of Iron, while Veal has 0.99mg.
  • Veal is lower in Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised and Veal, ground, cooked, broiled.

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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
Veal
Contains more Iron +1710.1%
Contains more Copper +515.5%
Contains more Zinc +73.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -41%
Contains more Calcium +70%
Contains more Potassium +124.7%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 217
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 673% 3% 14% 10% 212% 184% 104% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 6% 30% 18% 35% 106% 93% 11%
Contains more Iron +1710.1%
Contains more Copper +515.5%
Contains more Zinc +73.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -41%
Contains more Calcium +70%
Contains more Potassium +124.7%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 217

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
9
:
3
Veal
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +268.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +713.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +311.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1370.1%
Contains more Folate +1381.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 8.03
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% 3% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 159% 3% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +268.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +713.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +311.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1370.1%
Contains more Folate +1381.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 8.03

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
47
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
150
Liver
42
Veal

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
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
0%
Veal
Fats
20%
Liver
35%
Veal

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 Veal
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Liver Veal
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 lower in Cholesterol?
Veal
Veal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 252mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Liver
Liver contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Liver
Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.63g)
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 is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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 Veal Opinion
Calories 165 172 Veal
Protein 26.02 24.38 Liver
Fats 4.4 7.56 Veal
Vitamin C 23.6 0 Liver
Carbs 3.76 0 Liver
Cholesterol 355 103 Veal
Vitamin D 0 Veal
Iron 17.92 0.99 Liver
Calcium 10 17 Veal
Potassium 150 337 Veal
Magnesium 14 24 Veal
Sugars 0 Liver
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.634 0.103 Liver
Zinc 6.72 3.87 Liver
Starch
Phosphorus 241 217 Liver
Sodium 49 83 Liver
Vitamin A 17997 0 Liver
Vitamin E 0.15 Veal
Vitamin D 0 Veal
Vitamin B1 0.258 0.07 Liver
Vitamin B2 2.196 0.27 Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435 8.03 Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774 1.16 Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57 0.39 Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67 1.27 Liver
Vitamin K 1.2 Veal
Folate 163 11 Liver
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.41 3.04 Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63 2.84 Veal
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05 0.55 Liver
Tryptophan 0.366 0.247 Liver
Threonine 1.107 1.065 Liver
Isoleucine 1.32 1.201 Liver
Leucine 2.319 1.94 Liver
Lysine 2.007 2.009 Veal
Methionine 0.645 0.569 Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274 0.984 Liver
Valine 1.607 1.347 Liver
Histidine 0.708 0.885 Veal
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately 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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.