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Pork jowl vs Liver - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pork jowl and Liver?

  • Pork jowl has less Vitamin B12, Vitamin A, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Copper, and Zinc than Liver.
  • Liver's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 744% higher.
  • Pork jowl has 18 times more Saturated Fat than Liver. Pork jowl has 25.26g of Saturated Fat, while Liver has 1.41g.

We used Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised types in this comparison.

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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
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Liver
Contains less Sodium -49%
Contains more Iron +4166.7%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +366.7%
Contains more Copper +1485%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +180.2%
Equal in Potassium - 150
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 2% 14% 3% 14% 23% 37% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 673% 3% 14% 10% 212% 184% 104% 7%
Contains less Sodium -49%
Contains more Iron +4166.7%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +366.7%
Contains more Copper +1485%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +180.2%
Equal in Potassium - 150

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
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Liver
Contains more Vitamin B1 +49.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +199866.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +830.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1809.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2176.8%
Contains more Folate +16200%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 6% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 103% 0% 1%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +49.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +199866.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +830.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1809.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2176.8%
Contains more Folate +16200%

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
32
Pork jowl
397
Liver
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pork jowl
150
Liver

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
38%
Pork jowl
156%
Liver
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork jowl
4%
Liver
Fats
321%
Pork jowl
20%
Liver

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.
Pork jowl Liver
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

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Pork jowl Liver
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?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 265mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Liver
Liver is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 23.85g)
Which food is cheaper?
Liver
Liver is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork jowl Liver Opinion
Calories 655 165 Pork jowl
Protein 6.38 26.02 Liver
Fats 69.61 4.4 Pork jowl
Vitamin C 0 23.6 Liver
Carbs 0 3.76 Liver
Cholesterol 90 355 Pork jowl
Vitamin D
Iron 0.42 17.92 Liver
Calcium 4 10 Liver
Potassium 148 150 Liver
Magnesium 3 14 Liver
Sugar 0 Liver
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.04 0.634 Liver
Zinc 0.84 6.72 Liver
Starch
Phosphorus 86 241 Liver
Sodium 25 49 Pork jowl
Vitamin A 9 17997 Liver
Vitamin E 0.29 Pork jowl
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.386 0.258 Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.236 2.196 Liver
Vitamin B3 4.535 8.435 Liver
Vitamin B5 0.25 4.774 Liver
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.57 Liver
Vitamin B12 0.82 18.67 Liver
Vitamin K
Folate 1 163 Liver
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 25.26 1.41 Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 32.89 0.63 Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 8.11 1.05 Pork jowl
Tryptophan 0.021 0.366 Liver
Threonine 0.21 1.107 Liver
Isoleucine 0.168 1.32 Liver
Leucine 0.446 2.319 Liver
Lysine 0.528 2.007 Liver
Methionine 0.095 0.645 Liver
Phenylalanine 0.239 1.274 Liver
Valine 0.305 1.607 Liver
Histidine 0.072 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. Pork jowl - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168269/nutrients
  2. Liver - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167863/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.