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Pot roast vs Liver - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Pot roast and Liver

  • Pot roast contains less Vitamin B12, Vitamin A, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Selenium, Copper, and Folate than Liver.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Liver is 689% higher.
  • Liver has 5 times less Saturated Fat than Pot roast. Pot roast has 7.548g of Saturated Fat, while Liver has 1.41g.

Food types used in this article are Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised.

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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 more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +54%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains more Iron +640.5%
Contains more Copper +540.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.5%
Equal in Zinc - 6.72
Equal in Sodium - 49
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 91% 5% 21% 14% 33% 182% 75% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 673% 3% 14% 10% 212% 184% 104% 7%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +54%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains more Iron +640.5%
Contains more Copper +540.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.5%
Equal in Zinc - 6.72
Equal in Sodium - 49

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +337.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1184.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +736.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +776.5%
Contains more Folate +1711.1%
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% 11% 6% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 267% 5% 7%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +337.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1184.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +736.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +776.5%
Contains more Folate +1711.1%

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
44
Pot roast
397
Liver
Mineral Summary Score
53
Pot roast
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
174%
Pot roast
156%
Liver
Carbohydrates
0%
Pot roast
4%
Liver
Fats
88%
Pot roast
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.
Pot roast Liver
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Pot roast 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?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 239mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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 - 6.138g)
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)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pot roast Liver Opinion
Calories 297 165 Pot roast
Protein 28.94 26.02 Pot roast
Fats 19.17 4.4 Pot roast
Vitamin C 0 23.6 Liver
Carbs 0 3.76 Liver
Cholesterol 116 355 Pot roast
Vitamin D 8 Pot roast
Iron 2.42 17.92 Liver
Calcium 16 10 Pot roast
Potassium 231 150 Pot roast
Magnesium 19 14 Pot roast
Sugar 0 Liver
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.099 0.634 Liver
Zinc 6.66 6.72 Liver
Starch
Phosphorus 174 241 Liver
Sodium 47 49 Pot roast
Vitamin A 0 17997 Liver
Vitamin E 0.51 Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2 Pot roast
Vitamin B1 0.059 0.258 Liver
Vitamin B2 0.171 2.196 Liver
Vitamin B3 4.105 8.435 Liver
Vitamin B5 0.571 4.774 Liver
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.57 Liver
Vitamin B12 2.13 18.67 Liver
Vitamin K 1.8 Pot roast
Folate 9 163 Liver
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 7.548 1.41 Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175 0.63 Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708 1.05 Liver
Tryptophan 0.19 0.366 Liver
Threonine 1.156 1.107 Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.317 1.32 Liver
Leucine 2.302 2.319 Liver
Lysine 2.446 2.007 Pot roast
Methionine 0.754 0.645 Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143 1.274 Liver
Valine 1.436 1.607 Liver
Histidine 0.924 0.708 Pot roast
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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/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.

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