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

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Folate +1711.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +776.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 11% 6% 0% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 7% 267% 5%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Folate +1711.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +776.5%

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pot roast Liver
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
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

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

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.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.