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Quail meat vs. Beef Liver — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Quail meat and Beef Liver

  • Quail meat has less Vitamin B12, Copper, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Folate, Selenium, and Iron than Beef Liver.
  • Beef Liver covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 2923% more than Quail meat.
  • Quail meat has less Cholesterol.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Quail, meat and skin, raw and Beef, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains less Sodium -32.9%
Contains more Iron +64.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +80.7%
Contains more Potassium +63%
Contains more Zinc +119%
Contains more Copper +2717.2%
Contains more Manganese +1773.7%
Contains more Selenium +117.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 149% 17% 118% 20% 7% 66% 169% 3% 91%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 246% 15% 213% 32% 11% 145% 4761% 47% 197%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains less Sodium -32.9%
Contains more Iron +64.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +80.7%
Contains more Potassium +63%
Contains more Zinc +119%
Contains more Copper +2717.2%
Contains more Manganese +1773.7%
Contains more Selenium +117.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 21

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin C +221.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +12951%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1217.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +132.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +821%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69.5%
Contains more Folate +3062.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +16314%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 15% 0% 0% 21% 61% 60% 142% 47% 139% 6% 54% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1903% 11% 36% 7% 49% 791% 329% 427% 235% 190% 8823% 233% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +221.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +12951%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1217.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +132.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +821%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69.5%
Contains more Folate +3062.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +16314%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +129.1%
Contains more Water +18.4%
Contains more Protein +48.1%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Other - 1.72
20% 12% 70%
Protein: 19.63 g
Fats: 12.05 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.65 g
Other: 0 g
29% 5% 5% 59% 2%
Protein: 29.08 g
Fats: 5.26 g
Carbs: 5.13 g
Water: 58.81 g
Other: 1.72 g
Contains more Fats +129.1%
Contains more Water +18.4%
Contains more Protein +48.1%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Other - 1.72

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +271.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +168.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -12.8%
32% 40% 28%
Saturated Fat: 3.38 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.18 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.98 g
57% 22% 21%
Saturated Fat: 2.947 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.124 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.109 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +271.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +168.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -12.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Quail meat Beef Liver
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Quail meat Beef Liver Opinion
Net carbs 0g 5.13g Beef Liver
Protein 19.63g 29.08g Beef Liver
Fats 12.05g 5.26g Quail meat
Carbs 0g 5.13g Beef Liver
Calories 192kcal 191kcal Quail meat
Calcium 13mg 6mg Quail meat
Iron 3.97mg 6.54mg Beef Liver
Magnesium 23mg 21mg Quail meat
Phosphorus 275mg 497mg Beef Liver
Potassium 216mg 352mg Beef Liver
Sodium 53mg 79mg Quail meat
Zinc 2.42mg 5.3mg Beef Liver
Copper 0.507mg 14.283mg Beef Liver
Manganese 0.019mg 0.356mg Beef Liver
Selenium 16.6µg 36.1µg Beef Liver
Vitamin A 243IU 31714IU Beef Liver
Vitamin A RAE 73µg 9442µg Beef Liver
Vitamin E 0.51mg Beef Liver
Vitamin D 49IU Beef Liver
Vitamin D 1.2µg Beef Liver
Vitamin C 6.1mg 1.9mg Quail meat
Vitamin B1 0.244mg 0.194mg Quail meat
Vitamin B2 0.26mg 3.425mg Beef Liver
Vitamin B3 7.538mg 17.525mg Beef Liver
Vitamin B5 0.772mg 7.11mg Beef Liver
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 1.017mg Beef Liver
Folate 8µg 253µg Beef Liver
Vitamin B12 0.43µg 70.58µg Beef Liver
Choline 426mg Beef Liver
Vitamin K 3.3µg Beef Liver
Tryptophan 0.288mg 0.368mg Beef Liver
Threonine 0.945mg 1.215mg Beef Liver
Isoleucine 1.013mg 1.352mg Beef Liver
Leucine 1.613mg 2.67mg Beef Liver
Lysine 1.645mg 2.247mg Beef Liver
Methionine 0.591mg 0.759mg Beef Liver
Phenylalanine 0.826mg 1.515mg Beef Liver
Valine 1.033mg 1.761mg Beef Liver
Histidine 0.696mg 0.879mg Beef Liver
Cholesterol 76mg 396mg Quail meat
Trans Fat 0.365g Quail meat
Saturated Fat 3.38g 2.947g Beef Liver
Omega-3 - EPA 0.01g 0g Quail meat
Omega-3 - DPA 0.03g 0g Quail meat
Monounsaturated Fat 4.18g 1.124g Quail meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.98g 1.109g Quail meat
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.011g Beef Liver
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.659g Beef Liver
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.025g Beef Liver
Omega-3 - ALA 0.017g Beef Liver

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Quail meat Beef Liver
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
42%
Quail meat
1003%
Beef Liver
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Quail meat
567%
Beef Liver

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quail meat
Quail meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Quail meat
Quail meat contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Quail meat
Quail meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 320mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef Liver
Beef Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.433g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beef Liver
Beef Liver is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef Liver
Beef Liver is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Beef Liver
Beef Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Quail meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172418/nutrients
  2. Beef Liver - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168626/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.