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Steak vs Liverwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Steak and Liverwurst different?

  • Steak is richer in Zinc, and Vitamin B6, while Liverwurst is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Copper, and Vitamin B1.
  • Liverwurst covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 469% more than Steak.
  • Steak contains 3 times more Zinc than Liverwurst. Steak contains 6.34mg of Zinc, while Liverwurst contains 2.3mg.
  • Steak is lower in Sodium.

Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Liverwurst spread types were used in this article.

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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 Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Potassium +64.1%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Zinc +175.7%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +268.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.1%
Contains more Copper +182.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 90% 17% 70% 25% 8% 173% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 332% 9% 99% 15% 92% 63% 80%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Potassium +64.1%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Zinc +175.7%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +268.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.1%
Contains more Copper +182.4%

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
Steak
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +54444%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +267.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +242.2%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +511.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 3% 0% 19% 70% 97% 0% 116% 5% 275% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 819% 0% 0% 12% 68% 238% 81% 178% 44% 23% 1683% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +54444%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +267.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +242.2%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +511.8%

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.
Steak Liverwurst
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Steak Liverwurst Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.39g Liverwurst
Protein 24.85g 12.38g Steak
Fats 19.02g 25.45g Liverwurst
Carbs 0g 5.89g Liverwurst
Calories 271kcal 305kcal Liverwurst
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 1.65g Steak
Fiber 0g 2.5g Liverwurst
Calcium 12mg 22mg Liverwurst
Iron 2.4mg 8.85mg Liverwurst
Magnesium 23mg 12mg Steak
Phosphorus 163mg 230mg Liverwurst
Potassium 279mg 170mg Steak
Sodium 58mg 700mg Steak
Zinc 6.34mg 2.3mg Steak
Copper 0.085mg 0.24mg Liverwurst
Vitamin A 25IU 13636IU Liverwurst
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 6IU IU Steak
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Steak
Vitamin C 0mg 3.5mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B1 0.074mg 0.272mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B2 0.301mg 1.03mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B3 5.149mg 4.3mg Steak
Vitamin B5 mg 2.95mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B6 0.5mg 0.19mg Steak
Folate 6µg 30µg Liverwurst
Vitamin B12 2.2µg 13.46µg Liverwurst
Vitamin K 1.6µg µg Steak
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.151mg Steak
Threonine 1.171mg 0.671mg Steak
Isoleucine 1.157mg 0.653mg Steak
Leucine 2.142mg 1.139mg Steak
Lysine 2.38mg 1.155mg Steak
Methionine 0.672mg 0.285mg Steak
Phenylalanine 0.997mg 0.617mg Steak
Valine 1.242mg 0.857mg Steak
Histidine 0.931mg 0.448mg Steak
Cholesterol 78mg 118mg Steak
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 8.443g 9.925g Steak
Monounsaturated Fat 9.171g 12.286g Liverwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 0.896g 2.427g Liverwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Steak Liverwurst
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
49
Steak
262
Liverwurst
Mineral Summary Score
52
Steak
87
Liverwurst

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
149%
Steak
74%
Liverwurst
Carbohydrates
0%
Steak
6%
Liverwurst
Fats
88%
Steak
117%
Liverwurst

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Steak
Steak is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 642mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Steak
Steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Steak
Steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.482g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Steak
Steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Steak
Steak is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172164/nutrients
  2. Liverwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174596/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.