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Turkey bacon vs. Beef Liver — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Turkey bacon and Beef Liver

  • The amount of Vitamin B12, Copper, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Iron, Folate, and Vitamin B6 in Beef Liver is higher than in Turkey bacon.
  • Beef Liver covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 2891% more than Turkey bacon.
  • Turkey bacon contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Turkey bacon, unprepared 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 +1233.3%
Contains more Iron +367.1%
Contains more Magnesium +31.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.9%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Zinc +108.7%
Contains more Copper +20904.4%
Contains more Manganese +1773.7%
Contains more Selenium +128.5%
Equal in Potassium - 352
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 53% 12% 96% 31% 140% 70% 23% 3% 87%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 246% 15% 213% 32% 11% 145% 4761% 47% 197%
Contains more Calcium +1233.3%
Contains more Iron +367.1%
Contains more Magnesium +31.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.9%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Zinc +108.7%
Contains more Copper +20904.4%
Contains more Manganese +1773.7%
Contains more Selenium +128.5%
Equal in Potassium - 352

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 A +93176.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +363.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +546.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1345.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +334.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +953.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +316.8%
Contains more Folate +2430%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +5831.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 3% 0% 0% 8% 55% 76% 41% 57% 8% 149% 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 A +93176.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +363.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +546.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1345.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +334.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +953.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +316.8%
Contains more Folate +2430%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +5831.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +221.9%
Contains more Other +98.3%
Contains more Protein +82.4%
Contains more Carbs +171.4%
Equal in Water - 58.81
16% 17% 2% 62% 3%
Protein: 15.94 g
Fats: 16.93 g
Carbs: 1.89 g
Water: 61.83 g
Other: 3.41 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 +221.9%
Contains more Other +98.3%
Contains more Protein +82.4%
Contains more Carbs +171.4%
Equal in Water - 58.81

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +453.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +323.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -34.8%
29% 40% 30%
Saturated Fat: 4.52 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.223 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.699 g
57% 22% 21%
Saturated Fat: 2.947 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.124 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.109 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +453.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +323.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -34.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey bacon Beef Liver Opinion
Net carbs 1.89g 5.13g Beef Liver
Protein 15.94g 29.08g Beef Liver
Fats 16.93g 5.26g Turkey bacon
Carbs 1.89g 5.13g Beef Liver
Calories 226kcal 191kcal Turkey bacon
Calcium 80mg 6mg Turkey bacon
Iron 1.4mg 6.54mg Beef Liver
Magnesium 16mg 21mg Beef Liver
Phosphorus 222mg 497mg Beef Liver
Potassium 349mg 352mg Beef Liver
Sodium 1069mg 79mg Beef Liver
Zinc 2.54mg 5.3mg Beef Liver
Copper 0.068mg 14.283mg Beef Liver
Manganese 0.019mg 0.356mg Beef Liver
Selenium 15.8µg 36.1µg Beef Liver
Vitamin A 34IU 31714IU Beef Liver
Vitamin A RAE 10µg 9442µg Beef Liver
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.51mg Beef Liver
Vitamin D 49IU Beef Liver
Vitamin D 1.2µg Beef Liver
Vitamin C 1.9mg Beef Liver
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.194mg Beef Liver
Vitamin B2 0.237mg 3.425mg Beef Liver
Vitamin B3 4.032mg 17.525mg Beef Liver
Vitamin B5 0.675mg 7.11mg Beef Liver
Vitamin B6 0.244mg 1.017mg Beef Liver
Folate 10µg 253µg Beef Liver
Vitamin B12 1.19µg 70.58µg Beef Liver
Choline 426mg Beef Liver
Vitamin K 3.3µg Beef Liver
Tryptophan 0.368mg Beef Liver
Threonine 1.215mg Beef Liver
Isoleucine 1.352mg Beef Liver
Leucine 2.67mg Beef Liver
Lysine 2.247mg Beef Liver
Methionine 0.759mg Beef Liver
Phenylalanine 1.515mg Beef Liver
Valine 1.761mg Beef Liver
Histidine 0.879mg Beef Liver
Cholesterol 86mg 396mg Turkey bacon
Trans Fat 0.184g 0.365g Turkey bacon
Saturated Fat 4.52g 2.947g Beef Liver
Omega-3 - DHA 0.007g 0g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - EPA 0.006g 0g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.01g 0g Turkey bacon
Monounsaturated Fat 6.223g 1.124g Turkey bacon
Polyunsaturated fat 4.699g 1.109g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.027g 0.011g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 4.197g 0.659g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.01g 0.025g Beef Liver
Omega-3 - ALA 0.241g 0.017g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.003g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.013g Turkey bacon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turkey bacon Beef Liver
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
30%
Turkey bacon
1003%
Beef Liver
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
53%
Turkey bacon
567%
Beef Liver

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 310mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef Liver
Beef Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 990mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef Liver
Beef Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.573g)
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
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. Turkey bacon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174592/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.