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Veal vs Liver - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Veal and Liver

  • Veal contains less Vitamin B12, Vitamin A, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Copper, Folate, and Vitamin C than Liver.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Liver is 725% higher.

Food types used in this article are Veal, ground, cooked, broiled 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
Veal
3
:
5
Liver
Contains more Calcium +70%
Contains more Potassium +124.7%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Iron +1710.1%
Contains more Copper +515.5%
Contains more Zinc +73.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -41%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 6% 30% 18% 35% 106% 93% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 673% 3% 14% 10% 212% 184% 104% 7%
Contains more Calcium +70%
Contains more Potassium +124.7%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Iron +1710.1%
Contains more Copper +515.5%
Contains more Zinc +73.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -41%

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
Veal
3
:
9
Liver
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +268.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +713.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +311.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1370.1%
Contains more Folate +1381.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 8.435
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% 3% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 159% 3% 9%
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 +268.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +713.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +311.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1370.1%
Contains more Folate +1381.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 8.435

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
47
Veal
397
Liver
Mineral Summary Score
42
Veal
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
146%
Veal
156%
Liver
Carbohydrates
0%
Veal
4%
Liver
Fats
35%
Veal
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.
Veal Liver
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Veal 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?
Veal
Veal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 252mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Liver
Liver is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Liver
Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.63g)
Which food is cheaper?
Liver
Liver is cheaper (difference - $1.9)
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 Veal Liver Opinion
Calories 172 165 Veal
Protein 24.38 26.02 Liver
Fats 7.56 4.4 Veal
Vitamin C 0 23.6 Liver
Carbs 0 3.76 Liver
Cholesterol 103 355 Veal
Vitamin D 0 Veal
Iron 0.99 17.92 Liver
Calcium 17 10 Veal
Potassium 337 150 Veal
Magnesium 24 14 Veal
Sugar 0 Liver
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.103 0.634 Liver
Zinc 3.87 6.72 Liver
Starch
Phosphorus 217 241 Liver
Sodium 83 49 Liver
Vitamin A 0 17997 Liver
Vitamin E 0.15 Veal
Vitamin D 0 Veal
Vitamin B1 0.07 0.258 Liver
Vitamin B2 0.27 2.196 Liver
Vitamin B3 8.03 8.435 Liver
Vitamin B5 1.16 4.774 Liver
Vitamin B6 0.39 0.57 Liver
Vitamin B12 1.27 18.67 Liver
Vitamin K 1.2 Veal
Folate 11 163 Liver
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.04 1.41 Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84 0.63 Veal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55 1.05 Liver
Tryptophan 0.247 0.366 Liver
Threonine 1.065 1.107 Liver
Isoleucine 1.201 1.32 Liver
Leucine 1.94 2.319 Liver
Lysine 2.009 2.007 Veal
Methionine 0.569 0.645 Liver
Phenylalanine 0.984 1.274 Liver
Valine 1.347 1.607 Liver
Histidine 0.885 0.708 Veal
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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.