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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 RAE, 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 Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Potassium +124.7%
Contains more Iron +1710.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -41%
Contains more Zinc +73.6%
Contains more Copper +515.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 673% 10% 104% 14% 7% 184% 212%
Contains more Calcium +70%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Potassium +124.7%
Contains more Iron +1710.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -41%
Contains more Zinc +73.6%
Contains more Copper +515.5%

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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Veal Liver Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.76g Liver
Protein 24.38g 26.02g Liver
Fats 7.56g 4.4g Veal
Carbs 0g 3.76g Liver
Calories 172kcal 165kcal Veal
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Liver
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 10mg Veal
Iron 0.99mg 17.92mg Liver
Magnesium 24mg 14mg Veal
Phosphorus 217mg 241mg Liver
Potassium 337mg 150mg Veal
Sodium 83mg 49mg Liver
Zinc 3.87mg 6.72mg Liver
Copper 0.103mg 0.634mg Liver
Vitamin A 0IU 17997IU Liver
Vitamin E 0.15mg mg Veal
Vitamin D 0IU IU Veal
Vitamin D 0µg µg Veal
Vitamin C 0mg 23.6mg Liver
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.258mg Liver
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 2.196mg Liver
Vitamin B3 8.03mg 8.435mg Liver
Vitamin B5 1.16mg 4.774mg Liver
Vitamin B6 0.39mg 0.57mg Liver
Folate 11µg 163µg Liver
Vitamin B12 1.27µg 18.67µg Liver
Vitamin K 1.2µg µg Veal
Tryptophan 0.247mg 0.366mg Liver
Threonine 1.065mg 1.107mg Liver
Isoleucine 1.201mg 1.32mg Liver
Leucine 1.94mg 2.319mg Liver
Lysine 2.009mg 2.007mg Veal
Methionine 0.569mg 0.645mg Liver
Phenylalanine 0.984mg 1.274mg Liver
Valine 1.347mg 1.607mg Liver
Histidine 0.885mg 0.708mg Veal
Cholesterol 103mg 355mg Veal
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.04g 1.41g Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84g 0.63g Veal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55g 1.05g Liver

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Veal 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
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

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.

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.