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Beef Liver nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Beef, variety meats and by-products, liver, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Beef Liver

Beef Liver
Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
(low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
( grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula.On PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower negative value is the more alkaline the effect is. 0 is neutral.
17.2 (acidic )
Calories
135
94% Cholesterol
93% Vitamin B2
91% Vitamin A
90% Vitamin B3
89% Iron
Explanation: This food contains more Cholesterol than 94% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (6%) which contain more Cholesterol, this food itself is rich in Cholesterol more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Vitamin B2, Vitamin A, Vitamin B3 and Iron

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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 41%
20.36 g of 50 g
41%
Fats:
Daily Value: 6%
3.63 g of 65 g
6%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 1%
3.89 g of 300 g
1%
Water:
Daily Value: 4%
70.81 g of 2,000 g
4%
Other:
1.31 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 135
% Daily Value*
6%
Total Fat 4g
5%
Saturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat g
92%
Cholesterol 275mg
3%
Sodium 69mg
1%
TotalCarbohydrate 4g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 0g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 20g
Vitamin D 49mcg 12%

Calcium 5mg 1%

Iron 5mg 28%

Potassium 313mg 9%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
limit break
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High level of Cholesterol may be dangerous for your health, especially if you suffer from cardio-vascular deseases.
No Trans Fats
limit break
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Trans fats tend to increase risk of coronary heart disease according to various studies. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) states that trans fats increase levels of LDL and decrease levels of HDL. According to NAS trans fatty acid consumption should be as low as possible while consuming a nutritionally adequate diet.
Low in Saturated Fats
ok
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 recommends using less than 10 percent of calories from saturated fats link
Low in Sodium
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Extensive usage of sodium is not recommended for the people suffering from hypertonia.
Low in Sugars
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Using too much sugars can lead to weight gain or diabetes.

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium: 5 mg of 1,000 mg 1%
Iron: 4.9 mg of 18 mg 27%
Magnesium: 18 mg of 400 mg 5%
Phosphorus: 387 mg of 1,000 mg 39%
Potassium: 313 mg of 3,500 mg 9%
Sodium: 69 mg of 2,400 mg 3%
Zinc: 4 mg of 15 mg 27%
Copper: 9.755 mg of 2 mg 488%
Manganese: 0.31 mg of 2 mg 16%
Selenium: 39.7 µg of 70 µg 57%
Choline: 333.3 mg of 550 mg 61%

Mineral chart - relative view

Iron
4.9 mg
TOP 11%
Phosphorus
387 mg
TOP 12%
Copper
9.755 mg
TOP 14%
Zinc
4 mg
TOP 24%
Selenium
39.7 mg
TOP 24%
Potassium
313 mg
TOP 34%
Manganese
0.31 mg
TOP 44%
Choline
333.3 mg
TOP 46%
Sodium
69 mg
TOP 58%
Magnesium
18 mg
TOP 67%
Calcium
5 mg
TOP 91%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 16898 IU of 5,000 IU 338%
Vitamin E : 0.38 mg of 20 mg 2%
Vitamin D: 1.2 µg of 10 µg 12%
Vitamin C: 1.3 mg of 60 mg 2%
Vitamin B1: 0.189 mg of 2 mg 13%
Vitamin B2: 2.755 mg of 2 mg 162%
Vitamin B3: 13.175 mg of 20 mg 66%
Vitamin B5: 7.173 mg of 10 mg 72%
Vitamin B6: 1.083 mg of 2 mg 54%
Folate, total: 290 µg of 400 µg 73%
Vitamin B12: 59.3 µg of 6 µg 988%
Vitamin K: 3.1 µg of 80 µg 4%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B2
2.755 µg
TOP 7%
Vitamin A
16898 µg
TOP 9%
Vitamin B3
13.175 µg
TOP 10%
Vitamin B6
1.083 µg
TOP 13%
Vitamin B12
59.3 µg
TOP 14%
Folate, total
290 µg
TOP 17%
Vitamin B5
7.173 µg
TOP 26%
Vitamin B1
0.189 µg
TOP 35%
Vitamin C
1.3 µg
TOP 39%
Vitamin D
1.2 µg
TOP 43%
Vitamin K
3.1 µg
TOP 60%
Vitamin E
0.38 µg
TOP 63%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 263 mg of 280 mg 94%
Threonine: 869 mg of 1,050 mg 83%
Isoleucine: 967 mg of 1,400 mg 69%
Leucine: 1910 mg of 2,730 mg 70%
Lysine: 1607 mg of 2,100 mg 77%
Methionine: 543 mg of 1,050 mg 52%
Phenylalanine: 1084 mg of 1,750 mg 62%
Valine: 1260 mg of 1,820 mg 69%
Histidine: 629 mg of 700 mg 90%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 1.233 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.479 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.465 g

All nutrients for Beef Liver per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 48% 24% 20.36g 7.2 times more than Broccoli
Fats 6% 58% 3.63g 9.2 times less than Cheese
Carbs 1% 63% 3.89g 7.2 times less than Rice
Calories 5% 63% 135kcal 2.9 times more than Orange
Sugars 0% 100% 0g N/A
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calcium 1% 91% 5mg 25 times less than Milk
Iron 27% 11% 4.9mg 1.9 times more than Beef
Magnesium 5% 67% 18mg 7.8 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 55% 12% 387mg 2.1 times more than Chicken meat
Potassium 7% 34% 313mg 2.1 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 3% 58% 69mg 7.1 times less than White Bread
Zinc 36% 24% 4mg 1.6 times less than Beef
Copper 1% 14% 9.76mg 68.7 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin A 338% 9% 16898IU Equal to Carrot
Vitamin E 3% 63% 0.38mg 3.8 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 12% 43% 1.2µg 1.8 times less than Egg
Vitamin C 1% 39% 1.3mg 40.8 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 13% 35% 0.19mg 1.4 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 162% 7% 2.76mg 21.2 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 66% 10% 13.18mg 1.4 times more than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 72% 26% 7.17mg 6.3 times more than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 54% 13% 1.08mg 9.1 times more than Oat
Folate, total 73% 17% 290µg 4.8 times more than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 988% 14% 59.3µg 84.7 times more than Pork
Vitamin K 4% 60% 3.1µg 32.8 times less than Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Tryptophan 0% 55% 0.26mg 1.2 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 62% 0.87mg 1.2 times more than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 60% 0.97mg 1.1 times more than Salmon
Leucine 0% 55% 1.91mg 1.3 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 65% 1.61mg 3.6 times more than Tofu
Methionine 0% 62% 0.54mg 5.7 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 51% 1.08mg 1.6 times more than Egg
Valine 0% 53% 1.26mg 1.6 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 63% 0.63mg 1.2 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 92% 6% 275mg 1.4 times less than Egg
Trans Fat 0% 58% 0.17g 87.6 times less than Margarine
Saturated Fat 6% 57% 1.23g 4.8 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 72% 0.48g 20.5 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 63% 0.47g 101.4 times less than Walnut

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link of the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169451/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.