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Chicken liver nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

Chicken, liver, all classes, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Chicken liver

Chicken liver
Glycemic index ⓘ Chicken liver can be considered as a 0 glycemic index food as it does not have carbs.
Source: https://foodstruct.com/articles/glycemic-index-of-0-no-carb-foods
0 (low)
Calories
119
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
0.73 grams
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
13.9 (acidic)
94% Cholesterol
93% Iron
92% Vitamin B2
91% Vitamin A
88% Vitamin B3
Explanation: The given food contains more Cholesterol than 94% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Cholesterol than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A, and Vitamin B3.

Chicken liver Glycemic index (GI)

Chicken liver can be considered as a 0 glycemic index food as it does not have carbs.
Source: https://foodstruct.com/articles/glycemic-index-of-0-no-carb-foods
0

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 3% 338% 14% 128% 21% 10% 73% 164% 34% 298% 107%
Calcium: 8 mg of 1,000 mg 1%
Iron: 8.99 mg of 8 mg 112%
Magnesium: 19 mg of 420 mg 5%
Phosphorus: 297 mg of 700 mg 42%
Potassium: 230 mg of 3,400 mg 7%
Sodium: 71 mg of 2,300 mg 3%
Zinc: 2.67 mg of 11 mg 24%
Copper: 0.492 mg of 1 mg 55%
Manganese: 0.255 mg of 2 mg 11%
Selenium: 54.6 µg of 55 µg 99%
Choline: 194.4 mg of 550 mg 35%

Mineral chart - relative view

Iron
8.99 mg
TOP 7%
Phosphorus
297 mg
TOP 17%
Copper
0.492 mg
TOP 20%
Selenium
54.6 µg
TOP 21%
Zinc
2.67 mg
TOP 33%
Choline
194.4 mg
TOP 46%
Manganese
0.255 mg
TOP 47%
Potassium
230 mg
TOP 52%
Sodium
71 mg
TOP 57%
Magnesium
19 mg
TOP 64%
Calcium
8 mg
TOP 82%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 665% 14% 0% 60% 77% 411% 183% 374% 197% 441% 2073% 0%
Vitamin A: 11078 IU of 5,000 IU 222%
Vitamin E : 0.7 mg of 15 mg 5%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 17.9 mg of 90 mg 20%
Vitamin B1: 0.305 mg of 1 mg 25%
Vitamin B2: 1.778 mg of 1 mg 137%
Vitamin B3: 9.728 mg of 16 mg 61%
Vitamin B5: 6.233 mg of 5 mg 125%
Vitamin B6: 0.853 mg of 1 mg 66%
Folate: 588 µg of 400 µg 147%
Vitamin B12: 16.58 µg of 2 µg 691%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B2
1.778 mg
TOP 8%
Vitamin A
11078 IU
TOP 9%
Vitamin B3
9.728 mg
TOP 12%
Vitamin B12
16.58 µg
TOP 14%
Vitamin B6
0.853 mg
TOP 15%
Folate
588 µg
TOP 16%
Vitamin C
17.9 mg
TOP 20%
Vitamin B5
6.233 mg
TOP 26%
Vitamin B1
0.305 mg
TOP 26%
Vitamin E
0.7 mg
TOP 51%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin K
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

17% 5% 77% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 34%
16.92 g of 50 g
34%
Fats:
Daily Value: 7%
4.83 g of 65 g
7%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 0%
0.73 g of 300 g
0%
Water:
Daily Value: 4%
76.46 g of 2,000 g
4%
Other:
1.06 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 189% 208% 175% 167% 191% 124% 142% 165% 218%
Tryptophan: 176 mg of 280 mg 63%
Threonine: 725 mg of 1,050 mg 69%
Isoleucine: 813 mg of 1,400 mg 58%
Leucine: 1512 mg of 2,730 mg 55%
Lysine: 1332 mg of 2,100 mg 63%
Methionine: 432 mg of 1,050 mg 41%
Phenylalanine: 824 mg of 1,750 mg 47%
Valine: 998 mg of 1,820 mg 55%
Histidine: 507 mg of 700 mg 72%

Fat type information

1.563% 1.249% 1.306%
Saturated Fat: 1.563 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.249 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.306 g

All nutrients for Chicken liver per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 70% 0.73g 74.2 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 40% 31% 16.92g 6 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 7% 52% 4.83g 6.9 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 0% 71% 0.73g 38.6 times less than Rice Rice
Calories 6% 68% 119kcal 2.5 times more than Orange Orange
Sugar N/A 100% 0g N/A Coca-Cola
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A Orange
Calcium 1% 82% 8mg 15.6 times less than Milk Milk
Iron 112% 7% 8.99mg 3.5 times more than Beef Beef
Magnesium 5% 64% 19mg 7.4 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 42% 17% 297mg 1.6 times more than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 7% 52% 230mg 1.6 times more than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 3% 57% 71mg 6.9 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 24% 33% 2.67mg 2.4 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 55% 20% 0.49mg 3.5 times more than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin E 5% 51% 0.7mg 2.1 times less than Kiwifruit Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A Egg
Vitamin C 20% 20% 17.9mg 3 times less than Lemon Lemon
Vitamin B1 25% 26% 0.31mg 1.1 times more than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 137% 8% 1.78mg 13.7 times more than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 61% 12% 9.73mg Equal to Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 125% 26% 6.23mg 5.5 times more than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 66% 15% 0.85mg 7.2 times more than Oat Oat
Folate 147% 16% 588µg 9.6 times more than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 691% 14% 16.58µg 23.7 times more than Pork Pork
Vitamin K 0% 100% 0µg N/A Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 69% 0.18mg 1.7 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 68% 0.73mg Equal to Beef Beef
Isoleucine 0% 67% 0.81mg 1.1 times less than Salmon Salmon
Leucine 0% 65% 1.51mg 1.6 times less than Tuna Tuna
Lysine 0% 68% 1.33mg 2.9 times more than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 68% 0.43mg 4.5 times more than Quinoa Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 63% 0.82mg 1.2 times more than Egg Egg
Valine 0% 63% 1mg 2 times less than Soybean Soybean
Histidine 0% 68% 0.51mg 1.5 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Cholesterol 115% 6% 345mg 1.1 times less than Egg Egg
Trans Fat N/A 65% 0.07g 229.1 times less than Margarine Margarine
Saturated Fat 8% 52% 1.56g 3.8 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 61% 1.25g 7.8 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 40% 1.31g 36.1 times less than Walnut Walnut

NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 119
% Daily Value*
8%
Total Fat 5g
9%
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat g
115%
Cholesterol 345mg
3%
Sodium 71mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate 1g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 17g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 8mg 1%

Iron 9mg 113%

Potassium 230mg 7%

*
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
 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
limit break
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
ok
 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
ok
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
ok
 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Chicken liver nutrition infographic

Chicken liver nutrition infographic
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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 separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171060/nutrients

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