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Liver nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Liver

Liver
Glycemic index ⓘ 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)
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
165
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
3.76 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
3 oz (85 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.
18 (acidic)
96% Iron
94% Cholesterol
92% Vitamin B2
91% Vitamin A
89% Protein
Explanation: The given food contains more Iron than 96% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Iron than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Cholesterol, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A, and Protein.

Liver Glycemic index (GI)

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% 673% 10% 104% 14% 7% 184% 212% 40% 369% 0%
Calcium: 10 mg of 1,000 mg 1%
Iron: 17.92 mg of 8 mg 224%
Magnesium: 14 mg of 420 mg 3%
Phosphorus: 241 mg of 700 mg 34%
Potassium: 150 mg of 3,400 mg 4%
Sodium: 49 mg of 2,300 mg 2%
Zinc: 6.72 mg of 11 mg 61%
Copper: 0.634 mg of 1 mg 70%
Manganese: 0.3 mg of 2 mg 13%
Selenium: 67.5 µg of 55 µg 123%
Choline: 0 mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Iron
17.92 mg
TOP 4%
Zinc
6.72 mg
TOP 13%
Copper
0.634 mg
TOP 19%
Selenium
67.5 µg
TOP 20%
Phosphorus
241 mg
TOP 24%
Manganese
0.3 mg
TOP 45%
Potassium
150 mg
TOP 70%
Sodium
49 mg
TOP 72%
Magnesium
14 mg
TOP 75%
Calcium
10 mg
TOP 76%

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 1080% 0% 0% 79% 65% 507% 159% 287% 132% 123% 2334% 0%
Vitamin A: 17997 IU of 5,000 IU 360%
Vitamin E : 0 mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 23.6 mg of 90 mg 26%
Vitamin B1: 0.258 mg of 1 mg 22%
Vitamin B2: 2.196 mg of 1 mg 169%
Vitamin B3: 8.435 mg of 16 mg 53%
Vitamin B5: 4.774 mg of 5 mg 95%
Vitamin B6: 0.57 mg of 1 mg 44%
Folate: 163 µg of 400 µg 41%
Vitamin B12: 18.67 µg of 2 µg 778%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B2
2.196 mg
TOP 8%
Vitamin A
17997 IU
TOP 9%
Vitamin B12
18.67 µg
TOP 14%
Vitamin B3
8.435 mg
TOP 15%
Vitamin C
23.6 mg
TOP 18%
Folate
163 µg
TOP 20%
Vitamin B6
0.57 mg
TOP 21%
Vitamin B5
4.774 mg
TOP 26%
Vitamin B1
0.258 mg
TOP 30%

Macronutrients chart

27% 5% 4% 65% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 52%
26.02 g of 50 g
52%
Fats:
Daily Value: 7%
4.4 g of 65 g
7%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 1%
3.76 g of 300 g
1%
Water:
Daily Value: 3%
64.32 g of 2,000 g
3%
Other:
1.5 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 393% 317% 283% 255% 287% 185% 219% 265% 304%
Tryptophan: 366 mg of 280 mg 131%
Threonine: 1107 mg of 1,050 mg 105%
Isoleucine: 1320 mg of 1,400 mg 94%
Leucine: 2319 mg of 2,730 mg 85%
Lysine: 2007 mg of 2,100 mg 96%
Methionine: 645 mg of 1,050 mg 61%
Phenylalanine: 1274 mg of 1,750 mg 73%
Valine: 1607 mg of 1,820 mg 88%
Histidine: 708 mg of 700 mg 101%

Fat type information

1.41% 0.63% 1.05%
Saturated Fat: 1.41 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.63 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.05 g

All nutrients for Liver per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 60% 3.76g 14.4 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 62% 11% 26.02g 9.2 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 7% 54% 4.4g 7.6 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 1% 63% 3.76g 7.5 times less than Rice Rice
Calories 8% 56% 165kcal 3.5 times more than Orange Orange
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A Orange
Calcium 1% 76% 10mg 12.5 times less than Milk Milk
Iron 224% 4% 17.92mg 6.9 times more than Beef Beef
Magnesium 3% 75% 14mg 10 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 34% 24% 241mg 1.3 times more than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 4% 70% 150mg Equal to Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 2% 72% 49mg 10 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 61% 13% 6.72mg 1.1 times more than Beef Beef
Copper 70% 19% 0.63mg 4.5 times more than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin A 360% 9% 17997IU 1.1 times more than Carrot Carrot
Vitamin C 26% 18% 23.6mg 2.2 times less than Lemon Lemon
Vitamin B1 22% 30% 0.26mg Equal to Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 169% 8% 2.2mg 16.9 times more than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 53% 15% 8.44mg 1.1 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 95% 26% 4.77mg 4.2 times more than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 44% 21% 0.57mg 4.8 times more than Oat Oat
Folate 41% 20% 163µg 2.7 times more than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 778% 14% 18.67µg 26.7 times more than Pork Pork
Tryptophan 0% 44% 0.37mg 1.2 times more than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 52% 1.11mg 1.5 times more than Beef Beef
Isoleucine 0% 48% 1.32mg 1.4 times more than Salmon Salmon
Leucine 0% 47% 2.32mg Equal to Tuna Tuna
Lysine 0% 56% 2.01mg 4.4 times more than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 55% 0.65mg 6.7 times more than Quinoa Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 44% 1.27mg 1.9 times more than Egg Egg
Valine 0% 44% 1.61mg 1.3 times less than Soybean Soybean
Histidine 0% 58% 0.71mg 1.1 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Cholesterol 118% 6% 355mg 1.1 times less than Egg Egg
Saturated Fat 7% 54% 1.41g 4.2 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 69% 0.63g 15.6 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 44% 1.05g 44.9 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 165
% Daily Value*
6%
Total Fat 4g
5%
Saturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat g
118%
Cholesterol 355mg
2%
Sodium 49mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate 4g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 26g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 10mg 1%

Iron 18mg 225%

Potassium 150mg 4%

*
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.
Source
No Trans Fats
ok
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
Source
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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Liver nutrition infographic

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/167863/nutrients

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