Beef Heart Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 179

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 6g %9

Saturated Fat 2g %9

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 201mg %0

Sodium 59mg %3

Total Carbohydrate 0g %0

Dietary Fiber 0g %0

Total Sugars 0g

Protein 31g

Vitamin D 7.0IU %1

Calcium 6.0mg %0

Iron 6.8mg %37

Potassium 184mg %4

Phosphorus 265.0mg %26

* 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.

Vitamins in beef heart

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin D 7.0IU %1

Vitamin A 47.0IU %2

Vitamin B6 0.1mg %9

Vitamin E 2.1mg %14

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.2mg %20

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 3.4mg %21

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 1.2mg %25

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 1.0mg %76

Vitamin B12 6.7µg %280

Minerals in beef heart

Calcium 6.0mg %0

Manganese 0.0mg %2

Sodium 59.0mg %4

Potassium 184.0mg %5

Magnesium 26.0mg %6

Zinc 2.8mg %20

Phosphorus 265.0mg %27

Selenium 17.0µg %31

Iron 6.8mg %38

Copper 0.6mg %72

Amino Acids in beef heart

Valine 1.4g %71

Leucine 2.4g %81

Isoleucine 1.3g %87

Threonine 1.1g %101

Tryptophan 0.3g %109

Lysine 2.5g %110

Tyrosine 1.1g %112

Phenylalanine 1.2g %130

Methionine 1.0g %132

Histidine 1.1g %150

Fatty Acids in beef heart

DHA 0.01g %3

ALA 0.11g %10

Omega-3 0.27g %17

DPA 0.05g %33

EPA 0.10g %34

"~" is missing data | Data Source

Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of beef heart is 0.0/100 which makes it a low quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Beef Heart has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Valine 39 45
Leucine 59 76
Isoleucine 30 42
Threonine 23 37
Tryptophan 6 11
Lysine 45 80
Histidine 15 36
Met+Cys 22 33
Phe+Tyr 30 73

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in beef heart is 7.0 which makes it a high P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of beef heart is 1.8 which makes it a medium energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in beef heart as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for beef heart is 21/100 low).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for beef heart

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 1.85 <4
Zinc:Copper 4.31 <12
Potassium:Sodium 3.12 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.23 <2
Iron:Copper 10.49 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.02 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 62%

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This food is insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

54% of insulinogenic calories