Beef Liver Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 169

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 5g %7

Saturated Fat 3g %12

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 381mg %0

Sodium 77mg %5

Total Carbohydrate 5g %1

Dietary Fiber 0g %0

Total Sugars 0g

Protein 27g

Vitamin D 49.0IU %8

Calcium 6.0mg %0

Iron 6.2mg %34

Potassium 351mg %9

Phosphorus 485.0mg %48

* 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 liver

Vitamin C 0.7mg %1

Vitamin E 0.5mg %3

Vitamin K 3.9µg %3

Vitamin D 49.0IU %8

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.2mg %15

Choline, total 418.2mg %76

Vitamin B6 1.0mg %79

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 17.5mg %109

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 6.9mg %139

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 3.4mg %263

Vitamin A 26088.0IU %870

Vitamin B12 83.1µg %3464

Minerals in beef liver

Calcium 6.0mg %0

Sodium 77.0mg %5

Magnesium 22.0mg %5

Potassium 351.0mg %9

Manganese 0.4mg %15

Iron 6.2mg %34

Zinc 5.2mg %37

Phosphorus 485.0mg %49

Selenium 32.8µg %60

Copper 14.6mg %1621

Amino Acids in beef liver

Isoleucine 1.2g %82

Valine 1.6g %82

Leucine 2.4g %83

Methionine 0.7g %89

Lysine 2.0g %91

Threonine 1.1g %98

Histidine 0.8g %107

Tyrosine 1.0g %110

Tryptophan 0.3g %112

Phenylalanine 1.4g %147

Cystine 0.5g %156

Fatty Acids in beef liver

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

DPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.02g %1

ALA 0.02g %2

"~" 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 liver 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 Liver has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Isoleucine 30 46
Valine 39 59
Leucine 59 90
Lysine 45 76
Threonine 23 41
Histidine 15 30
Tryptophan 6 12
Met+Cys 22 43
Phe+Tyr 30 89

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 liver is 6.2 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 liver is 1.8 which makes it a medium energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

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

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Nutrient Density Score for beef liver is 48/100 good).

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 liver

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 0.36 <12
Potassium:Sodium 4.56 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.27 <2
Iron:Copper 0.43 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.01 >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.

58% of insulinogenic calories