Chicken Liver Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 165

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 6g %9

Saturated Fat 2g %10

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 564mg %0

Sodium 92mg %6

Total Carbohydrate 1g %0

Dietary Fiber 0g %0

Total Sugars 0g

Protein 26g

Vitamin D ~IU %0

Calcium 10.0mg %0

Iron 12.9mg %71

Potassium 315mg %8

Phosphorus 442.0mg %44

* 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 chicken liver

Vitamin K 0.0µg %0

Vitamin C 2.7mg %3

Vitamin E 0.8mg %5

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.3mg %24

Choline, total 326.8mg %59

Vitamin B6 0.8mg %65

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 13.9mg %87

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 8.3mg %166

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 2.3mg %178

Vitamin A 14378.0IU %479

Vitamin B12 21.1µg %880

Minerals in chicken liver

Calcium 10.0mg %1

Sodium 92.0mg %6

Magnesium 27.0mg %6

Potassium 315.0mg %8

Manganese 0.4mg %16

Zinc 4.0mg %29

Phosphorus 442.0mg %44

Copper 0.5mg %59

Iron 12.9mg %72

Selenium 88.2µg %160

Amino Acids in chicken liver

Valine 1.5g %76

Leucine 2.2g %77

Isoleucine 1.2g %80

Methionine 0.6g %82

Tryptophan 0.3g %87

Lysine 2.0g %88

Threonine 1.1g %96

Histidine 0.8g %100

Tyrosine 1.0g %103

Phenylalanine 1.2g %130

Cystine 0.4g %132

Fatty Acids in chicken liver

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

DPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.01g %1

ALA 0.01g %1

"~" 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 chicken 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.

Chicken Liver has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Valine 39 57
Leucine 59 86
Isoleucine 30 46
Tryptophan 6 10
Lysine 45 76
Threonine 23 41
Histidine 15 29
Met+Cys 22 40
Phe+Tyr 30 84

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 chicken liver is 6.4 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 chicken liver is 1.7 which makes it a medium energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

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

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Nutrient Density Score for chicken liver is 56/100 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 chicken liver

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 7.50 <12
Potassium:Sodium 3.42 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.37 <2
Iron:Copper 24.11 <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 60%

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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.

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