Braised Calf Liver Cooked Liver Variety Meats and By-Products Veal

Veal, Variety Meats and By-Products, Liver, Cooked, Braised [Calf Liver] has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 3.77g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 28.42 gms of protein, it is very high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the average fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is average in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low.

It a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 5.11 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 73, for Veal, Variety Meats and By-Products, Liver, Cooked, Braised [Calf Liver], and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein61%
 Calories from Fat30%
 Calories from Carbs8%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • High in Iron

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A70558.8 IU1411.2%Top 10%Very High
Retinol21140.2 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent21147 mcg
Alpha Carotene11 mcg
Beta Carotene47 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin11 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin0 mcg
Vitamin C1.1 mg1.8%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin E0.68 mg2.3%Top 30%High
Beta Tocopherol0 mg
Gamma Tocopherol0 mg
Delta Tocopherol0 mg
Vitamin K1.4 mcg1.8%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0.18 mg12.1%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin2.9 mg168.2%Top 10%Very High
Niacin13.1 mg65.7%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B60.92 mg45.9%Top 10%Very High
Folate331 mcg82.8%Top 10%Very High
Food Folate331 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents331 mcg
Vitamin B1284.6 mcg1409.9%Top 10%Very High
Pantothenic Acid6.6 mg65.5%Top 10%Very High
Choline398.9 mg
Betaine9.8 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium6 mg0.6%Bottom 30%Low
Iron5.1 mg28.4%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium20 mg5%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus459.9 mg46%Top 10%Very High
Potassium329 mg9.4%Top 30%High
Sodium78 mg3.2%Mid 40%Average
Zinc11.2 mg74.9%Top 10%Very High
Copper14.9 mg747.1%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0.27 mg13.5%Mid 40%Average
Selenium19.3 mcg27.6%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3.8 g1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein28.4 g56.8%Top 10%Very High
Tryptophan361 mg
Threonine1149 mg
Isoleucine1274.2 mg
Leucine2507.2 mg
Lysine2141.3 mg
Methionine739.9 mg
Cystine490 mg
Phenylalanine1440.1 mg
Tyrosine1044.1 mg
Valine1668.9 mg
Arginine1838.3 mg
Histidine829 mg
Alanine1784.2 mg
Aspartic Acid2688.2 mg
Glutamic Acid3606.7 mg
Glycine2287.8 mg
Proline1641.8 mg
Serine1291.1 mg
Hydroxyproline100 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat6.3 g9.6%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat2 g9.9%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat1.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.1 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0.3 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids30 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids676.1 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water59.9 g
Ash1.7 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 192 Calories from Fat 56

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 6.3 g 9.6%

Saturated Fat 2 g 9.9%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 511.1 mg 170.4%

Sodium 78 mg 3.2%

Total Carbohydrates 3.8 g 1.3%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 28.4 g 56.8%

Vitamin A 1411.2% Vitamin C 1.8%

Calcium 0.6% Iron 28.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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