Liver Domesticated Duck

Duck, Domesticated, Liver, Raw has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 3.53g 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 18.74 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its average fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. 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.

It a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 30.53 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. While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has an average density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong. It is also a very 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 83, for Duck, Domesticated, Liver, Raw, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein57%
 Calories from Fat32%
 Calories from Carbs11%

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
  • Very high in Thiamin

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A39908 IU798.2%Top 10%Very High
Retinol11983.8 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent11983.8 mcg
Vitamin C4.5 mg7.5%Top 30%High
Thiamin0.56 mg37.5%Top 30%High
Riboflavin0.89 mg52.5%Top 10%Very High
Niacin6.5 mg32.5%Top 30%High
Vitamin B60.76 mg38%Top 10%Very High
Folate738 mcg184.5%Top 10%Very High
Food Folate738 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents738 mcg
Vitamin B1254 mcg900.1%Top 10%Very High
Pantothenic Acid6.2 mg61.8%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium11 mg1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Iron30.5 mg169.6%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium24 mg6%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus269 mg26.9%Top 30%High
Potassium230 mg6.6%Mid 40%Average
Sodium140 mg5.8%Mid 40%Average
Zinc3.1 mg20.5%Top 30%High
Copper6 mg298.1%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0.26 mg12.9%Mid 40%Average
Selenium67 mcg95.7%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3.5 g1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein18.7 g37.5%Top 30%High
Tryptophan264 mg
Threonine833 mg
Isoleucine995 mg
Leucine1691 mg
Lysine1418.1 mg
Methionine444 mg
Cystine252 mg
Phenylalanine931.9 mg
Tyrosine660 mg
Valine1181.2 mg
Arginine1147.9 mg
Histidine497.9 mg
Alanine1087.9 mg
Aspartic Acid1780.8 mg
Glutamic Acid2427.9 mg
Glycine1087.9 mg
Proline928.9 mg
Serine805.9 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat4.6 g7.1%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat1.4 g7.2%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat0.7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.6 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids370 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water71.8 g
Ash1.3 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 136 Calories from Fat 42

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 4.6 g 7.1%

Saturated Fat 1.4 g 7.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 515 mg 171.7%

Sodium 140 mg 5.8%

Total Carbohydrates 3.5 g 1.2%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 18.7 g 37.5%

Vitamin A 798.2% Vitamin C 7.5%

Calcium 1.1% Iron 169.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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