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Turkey Liver

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

The food contains 2.26g 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 17.84 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 high fat content, it could be unsuitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is high in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's average MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low.

It a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 12 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 a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. 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 71, for Turkey, Liver, All Classes, Raw, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein31%
 Calories from Fat65%
 Calories from Carbs4%

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 Vitamin C
  • Very high in Riboflavin

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • High in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A72372.3 IU1447.4%Top 10%Very High
Retinol21697.5 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent21704.5 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene29 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin0 mcg
Vitamin C24.5 mg40.8%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin E0.12 mg0.4%Bottom 30%Low
Beta Tocopherol0 mg
Gamma Tocopherol0.2 mg
Delta Tocopherol0 mg
Vitamin K0.8 mcg1%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0.15 mg10.2%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin2.6 mg152.4%Top 10%Very High
Niacin13.5 mg67.5%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B61.5 mg73.5%Top 10%Very High
Folate676.9 mcg169.2%Top 10%Very High
Food Folate676.9 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents676.9 mcg
Vitamin B1249.4 mcg823.2%Top 10%Very High
Pantothenic Acid6.3 mg62.8%Top 10%Very High
Choline221.8 mg
Betaine3 mg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium5 mg0.5%Bottom 30%Low
Iron12 mg66.7%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium15 mg3.7%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus279 mg27.9%Top 30%High
Potassium255 mg7.3%Mid 40%Average
Sodium71 mg3%Mid 40%Average
Zinc2.3 mg15.1%Top 30%High
Copper0.41 mg20.3%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0.2 mg9.8%Mid 40%Average
Selenium70.8 mcg101.1%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate2.26 g0.8%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein17.8 g35.7%Top 30%High

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat16.4 g25.2%Top 30%High
Saturated Fat5.5 g27.5%Top 30%High
Monounsaturated Fat7.4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.7 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids44 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids1279.9 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Water62.3 g
Ash1.3 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 228 Calories from Fat 148

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 16.4 g 25.2%

Saturated Fat 5.5 g 27.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 331 mg 110.3%

Sodium 71 mg 3%

Total Carbohydrates 2.26 g 0.8%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 17.8 g 35.7%

Vitamin A 1447.4% Vitamin C 40.8%

Calcium 0.5% Iron 66.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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