Beef Liver With Country Gravy Recipe

Beef Liver With Country Gravy has a high-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 22.5g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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. Its sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 29 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.

Because of its high fat content, it could be unsuitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's average MUFA and average PUFA.

It a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 21 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 very high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also a very high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 78, for Beef Liver With Country Gravy, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein28%
 Calories from Fat50%
 Calories from Carbs22%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • High in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A11.2 IU0.2%Mid 40%Average
Retinol3.2 mcg
Vitamin C1.5 mg2.5%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D32.9 IU8.2%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.17 mg11.2%Top 30%High
Riboflavin1.8 mg108.6%Top 10%Very High
Niacin8.9 mg44.5%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B60.67 mg33.6%Top 10%Very High
Folate0.17 mcg0.04%Bottom 30%Low
Folic Acid2.7 mcg
Vitamin B1239.9 mcg665.5%Top 10%Very High
Pantothenic Acid4.9 mg48.7%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium33.7 mg3.4%Mid 40%Average
Iron3.5 mg19.6%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium16.8 mg4.2%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus0.17 mg0.02%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium0.17 mg0%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium219.8 mg9.2%Mid 40%Average
Zinc2.9 mg19%Top 10%Very High
Copper6.5 mg327.2%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0.34 mg16.8%Top 30%High
Selenium27.9 mcg39.8%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3.8 g1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0.17 g0.67%Bottom 30%Low
Starch0 g
Sugars0.2 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0.2 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein4.9 g9.7%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0.2 mg
Threonine0.7 mg
Isoleucine0.7 mg
Leucine0.7 mg
Lysine1.2 mg
Methionine0.3 mg
Cystine0.3 mg
Phenylalanine0.8 mg
Tyrosine0.7 mg
Valine0.8 mg
Arginine0.8 mg
Histidine0.5 mg
Alanine0.8 mg
Aspartic Acid1.3 mg
Glutamic Acid2 mg
Glycine0.8 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.7 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat3.8 g5.9%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.92 g4.6%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water72.1 g
Ash1.7 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 415 Calories from Fat 206

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 22.9 g 35.2%

Saturated Fat 5.5 g 27.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 331 mg 110.3%

Sodium 1309.9 mg 54.6%

Total Carbohydrates 22.5 g 7.5%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 1.2 g

Protein 29 g 58%

Vitamin A 1.3% Vitamin C 15%

Calcium 20.1% Iron 116.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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