MUTTON LIVER HEALTH BENEFITS AND NUTRITITON FACTS

Posted in LEAN MEAT HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS

Nutrition data

All figures below are expressed per  336 g  edible portion.

PRINCIPLE

NUTRIENT VALUE

Energy (Calories)

739 Cal Kcals/Calories

Water

190 g

Protein

103g

Fat

30g

Carbohydrates

0g

Starch

~

Sugar

0g

Fibre

0g

Alcohol

~

Saturated fatty acids

11.5g

Polyunsaturated fatty acids

4.4g

Trans fatty acids

~

Cholesterol

1683mg

VITAMINS

Vitamin A

83810 IU

Retinol Equivalent

~

Vitamin D

~

Vitamin E

~

Vitamin K1

~

Thiamin

0.8 mg

Riboflavin

13.5 mg

Niacin

40.8 mg

Niacin Equivalent

~

Vitamin B6

1.6 mg

Vitamin B12

257 mcg

Folate

245 mcg

Pantothenate

13.3 mg

Biotin

~

Vitamin C

~

MINERALS

Sodium

188 mg

Potassium

742mg

Calcium

26.9 mg

Magnesium

73.9  mg

Phosphorus

1411 mg

Iron

27.8 mg

Copper

23.8 mg

Zinc

26.5 mg

Chloride

~

Manganese

1.7 mg

Selenium

374 mcg

Iodine

~

 

Health benefits of mutton liver 

Protein and fat

Liver is an excellent source of protein.Of calf liver contains 6.2 g of protein. This represents about 12 percent of the daily value. Protein is an important macronutrient for the maintenance and building of body tissues including muscle, hair and nails. Protein is also an important component of enzymes and hormones. While many think that liver has excessively high fat and calories, this is not so. In fact, 1 oz. Of calf liver contains just 2.4 g of fat, or 3 percent of the daily value, and 49 calories. Chicken liver contains fewer calories and fat than beef and calf liver; however, it also has less protein.

Vitamins

Liver is a very concentrated source of vitamins. “mccance and widdowson’s the composition of foods” states that 1 oz. Of calf liver delivers over 100 percent of the daily value of vitamin b-12 and vitamin a. It is also a good source of folate and riboflavin. Vitamin b-12 is important for red blood cell production and nervous system function. Vitamin a plays a key role in eye, hair and skin health. Folate is important in digestion and red blood cell health, and the body uses riboflavin to produce energy from foods.

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