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Foie gras vs Beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Foie gras
Foie gras contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Foie gras
Foie gras is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef
Beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 62mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef
Beef contains less Sodium (difference - 625mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.555g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Foie gras Beef
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Foie gras Beef
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
69
Foie gras
28
Beef
Mineral Summary Score
45
Foie gras
37
Beef

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Beef
Contains more Iron +111.5%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Copper +370.6%
Contains more Potassium +130.4%
Contains more Magnesium +61.5%
Contains more Zinc +585.9%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 198
Contains more Iron +111.5%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Copper +370.6%
Contains more Potassium +130.4%
Contains more Magnesium +61.5%
Contains more Zinc +585.9%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 198

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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5
Beef
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +36933.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +91.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +69.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +256.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +536.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +36933.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +91.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +69.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +256.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +536.7%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
68%
Foie gras
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
0%
Beef
Fats
202%
Foie gras
71%
Beef

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Foie gras Beef Opinion
Calories 462 250 Foie gras
Protein 11.4 25.93 Beef
Fats 43.84 15.41 Foie gras
Vitamin C 2 0 Foie gras
Carbs 4.67 0 Foie gras
Cholesterol 150 88 Beef
Vitamin D 2 Beef
Iron 5.5 2.6 Foie gras
Calcium 70 18 Foie gras
Potassium 138 318 Beef
Magnesium 13 21 Beef
Sugars 0 Beef
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.4 0.085 Foie gras
Zinc 0.92 6.31 Beef
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Phosphorus 200 198 Foie gras
Sodium 697 72 Beef
Vitamin A 3333 9 Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.12 Beef
Vitamin D 0 Beef
Vitamin B1 0.088 0.046 Foie gras
Vitamin B2 0.299 0.176 Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51 5.378 Beef
Vitamin B5 1.2 0.658 Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.382 Beef
Vitamin B12 9.4 2.64 Foie gras
Vitamin K 1.2 Beef
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.572 Foie gras
Saturated Fat 14.45 5.895 Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61 6.668 Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84 0.484 Foie gras
Tryptophan 0.161 0.094 Foie gras
Threonine 0.507 0.72 Beef
Isoleucine 0.606 0.822 Beef
Leucine 1.029 1.45 Beef
Lysine 0.863 1.54 Beef
Methionine 0.27 0.478 Beef
Phenylalanine 0.567 0.725 Beef
Valine 0.719 0.914 Beef
Histidine 0.303 0.604 Beef
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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