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Foie gras vs Chicken meat - 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 - $1)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 62mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat contains less Sodium (difference - 615mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.66g)
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 Chicken meat
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 Chicken meat
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
25
Chicken meat
Mineral Summary Score
45
Foie gras
22
Chicken meat

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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Contains more Iron +336.5%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Copper +506.1%
Contains more Potassium +61.6%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Zinc +110.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 182
Contains more Iron +336.5%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Copper +506.1%
Contains more Potassium +61.6%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Zinc +110.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 182

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1970.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3033.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +238.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1970.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3033.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +238.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +566.7%

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
164%
Chicken meat
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
0%
Chicken meat
Fats
202%
Foie gras
63%
Chicken meat

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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 Chicken meat Opinion
Calories 462 239 Foie gras
Protein 11.4 27.3 Chicken meat
Fats 43.84 13.6 Foie gras
Vitamin C 2 0 Foie gras
Carbs 4.67 0 Foie gras
Cholesterol 150 88 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 2 Chicken meat
Iron 5.5 1.26 Foie gras
Calcium 70 15 Foie gras
Potassium 138 223 Chicken meat
Magnesium 13 23 Chicken meat
Sugars 0 Chicken meat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.4 0.066 Foie gras
Zinc 0.92 1.94 Chicken meat
Starch
Phosphorus 200 182 Foie gras
Sodium 697 82 Chicken meat
Vitamin A 3333 161 Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.27 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0 Chicken meat
Vitamin B1 0.088 0.063 Foie gras
Vitamin B2 0.299 0.168 Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51 8.487 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.2 1.03 Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.4 Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 9.4 0.3 Foie gras
Vitamin K 2.4 Chicken meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.45 3.79 Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61 5.34 Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84 2.97 Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.161 0.305 Chicken meat
Threonine 0.507 1.128 Chicken meat
Isoleucine 0.606 1.362 Chicken meat
Leucine 1.029 1.986 Chicken meat
Lysine 0.863 2.223 Chicken meat
Methionine 0.27 0.726 Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 0.567 1.061 Chicken meat
Valine 0.719 1.325 Chicken meat
Histidine 0.303 0.802 Chicken meat
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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