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Foie gras vs Flank steak - 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 lower in Cholesterol?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 71mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flank steak
Flank steak contains less Sodium (difference - 641mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.055g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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 Flank steak
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price Equal
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 Flank steak
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
29
Flank steak
Mineral Summary Score
45
Foie gras
33
Flank steak

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 +216.1%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Copper +387.8%
Contains more Potassium +145.7%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Zinc +432.6%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Equal in Phosphorus - 210
Contains more Iron +216.1%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Copper +387.8%
Contains more Potassium +145.7%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Zinc +432.6%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Equal in Phosphorus - 210

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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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +124.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +120.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +476.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +865%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +124.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +120.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +476.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +865%

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
166%
Flank steak
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
0%
Flank steak
Fats
202%
Foie gras
38%
Flank steak

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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 Flank steak Opinion
Calories 462 192 Foie gras
Protein 11.4 27.66 Flank steak
Fats 43.84 8.23 Foie gras
Vitamin C 2 0 Foie gras
Carbs 4.67 0 Foie gras
Cholesterol 150 79 Flank steak
Vitamin D
Iron 5.5 1.74 Foie gras
Calcium 70 20 Foie gras
Potassium 138 339 Flank steak
Magnesium 13 23 Flank steak
Sugars 0 Flank steak
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.4 0.082 Foie gras
Zinc 0.92 4.9 Flank steak
Starch
Phosphorus 200 210 Flank steak
Sodium 697 56 Flank steak
Vitamin A 3333 0 Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.38 Flank steak
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.088 0.075 Foie gras
Vitamin B2 0.299 0.133 Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51 7.363 Flank steak
Vitamin B5 1.2 0.545 Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.579 Flank steak
Vitamin B12 9.4 1.63 Foie gras
Vitamin K 1.4 Flank steak
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.45 3.395 Flank steak
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61 3.317 Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84 0.322 Foie gras
Tryptophan 0.161 0.182 Flank steak
Threonine 0.507 1.105 Flank steak
Isoleucine 0.606 1.259 Flank steak
Leucine 1.029 2.201 Flank steak
Lysine 0.863 2.338 Flank steak
Methionine 0.27 0.72 Flank steak
Phenylalanine 0.567 1.093 Flank steak
Valine 0.719 1.372 Flank steak
Histidine 0.303 0.883 Flank steak
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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