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Foie gras vs Horse meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 82mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sodium (difference - 642mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.55g)
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 contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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 Horse meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars 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 Horse 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
28
Horse meat
Mineral Summary Score
45
Foie gras
40
Horse 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 Calcium +775%
Contains more Copper +133.9%
Contains more Potassium +174.6%
Contains more Magnesium +92.3%
Contains more Zinc +315.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.5%
Contains less Sodium -92.1%
Equal in Iron - 5.03
Contains more Calcium +775%
Contains more Copper +133.9%
Contains more Potassium +174.6%
Contains more Magnesium +92.3%
Contains more Zinc +315.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.5%
Contains less Sodium -92.1%
Equal in Iron - 5.03

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +149.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +197.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +92.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +450%
Equal in Vitamin C - 2
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +149.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +197.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +92.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +450%
Equal in Vitamin C - 2

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
169%
Horse meat
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
0%
Horse meat
Fats
202%
Foie gras
28%
Horse 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 Horse meat Opinion
Calories 462 175 Foie gras
Protein 11.4 28.14 Horse meat
Fats 43.84 6.05 Foie gras
Vitamin C 2 2
Carbs 4.67 0 Foie gras
Cholesterol 150 68 Horse meat
Vitamin D
Iron 5.5 5.03 Foie gras
Calcium 70 8 Foie gras
Potassium 138 379 Horse meat
Magnesium 13 25 Horse meat
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.4 0.171 Foie gras
Zinc 0.92 3.82 Horse meat
Starch
Phosphorus 200 247 Horse meat
Sodium 697 55 Horse meat
Vitamin A 3333 0 Foie gras
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.088 0.1 Horse meat
Vitamin B2 0.299 0.12 Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51 4.84 Horse meat
Vitamin B5 1.2 Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.33 Horse meat
Vitamin B12 9.4 3.16 Foie gras
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 Foie gras
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.45 1.9 Horse meat
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61 2.12 Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84 0.85 Horse meat
Tryptophan 0.161 0.349 Horse meat
Threonine 0.507 1.262 Horse meat
Isoleucine 0.606 1.334 Horse meat
Leucine 1.029 2.232 Horse meat
Lysine 0.863 2.398 Horse meat
Methionine 0.27 0.623 Horse meat
Phenylalanine 0.567 1.157 Horse meat
Valine 0.719 1.458 Horse meat
Histidine 0.303 1.081 Horse 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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