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Foie gras vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 74mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.18g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Foie gras
Foie gras contains less Sodium (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Foie gras
Foie gras is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
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 Italian sausage
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Italian sausage
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
26
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
45
Foie gras
30
Italian sausage

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
:
Contains more Iron +366.1%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.8%
Contains more Potassium +83.3%
Contains more Zinc +94.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Equal in Sodium - 731
Contains more Iron +366.1%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.8%
Contains more Potassium +83.3%
Contains more Zinc +94.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Equal in Sodium - 731

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 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +933%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +545.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
Equal in Vitamin C - 2
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +933%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +545.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
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
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
202%
Foie gras
145%
Italian sausage

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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 Italian sausage Opinion
Calories 462 346 Foie gras
Protein 11.4 14.25 Italian sausage
Fats 43.84 31.33 Foie gras
Vitamin C 2 2
Carbs 4.67 0.65 Foie gras
Cholesterol 150 76 Italian sausage
Vitamin D
Iron 5.5 1.18 Foie gras
Calcium 70 18 Foie gras
Potassium 138 253 Italian sausage
Magnesium 13 14 Italian sausage
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.4 0.08 Foie gras
Zinc 0.92 1.79 Italian sausage
Starch
Phosphorus 200 142 Foie gras
Sodium 697 731 Foie gras
Vitamin A 3333 0 Foie gras
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.088 0.568 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.299 0.168 Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51 3.25 Italian sausage
Vitamin B5 1.2 0.51 Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.3 Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 9.4 0.91 Foie gras
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.45 11.27 Italian sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61 14.34 Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84 4.03 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.161 0.114 Foie gras
Threonine 0.507 0.563 Italian sausage
Isoleucine 0.606 0.52 Foie gras
Leucine 1.029 0.956 Foie gras
Lysine 0.863 1.083 Italian sausage
Methionine 0.27 0.346 Italian sausage
Phenylalanine 0.567 0.477 Foie gras
Valine 0.719 0.572 Foie gras
Histidine 0.303 0.411 Italian sausage
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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