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Foie gras vs Meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 77mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 640mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.252g)
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 - $0.5)
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 Meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price 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 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
46
Meat
Mineral Summary Score
45
Foie gras
29
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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Meat
Contains more Iron +378.3%
Contains more Calcium +1066.7%
Contains more Copper +260.4%
Contains more Potassium +205.1%
Contains more Magnesium +123.1%
Contains more Zinc +163%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.5%
Contains less Sodium -91.8%
Contains more Iron +378.3%
Contains more Calcium +1066.7%
Contains more Copper +260.4%
Contains more Potassium +205.1%
Contains more Magnesium +123.1%
Contains more Zinc +163%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.5%
Contains less Sodium -91.8%

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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Meat
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1549.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +979.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +196.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1131.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1549.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +979.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +196.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1131.7%

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
157%
Meat
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
0%
Meat
Fats
202%
Foie gras
16%
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 Meat Opinion
Calories 462 143 Foie gras
Protein 11.4 26.17 Meat
Fats 43.84 3.51 Foie gras
Vitamin C 2 0 Foie gras
Carbs 4.67 0 Foie gras
Cholesterol 150 73 Meat
Vitamin D 10 Meat
Iron 5.5 1.15 Foie gras
Calcium 70 6 Foie gras
Potassium 138 421 Meat
Magnesium 13 29 Meat
Sugars 0 Meat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.4 0.111 Foie gras
Zinc 0.92 2.42 Meat
Starch
Phosphorus 200 267 Meat
Sodium 697 57 Meat
Vitamin A 3333 0 Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.08 Meat
Vitamin D 0.2 Meat
Vitamin B1 0.088 0.95 Meat
Vitamin B2 0.299 0.387 Meat
Vitamin B3 2.51 7.432 Meat
Vitamin B5 1.2 1.012 Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.739 Meat
Vitamin B12 9.4 0.57 Foie gras
Vitamin K 0 Meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.033 Foie gras
Saturated Fat 14.45 1.198 Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61 1.334 Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84 0.506 Foie gras
Tryptophan 0.161 0.275 Meat
Threonine 0.507 1.175 Meat
Isoleucine 0.606 1.288 Meat
Leucine 1.029 2.229 Meat
Lysine 0.863 2.427 Meat
Methionine 0.27 0.721 Meat
Phenylalanine 0.567 1.1 Meat
Valine 0.719 1.367 Meat
Histidine 0.303 1.13 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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