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Foie gras vs Pork - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 70mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 635mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.22g)
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 - $0.8)
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 Pork
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 Pork
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
40
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
45
Foie gras
27
Pork

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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Pork
Contains more Iron +532.2%
Contains more Calcium +268.4%
Contains more Copper +447.9%
Contains more Potassium +206.5%
Contains more Magnesium +115.4%
Contains more Zinc +159.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +23%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Iron +532.2%
Contains more Calcium +268.4%
Contains more Copper +447.9%
Contains more Potassium +206.5%
Contains more Magnesium +115.4%
Contains more Zinc +159.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +23%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%

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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7
Pork
Contains more Vitamin C +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +47514.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1242.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +896.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +673.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.321
Contains more Vitamin C +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +47514.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1242.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +896.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +673.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.321

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%
Pork
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
0%
Pork
Fats
202%
Foie gras
64%
Pork

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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 Pork Opinion
Calories 462 242 Foie gras
Protein 11.4 27.32 Pork
Fats 43.84 13.92 Foie gras
Vitamin C 2 0.6 Foie gras
Carbs 4.67 0 Foie gras
Cholesterol 150 80 Pork
Vitamin D 53 Pork
Iron 5.5 0.87 Foie gras
Calcium 70 19 Foie gras
Potassium 138 423 Pork
Magnesium 13 28 Pork
Sugars 0 Pork
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.4 0.073 Foie gras
Zinc 0.92 2.39 Pork
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Phosphorus 200 246 Pork
Sodium 697 62 Pork
Vitamin A 3333 7 Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.29 Pork
Vitamin D 1.3 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.088 0.877 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.299 0.321 Pork
Vitamin B3 2.51 5.037 Pork
Vitamin B5 1.2 0.698 Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.464 Pork
Vitamin B12 9.4 0.7 Foie gras
Vitamin K 0 Pork
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.45 5.23 Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61 6.19 Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84 1.2 Pork
Tryptophan 0.161 0.338 Pork
Threonine 0.507 1.234 Pork
Isoleucine 0.606 1.26 Pork
Leucine 1.029 2.177 Pork
Lysine 0.863 2.446 Pork
Methionine 0.27 0.712 Pork
Phenylalanine 0.567 1.086 Pork
Valine 0.719 1.473 Pork
Histidine 0.303 1.067 Pork
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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