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Foie gras vs Liver - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Liver
Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 648mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.04g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 205mg)
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 - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)

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 Liver
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Foie gras Liver
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
244
Liver
Mineral Summary Score
45
Foie gras
79
Liver

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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Liver
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Iron +225.8%
Contains more Copper +58.5%
Contains more Zinc +630.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains less Sodium -93%
Equal in Potassium - 150
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Iron +225.8%
Contains more Copper +58.5%
Contains more Zinc +630.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains less Sodium -93%
Equal in Potassium - 150
Equal in Magnesium - 14

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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Liver
Contains more Vitamin C +1080%
Contains more Vitamin A +440%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +193.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +634.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +236.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +297.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +98.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1080%
Contains more Vitamin A +440%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +193.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +634.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +236.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +297.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +98.6%

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
156%
Liver
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
4%
Liver
Fats
202%
Foie gras
20%
Liver

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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 Liver Opinion
Calories 462 165 Foie gras
Protein 11.4 26.02 Liver
Fats 43.84 4.4 Foie gras
Vitamin C 2 23.6 Liver
Carbs 4.67 3.76 Foie gras
Cholesterol 150 355 Foie gras
Vitamin D
Iron 5.5 17.92 Liver
Calcium 70 10 Foie gras
Potassium 138 150 Liver
Magnesium 13 14 Liver
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.4 0.634 Liver
Zinc 0.92 6.72 Liver
Starch
Phosphorus 200 241 Liver
Sodium 697 49 Liver
Vitamin A 3333 17997 Liver
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.088 0.258 Liver
Vitamin B2 0.299 2.196 Liver
Vitamin B3 2.51 8.435 Liver
Vitamin B5 1.2 4.774 Liver
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.57 Liver
Vitamin B12 9.4 18.67 Liver
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.45 1.41 Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61 0.63 Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84 1.05 Liver
Tryptophan 0.161 0.366 Liver
Threonine 0.507 1.107 Liver
Isoleucine 0.606 1.32 Liver
Leucine 1.029 2.319 Liver
Lysine 0.863 2.007 Liver
Methionine 0.27 0.645 Liver
Phenylalanine 0.567 1.274 Liver
Valine 0.719 1.607 Liver
Histidine 0.303 0.708 Liver
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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