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Foie gras vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Veal
Veal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 47mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Veal
Veal contains less Sodium (difference - 614mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.41g)
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 - $2.2)
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 Veal
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 Veal
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
29
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
45
Foie gras
30
Veal

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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5
Veal
Contains more Iron +455.6%
Contains more Calcium +311.8%
Contains more Copper +288.3%
Contains more Potassium +144.2%
Contains more Magnesium +84.6%
Contains more Zinc +320.7%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 217
Contains more Iron +455.6%
Contains more Calcium +311.8%
Contains more Copper +288.3%
Contains more Potassium +144.2%
Contains more Magnesium +84.6%
Contains more Zinc +320.7%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 217

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
:
5
Veal
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +640.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +219.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +550%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.16
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +640.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +219.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +550%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.16

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
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
0%
Veal
Fats
202%
Foie gras
35%
Veal

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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 Veal Opinion
Calories 462 172 Foie gras
Protein 11.4 24.38 Veal
Fats 43.84 7.56 Foie gras
Vitamin C 2 0 Foie gras
Carbs 4.67 0 Foie gras
Cholesterol 150 103 Veal
Vitamin D 0 Veal
Iron 5.5 0.99 Foie gras
Calcium 70 17 Foie gras
Potassium 138 337 Veal
Magnesium 13 24 Veal
Sugars 0 Veal
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.4 0.103 Foie gras
Zinc 0.92 3.87 Veal
Starch
Phosphorus 200 217 Veal
Sodium 697 83 Veal
Vitamin A 3333 0 Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.15 Veal
Vitamin D 0 Veal
Vitamin B1 0.088 0.07 Foie gras
Vitamin B2 0.299 0.27 Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51 8.03 Veal
Vitamin B5 1.2 1.16 Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.39 Veal
Vitamin B12 9.4 1.27 Foie gras
Vitamin K 1.2 Veal
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.45 3.04 Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61 2.84 Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84 0.55 Foie gras
Tryptophan 0.161 0.247 Veal
Threonine 0.507 1.065 Veal
Isoleucine 0.606 1.201 Veal
Leucine 1.029 1.94 Veal
Lysine 0.863 2.009 Veal
Methionine 0.27 0.569 Veal
Phenylalanine 0.567 0.984 Veal
Valine 0.719 1.347 Veal
Histidine 0.303 0.885 Veal
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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