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Ham vs Foie gras - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ham
Ham is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 97mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ham
Ham is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.64g)
Which food is cheaper?
Foie gras
Foie gras is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Foie gras
Foie gras contains less Sodium (difference - 506mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Foie gras
Foie gras contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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.

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.
Ham Foie gras
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Ham Foie gras
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
32
Ham
69
Foie gras
Mineral Summary Score
43
Ham
45
Foie gras

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
Ham
3
:
Contains more Potassium +108%
Contains more Zinc +213%
Contains more Iron +271.6%
Contains more Calcium +775%
Contains more Copper +406.3%
Contains less Sodium -42.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 13
Equal in Phosphorus - 200
Contains more Potassium +108%
Contains more Zinc +213%
Contains more Iron +271.6%
Contains more Calcium +775%
Contains more Copper +406.3%
Contains less Sodium -42.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 13
Equal in Phosphorus - 200

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
Ham
6
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +756.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +197.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1346.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +756.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +197.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1346.2%

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
126%
Ham
68%
Foie gras
Carbohydrates
2%
Ham
5%
Foie gras
Fats
26%
Ham
202%
Foie gras

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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 Ham Foie gras Opinion
Calories 145 462 Foie gras
Protein 20.93 11.4 Ham
Fats 5.53 43.84 Foie gras
Vitamin C 0 2 Foie gras
Carbs 1.5 4.67 Foie gras
Cholesterol 53 150 Ham
Vitamin D 32 Ham
Iron 1.48 5.5 Foie gras
Calcium 8 70 Foie gras
Potassium 287 138 Ham
Magnesium 14 13 Ham
Sugars 0 Ham
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.079 0.4 Foie gras
Zinc 2.88 0.92 Ham
Starch
Phosphorus 196 200 Foie gras
Sodium 1203 697 Foie gras
Vitamin A 0 3333 Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.25 Ham
Vitamin D 0.8 Ham
Vitamin B1 0.754 0.088 Ham
Vitamin B2 0.202 0.299 Foie gras
Vitamin B3 4.023 2.51 Ham
Vitamin B5 0.403 1.2 Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.06 Ham
Vitamin B12 0.65 9.4 Foie gras
Vitamin K 0 Ham
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.81 14.45 Ham
Monounsaturated Fat 2.62 25.61 Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.54 0.84 Foie gras
Tryptophan 0.251 0.161 Ham
Threonine 0.931 0.507 Ham
Isoleucine 0.918 0.606 Ham
Leucine 1.661 1.029 Ham
Lysine 1.775 0.863 Ham
Methionine 0.553 0.27 Ham
Phenylalanine 0.904 0.567 Ham
Valine 0.908 0.719 Ham
Histidine 0.75 0.303 Ham
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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