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Beefsteak vs Foie gras - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Beefsteak and Foie gras?

  • Beefsteak is richer in Zinc, and Vitamin B6, yet Foie gras is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Copper, and Selenium.
  • Foie gras's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 280% higher.
  • Beefsteak has 9 times more Vitamin B6 than Foie gras. Beefsteak has 0.543mg of Vitamin B6, while Foie gras has 0.06mg.
  • Beefsteak contains less Cholesterol.

We used Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw and Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked types in this comparison.

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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
Contains more Magnesium +92.3%
Contains more Potassium +171.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.1%
Contains more Zinc +476.1%
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Iron +175%
Contains more Copper +406.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 200
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Contains more Magnesium +92.3%
Contains more Potassium +171.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.1%
Contains more Zinc +476.1%
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Iron +175%
Contains more Copper +406.3%
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
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +805%
Contains more Vitamin A +55450%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.3%
Contains more Folate +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +249.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 3% 0% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 3% 337% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 200% 0% 0% 7% 22% 69% 48% 72% 14% 45% 1175% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +805%
Contains more Vitamin A +55450%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.3%
Contains more Folate +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +249.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Beefsteak Foie gras
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beefsteak Foie gras Opinion
Net carbs 0g 4.67g Foie gras
Protein 21.38g 11.4g Beefsteak
Fats 5.36g 43.84g Foie gras
Carbs 0g 4.67g Foie gras
Calories 134kcal 462kcal Foie gras
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Foie gras
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 70mg Foie gras
Iron 2mg 5.5mg Foie gras
Magnesium 25mg 13mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 220mg 200mg Beefsteak
Potassium 375mg 138mg Beefsteak
Sodium 55mg 697mg Beefsteak
Zinc 5.3mg 0.92mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.079mg 0.4mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 6IU 3333IU Foie gras
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 3IU IU Beefsteak
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Beefsteak
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.075mg 0.088mg Foie gras
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 0.299mg Foie gras
Vitamin B3 5.048mg 2.51mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 mg 1.2mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.543mg 0.06mg Beefsteak
Folate 3µg 60µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 2.69µg 9.4µg Foie gras
Vitamin K 1.5µg µg Beefsteak
Tryptophan 0.262mg 0.161mg Beefsteak
Threonine 1.099mg 0.507mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 1.09mg 0.606mg Beefsteak
Leucine 2.011mg 1.029mg Beefsteak
Lysine 2.247mg 0.863mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.621mg 0.27mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.567mg Beefsteak
Valine 1.152mg 0.719mg Beefsteak
Histidine 0.868mg 0.303mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 67mg 150mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat 0.253g g Foie gras
Saturated Fat 1.875g 14.45g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 2.354g 25.61g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.189g 0.84g Foie gras

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Beefsteak Foie gras
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Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
52
Beefsteak
138
Foie gras
Mineral Summary Score
50
Beefsteak
73
Foie gras

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 food.
Protein
128%
Beefsteak
68%
Foie gras
Carbohydrates
0%
Beefsteak
5%
Foie gras
Fats
25%
Beefsteak
202%
Foie gras

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in Sugar (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 - $2.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 642mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 83mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.575g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172173/nutrients
  2. Foie gras - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171100/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.