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Brisket vs Foie gras - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Brisket and Foie gras

  • Brisket has more Zinc, and Vitamin B6, however Foie gras is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Selenium, Iron, and Copper.
  • Foie gras covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 290% more than Brisket.
  • Foie gras contains 7 times less Vitamin B6 than Brisket. Brisket contains 0.42mg of Vitamin B6, while Foie gras contains 0.06mg.
  • Brisket has less Cholesterol.

Food varieties used in this article are Beef, brisket, whole, separable lean only, all grades, raw and Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked.

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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 +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +139.1%
Contains less Sodium -88.7%
Contains more Zinc +368.5%
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Iron +186.5%
Contains more Copper +400%
Equal in Phosphorus - 200
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 72% 17% 87% 30% 11% 118% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +139.1%
Contains less Sodium -88.7%
Contains more Zinc +368.5%
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Iron +186.5%
Contains more Copper +400%
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 B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +600%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +242.9%
Contains more Folate +757.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +286.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 7% 0% 0% 25% 40% 74% 21% 97% 6% 304% 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 B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +600%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +242.9%
Contains more Folate +757.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +286.8%

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.
Brisket 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 Brisket Foie gras Opinion
Net carbs 0g 4.67g Foie gras
Protein 20.72g 11.4g Brisket
Fats 7.37g 43.84g Foie gras
Carbs 0g 4.67g Foie gras
Calories 155kcal 462kcal Foie gras
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Foie gras
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 70mg Foie gras
Iron 1.92mg 5.5mg Foie gras
Magnesium 23mg 13mg Brisket
Phosphorus 201mg 200mg Brisket
Potassium 330mg 138mg Brisket
Sodium 79mg 697mg Brisket
Zinc 4.31mg 0.92mg Brisket
Copper 0.08mg 0.4mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 0IU 3333IU Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.32mg mg Brisket
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.088mg Brisket
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.299mg Foie gras
Vitamin B3 3.94mg 2.51mg Brisket
Vitamin B5 0.35mg 1.2mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.42mg 0.06mg Brisket
Folate 7µg 60µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 2.43µg 9.4µg Foie gras
Vitamin K 1.3µg µg Brisket
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.161mg Brisket
Threonine 0.905mg 0.507mg Brisket
Isoleucine 0.931mg 0.606mg Brisket
Leucine 1.637mg 1.029mg Brisket
Lysine 1.724mg 0.863mg Brisket
Methionine 0.53mg 0.27mg Brisket
Phenylalanine 0.809mg 0.567mg Brisket
Valine 1.008mg 0.719mg Brisket
Histidine 0.709mg 0.303mg Brisket
Cholesterol 62mg 150mg Brisket
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 2.59g 14.45g Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 3.46g 25.61g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.23g 0.84g Foie gras

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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
48
Brisket
138
Foie gras
Mineral Summary Score
45
Brisket
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
124%
Brisket
68%
Foie gras
Carbohydrates
0%
Brisket
5%
Foie gras
Fats
34%
Brisket
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)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brisket
Brisket contains less Sodium (difference - 618mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 88mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.86g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Brisket - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168607/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.