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Chicken meat vs Foie gras - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chicken meat and Foie gras

  • Chicken meat has more Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6, while Foie gras has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A, Iron, Copper, and Selenium.
  • Foie gras's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 379% higher.
  • Foie gras contains 7 times less Vitamin B6 than Chicken meat. Chicken meat contains 0.4mg of Vitamin B6, while Foie gras contains 0.06mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Chicken meat is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted 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
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Contains more Potassium +61.6%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Zinc +110.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Iron +336.5%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Copper +506.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 200
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 5% 20% 17% 22% 53% 78% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 207% 22% 13% 10% 134% 26% 86% 91%
Contains more Potassium +61.6%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Zinc +110.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Iron +336.5%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Copper +506.1%
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 +238.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1970.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3033.3%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 10% 6% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 38% 6% 4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 200% 0% 0% 22% 69% 48% 72% 14% 1175% 0% 45%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +238.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1970.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3033.3%
Contains more Folate +1100%

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
36
Chicken meat
138
Foie gras
Mineral Summary Score
31
Chicken meat
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
164%
Chicken meat
68%
Foie gras
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
5%
Foie gras
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
202%
Foie gras

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.
Chicken meat Foie gras
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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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 - $1)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 62mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat contains less Sodium (difference - 615mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.66g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken meat Foie gras Opinion
Calories 239 462 Foie gras
Protein 27.3 11.4 Chicken meat
Fats 13.6 43.84 Foie gras
Vitamin C 0 2 Foie gras
Carbs 0 4.67 Foie gras
Cholesterol 88 150 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 2 Chicken meat
Iron 1.26 5.5 Foie gras
Calcium 15 70 Foie gras
Potassium 223 138 Chicken meat
Magnesium 23 13 Chicken meat
Sugar 0 Foie gras
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.066 0.4 Foie gras
Zinc 1.94 0.92 Chicken meat
Starch
Phosphorus 182 200 Foie gras
Sodium 82 697 Chicken meat
Vitamin A 161 3333 Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.27 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0 Chicken meat
Vitamin B1 0.063 0.088 Foie gras
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.299 Foie gras
Vitamin B3 8.487 2.51 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03 1.2 Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.06 Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 0.3 9.4 Foie gras
Vitamin K 2.4 Chicken meat
Folate 5 60 Foie gras
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.79 14.45 Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34 25.61 Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97 0.84 Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305 0.161 Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128 0.507 Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362 0.606 Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986 1.029 Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223 0.863 Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726 0.27 Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061 0.567 Chicken meat
Valine 1.325 0.719 Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802 0.303 Chicken meat
Fructose

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. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/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.