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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 RAE, 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
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +61.6%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Zinc +110.9%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Iron +336.5%
Contains more Copper +506.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 200
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +61.6%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Zinc +110.9%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Iron +336.5%
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 A +1970.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.5%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3033.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 10% 6% 0% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 4% 38% 6%
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 +238.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1970.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.5%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3033.3%

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

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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
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

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 contains less Sodium?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat contains less Sodium (difference - 615mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 62mg)
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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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. 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.