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Chorizo vs Foie gras - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chorizo and Foie gras

  • Chorizo has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Zinc, while Foie gras has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Selenium, and Copper.
  • Foie gras's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 308% higher.
  • Foie gras contains 9 times less Vitamin B6 than Chorizo. Chorizo contains 0.53mg of Vitamin B6, while Foie gras contains 0.06mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Foie gras is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Chorizo, pork and beef 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 +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +188.4%
Contains more Zinc +270.7%
Contains more Calcium +775%
Contains more Iron +245.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.6%
Contains more Copper +400%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 60% 13% 65% 36% 162% 93% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +188.4%
Contains more Zinc +270.7%
Contains more Calcium +775%
Contains more Iron +245.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.6%
Contains more Copper +400%

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 +615.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +783.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +370%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.299
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.2
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 45% 0% 158% 70% 97% 68% 123% 2% 251% 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 +615.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +783.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +370%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.299
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.2

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chorizo Foie gras Opinion
Net carbs 1.86g 4.67g Foie gras
Protein 24.1g 11.4g Chorizo
Fats 38.27g 43.84g Foie gras
Carbs 1.86g 4.67g Foie gras
Calories 455kcal 462kcal Foie gras
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Foie gras
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 70mg Foie gras
Iron 1.59mg 5.5mg Foie gras
Magnesium 18mg 13mg Chorizo
Phosphorus 150mg 200mg Foie gras
Potassium 398mg 138mg Chorizo
Sodium 1235mg 697mg Foie gras
Zinc 3.41mg 0.92mg Chorizo
Copper 0.08mg 0.4mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 0IU 3333IU Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.22mg mg Chorizo
Vitamin D 61IU IU Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5µg µg Chorizo
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.63mg 0.088mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3mg 0.299mg Chorizo
Vitamin B3 5.131mg 2.51mg Chorizo
Vitamin B5 1.12mg 1.2mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.53mg 0.06mg Chorizo
Folate 2µg 60µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 2µg 9.4µg Foie gras
Vitamin K 1.6µg µg Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.161mg Chorizo
Threonine 1.473mg 0.507mg Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206mg 0.606mg Chorizo
Leucine 1.708mg 1.029mg Chorizo
Lysine 2.414mg 0.863mg Chorizo
Methionine 0.47mg 0.27mg Chorizo
Phenylalanine 1.149mg 0.567mg Chorizo
Valine 0.914mg 0.719mg Chorizo
Histidine 0.721mg 0.303mg Chorizo
Cholesterol 88mg 150mg Chorizo
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 14.38g 14.45g Chorizo
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4g 25.61g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46g 0.84g Chorizo

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Chorizo 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
68
Chorizo
138
Foie gras
Mineral Summary Score
57
Chorizo
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
145%
Chorizo
68%
Foie gras
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
5%
Foie gras
Fats
177%
Chorizo
202%
Foie gras

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Foie gras
Foie gras contains less Sodium (difference - 538mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 62mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.069999999999999g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Chorizo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173859/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.