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Foie gras vs Beefsteak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Foie gras and Beefsteak?

  • Foie gras is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Copper, and Selenium, yet Beefsteak is richer in Zinc, and Vitamin B6.
  • Foie gras's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 280% higher.
  • Foie gras has 501 times more Vitamin A RAE than Beefsteak. Foie gras has 1001µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Beefsteak has 2µg.
  • Beefsteak contains less Sodium.

We used Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked and Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw 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 Calcium +1300%
Contains more Iron +175%
Contains more Copper +406.3%
Contains more Magnesium +92.3%
Contains more Potassium +171.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.1%
Contains more Zinc +476.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 220
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Iron +175%
Contains more Copper +406.3%
Contains more Magnesium +92.3%
Contains more Potassium +171.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.1%
Contains more Zinc +476.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 220

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 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%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +805%
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%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +805%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Foie gras Beefsteak
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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
138
Foie gras
52
Beefsteak
Mineral Summary Score
73
Foie gras
50
Beefsteak

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

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