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Foie gras vs Bockwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Foie gras and Bockwurst different?

  • Foie gras is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Selenium, Iron, Copper, and Folate, while Bockwurst is higher in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3.
  • Foie gras covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 356% more than Bockwurst.
  • Foie gras contains 67 times more Vitamin A RAE than Bockwurst. Foie gras contains 1001µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Bockwurst contains 15µg.
  • Bockwurst is lower in Cholesterol.

Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked and Bockwurst, pork, veal, raw types were used in this article.

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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 +70.7%
Contains more Iron +378.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.3%
Contains more Copper +300%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Potassium +95.7%
Contains more Zinc +125%
Equal in Sodium - 756
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 44% 19% 73% 24% 99% 57% 34%
Contains more Calcium +70.7%
Contains more Iron +378.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.3%
Contains more Copper +300%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Potassium +95.7%
Contains more Zinc +125%
Equal in Sodium - 756

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 +1202%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.7%
Contains more Folate +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +993%
Contains more Vitamin C +60%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +119.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +530%
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 16% 8% 0% 11% 49% 54% 106% 54% 88% 13% 108% 176%
Contains more Vitamin A +1202%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.7%
Contains more Folate +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +993%
Contains more Vitamin C +60%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +119.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +530%

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 Bockwurst
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 Foie gras Bockwurst Opinion
Net carbs 4.67g 1.95g Foie gras
Protein 11.4g 14.03g Bockwurst
Fats 43.84g 25.87g Foie gras
Carbs 4.67g 2.95g Foie gras
Calories 462kcal 301kcal Foie gras
Starch g 0g Bockwurst
Fructose g 0.01g Bockwurst
Sugar g 1.33g Foie gras
Fiber 0g 1g Bockwurst
Calcium 70mg 41mg Foie gras
Iron 5.5mg 1.15mg Foie gras
Magnesium 13mg 26mg Bockwurst
Phosphorus 200mg 169mg Foie gras
Potassium 138mg 270mg Bockwurst
Sodium 697mg 756mg Foie gras
Zinc 0.92mg 2.07mg Bockwurst
Copper 0.4mg 0.1mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 3333IU 256IU Foie gras
Vitamin E mg 0.38mg Bockwurst
Vitamin D IU 0IU Bockwurst
Vitamin D µg 0µg Bockwurst
Vitamin C 2mg 3.2mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B1 0.088mg 0.193mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B2 0.299mg 0.233mg Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51mg 5.616mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B5 1.2mg 0.891mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.378mg Bockwurst
Folate 60µg 17µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 9.4µg 0.86µg Foie gras
Vitamin K µg 70.2µg Bockwurst
Tryptophan 0.161mg 153mg Bockwurst
Threonine 0.507mg 0.613mg Bockwurst
Isoleucine 0.606mg 0.677mg Bockwurst
Leucine 1.029mg 1.107mg Bockwurst
Lysine 0.863mg 1.166mg Bockwurst
Methionine 0.27mg 0.333mg Bockwurst
Phenylalanine 0.567mg 0.556mg Foie gras
Valine 0.719mg 0.767mg Bockwurst
Histidine 0.303mg 0.513mg Bockwurst
Cholesterol 150mg 93mg Bockwurst
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 14.45g 10.256g Bockwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61g 13.138g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84g 2.328g Bockwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Foie gras Bockwurst
Low Fats diet ok
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
56
Bockwurst
Mineral Summary Score
73
Foie gras
45
Bockwurst

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
84%
Bockwurst
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
3%
Bockwurst
Fats
202%
Foie gras
119%
Bockwurst

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.33g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Foie gras
Foie gras contains less Sodium (difference - 59mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 57mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.194g)
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. Foie gras - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171100/nutrients
  2. Bockwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171619/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.