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Foie gras vs Bologna sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Foie gras and Bologna sausage

  • Foie gras has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, Copper, and Folate, however Bologna sausage is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6.
  • Foie gras's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 353% more.
  • Foie gras contains 12 times more Folate than Bologna sausage. Foie gras contains 60µg of Folate, while Bologna sausage contains 5µg.
  • Bologna sausage contains less Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked and Bologna, pork.

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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 +536.4%
Contains more Iron +614.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.9%
Contains less Sodium -23.2%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Potassium +103.6%
Contains more Zinc +120.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 29% 10% 60% 25% 119% 56% 27%
Contains more Calcium +536.4%
Contains more Iron +614.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.9%
Contains less Sodium -23.2%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Potassium +103.6%
Contains more Zinc +120.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 14

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +910.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +494.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +350%
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 0% 6% 42% 0% 131% 37% 74% 44% 63% 4% 117% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +910.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +494.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +350%

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 Bologna sausage
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 Bologna sausage Opinion
Net carbs 4.67g 0.73g Foie gras
Protein 11.4g 15.3g Bologna sausage
Fats 43.84g 19.87g Foie gras
Carbs 4.67g 0.73g Foie gras
Calories 462kcal 247kcal Foie gras
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Foie gras
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 70mg 11mg Foie gras
Iron 5.5mg 0.77mg Foie gras
Magnesium 13mg 14mg Bologna sausage
Phosphorus 200mg 139mg Foie gras
Potassium 138mg 281mg Bologna sausage
Sodium 697mg 907mg Foie gras
Zinc 0.92mg 2.03mg Bologna sausage
Copper 0.4mg 0.08mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 3333IU 0IU Foie gras
Vitamin E mg 0.26mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin D IU 56IU Bologna sausage
Vitamin D µg 1.4µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.088mg 0.523mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B2 0.299mg 0.157mg Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51mg 3.9mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B5 1.2mg 0.72mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.27mg Bologna sausage
Folate 60µg 5µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 9.4µg 0.93µg Foie gras
Vitamin K µg 0.3µg Bologna sausage
Tryptophan 0.161mg 0.149mg Foie gras
Threonine 0.507mg 0.641mg Bologna sausage
Isoleucine 0.606mg 0.663mg Bologna sausage
Leucine 1.029mg 1.168mg Bologna sausage
Lysine 0.863mg 1.204mg Bologna sausage
Methionine 0.27mg 0.412mg Bologna sausage
Phenylalanine 0.567mg 0.585mg Bologna sausage
Valine 0.719mg 0.737mg Bologna sausage
Histidine 0.303mg 0.482mg Bologna sausage
Cholesterol 150mg 59mg Bologna sausage
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 14.45g 6.839g Bologna sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61g 9.732g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84g 2.107g Bologna sausage

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Low Calories 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
43
Bologna sausage
Mineral Summary Score
73
Foie gras
41
Bologna sausage

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
92%
Bologna sausage
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
1%
Bologna sausage
Fats
202%
Foie gras
92%
Bologna sausage

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 - 210mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 91mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.611g)
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. Bologna sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173856/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.