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Foie gras vs Bratwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Foie gras and Bratwurst

  • Foie gras has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, Copper, and Folate, however Bratwurst has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B1, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Foie gras is 280% higher.
  • Bratwurst has 15 times less Folate than Foie gras. Foie gras has 60µg of Folate, while Bratwurst has 4µg.
  • Bratwurst is lower in Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked and Bratwurst, beef and pork, 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 Calcium +900%
Contains more Iron +450%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains less Sodium -17.8%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Potassium +105.1%
Contains more Zinc +168.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 11% 56% 25% 111% 68% 27%
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Iron +450%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains less Sodium -17.8%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Potassium +105.1%
Contains more Zinc +168.5%

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 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.9%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +252.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +331.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.3%
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% 0% 0% 0% 96% 50% 59% 42% 47% 3% 334% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.9%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +252.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +331.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.3%

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.
Foie gras Bratwurst
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price 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 Bratwurst Opinion
Net carbs 4.67g 2g Foie gras
Protein 11.4g 12.2g Bratwurst
Fats 43.84g 26.34g Foie gras
Carbs 4.67g 2g Foie gras
Calories 462kcal 297kcal Foie gras
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Foie gras
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 70mg 7mg Foie gras
Iron 5.5mg 1mg Foie gras
Magnesium 13mg 15mg Bratwurst
Phosphorus 200mg 130mg Foie gras
Potassium 138mg 283mg Bratwurst
Sodium 697mg 848mg Foie gras
Zinc 0.92mg 2.47mg Bratwurst
Copper 0.4mg 0.08mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 3333IU 0IU Foie gras
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.088mg 0.38mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B2 0.299mg 0.213mg Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51mg 3.11mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B5 1.2mg 0.69mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.2mg Bratwurst
Folate 60µg 4µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 9.4µg 2.67µg Foie gras
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.161mg 0.107mg Foie gras
Threonine 0.507mg 0.465mg Foie gras
Isoleucine 0.606mg 0.485mg Foie gras
Leucine 1.029mg 0.81mg Foie gras
Lysine 0.863mg 0.903mg Bratwurst
Methionine 0.27mg 0.364mg Bratwurst
Phenylalanine 0.567mg 0.405mg Foie gras
Valine 0.719mg 0.464mg Foie gras
Histidine 0.303mg 0.395mg Bratwurst
Cholesterol 150mg 78mg Bratwurst
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 14.45g 6.08g Bratwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61g 8g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84g 1.58g Bratwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Foie gras Bratwurst
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
52
Bratwurst
Mineral Summary Score
73
Foie gras
42
Bratwurst

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
73%
Bratwurst
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
2%
Bratwurst
Fats
202%
Foie gras
122%
Bratwurst

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 - 151mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Foie gras
Foie gras is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 72mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.37g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Bratwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172956/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.