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Foie gras vs Brisket - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Foie gras and Brisket

  • Foie gras has more Vitamin B12, Selenium, Iron, and Copper, however Brisket is higher in Vitamin A, Zinc, and Vitamin B6.
  • Foie gras covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 290% more than Brisket.
  • Brisket contains 9 times less Sodium than Foie gras. Foie gras contains 697mg of Sodium, while Brisket contains 79mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked and Beef, brisket, whole, separable lean only, all grades, raw.

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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 Iron +186.5%
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Potassium +139.1%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Zinc +368.5%
Contains less Sodium -88.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 201
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 207% 22% 13% 10% 134% 26% 86% 91%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 72% 2% 30% 17% 27% 118% 87% 11%
Contains more Iron +186.5%
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Potassium +139.1%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Zinc +368.5%
Contains less Sodium -88.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 201

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +242.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +286.8%
Contains more Folate +757.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +600%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 200% 0% 0% 22% 69% 48% 72% 14% 1175% 0% 45%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 7% 0% 25% 40% 74% 21% 97% 304% 4% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +242.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +286.8%
Contains more Folate +757.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +600%

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 Brisket
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Foie gras Brisket Opinion
Calories 462kcal 155kcal Foie gras
Protein 11.4g 20.72g Brisket
Fats 43.84g 7.37g Foie gras
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Foie gras
Net carbs 4.67g 0g Foie gras
Carbs 4.67g 0g Foie gras
Cholesterol 150mg 62mg Brisket
Vitamin D IU IU
Iron 5.5mg 1.92mg Foie gras
Calcium 70mg 5mg Foie gras
Potassium 138mg 330mg Brisket
Magnesium 13mg 23mg Brisket
Sugar g 0g Foie gras
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.4mg 0.08mg Foie gras
Zinc 0.92mg 4.31mg Brisket
Starch g g
Phosphorus 200mg 201mg Brisket
Sodium 697mg 79mg Brisket
Vitamin A 3333IU 0IU Foie gras
Vitamin E mg 0.32mg Brisket
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin B1 0.088mg 0.1mg Brisket
Vitamin B2 0.299mg 0.17mg Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51mg 3.94mg Brisket
Vitamin B5 1.2mg 0.35mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.42mg Brisket
Vitamin B12 9.4µg 2.43µg Foie gras
Vitamin K µg 1.3µg Brisket
Folate 60µg 7µg Foie gras
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 14.45g 2.59g Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61g 3.46g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84g 0.23g Foie gras
Tryptophan 0.161mg 0.232mg Brisket
Threonine 0.507mg 0.905mg Brisket
Isoleucine 0.606mg 0.931mg Brisket
Leucine 1.029mg 1.637mg Brisket
Lysine 0.863mg 1.724mg Brisket
Methionine 0.27mg 0.53mg Brisket
Phenylalanine 0.567mg 0.809mg Brisket
Valine 0.719mg 1.008mg Brisket
Histidine 0.303mg 0.709mg Brisket
Fructose g g

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Foie gras Brisket
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
48
Brisket
Mineral Summary Score
73
Foie gras
45
Brisket

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
124%
Brisket
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
0%
Brisket
Fats
202%
Foie gras
34%
Brisket

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)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 88mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brisket
Brisket contains less Sodium (difference - 618mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.86g)
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. Brisket - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168607/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.