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Foie gras vs. Chicken wing — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Foie gras and Chicken wing

  • Foie gras has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Copper, and Selenium, while Chicken wing has more Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3.
  • Foie gras covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 381% more than Chicken wing.
  • Foie gras contains 29 times more Vitamin A RAE than Chicken wing. While Foie gras contains 1001µg of Vitamin A RAE, Chicken wing contains only 34µg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Chicken wing is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked and Chicken, broilers or fryers, wing, meat and skin, cooked, fried, batter.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Iron +326.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.3%
Contains more Copper +534.9%
Contains more Manganese +100%
Contains more Selenium +71.2%
Contains more Magnesium +23.1%
Contains less Sodium -54.1%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Equal in Potassium - 138
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134% 16% 240%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 49% 12% 52% 13% 42% 38% 21% 8% 141%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Iron +326.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.3%
Contains more Copper +534.9%
Contains more Manganese +100%
Contains more Selenium +71.2%
Contains more Magnesium +23.1%
Contains less Sodium -54.1%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Equal in Potassium - 138

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +2849.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3660%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 200% 0% 0% 7% 22% 69% 48% 72% 14% 45% 1175% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 0% 27% 36% 99% 43% 70% 14% 32% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +2849.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3660%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +101%
Contains more Other +160.7%
Contains more Protein +74.3%
Contains more Carbs +134.3%
Contains more Water +24.8%
11% 44% 5% 37% 3%
Protein: 11.4 g
Fats: 43.84 g
Carbs: 4.67 g
Water: 37.04 g
Other: 3.05 g
20% 22% 11% 46%
Protein: 19.87 g
Fats: 21.81 g
Carbs: 10.94 g
Water: 46.21 g
Other: 1.17 g
Contains more Fats +101%
Contains more Other +160.7%
Contains more Protein +74.3%
Contains more Carbs +134.3%
Contains more Water +24.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +185.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -59.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +503.6%
35% 63% 2%
Saturated Fat: 14.45 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 25.61 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.84 g
29% 45% 26%
Saturated Fat: 5.83 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.96 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.07 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +185.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -59.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +503.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Foie gras Chicken wing
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Foie gras Chicken wing Opinion
Net carbs 4.67g 10.64g Chicken wing
Protein 11.4g 19.87g Chicken wing
Fats 43.84g 21.81g Foie gras
Carbs 4.67g 10.94g Chicken wing
Calories 462kcal 324kcal Foie gras
Fiber 0g 0.3g Chicken wing
Calcium 70mg 20mg Foie gras
Iron 5.5mg 1.29mg Foie gras
Magnesium 13mg 16mg Chicken wing
Phosphorus 200mg 121mg Foie gras
Potassium 138mg 138mg
Sodium 697mg 320mg Chicken wing
Zinc 0.92mg 1.38mg Chicken wing
Copper 0.4mg 0.063mg Foie gras
Manganese 0.12mg 0.06mg Foie gras
Selenium 44µg 25.7µg Foie gras
Vitamin A 3333IU 113IU Foie gras
Vitamin A RAE 1001µg 34µg Foie gras
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.088mg 0.106mg Chicken wing
Vitamin B2 0.299mg 0.152mg Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51mg 5.265mg Chicken wing
Vitamin B5 1.2mg 0.71mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.3mg Chicken wing
Folate 60µg 18µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 9.4µg 0.25µg Foie gras
Tryptophan 0.161mg 0.219mg Chicken wing
Threonine 0.507mg 0.795mg Chicken wing
Isoleucine 0.606mg 0.941mg Chicken wing
Leucine 1.029mg 1.421mg Chicken wing
Lysine 0.863mg 1.474mg Chicken wing
Methionine 0.27mg 0.499mg Chicken wing
Phenylalanine 0.567mg 0.785mg Chicken wing
Valine 0.719mg 0.953mg Chicken wing
Histidine 0.303mg 0.547mg Chicken wing
Cholesterol 150mg 79mg Chicken wing
Saturated Fat 14.45g 5.83g Chicken wing
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.04g Chicken wing
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.01g Chicken wing
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.02g Chicken wing
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61g 8.96g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84g 5.07g Chicken wing

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Foie gras Chicken wing
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
127%
Foie gras
25%
Chicken wing
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
84%
Foie gras
38%
Chicken wing

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Foie gras
Foie gras is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing contains less Sodium (difference - 377mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 71mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.62g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Foie gras - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171100/nutrients
  2. Chicken wing - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173628/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.