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Foie gras vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Foie gras and Chuck steak

  • Foie gras has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A, Iron, Copper and Selenium, however Chuck steak is richer in Zinc and Vitamin B6.
  • Foie gras's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 265% more.
  • Foie gras contains 143 times more Vitamin A than Chuck steak. Foie gras contains 1001µg of Vitamin A, while Chuck steak contains 7µg.
  • Chuck steak contains less Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked and Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled.

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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
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Contains more Iron +124.5%
Contains more Calcium +337.5%
Contains more Copper +419.5%
Contains more Potassium +135.5%
Contains more Magnesium +69.2%
Contains more Zinc +843.5%
Contains less Sodium -89.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 193
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 207% 22% 13% 10% 134% 26% 86% 91%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 5% 29% 16% 26% 237% 83% 10%
Contains more Iron +124.5%
Contains more Calcium +337.5%
Contains more Copper +419.5%
Contains more Potassium +135.5%
Contains more Magnesium +69.2%
Contains more Zinc +843.5%
Contains less Sodium -89.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 193

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 +13232%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +210.2%
Contains more Folate +900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +521.7%
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% 2% 2% 3% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 379% 4% 5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +13232%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +210.2%
Contains more Folate +900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +521.7%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
138
Foie gras
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
73
Foie gras
62
Chuck steak

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 the food
Protein
68%
Foie gras
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
202%
Foie gras
91%
Chuck steak

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Foie gras Chuck steak
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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Foie gras Chuck steak
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Foie gras
Foie gras contains less Sugars (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?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 63mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 626mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.79g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Foie gras Chuck steak Opinion
Calories 462 277 Foie gras
Protein 11.4 24.98 Chuck steak
Fats 43.84 19.64 Foie gras
Vitamin C 2 0 Foie gras
Carbs 4.67 0 Foie gras
Cholesterol 150 87 Chuck steak
Vitamin D 5 Chuck steak
Iron 5.5 2.45 Foie gras
Calcium 70 16 Foie gras
Potassium 138 325 Chuck steak
Magnesium 13 22 Chuck steak
Sugars 0 Foie gras
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.4 0.077 Foie gras
Zinc 0.92 8.68 Chuck steak
Starch
Phosphorus 200 193 Foie gras
Sodium 697 71 Chuck steak
Vitamin A 3333 25 Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.1 Chuck steak
Vitamin D 0.1 Chuck steak
Vitamin B1 0.088 0.066 Foie gras
Vitamin B2 0.299 0.191 Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51 4.663 Chuck steak
Vitamin B5 1.2 0.752 Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.373 Chuck steak
Vitamin B12 9.4 3.03 Foie gras
Vitamin K 1.6 Chuck steak
Folate 60 6 Foie gras
Trans Fat 1.287 Foie gras
Saturated Fat 14.45 8.66 Chuck steak
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61 9.457 Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84 0.81 Foie gras
Tryptophan 0.161 0.281 Chuck steak
Threonine 0.507 1.099 Chuck steak
Isoleucine 0.606 1.062 Chuck steak
Leucine 1.029 2.009 Chuck steak
Lysine 0.863 2.184 Chuck steak
Methionine 0.27 0.709 Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.567 0.951 Chuck steak
Valine 0.719 1.129 Chuck steak
Histidine 0.303 0.809 Chuck steak
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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 of 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. Chuck steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171228/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.