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Foie gras vs. Fajita — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Foie gras and Fajita

  • Foie gras has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Selenium, Copper, and Folate, however, Fajita is higher in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3.
  • Foie gras covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 369% more than Fajita.
  • Fajita has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked and USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen.

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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 +438.5%
Contains more Iron +455.6%
Contains less Sodium -12.8%
Contains more Copper +1233.3%
Contains more Manganese +81.8%
Contains more Selenium +163.5%
Contains more Magnesium +69.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +105.8%
Contains more Zinc +48.9%
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 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10% 9% 92%
Contains more Calcium +438.5%
Contains more Iron +455.6%
Contains less Sodium -12.8%
Contains more Copper +1233.3%
Contains more Manganese +81.8%
Contains more Selenium +163.5%
Contains more Magnesium +69.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +105.8%
Contains more Zinc +48.9%

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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Fajita
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.3%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1640.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +545%
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 0% 5% 0% 0% 25% 50% 90% 44% 90% 3% 68% 37% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.3%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1640.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +545%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +665.1%
Contains more Carbs +109.4%
Contains more Protein +62.8%
Contains more Water +90.6%
Equal in Other - 2.88
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
19% 6% 2% 71% 3%
Protein: 18.56 g
Fats: 5.73 g
Carbs: 2.23 g
Water: 70.6 g
Other: 2.88 g
Contains more Fats +665.1%
Contains more Carbs +109.4%
Contains more Protein +62.8%
Contains more Water +90.6%
Equal in Other - 2.88

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +997.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +29.6%
35% 63% 2%
Saturated Fat: 14.45 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 25.61 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.84 g
32% 46% 22%
Saturated Fat: 1.596 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.333 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.089 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +997.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +29.6%

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 Fajita
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 Fajita Opinion
Net carbs 4.67g 2.23g Foie gras
Protein 11.4g 18.56g Fajita
Fats 43.84g 5.73g Foie gras
Carbs 4.67g 2.23g Foie gras
Calories 462kcal 135kcal Foie gras
Calcium 70mg 13mg Foie gras
Iron 5.5mg 0.99mg Foie gras
Magnesium 13mg 22mg Fajita
Phosphorus 200mg 277mg Fajita
Potassium 138mg 284mg Fajita
Sodium 697mg 799mg Foie gras
Zinc 0.92mg 1.37mg Fajita
Copper 0.4mg 0.03mg Foie gras
Manganese 0.12mg 0.066mg Foie gras
Selenium 44µg 16.7µg Foie gras
Vitamin A 3333IU 0IU Foie gras
Vitamin A RAE 1001µg 0µg Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.22mg Fajita
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.088mg 0.1mg Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.299mg 0.213mg Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51mg 4.779mg Fajita
Vitamin B5 1.2mg 0.726mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.387mg Fajita
Folate 60µg 4µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 9.4µg 0.54µg Foie gras
Choline 67.8mg Fajita
Vitamin K 0.2µg Fajita
Tryptophan 0.161mg 0.2mg Fajita
Threonine 0.507mg 0.452mg Foie gras
Isoleucine 0.606mg 0.813mg Fajita
Leucine 1.029mg 1.56mg Fajita
Lysine 0.863mg 1.857mg Fajita
Methionine 0.27mg 0.552mg Fajita
Phenylalanine 0.567mg 0.763mg Fajita
Valine 0.719mg 0.847mg Fajita
Histidine 0.303mg 0.68mg Fajita
Cholesterol 150mg 88mg Fajita
Saturated Fat 14.45g 1.596g Fajita
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.007g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61g 2.333g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84g 1.089g Fajita
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.01g Fajita

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
31%
Fajita
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
84%
Foie gras
45%
Fajita

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 - 102mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 62mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.854g)
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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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

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.