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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, Iron, Selenium, Copper, and Folate, however Fajita is higher in Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3.
  • Foie gras covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 369% more than Fajita.
  • Fajita contains 15 times less Folate than Foie gras. Foie gras contains 60µg of Folate, while Fajita contains 4µg.
  • 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Fajita
Contains more Iron +455.6%
Contains more Calcium +438.5%
Contains more Copper +1233.3%
Contains less Sodium -12.8%
Contains more Potassium +105.8%
Contains more Magnesium +69.2%
Contains more Zinc +48.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 207% 22% 13% 10% 134% 26% 86% 91%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 4% 26% 16% 10% 38% 119% 105%
Contains more Iron +455.6%
Contains more Calcium +438.5%
Contains more Copper +1233.3%
Contains less Sodium -12.8%
Contains more Potassium +105.8%
Contains more Magnesium +69.2%
Contains more Zinc +48.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.5%

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

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
31
Fajita
Mineral Summary Score
73
Foie gras
44
Fajita

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
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
2%
Fajita
Fats
202%
Foie gras
26%
Fajita

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 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

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Low Carbs diet ok
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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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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Foie gras Fajita Opinion
Calories 462 135 Foie gras
Protein 11.4 18.56 Fajita
Fats 43.84 5.73 Foie gras
Vitamin C 2 0 Foie gras
Carbs 4.67 2.23 Foie gras
Cholesterol 150 88 Fajita
Vitamin D
Iron 5.5 0.99 Foie gras
Calcium 70 13 Foie gras
Potassium 138 284 Fajita
Magnesium 13 22 Fajita
Sugar 0 Foie gras
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.4 0.03 Foie gras
Zinc 0.92 1.37 Fajita
Starch
Phosphorus 200 277 Fajita
Sodium 697 799 Foie gras
Vitamin A 3333 0 Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.22 Fajita
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.088 0.1 Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.299 0.213 Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51 4.779 Fajita
Vitamin B5 1.2 0.726 Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.387 Fajita
Vitamin B12 9.4 0.54 Foie gras
Vitamin K 0.2 Fajita
Folate 60 4 Foie gras
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.45 1.596 Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61 2.333 Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84 1.089 Fajita
Tryptophan 0.161 0.2 Fajita
Threonine 0.507 0.452 Foie gras
Isoleucine 0.606 0.813 Fajita
Leucine 1.029 1.56 Fajita
Lysine 0.863 1.857 Fajita
Methionine 0.27 0.552 Fajita
Phenylalanine 0.567 0.763 Fajita
Valine 0.719 0.847 Fajita
Histidine 0.303 0.68 Fajita
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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

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.