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Foie gras vs Game - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Foie gras and Game?

  • Foie gras is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Iron, and Copper, yet Game is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6.
  • Foie gras's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 129% higher.
  • Foie gras has 15 times more Saturated Fat than Game. Foie gras has 14.45g of Saturated Fat, while Game has 0.95g.

We used Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked and Game meat, deer, raw types in this comparison.

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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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Game
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Iron +61.8%
Contains more Copper +58.1%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +130.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Zinc +127.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 202
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 128% 17% 87% 29% 7% 57% 85%
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Iron +61.8%
Contains more Copper +58.1%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +130.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Zinc +127.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 202

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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Game
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +49%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +516.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 200% 0% 0% 7% 22% 69% 48% 72% 14% 45% 1175% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 56% 111% 120% 0% 86% 3% 789% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +49%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +516.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Foie gras Game Opinion
Net carbs 4.67g 0g Foie gras
Protein 11.4g 22.96g Game
Fats 43.84g 2.42g Foie gras
Carbs 4.67g 0g Foie gras
Calories 462kcal 120kcal Foie gras
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Foie gras
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 70mg 5mg Foie gras
Iron 5.5mg 3.4mg Foie gras
Magnesium 13mg 23mg Game
Phosphorus 200mg 202mg Game
Potassium 138mg 318mg Game
Sodium 697mg 51mg Game
Zinc 0.92mg 2.09mg Game
Copper 0.4mg 0.253mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 3333IU 0IU Foie gras
Vitamin E mg 0.2mg Game
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.088mg 0.22mg Game
Vitamin B2 0.299mg 0.48mg Game
Vitamin B3 2.51mg 6.37mg Game
Vitamin B5 1.2mg mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.37mg Game
Folate 60µg 4µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 9.4µg 6.31µg Foie gras
Vitamin K µg 1.1µg Game
Tryptophan 0.161mg mg Foie gras
Threonine 0.507mg 1.08mg Game
Isoleucine 0.606mg 0.908mg Game
Leucine 1.029mg 1.951mg Game
Lysine 0.863mg 2.006mg Game
Methionine 0.27mg 0.566mg Game
Phenylalanine 0.567mg 0.937mg Game
Valine 0.719mg 1.073mg Game
Histidine 0.303mg 1.135mg Game
Cholesterol 150mg 85mg Game
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 14.45g 0.95g Game
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61g 0.67g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84g 0.47g Foie gras

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Foie gras Game
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
97
Game
Mineral Summary Score
73
Foie gras
51
Game

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
138%
Game
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
0%
Game
Fats
202%
Foie gras
11%
Game

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Game
Game contains less Sodium (difference - 646mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Game
Game is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 65mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Game
Game is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.5g)
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?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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

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. Game - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173855/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.