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Foie gras vs Goat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Foie gras and Goat

  • Foie gras has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Selenium, Iron, and Copper, however Goat is richer in Zinc, and Vitamin B2.
  • Foie gras covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 345% more than Goat.
  • Goat has 10000000 times less Vitamin A RAE than Foie gras. Foie gras has 1001µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Goat has 0µg.
  • Goat contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked and Goat, raw.

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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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Goat
Contains more Calcium +438.5%
Contains more Iron +94.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains more Copper +56.3%
Contains more Potassium +179%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Zinc +334.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 180
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 107% 0% 78% 34% 11% 110% 86%
Contains more Calcium +438.5%
Contains more Iron +94.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains more Copper +56.3%
Contains more Potassium +179%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Zinc +334.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 180

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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Goat
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +731.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.4%
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% 0% 0% 0% 28% 114% 71% 0% 0% 4% 142% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +731.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Foie gras Goat Opinion
Net carbs 4.67g 0g Foie gras
Protein 11.4g 20.6g Goat
Fats 43.84g 2.31g Foie gras
Carbs 4.67g 0g Foie gras
Calories 462kcal 109kcal Foie gras
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 70mg 13mg Foie gras
Iron 5.5mg 2.83mg Foie gras
Magnesium 13mg mg Foie gras
Phosphorus 200mg 180mg Foie gras
Potassium 138mg 385mg Goat
Sodium 697mg 82mg Goat
Zinc 0.92mg 4mg Goat
Copper 0.4mg 0.256mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 3333IU 0IU Foie gras
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.088mg 0.11mg Goat
Vitamin B2 0.299mg 0.49mg Goat
Vitamin B3 2.51mg 3.75mg Goat
Vitamin B5 1.2mg mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06mg mg Foie gras
Folate 60µg 5µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 9.4µg 1.13µg Foie gras
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.161mg 0.306mg Goat
Threonine 0.507mg 0.981mg Goat
Isoleucine 0.606mg 1.042mg Goat
Leucine 1.029mg 1.716mg Goat
Lysine 0.863mg 1.532mg Goat
Methionine 0.27mg 0.552mg Goat
Phenylalanine 0.567mg 0.715mg Goat
Valine 0.719mg 1.103mg Goat
Histidine 0.303mg 0.429mg Goat
Cholesterol 150mg 57mg Goat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 14.45g 0.71g Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61g 1.03g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84g 0.17g Foie gras

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Foie gras Goat
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
30
Goat
Mineral Summary Score
73
Foie gras
53
Goat

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
124%
Goat
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
0%
Goat
Fats
202%
Foie gras
11%
Goat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Goat
Goat contains less Sodium (difference - 615mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Goat
Goat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 93mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Goat
Goat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.74g)
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 richer in minerals?
Foie gras
Foie gras is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Goat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175303/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.