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Foie gras vs. Lamb ribs — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Foie gras and Lamb ribs

  • Foie gras has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Selenium, Copper, and Vitamin B5, while Lamb ribs has more Vitamin B3, and Zinc.
  • Foie gras covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 299% more than Lamb ribs.
  • The amount of Sodium in Lamb ribs is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked and Lamb, domestic, rib, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked, roasted.

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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 +218.2%
Contains more Iron +243.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains more Copper +247.8%
Contains more Manganese +531.6%
Contains more Selenium +101.8%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +96.4%
Contains less Sodium -89.5%
Contains more Zinc +279.3%
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 7% 60% 15% 72% 24% 10% 96% 39% 3% 119%
Contains more Calcium +218.2%
Contains more Iron +243.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains more Copper +247.8%
Contains more Manganese +531.6%
Contains more Selenium +101.8%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +96.4%
Contains less Sodium -89.5%
Contains more Zinc +279.3%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90.5%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +321.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +168.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
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% 2% 0% 0% 23% 49% 127% 38% 26% 12% 279% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90.5%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +321.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +168.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +47%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +160.7%
Contains more Protein +85.3%
Contains more Water +29.3%
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
21% 30% 48%
Protein: 21.12 g
Fats: 29.82 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 47.89 g
Other: 1.17 g
Contains more Fats +47%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +160.7%
Contains more Protein +85.3%
Contains more Water +29.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +104.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -11.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +158.3%
35% 63% 2%
Saturated Fat: 14.45 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 25.61 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.84 g
47% 46% 8%
Saturated Fat: 12.77 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.52 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.17 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +104.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -11.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +158.3%

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 Lamb ribs
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Foie gras Lamb ribs Opinion
Net carbs 4.67g 0g Foie gras
Protein 11.4g 21.12g Lamb ribs
Fats 43.84g 29.82g Foie gras
Carbs 4.67g 0g Foie gras
Calories 462kcal 359kcal Foie gras
Calcium 70mg 22mg Foie gras
Iron 5.5mg 1.6mg Foie gras
Magnesium 13mg 20mg Lamb ribs
Phosphorus 200mg 166mg Foie gras
Potassium 138mg 271mg Lamb ribs
Sodium 697mg 73mg Lamb ribs
Zinc 0.92mg 3.49mg Lamb ribs
Copper 0.4mg 0.115mg Foie gras
Manganese 0.12mg 0.019mg Foie gras
Selenium 44µg 21.8µg Foie gras
Vitamin A 3333IU 0IU Foie gras
Vitamin A RAE 1001µg 0µg Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.1mg Lamb ribs
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.088mg 0.09mg Lamb ribs
Vitamin B2 0.299mg 0.21mg Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51mg 6.75mg Lamb ribs
Vitamin B5 1.2mg 0.63mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.11mg Lamb ribs
Folate 60µg 15µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 9.4µg 2.23µg Foie gras
Tryptophan 0.161mg 0.247mg Lamb ribs
Threonine 0.507mg 0.904mg Lamb ribs
Isoleucine 0.606mg 1.019mg Lamb ribs
Leucine 1.029mg 1.642mg Lamb ribs
Lysine 0.863mg 1.865mg Lamb ribs
Methionine 0.27mg 0.542mg Lamb ribs
Phenylalanine 0.567mg 0.86mg Lamb ribs
Valine 0.719mg 1.139mg Lamb ribs
Histidine 0.303mg 0.669mg Lamb ribs
Cholesterol 150mg 97mg Lamb ribs
Saturated Fat 14.45g 12.77g Lamb ribs
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61g 12.52g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84g 2.17g Lamb ribs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Foie gras Lamb ribs
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
43%
Lamb ribs
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
84%
Foie gras
44%
Lamb ribs

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb ribs
Lamb ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 624mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lamb ribs
Lamb ribs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb ribs
Lamb ribs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.68g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

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
  2. Lamb ribs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174323/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.