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Foie gras vs Leberkäse - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Foie gras and Leberkäse

  • Leberkäse has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, Iron, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, and Zinc than Foie gras.
  • Leberkäse's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 631% more.
  • Foie gras contains 2 times more Saturated Fat than Leberkäse. Foie gras contains 14.45g of Saturated Fat, while Leberkäse contains 8.96g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked and Liver cheese, pork.

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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
Contains more Calcium +775%
Contains less Sodium -43.1%
Contains more Iron +96.9%
Contains more Potassium +63.8%
Contains more Zinc +302.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 12
Equal in Phosphorus - 207
Equal in Copper - 0.383
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 407% 9% 89% 20% 160% 101% 128%
Contains more Calcium +775%
Contains less Sodium -43.1%
Contains more Iron +96.9%
Contains more Potassium +63.8%
Contains more Zinc +302.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 12
Equal in Phosphorus - 207
Equal in Copper - 0.383

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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Contains more Vitamin A +424.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +140.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +644.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +368.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +194.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +683.3%
Contains more Folate +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +161.2%
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 1050% 0% 0% 10% 53% 514% 221% 213% 109% 78% 3069% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +424.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +140.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +644.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +368.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +194.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +683.3%
Contains more Folate +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +161.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Foie gras Leberkäse Opinion
Net carbs 4.67g 2.1g Foie gras
Protein 11.4g 15.2g Leberkäse
Fats 43.84g 25.6g Foie gras
Carbs 4.67g 2.1g Foie gras
Calories 462kcal 304kcal Foie gras
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 70mg 8mg Foie gras
Iron 5.5mg 10.83mg Leberkäse
Magnesium 13mg 12mg Foie gras
Phosphorus 200mg 207mg Leberkäse
Potassium 138mg 226mg Leberkäse
Sodium 697mg 1225mg Foie gras
Zinc 0.92mg 3.7mg Leberkäse
Copper 0.4mg 0.383mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 3333IU 17490IU Leberkäse
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 2mg 3mg Leberkäse
Vitamin B1 0.088mg 0.212mg Leberkäse
Vitamin B2 0.299mg 2.227mg Leberkäse
Vitamin B3 2.51mg 11.768mg Leberkäse
Vitamin B5 1.2mg 3.536mg Leberkäse
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.47mg Leberkäse
Folate 60µg 104µg Leberkäse
Vitamin B12 9.4µg 24.55µg Leberkäse
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.161mg 0.206mg Leberkäse
Threonine 0.507mg 0.651mg Leberkäse
Isoleucine 0.606mg 0.631mg Leberkäse
Leucine 1.029mg 1.331mg Leberkäse
Lysine 0.863mg 1.178mg Leberkäse
Methionine 0.27mg 0.342mg Leberkäse
Phenylalanine 0.567mg 0.716mg Leberkäse
Valine 0.719mg 0.806mg Leberkäse
Histidine 0.303mg 0.393mg Leberkäse
Cholesterol 150mg 174mg Foie gras
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 14.45g 8.96g Leberkäse
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61g 12.26g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84g 3.42g Leberkäse

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Foie gras Leberkäse
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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
443
Leberkäse
Mineral Summary Score
73
Foie gras
114
Leberkäse

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
91%
Leberkäse
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
2%
Leberkäse
Fats
202%
Foie gras
118%
Leberkäse

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Leberkäse
Leberkäse is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.49g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Leberkäse
Leberkäse is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Foie gras
Foie gras contains less Sodium (difference - 528mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
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 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.

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. Leberkäse - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173869/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.