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Foie gras vs. Luncheon meat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Foie gras and Luncheon meat?

  • Foie gras is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Copper, Folate, and Vitamin B5, yet Luncheon meat is richer in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6.
  • Foie gras's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 353% higher.
  • Luncheon meat contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked and USDA Commodity, luncheon meat, canned 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Iron +467%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -15%
Contains more Copper +1233.3%
Contains more Manganese +224.3%
Contains more Selenium +14.9%
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +117.4%
Contains more Zinc +133.7%
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 2% 37% 13% 73% 27% 107% 59% 10% 5% 209%
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Iron +467%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -15%
Contains more Copper +1233.3%
Contains more Manganese +224.3%
Contains more Selenium +14.9%
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +117.4%
Contains more Zinc +133.7%

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 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.8%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +921.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +108.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +353.3%
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% 4% 0% 0% 32% 50% 98% 37% 63% 0% 115% 35% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.8%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +921.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +108.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +353.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +243.3%
Contains more Carbs +349%
Contains more Protein +53.5%
Contains more Water +77.8%
Equal in Other - 2.82
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
18% 13% 66% 3%
Protein: 17.5 g
Fats: 12.77 g
Carbs: 1.04 g
Water: 65.87 g
Other: 2.82 g
Contains more Fats +243.3%
Contains more Carbs +349%
Contains more Protein +53.5%
Contains more Water +77.8%
Equal in Other - 2.82

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +350.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -72.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +86.3%
35% 63% 2%
Saturated Fat: 14.45 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 25.61 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.84 g
35% 51% 14%
Saturated Fat: 3.944 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.685 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.565 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +350.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -72.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +86.3%

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 Luncheon meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Foie gras Luncheon meat Opinion
Net carbs 4.67g 1.04g Foie gras
Protein 11.4g 17.5g Luncheon meat
Fats 43.84g 12.77g Foie gras
Carbs 4.67g 1.04g Foie gras
Calories 462kcal 189kcal Foie gras
Calcium 70mg 5mg Foie gras
Iron 5.5mg 0.97mg Foie gras
Magnesium 13mg 18mg Luncheon meat
Phosphorus 200mg 170mg Foie gras
Potassium 138mg 300mg Luncheon meat
Sodium 697mg 820mg Foie gras
Zinc 0.92mg 2.15mg Luncheon meat
Copper 0.4mg 0.03mg Foie gras
Manganese 0.12mg 0.037mg Foie gras
Selenium 44µg 38.3µg Foie gras
Vitamin A 3333IU 0IU Foie gras
Vitamin A RAE 1001µg 0µg Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.16mg Luncheon meat
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.088mg 0.128mg Luncheon meat
Vitamin B2 0.299mg 0.213mg Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51mg 5.225mg Luncheon meat
Vitamin B5 1.2mg 0.613mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.272mg Luncheon meat
Folate 60µg 0µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 9.4µg 0.92µg Foie gras
Choline 63.9mg Luncheon meat
Tryptophan 0.161mg Foie gras
Threonine 0.507mg Foie gras
Isoleucine 0.606mg Foie gras
Leucine 1.029mg Foie gras
Lysine 0.863mg Foie gras
Methionine 0.27mg Foie gras
Phenylalanine 0.567mg Foie gras
Valine 0.719mg Foie gras
Histidine 0.303mg Foie gras
Cholesterol 150mg 78mg Luncheon meat
Saturated Fat 14.45g 3.944g Luncheon meat
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61g 5.685g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84g 1.565g Luncheon meat
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.055g Luncheon meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Foie gras Luncheon meat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
33%
Luncheon meat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
84%
Foie gras
54%
Luncheon meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Luncheon meat
Luncheon meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 72mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Luncheon meat
Luncheon meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.506g)
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 - 123mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
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

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

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.