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Foie gras vs Pastrami - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Foie gras and Pastrami?

  • Foie gras is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Selenium, Iron, Copper, and Vitamin B5, yet Pastrami is higher in Zinc.
  • Foie gras's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 314% more.
  • Foie gras has 501 times more Vitamin A RAE than Pastrami. While Foie gras has 1001µg of Vitamin A RAE, Pastrami has only 2µg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Pastrami is lower.

We used Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked and Beef, cured, pastrami types in this article.

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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 +600%
Contains more Iron +147.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -35.3%
Contains more Copper +339.6%
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +52.2%
Contains more Zinc +441.3%
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% 84% 13% 75% 19% 141% 136% 31%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Iron +147.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -35.3%
Contains more Copper +339.6%
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +52.2%
Contains more Zinc +441.3%

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 +7835.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +352.8%
Contains more Folate +900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +402.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +268.3%
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 3% 3% 3% 1% 14% 38% 80% 16% 51% 5% 234% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +7835.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +352.8%
Contains more Folate +900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +402.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +268.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Foie gras Pastrami Opinion
Net carbs 4.67g 0.36g Foie gras
Protein 11.4g 21.8g Pastrami
Fats 43.84g 5.82g Foie gras
Carbs 4.67g 0.36g Foie gras
Calories 462kcal 147kcal Foie gras
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.01g Pastrami
Sugar g 0.1g Foie gras
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 70mg 10mg Foie gras
Iron 5.5mg 2.22mg Foie gras
Magnesium 13mg 17mg Pastrami
Phosphorus 200mg 175mg Foie gras
Potassium 138mg 210mg Pastrami
Sodium 697mg 1078mg Foie gras
Zinc 0.92mg 4.98mg Pastrami
Copper 0.4mg 0.091mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 3333IU 42IU Foie gras
Vitamin E mg 0.12mg Pastrami
Vitamin D IU 4IU Pastrami
Vitamin D µg 0.1µg Pastrami
Vitamin C 2mg 0.3mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.088mg 0.052mg Foie gras
Vitamin B2 0.299mg 0.161mg Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51mg 4.26mg Pastrami
Vitamin B5 1.2mg 0.265mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.221mg Pastrami
Folate 60µg 6µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 9.4µg 1.87µg Foie gras
Vitamin K µg 0.7µg Pastrami
Tryptophan 0.161mg 0.141mg Foie gras
Threonine 0.507mg 0.857mg Pastrami
Isoleucine 0.606mg 0.976mg Pastrami
Leucine 1.029mg 1.706mg Pastrami
Lysine 0.863mg 1.812mg Pastrami
Methionine 0.27mg 0.558mg Pastrami
Phenylalanine 0.567mg 0.847mg Pastrami
Valine 0.719mg 1.065mg Pastrami
Histidine 0.303mg 0.684mg Pastrami
Cholesterol 150mg 68mg Pastrami
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 14.45g 2.681g Pastrami
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61g 2.118g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84g 0.145g Foie gras

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Foie gras Pastrami
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
37
Pastrami
Mineral Summary Score
73
Foie gras
62
Pastrami

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
131%
Pastrami
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
0%
Pastrami
Fats
202%
Foie gras
27%
Pastrami

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 82mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.769g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Foie gras
Foie gras contains less Sodium (difference - 381mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is cheaper?
Foie gras
Foie gras is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Pastrami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170204/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.