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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, 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 than Pastrami. While Foie gras has 1001µg of Vitamin A, 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
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Contains more Iron +147.7%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Copper +339.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -35.3%
Contains more Potassium +52.2%
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
Contains more Zinc +441.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 207% 22% 13% 10% 134% 26% 86% 91%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 3% 19% 13% 31% 136% 75% 141%
Contains more Iron +147.7%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Copper +339.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -35.3%
Contains more Potassium +52.2%
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
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 C +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +7835.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +352.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +402.7%
Contains more Folate +900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +268.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 200% 0% 0% 22% 69% 48% 72% 14% 1175% 0% 45%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 1% 3% 3% 3% 14% 38% 80% 16% 51% 234% 2% 5%
Contains more Vitamin C +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +7835.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +352.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +402.7%
Contains more Folate +900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +268.3%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
68%
Foie gras
131%
Pastrami
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
0%
Pastrami
Fats
202%
Foie gras
27%
Pastrami

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Foie gras Pastrami
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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 contains less Sugars?
Foie gras
Foie gras contains less Sugars (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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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Foie gras Pastrami Opinion
Calories 462 147 Foie gras
Protein 11.4 21.8 Pastrami
Fats 43.84 5.82 Foie gras
Vitamin C 2 0.3 Foie gras
Carbs 4.67 0.36 Foie gras
Cholesterol 150 68 Pastrami
Vitamin D 4 Pastrami
Iron 5.5 2.22 Foie gras
Calcium 70 10 Foie gras
Potassium 138 210 Pastrami
Magnesium 13 17 Pastrami
Sugars 0.1 Foie gras
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.4 0.091 Foie gras
Zinc 0.92 4.98 Pastrami
Starch
Phosphorus 200 175 Foie gras
Sodium 697 1078 Foie gras
Vitamin A 3333 42 Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.12 Pastrami
Vitamin D 0.1 Pastrami
Vitamin B1 0.088 0.052 Foie gras
Vitamin B2 0.299 0.161 Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51 4.26 Pastrami
Vitamin B5 1.2 0.265 Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.221 Pastrami
Vitamin B12 9.4 1.87 Foie gras
Vitamin K 0.7 Pastrami
Folate 60 6 Foie gras
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.45 2.681 Pastrami
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61 2.118 Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84 0.145 Foie gras
Tryptophan 0.161 0.141 Foie gras
Threonine 0.507 0.857 Pastrami
Isoleucine 0.606 0.976 Pastrami
Leucine 1.029 1.706 Pastrami
Lysine 0.863 1.812 Pastrami
Methionine 0.27 0.558 Pastrami
Phenylalanine 0.567 0.847 Pastrami
Valine 0.719 1.065 Pastrami
Histidine 0.303 0.684 Pastrami
Fructose 0.01 Pastrami

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.