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Foie gras vs Pepperoni - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Foie gras and Pepperoni different?

  • Foie gras is higher in Vitamin B12, Iron, Copper, and Selenium, however Pepperoni is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Foie gras is 338% higher.
  • Foie gras contains 4 times more Copper than Pepperoni. While Foie gras contains 0.4mg of Copper, Pepperoni contains only 0.091mg.
  • Pepperoni has less Cholesterol.

Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked and Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced are the varieties used 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 +268.4%
Contains more Iron +313.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.6%
Contains less Sodium -55.9%
Contains more Copper +339.6%
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +98.6%
Contains more Zinc +165.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 50% 13% 68% 25% 207% 67% 31%
Contains more Calcium +268.4%
Contains more Iron +313.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.6%
Contains less Sodium -55.9%
Contains more Copper +339.6%
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +98.6%
Contains more Zinc +165.2%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +623.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +208%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +503.3%
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 0% 21% 39% 0% 68% 60% 94% 56% 84% 4% 163% 15%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +623.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +208%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +503.3%

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 Pepperoni
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Pepperoni Opinion
Net carbs 4.67g 1.18g Foie gras
Protein 11.4g 19.25g Pepperoni
Fats 43.84g 46.28g Pepperoni
Carbs 4.67g 1.18g Foie gras
Calories 462kcal 504kcal Pepperoni
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Pepperoni
Sugar g 0g Foie gras
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 70mg 19mg Foie gras
Iron 5.5mg 1.33mg Foie gras
Magnesium 13mg 18mg Pepperoni
Phosphorus 200mg 158mg Foie gras
Potassium 138mg 274mg Pepperoni
Sodium 697mg 1582mg Foie gras
Zinc 0.92mg 2.44mg Pepperoni
Copper 0.4mg 0.091mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 3333IU 0IU Foie gras
Vitamin E mg 1.03mg Pepperoni
Vitamin D IU 52IU Pepperoni
Vitamin D µg 1.3µg Pepperoni
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.088mg 0.271mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B2 0.299mg 0.257mg Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51mg 4.987mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B5 1.2mg 0.93mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.362mg Pepperoni
Folate 60µg 5µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 9.4µg 1.3µg Foie gras
Vitamin K µg 5.8µg Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.161mg 0.23mg Pepperoni
Threonine 0.507mg 0.869mg Pepperoni
Isoleucine 0.606mg 0.901mg Pepperoni
Leucine 1.029mg 1.575mg Pepperoni
Lysine 0.863mg 1.652mg Pepperoni
Methionine 0.27mg 0.511mg Pepperoni
Phenylalanine 0.567mg 0.778mg Pepperoni
Valine 0.719mg 0.987mg Pepperoni
Histidine 0.303mg 0.688mg Pepperoni
Cholesterol 150mg 97mg Pepperoni
Trans Fat g 1.527g Foie gras
Saturated Fat 14.45g 17.708g Foie gras
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61g 20.77g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84g 4.458g Pepperoni

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Foie gras Pepperoni
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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
50
Pepperoni
Mineral Summary Score
73
Foie gras
58
Pepperoni

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
116%
Pepperoni
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
1%
Pepperoni
Fats
202%
Foie gras
214%
Pepperoni

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 53mg)
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 - 885mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.258g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Foie gras
Foie gras is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Pepperoni - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174575/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.