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Foie gras vs. Pork spare ribs — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Foie gras and Pork spare ribs

  • Foie gras has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Selenium, and Copper, however, Pork spare ribs are richer in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B1.
  • Foie gras covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 376% more than Pork spare ribs.
  • Pork spare ribs contain less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked and Pork, fresh, spareribs, separable lean and fat, raw.

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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 +366.7%
Contains more Iron +504.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.8%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Manganese +1100%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +23.1%
Contains more Potassium +75.4%
Contains less Sodium -88.4%
Contains more Zinc +171.7%
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 5% 35% 12% 61% 22% 11% 69% 27% 2% 120%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Iron +504.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.8%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Manganese +1100%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +23.1%
Contains more Potassium +75.4%
Contains less Sodium -88.4%
Contains more Zinc +171.7%

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 +19.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2373.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +262.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +856.7%
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% 8% 69% 0% 80% 58% 88% 38% 133% 0% 48% 33% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2373.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +262.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +856.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +87.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +121%
Contains more Protein +35.7%
Contains more Water +61.3%
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
15% 23% 60%
Protein: 15.47 g
Fats: 23.4 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.75 g
Other: 1.38 g
Contains more Fats +87.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +121%
Contains more Protein +35.7%
Contains more Water +61.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +199.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -47.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +370.6%
35% 63% 2%
Saturated Fat: 14.45 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 25.61 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.84 g
38% 43% 20%
Saturated Fat: 7.529 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.542 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.953 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +199.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -47.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +370.6%

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 Pork spare ribs
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Foie gras Pork spare ribs Opinion
Net carbs 4.67g 0g Foie gras
Protein 11.4g 15.47g Pork spare ribs
Fats 43.84g 23.4g Foie gras
Carbs 4.67g 0g Foie gras
Calories 462kcal 277kcal Foie gras
Calcium 70mg 15mg Foie gras
Iron 5.5mg 0.91mg Foie gras
Magnesium 13mg 16mg Pork spare ribs
Phosphorus 200mg 141mg Foie gras
Potassium 138mg 242mg Pork spare ribs
Sodium 697mg 81mg Pork spare ribs
Zinc 0.92mg 2.5mg Pork spare ribs
Copper 0.4mg 0.08mg Foie gras
Manganese 0.12mg 0.01mg Foie gras
Selenium 44µg 22µg Foie gras
Vitamin A 3333IU 0IU Foie gras
Vitamin A RAE 1001µg 0µg Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.37mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin D 91IU Pork spare ribs
Vitamin D 2.3µg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.088mg 0.319mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B2 0.299mg 0.251mg Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51mg 4.662mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B5 1.2mg 0.625mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.574mg Pork spare ribs
Folate 60µg 0µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 9.4µg 0.38µg Foie gras
Choline 59.7mg Pork spare ribs
Tryptophan 0.161mg 0.163mg Pork spare ribs
Threonine 0.507mg 0.695mg Pork spare ribs
Isoleucine 0.606mg 0.761mg Pork spare ribs
Leucine 1.029mg 1.318mg Pork spare ribs
Lysine 0.863mg 1.435mg Pork spare ribs
Methionine 0.27mg 0.426mg Pork spare ribs
Phenylalanine 0.567mg 0.65mg Pork spare ribs
Valine 0.719mg 0.809mg Pork spare ribs
Histidine 0.303mg 0.668mg Pork spare ribs
Cholesterol 150mg 80mg Pork spare ribs
Trans Fat 0.222g Foie gras
Saturated Fat 14.45g 7.529g Pork spare ribs
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61g 8.542g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84g 3.953g Pork spare ribs
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.079g Pork spare ribs
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 3.146g Pork spare ribs
Omega-3 - ALA 0.081g Pork spare ribs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Foie gras Pork spare ribs
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
42%
Pork spare ribs
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
84%
Foie gras
36%
Pork spare ribs

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork spare ribs
Pork spare ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 616mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork spare ribs
Pork spare ribs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 70mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork spare ribs
Pork spare ribs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.921g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Foie gras
Foie gras is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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
  2. Pork spare ribs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167853/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.