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Foie gras vs Salami - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Foie gras and Salami

  • Foie gras has more Vitamin B12, Iron, and Selenium, while Salami has more Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B3.
  • Foie gras's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 328% higher.
  • Salami contains 4 times less Iron than Foie gras. Foie gras contains 5.5mg of Iron, while Salami contains 1.56mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Salami is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked and Salami, cooked, beef and pork.

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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 +366.7%
Contains more Iron +252.6%
Contains less Sodium -59.9%
Contains more Copper +12%
Contains more Magnesium +46.2%
Contains more Potassium +129%
Contains more Zinc +218.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 191
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 59% 14% 82% 28% 227% 80% 119%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Iron +252.6%
Contains less Sodium -59.9%
Contains more Copper +12%
Contains more Magnesium +46.2%
Contains more Potassium +129%
Contains more Zinc +218.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 191

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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Salami
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +518.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +317%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +141.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +665%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.201
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% 5% 30% 0% 92% 83% 114% 73% 106% 3% 191% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +518.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +317%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +141.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +665%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.201

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Foie gras Salami Opinion
Net carbs 4.67g 2.4g Foie gras
Protein 11.4g 21.85g Salami
Fats 43.84g 25.9g Foie gras
Carbs 4.67g 2.4g Foie gras
Calories 462kcal 336kcal Foie gras
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Salami
Sugar g 0.96g Foie gras
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 70mg 15mg Foie gras
Iron 5.5mg 1.56mg Foie gras
Magnesium 13mg 19mg Salami
Phosphorus 200mg 191mg Foie gras
Potassium 138mg 316mg Salami
Sodium 697mg 1740mg Foie gras
Zinc 0.92mg 2.93mg Salami
Copper 0.4mg 0.357mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 3333IU 0IU Foie gras
Vitamin E mg 0.22mg Salami
Vitamin D IU 41IU Salami
Vitamin D µg 1µg Salami
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.088mg 0.367mg Salami
Vitamin B2 0.299mg 0.357mg Salami
Vitamin B3 2.51mg 6.053mg Salami
Vitamin B5 1.2mg 1.201mg Salami
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.459mg Salami
Folate 60µg 3µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 9.4µg 1.52µg Foie gras
Vitamin K µg 3.2µg Salami
Tryptophan 0.161mg 0.114mg Foie gras
Threonine 0.507mg 0.521mg Salami
Isoleucine 0.606mg 0.675mg Salami
Leucine 1.029mg 0.929mg Foie gras
Lysine 0.863mg 1.107mg Salami
Methionine 0.27mg 0.301mg Salami
Phenylalanine 0.567mg 0.481mg Foie gras
Valine 0.719mg 0.668mg Foie gras
Histidine 0.303mg 0.359mg Salami
Cholesterol 150mg 89mg Salami
Trans Fat g 0.586g Foie gras
Saturated Fat 14.45g 9.316g Salami
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61g 11.127g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84g 2.529g Salami

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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
58
Salami
Mineral Summary Score
73
Foie gras
77
Salami

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%
Salami
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
2%
Salami
Fats
202%
Foie gras
120%
Salami

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Salami
Salami is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 61mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Salami
Salami is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.134g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Foie gras
Foie gras contains less Sodium (difference - 1043mg)
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 - $2.7)
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.

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. Salami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172936/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.