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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, 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
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Salami
Contains more Iron +252.6%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Copper +12%
Contains less Sodium -59.9%
Contains more Potassium +129%
Contains more Magnesium +46.2%
Contains more Zinc +218.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 191
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 207% 22% 13% 10% 134% 26% 86% 91%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 5% 28% 14% 119% 80% 82% 227%
Contains more Iron +252.6%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Copper +12%
Contains less Sodium -59.9%
Contains more Potassium +129%
Contains more Magnesium +46.2%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +518.4%
Contains more Folate +1900%
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 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 0% 0% 5% 30% 92% 83% 114% 73% 106% 191% 8% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +518.4%
Contains more Folate +1900%
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 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 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

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Foie gras Salami
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?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.