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Foie gras vs Short ribs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Foie gras and Short ribs

  • Foie gras has more Vitamin B12, Selenium, Iron, Copper, and Vitamin B5, however Short ribs are richer in Vitamin A RAE, and Zinc.
  • Foie gras covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 282% more than Short ribs.
  • Short ribs have 14 times less Sodium than Foie gras. Foie gras has 697mg of Sodium, while Short ribs have 50mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked and Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised.

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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 +483.3%
Contains more Iron +138.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.5%
Contains more Copper +304%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Potassium +62.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.8%
Contains more Zinc +430.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 87% 11% 70% 20% 7% 134% 33%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Contains more Iron +138.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.5%
Contains more Copper +304%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Potassium +62.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.8%
Contains more Zinc +430.4%

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 B1 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +99.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +376.2%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +258.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.452
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% 6% 21% 0% 13% 35% 46% 16% 51% 4% 328% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +99.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +376.2%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +258.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.452

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Foie gras Short ribs Opinion
Net carbs 4.67g 0g Foie gras
Protein 11.4g 21.57g Short ribs
Fats 43.84g 41.98g Foie gras
Carbs 4.67g 0g Foie gras
Calories 462kcal 471kcal Short ribs
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Foie gras
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 70mg 12mg Foie gras
Iron 5.5mg 2.31mg Foie gras
Magnesium 13mg 15mg Short ribs
Phosphorus 200mg 162mg Foie gras
Potassium 138mg 224mg Short ribs
Sodium 697mg 50mg Short ribs
Zinc 0.92mg 4.88mg Short ribs
Copper 0.4mg 0.099mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 3333IU 0IU Foie gras
Vitamin E mg 0.29mg Short ribs
Vitamin D IU 27IU Short ribs
Vitamin D µg 0.7µg Short ribs
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.088mg 0.05mg Foie gras
Vitamin B2 0.299mg 0.15mg Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51mg 2.452mg Foie gras
Vitamin B5 1.2mg 0.252mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.22mg Short ribs
Folate 60µg 5µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 9.4µg 2.62µg Foie gras
Vitamin K µg 2.4µg Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.161mg 0.142mg Foie gras
Threonine 0.507mg 0.862mg Short ribs
Isoleucine 0.606mg 0.981mg Short ribs
Leucine 1.029mg 1.716mg Short ribs
Lysine 0.863mg 1.823mg Short ribs
Methionine 0.27mg 0.562mg Short ribs
Phenylalanine 0.567mg 0.852mg Short ribs
Valine 0.719mg 1.07mg Short ribs
Histidine 0.303mg 0.688mg Short ribs
Cholesterol 150mg 94mg Short ribs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 14.45g 17.8g Foie gras
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61g 18.88g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84g 1.53g Short ribs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Foie gras Short ribs
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
44
Short ribs
Mineral Summary Score
73
Foie gras
45
Short ribs

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
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
0%
Short ribs
Fats
202%
Foie gras
194%
Short ribs

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 647mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 56mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.35g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Foie gras
Foie gras is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Foie gras
Foie gras is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Short ribs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168613/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.