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

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

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
68%
Foie gras
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
0%
Short ribs
Fats
202%
Foie gras
194%
Short ribs

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Foie gras Short ribs
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?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 56mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 647mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Foie gras
Foie gras contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Foie gras Short ribs Opinion
Calories 462 471 Short ribs
Protein 11.4 21.57 Short ribs
Fats 43.84 41.98 Foie gras
Vitamin C 2 0 Foie gras
Carbs 4.67 0 Foie gras
Cholesterol 150 94 Short ribs
Vitamin D 27 Short ribs
Iron 5.5 2.31 Foie gras
Calcium 70 12 Foie gras
Potassium 138 224 Short ribs
Magnesium 13 15 Short ribs
Sugars 0 Foie gras
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.4 0.099 Foie gras
Zinc 0.92 4.88 Short ribs
Starch
Phosphorus 200 162 Foie gras
Sodium 697 50 Short ribs
Vitamin A 3333 0 Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.29 Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.7 Short ribs
Vitamin B1 0.088 0.05 Foie gras
Vitamin B2 0.299 0.15 Foie gras
Vitamin B3 2.51 2.452 Foie gras
Vitamin B5 1.2 0.252 Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.22 Short ribs
Vitamin B12 9.4 2.62 Foie gras
Vitamin K 2.4 Short ribs
Folate 60 5 Foie gras
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.45 17.8 Foie gras
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61 18.88 Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84 1.53 Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.161 0.142 Foie gras
Threonine 0.507 0.862 Short ribs
Isoleucine 0.606 0.981 Short ribs
Leucine 1.029 1.716 Short ribs
Lysine 0.863 1.823 Short ribs
Methionine 0.27 0.562 Short ribs
Phenylalanine 0.567 0.852 Short ribs
Valine 0.719 1.07 Short ribs
Histidine 0.303 0.688 Short ribs
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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 of 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.