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Game vs Foie gras - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Game and Foie gras?

  • Game is richer in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6, yet Foie gras is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Selenium, Iron, and Copper.
  • Foie gras's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 129% higher.
  • Game has 6 times more Vitamin B6 than Foie gras. Game has 0.37mg of Vitamin B6, while Foie gras has 0.06mg.
  • Game contains less Cholesterol.

We used Game meat, deer, raw and Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked types in this comparison.

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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
Game
5
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Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +130.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Zinc +127.2%
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Iron +61.8%
Contains more Copper +58.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 200
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 128% 17% 87% 29% 7% 57% 85%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +130.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Zinc +127.2%
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Iron +61.8%
Contains more Copper +58.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 200

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
Game
6
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +516.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +49%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 56% 111% 120% 0% 86% 3% 789% 3%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +516.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +49%

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.
Game Foie gras
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Game Foie gras Opinion
Net carbs 0g 4.67g Foie gras
Protein 22.96g 11.4g Game
Fats 2.42g 43.84g Foie gras
Carbs 0g 4.67g Foie gras
Calories 120kcal 462kcal Foie gras
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Foie gras
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 70mg Foie gras
Iron 3.4mg 5.5mg Foie gras
Magnesium 23mg 13mg Game
Phosphorus 202mg 200mg Game
Potassium 318mg 138mg Game
Sodium 51mg 697mg Game
Zinc 2.09mg 0.92mg Game
Copper 0.253mg 0.4mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 0IU 3333IU Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.2mg mg Game
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.22mg 0.088mg Game
Vitamin B2 0.48mg 0.299mg Game
Vitamin B3 6.37mg 2.51mg Game
Vitamin B5 mg 1.2mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.37mg 0.06mg Game
Folate 4µg 60µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 6.31µg 9.4µg Foie gras
Vitamin K 1.1µg µg Game
Tryptophan mg 0.161mg Foie gras
Threonine 1.08mg 0.507mg Game
Isoleucine 0.908mg 0.606mg Game
Leucine 1.951mg 1.029mg Game
Lysine 2.006mg 0.863mg Game
Methionine 0.566mg 0.27mg Game
Phenylalanine 0.937mg 0.567mg Game
Valine 1.073mg 0.719mg Game
Histidine 1.135mg 0.303mg Game
Cholesterol 85mg 150mg Game
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.95g 14.45g Game
Monounsaturated Fat 0.67g 25.61g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.47g 0.84g Foie gras

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Game Foie gras
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
97
Game
138
Foie gras
Mineral Summary Score
51
Game
73
Foie gras

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
138%
Game
68%
Foie gras
Carbohydrates
0%
Game
5%
Foie gras
Fats
11%
Game
202%
Foie gras

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Game
Game contains less Sodium (difference - 646mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Game
Game is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 65mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Game
Game is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.5g)
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.
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

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. Game - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173855/nutrients
  2. Foie gras - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171100/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.