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Goat vs Foie gras - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Goat and Foie gras

  • Goat has more Zinc, and Vitamin B2, however Foie gras is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Selenium, Iron, and Copper.
  • Foie gras covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 345% more than Goat.
  • Foie gras has 4 times less Zinc than Goat. Goat has 4mg of Zinc, while Foie gras has 0.92mg.
  • Goat contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Goat, raw and Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked.

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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
Goat
3
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Contains more Potassium +179%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Zinc +334.8%
Contains more Calcium +438.5%
Contains more Iron +94.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains more Copper +56.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 107% 0% 78% 34% 11% 110% 86%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Contains more Potassium +179%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Zinc +334.8%
Contains more Calcium +438.5%
Contains more Iron +94.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains more Copper +56.3%

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
Goat
3
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +731.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 28% 114% 71% 0% 0% 4% 142% 0%
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 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +731.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Goat Foie gras Opinion
Net carbs 0g 4.67g Foie gras
Protein 20.6g 11.4g Goat
Fats 2.31g 43.84g Foie gras
Carbs 0g 4.67g Foie gras
Calories 109kcal 462kcal Foie gras
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 13mg 70mg Foie gras
Iron 2.83mg 5.5mg Foie gras
Magnesium mg 13mg Foie gras
Phosphorus 180mg 200mg Foie gras
Potassium 385mg 138mg Goat
Sodium 82mg 697mg Goat
Zinc 4mg 0.92mg Goat
Copper 0.256mg 0.4mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 0IU 3333IU Foie gras
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.088mg Goat
Vitamin B2 0.49mg 0.299mg Goat
Vitamin B3 3.75mg 2.51mg Goat
Vitamin B5 mg 1.2mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 mg 0.06mg Foie gras
Folate 5µg 60µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 1.13µg 9.4µg Foie gras
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.306mg 0.161mg Goat
Threonine 0.981mg 0.507mg Goat
Isoleucine 1.042mg 0.606mg Goat
Leucine 1.716mg 1.029mg Goat
Lysine 1.532mg 0.863mg Goat
Methionine 0.552mg 0.27mg Goat
Phenylalanine 0.715mg 0.567mg Goat
Valine 1.103mg 0.719mg Goat
Histidine 0.429mg 0.303mg Goat
Cholesterol 57mg 150mg Goat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.71g 14.45g Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.03g 25.61g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17g 0.84g Foie gras

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Goat 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
30
Goat
138
Foie gras
Mineral Summary Score
53
Goat
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
124%
Goat
68%
Foie gras
Carbohydrates
0%
Goat
5%
Foie gras
Fats
11%
Goat
202%
Foie gras

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Goat
Goat contains less Sodium (difference - 615mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Goat
Goat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 93mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Goat
Goat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.74g)
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)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Foie gras
Foie gras is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Goat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175303/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.