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Kielbasa vs Foie gras - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Kielbasa and Foie gras?

  • Kielbasa is richer in Vitamin C, and Polyunsaturated fat, yet Foie gras is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Iron, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Foie gras's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 111% higher.
  • Kielbasa has 7 times more Vitamin C than Foie gras. Kielbasa has 14.8mg of Vitamin C, while Foie gras has 2mg.
  • Foie gras contains less Sodium.

We used Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, smoked 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
Contains more Iron +343.5%
Contains less Sodium -41.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 47% 0% 0% 0% 157% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Contains more Iron +343.5%
Contains less Sodium -41.9%

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 +640%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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 C +640%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kielbasa Foie gras Opinion
Net carbs 3.9g 4.67g Foie gras
Protein 13.1g 11.4g Kielbasa
Fats 17.6g 43.84g Foie gras
Carbs 3.9g 4.67g Foie gras
Calories 226kcal 462kcal Foie gras
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Foie gras
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium mg 70mg Foie gras
Iron 1.24mg 5.5mg Foie gras
Magnesium mg 13mg Foie gras
Phosphorus mg 200mg Foie gras
Potassium mg 138mg Foie gras
Sodium 1200mg 697mg Foie gras
Zinc mg 0.92mg Foie gras
Copper mg 0.4mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 0IU 3333IU Foie gras
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 14.8mg 2mg Kielbasa
Vitamin B1 mg 0.088mg Foie gras
Vitamin B2 mg 0.299mg Foie gras
Vitamin B3 mg 2.51mg Foie gras
Vitamin B5 mg 1.2mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 mg 0.06mg Foie gras
Folate µg 60µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 µg 9.4µg Foie gras
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg 0.161mg Foie gras
Threonine mg 0.507mg Foie gras
Isoleucine mg 0.606mg Foie gras
Leucine mg 1.029mg Foie gras
Lysine mg 0.863mg Foie gras
Methionine mg 0.27mg Foie gras
Phenylalanine mg 0.567mg Foie gras
Valine mg 0.719mg Foie gras
Histidine mg 0.303mg Foie gras
Cholesterol 70mg 150mg Kielbasa
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.23g 14.45g Kielbasa
Monounsaturated Fat 8.27g 25.61g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 2.33g 0.84g Kielbasa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Kielbasa 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
4
Kielbasa
138
Foie gras
Mineral Summary Score
25
Kielbasa
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
79%
Kielbasa
68%
Foie gras
Carbohydrates
4%
Kielbasa
5%
Foie gras
Fats
81%
Kielbasa
202%
Foie gras

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 80mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.22g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Foie gras
Foie gras contains less Sodium (difference - 503mg)
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 - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Foie gras
Foie gras is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Foie gras
Foie gras is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Kielbasa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174607/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.