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Lamb and mutton vs Foie gras - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Lamb and mutton and Foie gras

  • Lamb and mutton has more Zinc, and Vitamin B3, however Foie gras has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Selenium, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Foie gras is 285% higher.
  • Foie gras has 5 times less Zinc than Lamb and mutton. Lamb and mutton has 4.46mg of Zinc, while Foie gras has 0.92mg.
  • Lamb and mutton is lower in Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked 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
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +124.6%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Zinc +384.8%
Contains more Calcium +311.8%
Contains more Iron +192.6%
Contains more Copper +236.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 200
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +124.6%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Zinc +384.8%
Contains more Calcium +311.8%
Contains more Iron +192.6%
Contains more Copper +236.1%
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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +165.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.8%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +268.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 12%
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 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +165.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.8%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +268.6%

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.
Lamb and mutton 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 ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lamb and mutton Foie gras Opinion
Net carbs 0g 4.67g Foie gras
Protein 24.52g 11.4g Lamb and mutton
Fats 20.94g 43.84g Foie gras
Carbs 0g 4.67g Foie gras
Calories 294kcal 462kcal Foie gras
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Foie gras
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 70mg Foie gras
Iron 1.88mg 5.5mg Foie gras
Magnesium 23mg 13mg Lamb and mutton
Phosphorus 188mg 200mg Foie gras
Potassium 310mg 138mg Lamb and mutton
Sodium 72mg 697mg Lamb and mutton
Zinc 4.46mg 0.92mg Lamb and mutton
Copper 0.119mg 0.4mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 0IU 3333IU Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.14mg mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D 2IU IU Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.088mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.299mg Foie gras
Vitamin B3 6.66mg 2.51mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 0.66mg 1.2mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.06mg Lamb and mutton
Folate 18µg 60µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 2.55µg 9.4µg Foie gras
Vitamin K 4.6µg µg Lamb and mutton
Tryptophan 0.287mg 0.161mg Lamb and mutton
Threonine 1.05mg 0.507mg Lamb and mutton
Isoleucine 1.183mg 0.606mg Lamb and mutton
Leucine 1.908mg 1.029mg Lamb and mutton
Lysine 2.166mg 0.863mg Lamb and mutton
Methionine 0.629mg 0.27mg Lamb and mutton
Phenylalanine 0.998mg 0.567mg Lamb and mutton
Valine 1.323mg 0.719mg Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.777mg 0.303mg Lamb and mutton
Cholesterol 97mg 150mg Lamb and mutton
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 8.83g 14.45g Lamb and mutton
Monounsaturated Fat 8.82g 25.61g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 1.51g 0.84g Lamb and mutton

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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
52
Lamb and mutton
138
Foie gras
Mineral Summary Score
46
Lamb and mutton
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
147%
Lamb and mutton
68%
Foie gras
Carbohydrates
0%
Lamb and mutton
5%
Foie gras
Fats
97%
Lamb and mutton
202%
Foie gras

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton contains less Sodium (difference - 625mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.62g)
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?
Foie gras
Foie gras is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
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. Lamb and mutton - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.