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Meat vs Foie gras - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Meat and Foie gras

  • Meat has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3, while Foie gras has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, and Copper.
  • Foie gras covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 368% more than Meat.
  • Meat contains 12 times more Vitamin B6 than Foie gras. While Meat contains 0.739mg of Vitamin B6, Foie gras contains only 0.06mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Meat is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted 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
Meat
5
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Contains more Magnesium +123.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.5%
Contains more Potassium +205.1%
Contains less Sodium -91.8%
Contains more Zinc +163%
Contains more Calcium +1066.7%
Contains more Iron +378.3%
Contains more Copper +260.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Contains more Magnesium +123.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.5%
Contains more Potassium +205.1%
Contains less Sodium -91.8%
Contains more Zinc +163%
Contains more Calcium +1066.7%
Contains more Iron +378.3%
Contains more Copper +260.4%

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
Meat
7
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +979.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +196.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1131.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.6%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1549.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 6% 0% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 0% 72% 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 +979.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +196.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1131.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.6%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1549.1%

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.
Meat 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 Meat Foie gras Opinion
Net carbs 0g 4.67g Foie gras
Protein 26.17g 11.4g Meat
Fats 3.51g 43.84g Foie gras
Carbs 0g 4.67g Foie gras
Calories 143kcal 462kcal Foie gras
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Foie gras
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 6mg 70mg Foie gras
Iron 1.15mg 5.5mg Foie gras
Magnesium 29mg 13mg Meat
Phosphorus 267mg 200mg Meat
Potassium 421mg 138mg Meat
Sodium 57mg 697mg Meat
Zinc 2.42mg 0.92mg Meat
Copper 0.111mg 0.4mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 0IU 3333IU Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.08mg mg Meat
Vitamin D 10IU IU Meat
Vitamin D 0.2µg µg Meat
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.95mg 0.088mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387mg 0.299mg Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432mg 2.51mg Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012mg 1.2mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.739mg 0.06mg Meat
Folate 0µg 60µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 9.4µg Foie gras
Vitamin K 0µg µg Meat
Tryptophan 0.275mg 0.161mg Meat
Threonine 1.175mg 0.507mg Meat
Isoleucine 1.288mg 0.606mg Meat
Leucine 2.229mg 1.029mg Meat
Lysine 2.427mg 0.863mg Meat
Methionine 0.721mg 0.27mg Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1mg 0.567mg Meat
Valine 1.367mg 0.719mg Meat
Histidine 1.13mg 0.303mg Meat
Cholesterol 73mg 150mg Meat
Trans Fat 0.033g g Foie gras
Saturated Fat 1.198g 14.45g Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334g 25.61g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506g 0.84g Foie gras

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Meat 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
65
Meat
138
Foie gras
Mineral Summary Score
41
Meat
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
157%
Meat
68%
Foie gras
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
5%
Foie gras
Fats
16%
Meat
202%
Foie gras

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 640mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 77mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.252g)
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 - $0.5)
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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.