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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, 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
:
Contains more Potassium +205.1%
Contains more Magnesium +123.1%
Contains more Zinc +163%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.5%
Contains less Sodium -91.8%
Contains more Iron +378.3%
Contains more Calcium +1066.7%
Contains more Copper +260.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 2% 38% 21% 37% 66% 115% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 207% 22% 13% 10% 134% 26% 86% 91%
Contains more Potassium +205.1%
Contains more Magnesium +123.1%
Contains more Zinc +163%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.5%
Contains less Sodium -91.8%
Contains more Iron +378.3%
Contains more Calcium +1066.7%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1549.1%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 2% 6% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 72% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 200% 0% 0% 22% 69% 48% 72% 14% 1175% 0% 45%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1549.1%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 77mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 640mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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