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Pork chop vs Foie gras - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pork chop and Foie gras

  • Pork chop has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6, however Foie gras is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, and Copper.
  • Foie gras's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 364% more.
  • Pork chop contains 8 times more Vitamin B6 than Foie gras. Pork chop contains 0.489mg of Vitamin B6, while Foie gras contains 0.06mg.
  • Pork chop contains less Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled 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 +53.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains more Potassium +128.3%
Contains less Sodium -89.4%
Contains more Zinc +242.4%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Iron +532.2%
Contains more Copper +281%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains more Potassium +128.3%
Contains less Sodium -89.4%
Contains more Zinc +242.4%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Iron +532.2%
Contains more Copper +281%

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 +456.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +215.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +715%
Contains more Vitamin A +22120%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1324.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.299
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.2
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 5% 30% 0% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 0% 83% 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 +456.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +215.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +715%
Contains more Vitamin A +22120%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1324.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.299
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.2

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.
Pork chop 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 Pork chop Foie gras Opinion
Net carbs 0g 4.67g Foie gras
Protein 23.72g 11.4g Pork chop
Fats 14.35g 43.84g Foie gras
Carbs 0g 4.67g Foie gras
Calories 231kcal 462kcal Foie gras
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Foie gras
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 56mg 70mg Foie gras
Iron 0.87mg 5.5mg Foie gras
Magnesium 20mg 13mg Pork chop
Phosphorus 241mg 200mg Pork chop
Potassium 315mg 138mg Pork chop
Sodium 74mg 697mg Pork chop
Zinc 3.15mg 0.92mg Pork chop
Copper 0.105mg 0.4mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 15IU 3333IU Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.21mg mg Pork chop
Vitamin D 40IU IU Pork chop
Vitamin D 1µg µg Pork chop
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.49mg 0.088mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.313mg 0.299mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 7.927mg 2.51mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104mg 1.2mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.489mg 0.06mg Pork chop
Folate 0µg 60µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 0.66µg 9.4µg Foie gras
Vitamin K 0µg µg Pork chop
Tryptophan 0.282mg 0.161mg Pork chop
Threonine 1.043mg 0.507mg Pork chop
Isoleucine 1.123mg 0.606mg Pork chop
Leucine 1.952mg 1.029mg Pork chop
Lysine 2.109mg 0.863mg Pork chop
Methionine 0.65mg 0.27mg Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.985mg 0.567mg Pork chop
Valine 1.2mg 0.719mg Pork chop
Histidine 0.965mg 0.303mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 78mg 150mg Pork chop
Trans Fat 0.066g g Foie gras
Saturated Fat 4.339g 14.45g Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887g 25.61g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894g 0.84g Pork chop

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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
53
Pork chop
138
Foie gras
Mineral Summary Score
41
Pork chop
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
142%
Pork chop
68%
Foie gras
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork chop
5%
Foie gras
Fats
66%
Pork chop
202%
Foie gras

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sodium (difference - 623mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 72mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.111g)
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 - $0.8)
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. Pork chop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167824/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.