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Pork jowl vs Foie gras - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pork jowl and Foie gras?

  • Pork jowl is higher in Vitamin B1, yet Foie gras is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Selenium, Iron, Copper, and Vitamin B5.
  • Foie gras's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 358% more.
  • Pork jowl has 4 times more Vitamin B1 than Foie gras. While Pork jowl has 0.386mg of Vitamin B1, Foie gras has only 0.088mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Foie gras is lower.

We used Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw and Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked types in this article.

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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 less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Calcium +1650%
Contains more Iron +1209.5%
Contains more Magnesium +333.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +132.6%
Contains more Copper +900%
Equal in Potassium - 138
Equal in Zinc - 0.92
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Calcium +1650%
Contains more Iron +1209.5%
Contains more Magnesium +333.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +132.6%
Contains more Copper +900%
Equal in Potassium - 138
Equal in Zinc - 0.92

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 +338.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +36933.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +380%
Contains more Folate +5900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1046.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 1% 103% 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 +338.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +36933.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +380%
Contains more Folate +5900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1046.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork jowl Foie gras Opinion
Net carbs 0g 4.67g Foie gras
Protein 6.38g 11.4g Foie gras
Fats 69.61g 43.84g Pork jowl
Carbs 0g 4.67g Foie gras
Calories 655kcal 462kcal Pork jowl
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Foie gras
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 4mg 70mg Foie gras
Iron 0.42mg 5.5mg Foie gras
Magnesium 3mg 13mg Foie gras
Phosphorus 86mg 200mg Foie gras
Potassium 148mg 138mg Pork jowl
Sodium 25mg 697mg Pork jowl
Zinc 0.84mg 0.92mg Foie gras
Copper 0.04mg 0.4mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 9IU 3333IU Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.29mg mg Pork jowl
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.386mg 0.088mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.236mg 0.299mg Foie gras
Vitamin B3 4.535mg 2.51mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 1.2mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.06mg Pork jowl
Folate 1µg 60µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 0.82µg 9.4µg Foie gras
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.161mg Foie gras
Threonine 0.21mg 0.507mg Foie gras
Isoleucine 0.168mg 0.606mg Foie gras
Leucine 0.446mg 1.029mg Foie gras
Lysine 0.528mg 0.863mg Foie gras
Methionine 0.095mg 0.27mg Foie gras
Phenylalanine 0.239mg 0.567mg Foie gras
Valine 0.305mg 0.719mg Foie gras
Histidine 0.072mg 0.303mg Foie gras
Cholesterol 90mg 150mg Pork jowl
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 25.26g 14.45g Foie gras
Monounsaturated Fat 32.89g 25.61g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 8.11g 0.84g Pork jowl

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pork jowl 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
32
Pork jowl
138
Foie gras
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pork jowl
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
38%
Pork jowl
68%
Foie gras
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork jowl
5%
Foie gras
Fats
321%
Pork jowl
202%
Foie gras

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 672mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 60mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.81g)
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?
Foie gras
Foie gras is relatively richer in minerals
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 jowl - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168269/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.