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Roe vs Foie gras - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Roe and Foie gras different?

  • Roe is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, and Vitamin C, however Foie gras is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Iron, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Cholesterol from Roe is 110% higher.
  • Roe contains 8 times more Vitamin C than Foie gras. While Roe contains 16.4mg of Vitamin C, Foie gras contains only 2mg.
  • Foie gras has less Cholesterol.

Fish, roe, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked are the varieties used 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
Roe
5
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Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +157.5%
Contains more Potassium +105.1%
Contains less Sodium -83.2%
Contains more Zinc +39.1%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +614.3%
Contains more Copper +212.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 29% 19% 221% 25% 16% 35% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +157.5%
Contains more Potassium +105.1%
Contains less Sodium -83.2%
Contains more Zinc +39.1%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +614.3%
Contains more Copper +212.5%

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
Roe
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +720%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +214.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +217.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +208.3%
Contains more Folate +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +22.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.5%
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 19% 0% 0% 55% 70% 219% 42% 70% 43% 69% 1443% 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 C +720%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +214.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +217.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +208.3%
Contains more Folate +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +22.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.5%
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.
Roe Foie gras
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Roe Foie gras Opinion
Net carbs 1.92g 4.67g Foie gras
Protein 28.62g 11.4g Roe
Fats 8.23g 43.84g Foie gras
Carbs 1.92g 4.67g Foie gras
Calories 204kcal 462kcal Foie gras
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 28mg 70mg Foie gras
Iron 0.77mg 5.5mg Foie gras
Magnesium 26mg 13mg Roe
Phosphorus 515mg 200mg Roe
Potassium 283mg 138mg Roe
Sodium 117mg 697mg Roe
Zinc 1.28mg 0.92mg Roe
Copper 0.128mg 0.4mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 303IU 3333IU Foie gras
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 16.4mg 2mg Roe
Vitamin B1 0.277mg 0.088mg Roe
Vitamin B2 0.949mg 0.299mg Roe
Vitamin B3 2.192mg 2.51mg Foie gras
Vitamin B5 1.154mg 1.2mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.185mg 0.06mg Roe
Folate 92µg 60µg Roe
Vitamin B12 11.54µg 9.4µg Roe
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.375mg 0.161mg Roe
Threonine 1.305mg 0.507mg Roe
Isoleucine 1.465mg 0.606mg Roe
Leucine 2.509mg 1.029mg Roe
Lysine 2.179mg 0.863mg Roe
Methionine 0.71mg 0.27mg Roe
Phenylalanine 1.401mg 0.567mg Roe
Valine 1.676mg 0.719mg Roe
Histidine 0.778mg 0.303mg Roe
Cholesterol 479mg 150mg Foie gras
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.866g 14.45g Roe
Monounsaturated Fat 2.129g 25.61g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 3.404g 0.84g Roe

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Roe 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
169
Roe
138
Foie gras
Mineral Summary Score
49
Roe
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
172%
Roe
68%
Foie gras
Carbohydrates
2%
Roe
5%
Foie gras
Fats
38%
Roe
202%
Foie gras

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Roe
Roe contains less Sodium (difference - 580mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Roe
Roe is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.584g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 329mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Foie gras
Foie gras is cheaper (difference - $100)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Roe - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174239/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.