Text Size

Site Search powered by Ajax




Goose, any of several domestic and wild fowl of the family Anatidae, similar to duck. Goose has the same basic distribution of nutrients as chicken, with several notable differences: goose is significantly higher in calories, lipids, iron, phosphorus, copper, potassium, riboflavin and saturated fatty acids; while being significantly lower in niacin than chicken.

Caloric Content

Protein: 50.7 gm
Carbohydrates: 0 gm
Fiber: 0 gm
Total fats: 107 gm
Saturated fats: 31.3 gm
Unsaturated fats:68.8 gm
Cholesterol: 256 mg

1. 320 grams

Vitamin Content

Vitamin A: 1765000 IU
Thiamine:.272 1.7 mg
Vitamin B-2:.784 1.7 mg
Vitamin B-6:1.24 2.0 mg
Vitamin B-12: - 6 mcg
Biotin: - 300 mcg
Niacin:11.5 20 mg
Pantothenic Acid: - 10 mg
Folic acid: 14 400 mcg
Vitamin C: - 60 mg
Vitamin E: - 30 IU

1. 320 grams

Mineral Content

Calcium: 381000 mg
Copper:.864 2 mg
Iron: 8 18 mg
Magnesium: 59 400 mg
Manganese: - n/a mg
Phosphorus: 7481000 mg
Potassium: 985 n/a mg
Selenium: - n/a mcg
Sodium: 234 n/a mg
Zinc: - 15 mg

1. 320 grams

Amino Acid Content

Tryptophan: - gm
Threonine:2.26 gm
Isoleucine:2.38 gm
Leucine:4.25 gm
Lysine:4.01 gm
Methionine:1.22 gm
Cysteine: - gm
Phenylalanine:2.12 gm
Tyrosine:1.62 gm
Valine:2.48 gm
Arginine:3.15 gm
Histidine:1.41 gm
Alanine:3.12 gm
Aspartic acid:4.56 gm
Glutamic acid:7.54 gm
Glycine:3.21 gm
Proline:2.45 gm
Serine:2.02 gm

1. 320 grams


Kirschmann, John D. Nutrition Almanac: Nutrition Search. McGraw-Hill: New York. 1984.

United States Department of Agriculture. Composition of Foods: Poultry Products-Raw-Processed-Prepared. Washington D.C. 1979.