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Beef tenderloin vs. Pâté — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Beef tenderloin and Pâté

  • Beef tenderloin is richer in Vitamin B6, yet Pâté is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Pâté is 110% higher.
  • Beef tenderloin contains 4 times more Vitamin B6 than Pâté. Beef tenderloin contains 0.25mg of Vitamin B6, while Pâté contains 0.06mg.
  • Beef tenderloin contains less Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Beef, tenderloin, roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted and Pate, liver, not specified, canned.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +69.2%
Contains more Potassium +139.9%
Contains less Sodium -91.8%
Contains more Zinc +41.4%
Contains more Calcium +677.8%
Contains more Iron +76.8%
Contains more Copper +225.2%
Contains more Manganese +757.1%
Contains more Selenium +81.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 200
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 117% 16% 87% 30% 8% 110% 41% 2% 125%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 78% 134% 16% 227%
Contains more Magnesium +69.2%
Contains more Potassium +139.9%
Contains less Sodium -91.8%
Contains more Zinc +41.4%
Contains more Calcium +677.8%
Contains more Iron +76.8%
Contains more Copper +225.2%
Contains more Manganese +757.1%
Contains more Selenium +81.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 200

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Pâté
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +380%
Contains more Folate +650%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +30.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 3.3
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 23% 60% 57% 15% 58% 6% 308% 50% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 198% 0% 0% 7% 8% 139% 62% 72% 14% 45% 400% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +380%
Contains more Folate +650%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +30.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 3.3

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +68.3%
Contains more Other +30.4%
Contains more Fats +13.8%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +11.4%
24% 25% 48% 3%
Protein: 23.9 g
Fats: 24.6 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 48.37 g
Other: 3.13 g
14% 28% 54% 2%
Protein: 14.2 g
Fats: 28 g
Carbs: 1.5 g
Water: 53.9 g
Other: 2.4 g
Contains more Protein +68.3%
Contains more Other +30.4%
Contains more Fats +13.8%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +11.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +20.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +216%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 9.57
46% 49% 5%
Saturated Fat: 9.72 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 10.27 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1 g
38% 49% 13%
Saturated Fat: 9.57 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.36 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.16 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +20.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +216%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 9.57

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Beef tenderloin Pâté
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beef tenderloin Pâté Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.5g Pâté
Protein 23.9g 14.2g Beef tenderloin
Fats 24.6g 28g Pâté
Carbs 0g 1.5g Pâté
Calories 324kcal 319kcal Beef tenderloin
Calcium 9mg 70mg Pâté
Iron 3.11mg 5.5mg Pâté
Magnesium 22mg 13mg Beef tenderloin
Phosphorus 203mg 200mg Beef tenderloin
Potassium 331mg 138mg Beef tenderloin
Sodium 57mg 697mg Beef tenderloin
Zinc 4.03mg 2.85mg Beef tenderloin
Copper 0.123mg 0.4mg Pâté
Manganese 0.014mg 0.12mg Pâté
Selenium 22.9µg 41.6µg Pâté
Vitamin A 0IU 3300IU Pâté
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 991µg Pâté
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Pâté
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.03mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B2 0.26mg 0.6mg Pâté
Vitamin B3 3mg 3.3mg Pâté
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 1.2mg Pâté
Vitamin B6 0.25mg 0.06mg Beef tenderloin
Folate 8µg 60µg Pâté
Vitamin B12 2.46µg 3.2µg Pâté
Choline 91mg Beef tenderloin
Tryptophan 0.268mg 0.157mg Beef tenderloin
Threonine 1.044mg 0.568mg Beef tenderloin
Isoleucine 1.075mg 0.554mg Beef tenderloin
Leucine 1.889mg 1.05mg Beef tenderloin
Lysine 1.989mg 0.838mg Beef tenderloin
Methionine 0.612mg 0.284mg Beef tenderloin
Phenylalanine 0.933mg 0.582mg Beef tenderloin
Valine 1.163mg 0.768mg Beef tenderloin
Histidine 0.818mg 0.298mg Beef tenderloin
Cholesterol 85mg 255mg Beef tenderloin
Saturated Fat 9.72g 9.57g Pâté
Monounsaturated Fat 10.27g 12.36g Pâté
Polyunsaturated fat 1g 3.16g Pâté

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Beef tenderloin Pâté
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
44%
Beef tenderloin
73%
Pâté
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
54%
Beef tenderloin
88%
Pâté

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pâté
Pâté is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pâté
Pâté is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.15g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pâté
Pâté is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin contains less Sodium (difference - 640mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 170mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Beef tenderloin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169544/nutrients
  2. Pâté - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172930/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.