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Beef vs Pâté - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Beef and Pâté

  • Beef has more Zinc, and Vitamin B6, however Pâté is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Selenium, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B12.
  • Pâté covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 110% more than Beef.
  • Beef has 6 times more Vitamin B6 than Pâté. While Beef has 0.382mg of Vitamin B6, Pâté has only 0.06mg.
  • Beef has less Cholesterol.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beef, ground, 85% lean meat / 15% fat, patty, cooked, broiled 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Beef
4
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4
Pâté
Contains more Magnesium +61.5%
Contains more Potassium +130.4%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Zinc +121.4%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Iron +111.5%
Contains more Copper +370.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 200
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 98% 15% 85% 29% 10% 173% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 78% 134%
Contains more Magnesium +61.5%
Contains more Potassium +130.4%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Zinc +121.4%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Iron +111.5%
Contains more Copper +370.6%
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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Beef
6
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6
Pâté
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +536.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +36566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +240.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.4%
Contains more Folate +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 3% 0% 0% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 7% 331% 3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 198% 0% 0% 7% 8% 139% 62% 72% 14% 45% 400% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +536.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +36566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +240.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.4%
Contains more Folate +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.2%

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.
Beef Pâté
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beef Pâté Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.5g Pâté
Protein 25.93g 14.2g Beef
Fats 15.41g 28g Pâté
Carbs 0g 1.5g Pâté
Calories 250kcal 319kcal Pâté
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Pâté
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 70mg Pâté
Iron 2.6mg 5.5mg Pâté
Magnesium 21mg 13mg Beef
Phosphorus 198mg 200mg Pâté
Potassium 318mg 138mg Beef
Sodium 72mg 697mg Beef
Zinc 6.31mg 2.85mg Beef
Copper 0.085mg 0.4mg Pâté
Vitamin A 9IU 3300IU Pâté
Vitamin E 0.12mg mg Beef
Vitamin D 2IU IU Beef
Vitamin D 0µg µg Beef
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Pâté
Vitamin B1 0.046mg 0.03mg Beef
Vitamin B2 0.176mg 0.6mg Pâté
Vitamin B3 5.378mg 3.3mg Beef
Vitamin B5 0.658mg 1.2mg Pâté
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.06mg Beef
Folate 9µg 60µg Pâté
Vitamin B12 2.64µg 3.2µg Pâté
Vitamin K 1.2µg µg Beef
Tryptophan 0.094mg 0.157mg Pâté
Threonine 0.72mg 0.568mg Beef
Isoleucine 0.822mg 0.554mg Beef
Leucine 1.45mg 1.05mg Beef
Lysine 1.54mg 0.838mg Beef
Methionine 0.478mg 0.284mg Beef
Phenylalanine 0.725mg 0.582mg Beef
Valine 0.914mg 0.768mg Beef
Histidine 0.604mg 0.298mg Beef
Cholesterol 88mg 255mg Beef
Trans Fat 0.572g g Pâté
Saturated Fat 5.895g 9.57g Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 6.668g 12.36g Pâté
Polyunsaturated fat 0.484g 3.16g Pâté

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Beef Pâté
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
52
Beef
79
Pâté
Mineral Summary Score
55
Beef
80
Pâté

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
156%
Beef
85%
Pâté
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef
2%
Pâté
Fats
71%
Beef
129%
Pâté

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pâté
Pâté is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pâté
Pâté is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef
Beef contains less Sodium (difference - 625mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef
Beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 167mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.675g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beef
Beef is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
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. Beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174032/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.