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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, Selenium, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B12.
  • Pâté covers your daily need of Vitamin A 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 Potassium +130.4%
Contains more Magnesium +61.5%
Contains more Zinc +121.4%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Iron +111.5%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Copper +370.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 200
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 98% 6% 29% 15% 29% 173% 85% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 207% 22% 13% 10% 134% 78% 86% 91%
Contains more Potassium +130.4%
Contains more Magnesium +61.5%
Contains more Zinc +121.4%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Iron +111.5%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +36566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +240.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.2%
Contains more Folate +566.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 3% 0% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 331% 3% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 198% 0% 0% 8% 139% 62% 72% 14% 400% 0% 45%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +536.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +36566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +240.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.2%
Contains more Folate +566.7%

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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Beef Pâté
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef
Beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 167mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef
Beef contains less Sodium (difference - 625mg)
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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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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