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Chicken liver pate vs. Liver — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chicken liver pate and Liver

  • Chicken liver pate has more Folate, however, Liver has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B2, Copper, Vitamin B5, Zinc, Selenium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Liver is 576% higher.
  • Liver has 2 times less Folate than Chicken liver pate. Chicken liver pate has 321µg of Folate, while Liver has 163µg.

Food types used in this article are Pate, chicken liver, canned and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised.

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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 Iron +95%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.7%
Contains more Potassium +57.9%
Contains less Sodium -87.3%
Contains more Zinc +214%
Contains more Copper +252.2%
Contains more Manganese +85.2%
Contains more Selenium +46.4%
Equal in Calcium - 10
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 345% 10% 75% 9% 51% 59% 60% 22% 252%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 673% 10% 104% 14% 7% 184% 212% 40% 369%
Contains more Iron +95%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.7%
Contains more Potassium +57.9%
Contains less Sodium -87.3%
Contains more Zinc +214%
Contains more Copper +252.2%
Contains more Manganese +85.2%
Contains more Selenium +46.4%
Equal in Calcium - 10
Equal in Magnesium - 14

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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Liver
Contains more Folate +96.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2385.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +136%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +396.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +119.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +131.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 44% 20% 0% 34% 14% 324% 141% 158% 60% 241% 1009% 125% 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 1080% 0% 0% 79% 65% 507% 159% 287% 132% 123% 2334% 0% 0%
Contains more Folate +96.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2385.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +136%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +396.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +119.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +131.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +197.7%
Contains more Carbs +74.2%
Contains more Protein +93.5%
Contains more Other +19%
Equal in Water - 64.32
13% 13% 7% 66%
Protein: 13.45 g
Fats: 13.1 g
Carbs: 6.55 g
Water: 65.64 g
Other: 1.26 g
26% 4% 4% 64%
Protein: 26.02 g
Fats: 4.4 g
Carbs: 3.76 g
Water: 64.32 g
Other: 1.5 g
Contains more Fats +197.7%
Contains more Carbs +74.2%
Contains more Protein +93.5%
Contains more Other +19%
Equal in Water - 64.32

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +738.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +134.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -64.8%
34% 45% 21%
Saturated Fat: 4 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.28 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.46 g
46% 20% 34%
Saturated Fat: 1.41 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.63 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.05 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +738.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +134.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -64.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken liver pate Liver Opinion
Net carbs 6.55g 3.76g Chicken liver pate
Protein 13.45g 26.02g Liver
Fats 13.1g 4.4g Chicken liver pate
Carbs 6.55g 3.76g Chicken liver pate
Calories 201kcal 165kcal Chicken liver pate
Calcium 10mg 10mg
Iron 9.19mg 17.92mg Liver
Magnesium 13mg 14mg Liver
Phosphorus 175mg 241mg Liver
Potassium 95mg 150mg Liver
Sodium 386mg 49mg Liver
Zinc 2.14mg 6.72mg Liver
Copper 0.18mg 0.634mg Liver
Manganese 0.162mg 0.3mg Liver
Selenium 46.1µg 67.5µg Liver
Vitamin A 724IU 17997IU Liver
Vitamin A RAE 217µg 5405µg Liver
Vitamin E 0.98mg Chicken liver pate
Vitamin C 10mg 23.6mg Liver
Vitamin B1 0.052mg 0.258mg Liver
Vitamin B2 1.401mg 2.196mg Liver
Vitamin B3 7.517mg 8.435mg Liver
Vitamin B5 2.62mg 4.774mg Liver
Vitamin B6 0.26mg 0.57mg Liver
Folate 321µg 163µg Chicken liver pate
Vitamin B12 8.07µg 18.67µg Liver
Choline 228.8mg Chicken liver pate
Tryptophan 0.195mg 0.366mg Liver
Threonine 0.601mg 1.107mg Liver
Isoleucine 0.735mg 1.32mg Liver
Leucine 1.196mg 2.319mg Liver
Lysine 0.953mg 2.007mg Liver
Methionine 0.34mg 0.645mg Liver
Phenylalanine 0.694mg 1.274mg Liver
Valine 0.863mg 1.607mg Liver
Histidine 0.347mg 0.708mg Liver
Cholesterol 391mg 355mg Liver
Saturated Fat 4g 1.41g Liver
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.03g Liver
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.04g Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 5.28g 0.63g Chicken liver pate
Polyunsaturated fat 2.46g 1.05g Chicken liver pate

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicken liver pate Liver
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
167%
Chicken liver pate
366%
Liver
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
88%
Chicken liver pate
161%
Liver

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Liver
Liver is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Liver
Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 337mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Liver
Liver is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.59g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken liver pate
Chicken liver pate is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken liver pate
Chicken liver pate is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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

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. Chicken liver pate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172928/nutrients
  2. Liver - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167863/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.