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Chicken meat vs Pâté - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chicken meat and Pâté

  • Chicken meat is richer in Vitamin B3, yet Pâté is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, and Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Pâté is 121% higher.
  • Chicken meat contains 3 times more Vitamin B3 than Pâté. Chicken meat contains 8.487mg of Vitamin B3, while Pâté contains 3.3mg.
  • Chicken meat contains less Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +61.6%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Iron +336.5%
Contains more Zinc +46.9%
Contains more Copper +506.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 200
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 78% 134%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +61.6%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Iron +336.5%
Contains more Zinc +46.9%
Contains more Copper +506.1%
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
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Pâté
Contains more Vitamin B1 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +157.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1949.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.5%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +966.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 10% 6% 0% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 4% 38% 6%
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 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +157.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1949.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.5%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +966.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken meat Pâté Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.5g Pâté
Protein 27.3g 14.2g Chicken meat
Fats 13.6g 28g Pâté
Carbs 0g 1.5g Pâté
Calories 239kcal 319kcal Pâté
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Pâté
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 15mg 70mg Pâté
Iron 1.26mg 5.5mg Pâté
Magnesium 23mg 13mg Chicken meat
Phosphorus 182mg 200mg Pâté
Potassium 223mg 138mg Chicken meat
Sodium 82mg 697mg Chicken meat
Zinc 1.94mg 2.85mg Pâté
Copper 0.066mg 0.4mg Pâté
Vitamin A 161IU 3300IU Pâté
Vitamin E 0.27mg mg Chicken meat
Vitamin D 2IU IU Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0µg µg Chicken meat
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Pâté
Vitamin B1 0.063mg 0.03mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B2 0.168mg 0.6mg Pâté
Vitamin B3 8.487mg 3.3mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03mg 1.2mg Pâté
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 0.06mg Chicken meat
Folate 5µg 60µg Pâté
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 3.2µg Pâté
Vitamin K 2.4µg µg Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305mg 0.157mg Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128mg 0.568mg Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362mg 0.554mg Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986mg 1.05mg Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223mg 0.838mg Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726mg 0.284mg Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061mg 0.582mg Chicken meat
Valine 1.325mg 0.768mg Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802mg 0.298mg Chicken meat
Cholesterol 88mg 255mg Chicken meat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.79g 9.57g Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34g 12.36g Pâté
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97g 3.16g Pâté

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicken meat 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
36
Chicken meat
79
Pâté
Mineral Summary Score
31
Chicken meat
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
164%
Chicken meat
85%
Pâté
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
2%
Pâté
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
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 - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pâté
Pâté is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat contains less Sodium (difference - 615mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 167mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.78g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
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. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/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.