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Chorizo vs Pâté - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chorizo and Pâté

  • Chorizo is richer in Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6, yet Pâté is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Pâté is 110% higher.
  • Chorizo contains 21 times more Vitamin B1 than Pâté. Chorizo contains 0.63mg of Vitamin B1, while Pâté contains 0.03mg.
  • Pâté contains less Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Chorizo, pork and beef 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
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Pâté
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +188.4%
Contains more Zinc +19.6%
Contains more Calcium +775%
Contains more Iron +245.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.6%
Contains more Copper +400%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 60% 13% 65% 36% 162% 93% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 78% 134%
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +188.4%
Contains more Zinc +19.6%
Contains more Calcium +775%
Contains more Iron +245.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.6%
Contains more Copper +400%

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 +2000%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +783.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Folate +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +60%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.2
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 45% 0% 158% 70% 97% 68% 123% 2% 251% 4%
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 +2000%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +783.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Folate +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +60%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.2

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chorizo Pâté Opinion
Net carbs 1.86g 1.5g Chorizo
Protein 24.1g 14.2g Chorizo
Fats 38.27g 28g Chorizo
Carbs 1.86g 1.5g Chorizo
Calories 455kcal 319kcal Chorizo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Pâté
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 70mg Pâté
Iron 1.59mg 5.5mg Pâté
Magnesium 18mg 13mg Chorizo
Phosphorus 150mg 200mg Pâté
Potassium 398mg 138mg Chorizo
Sodium 1235mg 697mg Pâté
Zinc 3.41mg 2.85mg Chorizo
Copper 0.08mg 0.4mg Pâté
Vitamin A 0IU 3300IU Pâté
Vitamin E 0.22mg mg Chorizo
Vitamin D 61IU IU Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5µg µg Chorizo
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Pâté
Vitamin B1 0.63mg 0.03mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3mg 0.6mg Pâté
Vitamin B3 5.131mg 3.3mg Chorizo
Vitamin B5 1.12mg 1.2mg Pâté
Vitamin B6 0.53mg 0.06mg Chorizo
Folate 2µg 60µg Pâté
Vitamin B12 2µg 3.2µg Pâté
Vitamin K 1.6µg µg Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.157mg Chorizo
Threonine 1.473mg 0.568mg Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206mg 0.554mg Chorizo
Leucine 1.708mg 1.05mg Chorizo
Lysine 2.414mg 0.838mg Chorizo
Methionine 0.47mg 0.284mg Chorizo
Phenylalanine 1.149mg 0.582mg Chorizo
Valine 0.914mg 0.768mg Chorizo
Histidine 0.721mg 0.298mg Chorizo
Cholesterol 88mg 255mg Chorizo
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 14.38g 9.57g Pâté
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4g 12.36g Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46g 3.16g Chorizo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chorizo Pâté
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
68
Chorizo
79
Pâté
Mineral Summary Score
57
Chorizo
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
145%
Chorizo
85%
Pâté
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
2%
Pâté
Fats
177%
Chorizo
129%
Pâté

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pâté
Pâté is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pâté
Pâté contains less Sodium (difference - 538mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pâté
Pâté is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.81g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 167mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (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.
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. Chorizo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173859/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.