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Ground meat vs Pâté - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Ground meat and Pâté

  • Ground meat has more Zinc, and Vitamin B6, however Pâté is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Selenium, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B12.
  • Pâté covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 110% more than Ground meat.
  • Pâté has 5 times less Vitamin B6 than Ground meat. Ground meat has 0.311mg of Vitamin B6, while Pâté has 0.06mg.
  • Ground meat contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked 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 +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +74.6%
Contains less Sodium -89.5%
Contains more Zinc +104.9%
Contains more Calcium +112.1%
Contains more Iron +142.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains more Copper +406.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 86% 13% 72% 22% 10% 160% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 78% 134%
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +74.6%
Contains less Sodium -89.5%
Contains more Zinc +104.9%
Contains more Calcium +112.1%
Contains more Iron +142.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains more Copper +406.3%

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 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +418.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +36566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.4%
Contains more Folate +757.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +28.5%
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% 13% 40% 76% 31% 72% 6% 312% 8%
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 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +418.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +36566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.4%
Contains more Folate +757.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +28.5%

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.
Ground meat 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 Ground meat Pâté Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.5g Pâté
Protein 23.87g 14.2g Ground meat
Fats 15.37g 28g Pâté
Carbs 0g 1.5g Pâté
Calories 241kcal 319kcal Pâté
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Pâté
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 33mg 70mg Pâté
Iron 2.27mg 5.5mg Pâté
Magnesium 17mg 13mg Ground meat
Phosphorus 166mg 200mg Pâté
Potassium 241mg 138mg Ground meat
Sodium 73mg 697mg Ground meat
Zinc 5.84mg 2.85mg Ground meat
Copper 0.079mg 0.4mg Pâté
Vitamin A 9IU 3300IU Pâté
Vitamin E 0.12mg mg Ground meat
Vitamin D 2IU IU Ground meat
Vitamin D 0µg µg Ground meat
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Pâté
Vitamin B1 0.051mg 0.03mg Ground meat
Vitamin B2 0.171mg 0.6mg Pâté
Vitamin B3 4.026mg 3.3mg Ground meat
Vitamin B5 0.512mg 1.2mg Pâté
Vitamin B6 0.311mg 0.06mg Ground meat
Folate 7µg 60µg Pâté
Vitamin B12 2.49µg 3.2µg Pâté
Vitamin K 2.9µg µg Ground meat
Tryptophan 0.121mg 0.157mg Pâté
Threonine 0.923mg 0.568mg Ground meat
Isoleucine 1.055mg 0.554mg Ground meat
Leucine 1.861mg 1.05mg Ground meat
Lysine 1.976mg 0.838mg Ground meat
Methionine 0.614mg 0.284mg Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.582mg Ground meat
Valine 1.172mg 0.768mg Ground meat
Histidine 0.775mg 0.298mg Ground meat
Cholesterol 88mg 255mg Ground meat
Trans Fat 1.173g g Pâté
Saturated Fat 6.073g 9.57g Ground meat
Monounsaturated Fat 7.322g 12.36g Pâté
Polyunsaturated fat 0.408g 3.16g Pâté

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Ground meat Pâté
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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
46
Ground meat
79
Pâté
Mineral Summary Score
49
Ground 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
143%
Ground meat
85%
Pâté
Carbohydrates
0%
Ground meat
2%
Pâté
Fats
71%
Ground 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 - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sodium (difference - 624mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 167mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.497g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ground meat
Ground meat 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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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. Ground meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169474/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.