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Meat vs. Pâté — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Meat and Pâté?

  • Meat is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3, yet Pâté is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, Iron, and Copper.
  • Pâté's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 110% higher.
  • Meat has 32 times more Vitamin B1 than Pâté. Meat has 0.95mg of Vitamin B1, while Pâté has 0.03mg.
  • Meat contains less Cholesterol.

We used Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted and Pate, liver, not specified, canned types in this comparison.

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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.
Meat
4
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6
Pâté
Contains more Magnesium +123.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.5%
Contains more Potassium +205.1%
Contains less Sodium -91.8%
Contains more Calcium +1066.7%
Contains more Iron +378.3%
Contains more Zinc +17.8%
Contains more Copper +260.4%
Contains more Manganese +823.1%
Equal in Selenium - 41.6
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37% 2% 209%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 78% 134% 16% 227%
Contains more Magnesium +123.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.5%
Contains more Potassium +205.1%
Contains less Sodium -91.8%
Contains more Calcium +1066.7%
Contains more Iron +378.3%
Contains more Zinc +17.8%
Contains more Copper +260.4%
Contains more Manganese +823.1%
Equal in Selenium - 41.6

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.
Meat
6
:
6
Pâté
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3066.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1131.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.6%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +461.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 6% 0% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 0% 72% 0%
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 +3066.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1131.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.6%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +461.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Meat
2
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3
Pâté
Contains more Protein +84.3%
Contains more Water +28.8%
Contains more Fats +697.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +175.9%
26% 4% 69%
Protein: 26.17 g
Fats: 3.51 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.45 g
Other: 0.87 g
14% 28% 54% 2%
Protein: 14.2 g
Fats: 28 g
Carbs: 1.5 g
Water: 53.9 g
Other: 2.4 g
Contains more Protein +84.3%
Contains more Water +28.8%
Contains more Fats +697.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +175.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Meat
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2
Pâté
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +826.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +524.5%
39% 44% 17%
Saturated Fat: 1.198 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.334 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.506 g
38% 49% 13%
Saturated Fat: 9.57 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.36 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.16 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +826.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +524.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
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 Meat Pâté Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.5g Pâté
Protein 26.17g 14.2g Meat
Fats 3.51g 28g Pâté
Carbs 0g 1.5g Pâté
Calories 143kcal 319kcal Pâté
Calcium 6mg 70mg Pâté
Iron 1.15mg 5.5mg Pâté
Magnesium 29mg 13mg Meat
Phosphorus 267mg 200mg Meat
Potassium 421mg 138mg Meat
Sodium 57mg 697mg Meat
Zinc 2.42mg 2.85mg Pâté
Copper 0.111mg 0.4mg Pâté
Manganese 0.013mg 0.12mg Pâté
Selenium 38.2µg 41.6µg Pâté
Vitamin A 0IU 3300IU Pâté
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 991µg Pâté
Vitamin E 0.08mg Meat
Vitamin D 10IU Meat
Vitamin D 0.2µg Meat
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Pâté
Vitamin B1 0.95mg 0.03mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387mg 0.6mg Pâté
Vitamin B3 7.432mg 3.3mg Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012mg 1.2mg Pâté
Vitamin B6 0.739mg 0.06mg Meat
Folate 0µg 60µg Pâté
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 3.2µg Pâté
Tryptophan 0.275mg 0.157mg Meat
Threonine 1.175mg 0.568mg Meat
Isoleucine 1.288mg 0.554mg Meat
Leucine 2.229mg 1.05mg Meat
Lysine 2.427mg 0.838mg Meat
Methionine 0.721mg 0.284mg Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1mg 0.582mg Meat
Valine 1.367mg 0.768mg Meat
Histidine 1.13mg 0.298mg Meat
Cholesterol 73mg 255mg Meat
Trans Fat 0.033g Pâté
Saturated Fat 1.198g 9.57g Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334g 12.36g Pâté
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506g 3.16g Pâté
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.013g Meat
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.411g Meat
Omega-3 - ALA 0.013g Meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Meat Pâté
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
65%
Meat
79%
Pâté
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
54%
Meat
88%
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 - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pâté
Pâté is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 640mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 182mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.372g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Meat
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

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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.