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Mortadella vs Pâté - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Mortadella and Pâté

  • Mortadella has more Vitamin B2, however Pâté is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, Iron, Copper, Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Phosphorus.
  • Mortadella covers your daily Vitamin B2 needs 11723% more than Pâté.
  • Pâté contains 2 times less Sodium than Mortadella. Mortadella contains 1246mg of Sodium, while Pâté contains 697mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Mortadella, beef, pork 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 Potassium +18.1%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Iron +292.9%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.2%
Contains less Sodium -44.1%
Contains more Zinc +35.7%
Contains more Copper +566.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 53% 8% 42% 15% 163% 58% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 78% 134%
Contains more Potassium +18.1%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Iron +292.9%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.2%
Contains less Sodium -44.1%
Contains more Zinc +35.7%
Contains more Copper +566.7%

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 +296.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.7%
Contains more Folate +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +116.2%
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% 30% 0% 30% 35308% 51% 27% 30% 3% 185% 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 +296.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.7%
Contains more Folate +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +116.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mortadella Pâté Opinion
Net carbs 3.05g 1.5g Mortadella
Protein 16.37g 14.2g Mortadella
Fats 25.39g 28g Pâté
Carbs 3.05g 1.5g Mortadella
Calories 311kcal 319kcal Pâté
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Pâté
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 70mg Pâté
Iron 1.4mg 5.5mg Pâté
Magnesium 11mg 13mg Pâté
Phosphorus 97mg 200mg Pâté
Potassium 163mg 138mg Mortadella
Sodium 1246mg 697mg Pâté
Zinc 2.1mg 2.85mg Pâté
Copper 0.06mg 0.4mg Pâté
Vitamin A 0IU 3300IU Pâté
Vitamin E 0.22mg mg Mortadella
Vitamin D 41IU IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 1µg µg Mortadella
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Pâté
Vitamin B1 0.119mg 0.03mg Mortadella
Vitamin B2 153mg 0.6mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673mg 3.3mg Pâté
Vitamin B5 0.44mg 1.2mg Pâté
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.06mg Mortadella
Folate 3µg 60µg Pâté
Vitamin B12 1.48µg 3.2µg Pâté
Vitamin K 1.6µg µg Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.152mg 0.157mg Pâté
Threonine 0.633mg 0.568mg Mortadella
Isoleucine 0.708mg 0.554mg Mortadella
Leucine 1.213mg 1.05mg Mortadella
Lysine 1.262mg 0.838mg Mortadella
Methionine 0.394mg 0.284mg Mortadella
Phenylalanine 0.598mg 0.582mg Mortadella
Valine 0.735mg 0.768mg Pâté
Histidine 0.52mg 0.298mg Mortadella
Cholesterol 56mg 255mg Mortadella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.51g 9.57g Mortadella
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38g 12.36g Pâté
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12g 3.16g Pâté

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mortadella 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
2972
Mortadella
79
Pâté
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mortadella
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
98%
Mortadella
85%
Pâté
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
2%
Pâté
Fats
117%
Mortadella
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 - 549mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pâté
Pâté is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 199mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
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 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. Mortadella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174573/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.