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Pâté vs Beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pâté and Beef

  • Pâté has more Vitamin A RAE, Selenium, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B12, however Beef is higher in Zinc, and Vitamin B6.
  • Pâté covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 110% more than Beef.
  • Pâté has 10 times more Sodium than Beef. While Pâté has 697mg of Sodium, Beef has only 72mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pate, liver, not specified, canned and Beef, ground, 85% lean meat / 15% fat, patty, cooked, broiled.

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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
Pâté
4
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4
Beef
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Iron +111.5%
Contains more Copper +370.6%
Contains more Magnesium +61.5%
Contains more Potassium +130.4%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Zinc +121.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 198
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 78% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 98% 15% 85% 29% 10% 173% 29%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Iron +111.5%
Contains more Copper +370.6%
Contains more Magnesium +61.5%
Contains more Potassium +130.4%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Zinc +121.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 198

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
Pâté
6
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6
Beef
Contains more Vitamin A +36566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +240.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.4%
Contains more Folate +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +536.7%
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%
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% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 7% 331% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +36566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +240.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.4%
Contains more Folate +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +536.7%

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.
Pâté Beef
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 Pâté Beef Opinion
Net carbs 1.5g 0g Pâté
Protein 14.2g 25.93g Beef
Fats 28g 15.41g Pâté
Carbs 1.5g 0g Pâté
Calories 319kcal 250kcal Pâté
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Pâté
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 70mg 18mg Pâté
Iron 5.5mg 2.6mg Pâté
Magnesium 13mg 21mg Beef
Phosphorus 200mg 198mg Pâté
Potassium 138mg 318mg Beef
Sodium 697mg 72mg Beef
Zinc 2.85mg 6.31mg Beef
Copper 0.4mg 0.085mg Pâté
Vitamin A 3300IU 9IU Pâté
Vitamin E mg 0.12mg Beef
Vitamin D IU 2IU Beef
Vitamin D µg 0µg Beef
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Pâté
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.046mg Beef
Vitamin B2 0.6mg 0.176mg Pâté
Vitamin B3 3.3mg 5.378mg Beef
Vitamin B5 1.2mg 0.658mg Pâté
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.382mg Beef
Folate 60µg 9µg Pâté
Vitamin B12 3.2µg 2.64µg Pâté
Vitamin K µg 1.2µg Beef
Tryptophan 0.157mg 0.094mg Pâté
Threonine 0.568mg 0.72mg Beef
Isoleucine 0.554mg 0.822mg Beef
Leucine 1.05mg 1.45mg Beef
Lysine 0.838mg 1.54mg Beef
Methionine 0.284mg 0.478mg Beef
Phenylalanine 0.582mg 0.725mg Beef
Valine 0.768mg 0.914mg Beef
Histidine 0.298mg 0.604mg Beef
Cholesterol 255mg 88mg Beef
Trans Fat g 0.572g Pâté
Saturated Fat 9.57g 5.895g Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 12.36g 6.668g Pâté
Polyunsaturated fat 3.16g 0.484g Pâté

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pâté Beef
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
79
Pâté
52
Beef
Mineral Summary Score
80
Pâté
55
Beef

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
85%
Pâté
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
2%
Pâté
0%
Beef
Fats
129%
Pâté
71%
Beef

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?
Beef
Beef contains less Sodium (difference - 625mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef
Beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 167mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.675g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beef
Beef is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
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. Pâté - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172930/nutrients
  2. Beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174032/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.