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Pâté vs Chorizo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Pâté and Chorizo

  • Pâté is richer in Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, and Copper, yet Chorizo is richer in Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A from Pâté is 110% higher.
  • Pâté contains 5 times more Copper than Chorizo. Pâté contains 0.4mg of Copper, while Chorizo contains 0.08mg.
  • Chorizo contains less Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Pate, liver, not specified, canned and Chorizo, pork and beef.

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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
5
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Contains more Iron +245.9%
Contains more Calcium +775%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.6%
Contains more Potassium +188.4%
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Zinc +19.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 207% 22% 13% 10% 134% 78% 86% 91%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 3% 36% 13% 27% 93% 65% 162%
Contains more Iron +245.9%
Contains more Calcium +775%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.6%
Contains more Potassium +188.4%
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Zinc +19.6%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +60%
Contains more Folate +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2000%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +783.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.12
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 198% 0% 0% 8% 139% 62% 72% 14% 400% 0% 45%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 5% 45% 158% 70% 97% 68% 123% 251% 4% 2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +60%
Contains more Folate +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2000%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +783.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.12

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pâté Chorizo
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
79
Pâté
68
Chorizo
Mineral Summary Score
80
Pâté
57
Chorizo

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
145%
Chorizo
Carbohydrates
2%
Pâté
2%
Chorizo
Fats
129%
Pâté
177%
Chorizo

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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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. Chorizo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173859/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.