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Pâté vs. Elk meat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pâté and Elk meat?

  • Pâté is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B2, and Folate, yet Elk meat is higher in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3.
  • Pâté's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 110% more.
  • Pâté has 14 times more Sodium than Elk meat. While Pâté has 697mg of Sodium, Elk meat has only 50mg.

We used Pate, liver, not specified, canned and Game meat, elk, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, broiled types in this article.

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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.
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Iron +35.1%
Contains more Copper +14.6%
Contains more Manganese +531.6%
Contains more Selenium +296.2%
Contains more Magnesium +123.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.5%
Contains more Potassium +184.1%
Contains less Sodium -92.8%
Contains more Zinc +44.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 78% 134% 16% 227%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 153% 21% 123% 35% 7% 113% 117% 3% 58%
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Iron +35.1%
Contains more Copper +14.6%
Contains more Manganese +531.6%
Contains more Selenium +296.2%
Contains more Magnesium +123.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.5%
Contains more Potassium +184.1%
Contains less Sodium -92.8%
Contains more Zinc +44.6%

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.
Pâté
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.2%
Contains more Folate +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +380%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +708.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.212
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.96
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 198% 0% 0% 7% 8% 139% 62% 72% 14% 45% 400% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 11% 0% 0% 36% 86% 116% 73% 112% 7% 370% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.2%
Contains more Folate +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +380%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +708.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.212
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.96

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +721.1%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +166.7%
Contains more Protein +116.6%
Contains more Water +20.5%
14% 28% 54% 2%
Protein: 14.2 g
Fats: 28 g
Carbs: 1.5 g
Water: 53.9 g
Other: 2.4 g
31% 3% 65%
Protein: 30.76 g
Fats: 3.41 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 64.93 g
Other: 0.9 g
Contains more Fats +721.1%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +166.7%
Contains more Protein +116.6%
Contains more Water +20.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1174.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1862.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -86%
38% 49% 13%
Saturated Fat: 9.57 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.36 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.16 g
54% 39% 7%
Saturated Fat: 1.342 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.97 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.161 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1174.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1862.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -86%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pâté Elk meat
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pâté Elk meat Opinion
Net carbs 1.5g 0g Pâté
Protein 14.2g 30.76g Elk meat
Fats 28g 3.41g Pâté
Carbs 1.5g 0g Pâté
Calories 319kcal 162kcal Pâté
Calcium 70mg 5mg Pâté
Iron 5.5mg 4.07mg Pâté
Magnesium 13mg 29mg Elk meat
Phosphorus 200mg 285mg Elk meat
Potassium 138mg 392mg Elk meat
Sodium 697mg 50mg Elk meat
Zinc 2.85mg 4.12mg Elk meat
Copper 0.4mg 0.349mg Pâté
Manganese 0.12mg 0.019mg Pâté
Selenium 41.6µg 10.5µg Pâté
Vitamin A 3300IU 0IU Pâté
Vitamin A RAE 991µg 0µg Pâté
Vitamin E 0.55mg Elk meat
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Pâté
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.144mg Elk meat
Vitamin B2 0.6mg 0.37mg Pâté
Vitamin B3 3.3mg 6.143mg Elk meat
Vitamin B5 1.2mg 1.212mg Elk meat
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.485mg Elk meat
Folate 60µg 9µg Pâté
Vitamin B12 3.2µg 2.96µg Pâté
Tryptophan 0.157mg 0.275mg Elk meat
Threonine 0.568mg 1.236mg Elk meat
Isoleucine 0.554mg 1.291mg Elk meat
Leucine 1.05mg 2.293mg Elk meat
Lysine 0.838mg 2.513mg Elk meat
Methionine 0.284mg 0.755mg Elk meat
Phenylalanine 0.582mg 1.126mg Elk meat
Valine 0.768mg 1.428mg Elk meat
Histidine 0.298mg 0.948mg Elk meat
Cholesterol 255mg 72mg Elk meat
Saturated Fat 9.57g 1.342g Elk meat
Monounsaturated Fat 12.36g 0.97g Pâté
Polyunsaturated fat 3.16g 0.161g Pâté
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Elk meat
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.002g Elk meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pâté Elk meat
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
73%
Pâté
62%
Elk meat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
88%
Pâté
63%
Elk meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pâté
Pâté is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Elk meat
Elk meat contains less Sodium (difference - 647mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Elk meat
Elk meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 183mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Elk meat
Elk meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.228g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Elk meat
Elk meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 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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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. Pâté - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172930/nutrients
  2. Elk meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174429/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.