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Pâté vs Ground meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Pâté and Ground meat

  • Pâté has more Vitamin A, Selenium, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2 and Vitamin B12, however Ground meat is richer in Zinc and Vitamin B6.
  • Pâté covers your daily Vitamin A needs 110% more than Ground meat.
  • Ground meat has 10 times less Sodium than Pâté. Pâté has 697mg of Sodium, while Ground meat has 73mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Pate, liver, not specified, canned and Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked.

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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
:
Contains more Iron +142.3%
Contains more Calcium +112.1%
Contains more Copper +406.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains more Potassium +74.6%
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
Contains more Zinc +104.9%
Contains less Sodium -89.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 207% 22% 13% 10% 134% 78% 86% 91%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 86% 10% 22% 13% 27% 160% 72% 10%
Contains more Iron +142.3%
Contains more Calcium +112.1%
Contains more Copper +406.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains more Potassium +74.6%
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
Contains more Zinc +104.9%
Contains less Sodium -89.5%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +36566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +28.5%
Contains more Folate +757.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +418.3%
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% 1% 3% 0% 13% 40% 76% 31% 72% 312% 8% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +36566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +28.5%
Contains more Folate +757.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +418.3%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
79
Pâté
46
Ground meat
Mineral Summary Score
80
Pâté
49
Ground meat

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 the food
Protein
85%
Pâté
143%
Ground meat
Carbohydrates
2%
Pâté
0%
Ground meat
Fats
129%
Pâté
71%
Ground meat

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Pâté Ground meat
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pâté Ground meat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pâté
Pâté contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pâté
Pâté is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 167mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sodium (difference - 624mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.497g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Pâté Ground meat Opinion
Calories 319 241 Pâté
Protein 14.2 23.87 Ground meat
Fats 28 15.37 Pâté
Vitamin C 2 0 Pâté
Carbs 1.5 0 Pâté
Cholesterol 255 88 Ground meat
Vitamin D 2 Ground meat
Iron 5.5 2.27 Pâté
Calcium 70 33 Pâté
Potassium 138 241 Ground meat
Magnesium 13 17 Ground meat
Sugars 0 Pâté
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.4 0.079 Pâté
Zinc 2.85 5.84 Ground meat
Starch
Phosphorus 200 166 Pâté
Sodium 697 73 Ground meat
Vitamin A 3300 9 Pâté
Vitamin E 0.12 Ground meat
Vitamin D 0 Ground meat
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.051 Ground meat
Vitamin B2 0.6 0.171 Pâté
Vitamin B3 3.3 4.026 Ground meat
Vitamin B5 1.2 0.512 Pâté
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.311 Ground meat
Vitamin B12 3.2 2.49 Pâté
Vitamin K 2.9 Ground meat
Folate 60 7 Pâté
Trans Fat 1.173 Pâté
Saturated Fat 9.57 6.073 Ground meat
Monounsaturated Fat 12.36 7.322 Pâté
Polyunsaturated fat 3.16 0.408 Pâté
Tryptophan 0.157 0.121 Pâté
Threonine 0.568 0.923 Ground meat
Isoleucine 0.554 1.055 Ground meat
Leucine 1.05 1.861 Ground meat
Lysine 0.838 1.976 Ground meat
Methionine 0.284 0.614 Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.582 0.931 Ground meat
Valine 0.768 1.172 Ground meat
Histidine 0.298 0.775 Ground meat
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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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Ground meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169474/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.