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Pâté vs. Lamb leg — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pâté and Lamb leg?

  • Pâté is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Selenium, Copper, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B2, yet Lamb leg is richer in Vitamin B3.
  • Pâté's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 110% higher.
  • Pâté has 12 times more Sodium than Lamb leg. Pâté has 697mg of Sodium, while Lamb leg has 56mg.

We used Pate, liver, not specified, canned and Lamb, domestic, leg, whole (shank and sirloin), separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +677.8%
Contains more Iron +231.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Contains more Copper +254%
Contains more Manganese +500%
Contains more Selenium +101%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +80.4%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Contains more Zinc +16.5%
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 3% 63% 17% 73% 22% 8% 91% 38% 3% 113%
Contains more Calcium +677.8%
Contains more Iron +231.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Contains more Copper +254%
Contains more Manganese +500%
Contains more Selenium +101%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +80.4%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Contains more Zinc +16.5%

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 +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.9%
Contains more Folate +215.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
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% 5% 0% 0% 33% 54% 118% 42% 35% 15% 313% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.9%
Contains more Folate +215.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +64%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +242.9%
Contains more Protein +26.1%
Contains more Water +19.3%
14% 28% 54% 2%
Protein: 14.2 g
Fats: 28 g
Carbs: 1.5 g
Water: 53.9 g
Other: 2.4 g
18% 17% 64%
Protein: 17.91 g
Fats: 17.07 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 64.32 g
Other: 0.7 g
Contains more Fats +64%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +242.9%
Contains more Protein +26.1%
Contains more Water +19.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +76.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +134.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -22.4%
38% 49% 13%
Saturated Fat: 9.57 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.36 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.16 g
47% 44% 9%
Saturated Fat: 7.43 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 7 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.35 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +76.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +134.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -22.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pâté Lamb leg Opinion
Net carbs 1.5g 0g Pâté
Protein 14.2g 17.91g Lamb leg
Fats 28g 17.07g Pâté
Carbs 1.5g 0g Pâté
Calories 319kcal 230kcal Pâté
Calcium 70mg 9mg Pâté
Iron 5.5mg 1.66mg Pâté
Magnesium 13mg 23mg Lamb leg
Phosphorus 200mg 170mg Pâté
Potassium 138mg 249mg Lamb leg
Sodium 697mg 56mg Lamb leg
Zinc 2.85mg 3.32mg Lamb leg
Copper 0.4mg 0.113mg Pâté
Manganese 0.12mg 0.02mg Pâté
Selenium 41.6µg 20.7µg Pâté
Vitamin A 3300IU 0IU Pâté
Vitamin A RAE 991µg 0µg Pâté
Vitamin E 0.21mg Lamb leg
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Pâté
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.13mg Lamb leg
Vitamin B2 0.6mg 0.23mg Pâté
Vitamin B3 3.3mg 6.26mg Lamb leg
Vitamin B5 1.2mg 0.69mg Pâté
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.15mg Lamb leg
Folate 60µg 19µg Pâté
Vitamin B12 3.2µg 2.5µg Pâté
Tryptophan 0.157mg 0.209mg Lamb leg
Threonine 0.568mg 0.767mg Lamb leg
Isoleucine 0.554mg 0.864mg Lamb leg
Leucine 1.05mg 1.393mg Lamb leg
Lysine 0.838mg 1.582mg Lamb leg
Methionine 0.284mg 0.46mg Lamb leg
Phenylalanine 0.582mg 0.729mg Lamb leg
Valine 0.768mg 0.967mg Lamb leg
Histidine 0.298mg 0.567mg Lamb leg
Cholesterol 255mg 69mg Lamb leg
Saturated Fat 9.57g 7.43g Lamb leg
Monounsaturated Fat 12.36g 7g Pâté
Polyunsaturated fat 3.16g 1.35g Pâté

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pâté Lamb leg
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
47%
Lamb leg
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
88%
Pâté
43%
Lamb leg

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pâté
Pâté is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb leg
Lamb leg contains less Sodium (difference - 641mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lamb leg
Lamb leg is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 186mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb leg
Lamb leg is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.14g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lamb leg
Lamb leg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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

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. Lamb leg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174311/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.