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Pâté vs. Mortadella — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Pâté and Mortadella

  • Pâté has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, Iron, Copper, Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Phosphorus, however, Mortadella is higher in Vitamin B2.
  • Mortadella covers your daily Vitamin B2 needs 11723% more than Pâté.
  • Mortadella has less Cholesterol.

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

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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 +288.9%
Contains more Iron +292.9%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.2%
Contains less Sodium -44.1%
Contains more Zinc +35.7%
Contains more Copper +566.7%
Contains more Manganese +300%
Contains more Selenium +84.1%
Contains more Potassium +18.1%
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 6% 53% 8% 42% 15% 163% 58% 20% 4% 124%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Iron +292.9%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.2%
Contains less Sodium -44.1%
Contains more Zinc +35.7%
Contains more Copper +566.7%
Contains more Manganese +300%
Contains more Selenium +84.1%
Contains more Potassium +18.1%

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 B3 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.7%
Contains more Folate +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +116.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +296.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.7%
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 0% 5% 30% 0% 30% 35308% 51% 27% 30% 3% 185% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.7%
Contains more Folate +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +116.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +296.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +10.3%
Contains more Protein +15.3%
Contains more Carbs +103.3%
Contains more Other +20.4%
Equal in Fats - 25.39
Equal in Water - 52.3
14% 28% 54% 2%
Protein: 14.2 g
Fats: 28 g
Carbs: 1.5 g
Water: 53.9 g
Other: 2.4 g
16% 25% 3% 52% 3%
Protein: 16.37 g
Fats: 25.39 g
Carbs: 3.05 g
Water: 52.3 g
Other: 2.89 g
Contains more Fats +10.3%
Contains more Protein +15.3%
Contains more Carbs +103.3%
Contains more Other +20.4%
Equal in Fats - 25.39
Equal in Water - 52.3

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Equal in Saturated Fat - 9.51
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 11.38
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 3.12
38% 49% 13%
Saturated Fat: 9.57 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.36 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.16 g
40% 47% 13%
Saturated Fat: 9.51 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 11.38 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.12 g
Equal in Saturated Fat - 9.51
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 11.38
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 3.12

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pâté Mortadella Opinion
Net carbs 1.5g 3.05g Mortadella
Protein 14.2g 16.37g Mortadella
Fats 28g 25.39g Pâté
Carbs 1.5g 3.05g Mortadella
Calories 319kcal 311kcal Pâté
Calcium 70mg 18mg Pâté
Iron 5.5mg 1.4mg Pâté
Magnesium 13mg 11mg Pâté
Phosphorus 200mg 97mg Pâté
Potassium 138mg 163mg Mortadella
Sodium 697mg 1246mg Pâté
Zinc 2.85mg 2.1mg Pâté
Copper 0.4mg 0.06mg Pâté
Manganese 0.12mg 0.03mg Pâté
Selenium 41.6µg 22.6µg Pâté
Vitamin A 3300IU 0IU Pâté
Vitamin A RAE 991µg 0µg Pâté
Vitamin E 0.22mg Mortadella
Vitamin D 41IU Mortadella
Vitamin D 1µg Mortadella
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Pâté
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.119mg Mortadella
Vitamin B2 0.6mg 153mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 3.3mg 2.673mg Pâté
Vitamin B5 1.2mg 0.44mg Pâté
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.13mg Mortadella
Folate 60µg 3µg Pâté
Vitamin B12 3.2µg 1.48µg Pâté
Vitamin K 1.6µg Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.157mg 0.152mg Pâté
Threonine 0.568mg 0.633mg Mortadella
Isoleucine 0.554mg 0.708mg Mortadella
Leucine 1.05mg 1.213mg Mortadella
Lysine 0.838mg 1.262mg Mortadella
Methionine 0.284mg 0.394mg Mortadella
Phenylalanine 0.582mg 0.598mg Mortadella
Valine 0.768mg 0.735mg Pâté
Histidine 0.298mg 0.52mg Mortadella
Cholesterol 255mg 56mg Mortadella
Saturated Fat 9.57g 9.51g Mortadella
Monounsaturated Fat 12.36g 11.38g Pâté
Polyunsaturated fat 3.16g 3.12g Pâté

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pâté Mortadella
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
79%
Pâté
2972%
Mortadella
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
88%
Pâté
49%
Mortadella

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 - 549mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pâté
Pâté is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 199mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
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 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. Mortadella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174573/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.