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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 B12, Iron, Copper, Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Phosphorus, however Mortadella is higher in Vitamin B2, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Mortadella covers your daily Vitamin B2 needs 11723% more than Pâté.
  • Mortadella contains 7 times less Copper than Pâté. Pâté contains 0.4mg of Copper, while Mortadella contains 0.06mg.
  • 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" chart 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 Potassium +18.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 78% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 53% 8% 42% 15% 163% 58% 20%
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 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" 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 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%

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 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
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Pâté
Fiber 0g 0g
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
Vitamin A 3300IU 0IU Pâté
Vitamin E mg 0.22mg Mortadella
Vitamin D IU 41IU Mortadella
Vitamin D µg 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 µg 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
Trans Fat g g
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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ok
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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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
2972
Mortadella
Mineral Summary Score
80
Pâté
45
Mortadella

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
98%
Mortadella
Carbohydrates
2%
Pâté
3%
Mortadella
Fats
129%
Pâté
117%
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.