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Pâté vs Pork - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pâté and Pork?

  • Pâté is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, Iron, Copper, and Vitamin B2, yet Pork is higher in Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6.
  • Pâté's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 110% more.
  • Pâté has 11 times more Sodium than Pork. While Pâté has 697mg of Sodium, Pork has only 62mg.

We used Pate, liver, not specified, canned and Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Pâté
4
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4
Pork
Contains more Calcium +268.4%
Contains more Iron +532.2%
Contains more Zinc +19.2%
Contains more Copper +447.9%
Contains more Magnesium +115.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +23%
Contains more Potassium +206.5%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
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% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Contains more Calcium +268.4%
Contains more Iron +532.2%
Contains more Zinc +19.2%
Contains more Copper +447.9%
Contains more Magnesium +115.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +23%
Contains more Potassium +206.5%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%

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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6
Pork
Contains more Vitamin A +47042.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.9%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +357.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2823.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +673.3%
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 1% 6% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +47042.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.9%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +357.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2823.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +673.3%

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 Pork
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pâté Pork Opinion
Net carbs 1.5g 0g Pâté
Protein 14.2g 27.32g Pork
Fats 28g 13.92g Pâté
Carbs 1.5g 0g Pâté
Calories 319kcal 242kcal Pâté
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Pâté
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 70mg 19mg Pâté
Iron 5.5mg 0.87mg Pâté
Magnesium 13mg 28mg Pork
Phosphorus 200mg 246mg Pork
Potassium 138mg 423mg Pork
Sodium 697mg 62mg Pork
Zinc 2.85mg 2.39mg Pâté
Copper 0.4mg 0.073mg Pâté
Vitamin A 3300IU 7IU Pâté
Vitamin E mg 0.29mg Pork
Vitamin D IU 53IU Pork
Vitamin D µg 1.3µg Pork
Vitamin C 2mg 0.6mg Pâté
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.877mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.6mg 0.321mg Pâté
Vitamin B3 3.3mg 5.037mg Pork
Vitamin B5 1.2mg 0.698mg Pâté
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.464mg Pork
Folate 60µg 5µg Pâté
Vitamin B12 3.2µg 0.7µg Pâté
Vitamin K µg 0µg Pork
Tryptophan 0.157mg 0.338mg Pork
Threonine 0.568mg 1.234mg Pork
Isoleucine 0.554mg 1.26mg Pork
Leucine 1.05mg 2.177mg Pork
Lysine 0.838mg 2.446mg Pork
Methionine 0.284mg 0.712mg Pork
Phenylalanine 0.582mg 1.086mg Pork
Valine 0.768mg 1.473mg Pork
Histidine 0.298mg 1.067mg Pork
Cholesterol 255mg 80mg Pork
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.57g 5.23g Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 12.36g 6.19g Pâté
Polyunsaturated fat 3.16g 1.2g Pâté

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
56
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
80
Pâté
37
Pork

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
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
2%
Pâté
0%
Pork
Fats
129%
Pâté
64%
Pork

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pâté
Pâté is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pâté
Pâté is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 635mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 175mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.34g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
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

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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.