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Pâté vs. Pork leg — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pâté and Pork leg

  • Pâté has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, and Selenium, however, Pork leg is higher in Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6.
  • Pâté covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 110% more than Pork leg.
  • Pâté has 15 times more Sodium than Pork leg. While Pâté has 697mg of Sodium, Pork leg has only 47mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pate, liver, not specified, canned and Pork, fresh, leg (ham), whole, separable lean and fat, raw.

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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 +1300%
Contains more Iron +547.1%
Contains more Zinc +47.7%
Contains more Copper +515.4%
Contains more Manganese +421.7%
Contains more Selenium +41.5%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +128.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 199
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 2% 32% 15% 86% 28% 7% 53% 22% 3% 161%
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Iron +547.1%
Contains more Zinc +47.7%
Contains more Copper +515.4%
Contains more Manganese +421.7%
Contains more Selenium +41.5%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +128.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 199

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 +47042.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.2%
Contains more Folate +757.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +407.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2353.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +568.3%
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 1% 0% 15% 3% 185% 47% 86% 42% 93% 6% 79% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +47042.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.2%
Contains more Folate +757.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +407.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2353.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +568.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +48.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +95.1%
Contains more Protein +22.7%
Contains more Water +15.9%
14% 28% 54% 2%
Protein: 14.2 g
Fats: 28 g
Carbs: 1.5 g
Water: 53.9 g
Other: 2.4 g
17% 19% 62%
Protein: 17.43 g
Fats: 18.87 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.47 g
Other: 1.23 g
Contains more Fats +48.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +95.1%
Contains more Protein +22.7%
Contains more Water +15.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +47.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +57.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -31.7%
38% 49% 13%
Saturated Fat: 9.57 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.36 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.16 g
39% 49% 12%
Saturated Fat: 6.54 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.38 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.01 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +47.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +57.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -31.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pâté Pork 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 Pork leg Opinion
Net carbs 1.5g 0g Pâté
Protein 14.2g 17.43g Pork leg
Fats 28g 18.87g Pâté
Carbs 1.5g 0g Pâté
Calories 319kcal 245kcal Pâté
Calcium 70mg 5mg Pâté
Iron 5.5mg 0.85mg Pâté
Magnesium 13mg 20mg Pork leg
Phosphorus 200mg 199mg Pâté
Potassium 138mg 315mg Pork leg
Sodium 697mg 47mg Pork leg
Zinc 2.85mg 1.93mg Pâté
Copper 0.4mg 0.065mg Pâté
Manganese 0.12mg 0.023mg Pâté
Selenium 41.6µg 29.4µg Pâté
Vitamin A 3300IU 7IU Pâté
Vitamin A RAE 991µg 0µg Pâté
Vitamin D 20IU Pork leg
Vitamin D 0.5µg Pork leg
Vitamin C 2mg 0.7mg Pâté
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.736mg Pork leg
Vitamin B2 0.6mg 0.2mg Pâté
Vitamin B3 3.3mg 4.574mg Pork leg
Vitamin B5 1.2mg 0.685mg Pâté
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.401mg Pork leg
Folate 60µg 7µg Pâté
Vitamin B12 3.2µg 0.63µg Pâté
Tryptophan 0.157mg 0.208mg Pork leg
Threonine 0.568mg 0.776mg Pork leg
Isoleucine 0.554mg 0.787mg Pork leg
Leucine 1.05mg 1.376mg Pork leg
Lysine 0.838mg 1.55mg Pork leg
Methionine 0.284mg 0.444mg Pork leg
Phenylalanine 0.582mg 0.689mg Pork leg
Valine 0.768mg 0.931mg Pork leg
Histidine 0.298mg 0.659mg Pork leg
Cholesterol 255mg 73mg Pork leg
Saturated Fat 9.57g 6.54g Pork leg
Monounsaturated Fat 12.36g 8.38g Pâté
Polyunsaturated fat 3.16g 2.01g Pâté

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pâté Pork 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
42%
Pork leg
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
88%
Pâté
40%
Pork leg

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pâté
Pâté is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork leg
Pork leg contains less Sodium (difference - 650mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork leg
Pork leg is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 182mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork leg
Pork leg is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork leg
Pork 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. Pork leg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168222/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.