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Steak vs Pâté - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Steak and Pâté

  • Steak has more Vitamin B6, and Zinc, however Pâté has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, and Selenium.
  • Pâté's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 109% more.
  • Steak has 8 times more Vitamin B6 than Pâté. Steak has 0.5mg of Vitamin B6, while Pâté has 0.06mg.
  • Steak is lower in Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Pate, liver, not specified, canned.

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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
Steak
4
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4
Pâté
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +102.2%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Zinc +122.5%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Contains more Iron +129.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.7%
Contains more Copper +370.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 90% 17% 70% 25% 8% 173% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 78% 134%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Potassium +102.2%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Zinc +122.5%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Contains more Iron +129.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.7%
Contains more Copper +370.6%

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
Steak
5
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6
Pâté
Contains more Vitamin B1 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +13100%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +99.3%
Contains more Folate +900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +45.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 3% 0% 19% 70% 97% 0% 116% 5% 275% 4%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +13100%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +99.3%
Contains more Folate +900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +45.5%

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.
Steak Pâté
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Steak Pâté Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.5g Pâté
Protein 24.85g 14.2g Steak
Fats 19.02g 28g Pâté
Carbs 0g 1.5g Pâté
Calories 271kcal 319kcal Pâté
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Pâté
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 12mg 70mg Pâté
Iron 2.4mg 5.5mg Pâté
Magnesium 23mg 13mg Steak
Phosphorus 163mg 200mg Pâté
Potassium 279mg 138mg Steak
Sodium 58mg 697mg Steak
Zinc 6.34mg 2.85mg Steak
Copper 0.085mg 0.4mg Pâté
Vitamin A 25IU 3300IU Pâté
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 6IU IU Steak
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Steak
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Pâté
Vitamin B1 0.074mg 0.03mg Steak
Vitamin B2 0.301mg 0.6mg Pâté
Vitamin B3 5.149mg 3.3mg Steak
Vitamin B5 mg 1.2mg Pâté
Vitamin B6 0.5mg 0.06mg Steak
Folate 6µg 60µg Pâté
Vitamin B12 2.2µg 3.2µg Pâté
Vitamin K 1.6µg µg Steak
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.157mg Steak
Threonine 1.171mg 0.568mg Steak
Isoleucine 1.157mg 0.554mg Steak
Leucine 2.142mg 1.05mg Steak
Lysine 2.38mg 0.838mg Steak
Methionine 0.672mg 0.284mg Steak
Phenylalanine 0.997mg 0.582mg Steak
Valine 1.242mg 0.768mg Steak
Histidine 0.931mg 0.298mg Steak
Cholesterol 78mg 255mg Steak
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 8.443g 9.57g Steak
Monounsaturated Fat 9.171g 12.36g Pâté
Polyunsaturated fat 0.896g 3.16g Pâté

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Steak Pâté
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
49
Steak
79
Pâté
Mineral Summary Score
52
Steak
80
Pâté

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
149%
Steak
85%
Pâté
Carbohydrates
0%
Steak
2%
Pâté
Fats
88%
Steak
129%
Pâté

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 639mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Steak
Steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 177mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Steak
Steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.127g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Steak
Steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pâté
Pâté is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pâté
Pâté is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
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. Steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172164/nutrients
  2. Pâté - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172930/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.