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Barbecue chicken vs Steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Steak
Steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Steak
Steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 49mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 277mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Steak
Steak contains less Sugars (difference - 0.12g)
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.516g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Barbecue chicken Steak
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Barbecue chicken Steak
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
17
Barbecue chicken
29
Steak
Mineral Summary Score
27
Barbecue chicken
35
Steak

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
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Steak
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.7%
Contains more Iron +152.6%
Contains more Copper +10.4%
Contains more Zinc +256.2%
Contains less Sodium -82.7%
Equal in Potassium - 279
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.7%
Contains more Iron +152.6%
Contains more Copper +10.4%
Contains more Zinc +256.2%
Contains less Sodium -82.7%
Equal in Potassium - 279
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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
:
6
Steak
Contains more Vitamin A +168%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +161.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +368.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +168%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +161.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +368.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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 the food
Protein
135%
Barbecue chicken
149%
Steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Barbecue chicken
0%
Steak
Fats
70%
Barbecue chicken
88%
Steak

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Barbecue chicken Steak Opinion
Calories 226 271 Steak
Protein 22.51 24.85 Steak
Fats 15.08 19.02 Steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.12 0 Barbecue chicken
Cholesterol 127 78 Steak
Vitamin D 0 6 Steak
Iron 0.95 2.4 Steak
Calcium 16 12 Barbecue chicken
Potassium 255 279 Steak
Magnesium 21 23 Steak
Sugars 0.12 0 Barbecue chicken
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.077 0.085 Steak
Zinc 1.78 6.34 Steak
Starch 0 Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 218 163 Barbecue chicken
Sodium 335 58 Steak
Vitamin A 67 25 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.46 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 0 0.1 Steak
Vitamin B1 0.055 0.074 Steak
Vitamin B2 0.227 0.301 Steak
Vitamin B3 5.732 5.149 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 0.152 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B6 0.191 0.5 Steak
Vitamin B12 0.47 2.2 Steak
Vitamin K 0 1.6 Steak
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.078 Steak
Saturated Fat 3.927 8.443 Barbecue chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 6.446 9.171 Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 2.038 0.896 Barbecue chicken
Tryptophan 0.173 0.278 Steak
Threonine 0.657 1.171 Steak
Isoleucine 0.853 1.157 Steak
Leucine 1.549 2.142 Steak
Lysine 1.75 2.38 Steak
Methionine 0.565 0.672 Steak
Phenylalanine 0.69 0.997 Steak
Valine 0.935 1.242 Steak
Histidine 0.592 0.931 Steak
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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