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Beef vs Barbecue chicken - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beef
Beef is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef
Beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 39mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef
Beef contains less Sodium (difference - 263mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Beef
Beef contains less Sugars (difference - 0.12g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.968g)
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $2)
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.

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.
Beef Barbecue chicken
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Beef Barbecue chicken
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
28
Beef
17
Barbecue chicken
Mineral Summary Score
37
Beef
27
Barbecue chicken

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
Beef
6
:
Contains more Iron +173.7%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +24.7%
Contains more Copper +10.4%
Contains more Zinc +254.5%
Contains less Sodium -78.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Copper - 0.077
Contains more Iron +173.7%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +24.7%
Contains more Copper +10.4%
Contains more Zinc +254.5%
Contains less Sodium -78.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Copper - 0.077

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
Beef
5
:
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +332.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +461.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +644.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.732
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +332.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +461.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +644.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.732

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
156%
Beef
135%
Barbecue chicken
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef
0%
Barbecue chicken
Fats
71%
Beef
70%
Barbecue chicken

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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 Beef Barbecue chicken Opinion
Calories 250 226 Beef
Protein 25.93 22.51 Beef
Fats 15.41 15.08 Beef
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0.12 Barbecue chicken
Cholesterol 88 127 Beef
Vitamin D 2 0 Beef
Iron 2.6 0.95 Beef
Calcium 18 16 Beef
Potassium 318 255 Beef
Magnesium 21 21
Sugars 0 0.12 Barbecue chicken
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.085 0.077 Beef
Zinc 6.31 1.78 Beef
Starch 0 Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 198 218 Barbecue chicken
Sodium 72 335 Beef
Vitamin A 9 67 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.12 0.46 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.046 0.055 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B2 0.176 0.227 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B3 5.378 5.732 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 0.658 0.152 Beef
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.191 Beef
Vitamin B12 2.64 0.47 Beef
Vitamin K 1.2 0 Beef
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.572 0.078 Barbecue chicken
Saturated Fat 5.895 3.927 Barbecue chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 6.668 6.446 Beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.484 2.038 Barbecue chicken
Tryptophan 0.094 0.173 Barbecue chicken
Threonine 0.72 0.657 Beef
Isoleucine 0.822 0.853 Barbecue chicken
Leucine 1.45 1.549 Barbecue chicken
Lysine 1.54 1.75 Barbecue chicken
Methionine 0.478 0.565 Barbecue chicken
Phenylalanine 0.725 0.69 Beef
Valine 0.914 0.935 Barbecue chicken
Histidine 0.604 0.592 Beef
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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