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Beef vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.765g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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 Chuck steak
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in price Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Beef Chuck steak
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
30
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
37
Beef
43
Chuck 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
Beef
4
:
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +10.4%
Contains more Zinc +37.6%
Equal in Iron - 2.45
Equal in Potassium - 325
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Copper - 0.077
Equal in Phosphorus - 193
Equal in Sodium - 71
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +10.4%
Contains more Zinc +37.6%
Equal in Iron - 2.45
Equal in Potassium - 325
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Copper - 0.077
Equal in Phosphorus - 193
Equal in Sodium - 71

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
3
:
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +150%
Contains more Vitamin A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.191
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.373
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +150%
Contains more Vitamin A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.191
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.373

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
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
71%
Beef
91%
Chuck 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 Beef Chuck steak Opinion
Calories 250 277 Chuck steak
Protein 25.93 24.98 Beef
Fats 15.41 19.64 Chuck steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 88 87 Chuck steak
Vitamin D 2 5 Chuck steak
Iron 2.6 2.45 Beef
Calcium 18 16 Beef
Potassium 318 325 Chuck steak
Magnesium 21 22 Chuck steak
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.085 0.077 Beef
Zinc 6.31 8.68 Chuck steak
Starch
Phosphorus 198 193 Beef
Sodium 72 71 Chuck steak
Vitamin A 9 25 Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.12 0.1 Beef
Vitamin D 0 0.1 Chuck steak
Vitamin B1 0.046 0.066 Chuck steak
Vitamin B2 0.176 0.191 Chuck steak
Vitamin B3 5.378 4.663 Beef
Vitamin B5 0.658 0.752 Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.373 Beef
Vitamin B12 2.64 3.03 Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.2 1.6 Chuck steak
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.572 1.287 Beef
Saturated Fat 5.895 8.66 Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 6.668 9.457 Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.484 0.81 Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.094 0.281 Chuck steak
Threonine 0.72 1.099 Chuck steak
Isoleucine 0.822 1.062 Chuck steak
Leucine 1.45 2.009 Chuck steak
Lysine 1.54 2.184 Chuck steak
Methionine 0.478 0.709 Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.725 0.951 Chuck steak
Valine 0.914 1.129 Chuck steak
Histidine 0.604 0.809 Chuck steak
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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