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Beef vs Pot roast - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.653g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef
Beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 28mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
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 Pot roast
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Beef Pot roast
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
24
Pot roast
Mineral Summary Score
37
Beef
36
Pot roast

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
5
:
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +37.7%
Contains more Magnesium +10.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.8%
Contains more Copper +16.5%
Contains less Sodium -34.7%
Equal in Iron - 2.42
Equal in Magnesium - 19
Equal in Zinc - 6.66
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +37.7%
Contains more Magnesium +10.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.8%
Contains more Copper +16.5%
Contains less Sodium -34.7%
Equal in Iron - 2.42
Equal in Magnesium - 19
Equal in Zinc - 6.66

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
6
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +23.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +300%
Contains more Vitamin E +325%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.171
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +23.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +300%
Contains more Vitamin E +325%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.171

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
174%
Pot roast
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef
0%
Pot roast
Fats
71%
Beef
88%
Pot roast

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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 Pot roast Opinion
Calories 250 297 Pot roast
Protein 25.93 28.94 Pot roast
Fats 15.41 19.17 Pot roast
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 88 116 Beef
Vitamin D 2 8 Pot roast
Iron 2.6 2.42 Beef
Calcium 18 16 Beef
Potassium 318 231 Beef
Magnesium 21 19 Beef
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.085 0.099 Pot roast
Zinc 6.31 6.66 Pot roast
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Phosphorus 198 174 Beef
Sodium 72 47 Pot roast
Vitamin A 9 0 Beef
Vitamin E 0.12 0.51 Pot roast
Vitamin D 0 0.2 Pot roast
Vitamin B1 0.046 0.059 Pot roast
Vitamin B2 0.176 0.171 Beef
Vitamin B3 5.378 4.105 Beef
Vitamin B5 0.658 0.571 Beef
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.283 Beef
Vitamin B12 2.64 2.13 Beef
Vitamin K 1.2 1.8 Pot roast
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.572 Pot roast
Saturated Fat 5.895 7.548 Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 6.668 8.175 Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 0.484 0.708 Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.094 0.19 Pot roast
Threonine 0.72 1.156 Pot roast
Isoleucine 0.822 1.317 Pot roast
Leucine 1.45 2.302 Pot roast
Lysine 1.54 2.446 Pot roast
Methionine 0.478 0.754 Pot roast
Phenylalanine 0.725 1.143 Pot roast
Valine 0.914 1.436 Pot roast
Histidine 0.604 0.924 Pot roast
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