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Chuck steak vs Beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
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 Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.765g)
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)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)
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.
Chuck steak Beef
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chuck steak Beef
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
30
Chuck steak
28
Beef
Mineral Summary Score
43
Chuck steak
37
Beef

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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Beef
Contains more Zinc +37.6%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +10.4%
Equal in Iron - 2.6
Equal in Potassium - 318
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Phosphorus - 198
Equal in Sodium - 72
Contains more Zinc +37.6%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +10.4%
Equal in Iron - 2.6
Equal in Potassium - 318
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Phosphorus - 198
Equal in Sodium - 72

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
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Beef
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%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.176
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.382
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%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.176
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.382

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
150%
Chuck steak
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
0%
Chuck steak
0%
Beef
Fats
91%
Chuck steak
71%
Beef

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