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Chuck steak vs Ground meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.587g)
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 - 2mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in vitamins
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?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
?
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 Ground meat
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins 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 Ground meat
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
25
Ground meat
Mineral Summary Score
43
Chuck steak
34
Ground meat

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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Contains more Potassium +34.9%
Contains more Magnesium +29.4%
Contains more Zinc +48.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.3%
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Equal in Iron - 2.27
Equal in Copper - 0.079
Equal in Sodium - 73
Contains more Potassium +34.9%
Contains more Magnesium +29.4%
Contains more Zinc +48.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.3%
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Equal in Iron - 2.27
Equal in Copper - 0.079
Equal in Sodium - 73

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
:
Contains more Vitamin D +150%
Contains more Vitamin A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +150%
Contains more Vitamin A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +81.3%

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
143%
Ground meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Chuck steak
0%
Ground meat
Fats
91%
Chuck steak
71%
Ground meat

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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 Ground meat Opinion
Calories 277 241 Chuck steak
Protein 24.98 23.87 Chuck steak
Fats 19.64 15.37 Chuck steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 87 88 Chuck steak
Vitamin D 5 2 Chuck steak
Iron 2.45 2.27 Chuck steak
Calcium 16 33 Ground meat
Potassium 325 241 Chuck steak
Magnesium 22 17 Chuck steak
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.077 0.079 Ground meat
Zinc 8.68 5.84 Chuck steak
Starch
Phosphorus 193 166 Chuck steak
Sodium 71 73 Chuck steak
Vitamin A 25 9 Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.1 0.12 Ground meat
Vitamin D 0.1 0 Chuck steak
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.051 Chuck steak
Vitamin B2 0.191 0.171 Chuck steak
Vitamin B3 4.663 4.026 Chuck steak
Vitamin B5 0.752 0.512 Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.373 0.311 Chuck steak
Vitamin B12 3.03 2.49 Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.6 2.9 Ground meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 1.287 1.173 Ground meat
Saturated Fat 8.66 6.073 Ground meat
Monounsaturated Fat 9.457 7.322 Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81 0.408 Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.281 0.121 Chuck steak
Threonine 1.099 0.923 Chuck steak
Isoleucine 1.062 1.055 Chuck steak
Leucine 2.009 1.861 Chuck steak
Lysine 2.184 1.976 Chuck steak
Methionine 0.709 0.614 Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.951 0.931 Chuck steak
Valine 1.129 1.172 Ground meat
Histidine 0.809 0.775 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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