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Ground meat vs Beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef
Beef contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.178g)
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.
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
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)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (88 mg)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Ground meat 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
25
Ground meat
28
Beef
Mineral Summary Score
34
Ground meat
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 Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +14.5%
Contains more Potassium +32%
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Equal in Zinc - 6.31
Equal in Sodium - 72
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +14.5%
Contains more Potassium +32%
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Equal in Zinc - 6.31
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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5
Beef
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.8%
Equal in Vitamin D - 2
Equal in Vitamin A - 9
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.12
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.046
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.176
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.64
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.8%
Equal in Vitamin D - 2
Equal in Vitamin A - 9
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.12
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.046
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.176
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.64

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
143%
Ground meat
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
0%
Ground meat
0%
Beef
Fats
71%
Ground meat
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 Ground meat Beef Opinion
Calories 241 250 Beef
Protein 23.87 25.93 Beef
Fats 15.37 15.41 Beef
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 88 88
Vitamin D 2 2
Iron 2.27 2.6 Beef
Calcium 33 18 Ground meat
Potassium 241 318 Beef
Magnesium 17 21 Beef
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.079 0.085 Beef
Zinc 5.84 6.31 Beef
Starch
Phosphorus 166 198 Beef
Sodium 73 72 Beef
Vitamin A 9 9
Vitamin E 0.12 0.12
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.051 0.046 Ground meat
Vitamin B2 0.171 0.176 Beef
Vitamin B3 4.026 5.378 Beef
Vitamin B5 0.512 0.658 Beef
Vitamin B6 0.311 0.382 Beef
Vitamin B12 2.49 2.64 Beef
Vitamin K 2.9 1.2 Ground meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 1.173 0.572 Beef
Saturated Fat 6.073 5.895 Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 7.322 6.668 Ground meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.408 0.484 Beef
Tryptophan 0.121 0.094 Ground meat
Threonine 0.923 0.72 Ground meat
Isoleucine 1.055 0.822 Ground meat
Leucine 1.861 1.45 Ground meat
Lysine 1.976 1.54 Ground meat
Methionine 0.614 0.478 Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.931 0.725 Ground meat
Valine 1.172 0.914 Ground meat
Histidine 0.775 0.604 Ground meat
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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