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Horse meat vs Beef tenderloin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.82g)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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.
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.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Horse meat Beef tenderloin
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
Horse meat
23
Beef tenderloin
Mineral Summary Score
40
Horse meat
33
Beef tenderloin

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 Iron +61.7%
Contains more Potassium +14.5%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Copper +39%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.7%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Equal in Zinc - 4.03
Equal in Sodium - 57
Contains more Iron +61.7%
Contains more Potassium +14.5%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Copper +39%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.7%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Equal in Zinc - 4.03
Equal in Sodium - 57

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +28.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +28.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09

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
169%
Horse meat
143%
Beef tenderloin
Carbohydrates
0%
Horse meat
0%
Beef tenderloin
Fats
28%
Horse meat
114%
Beef tenderloin

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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 Horse meat Beef tenderloin Opinion
Calories 175 324 Beef tenderloin
Protein 28.14 23.9 Horse meat
Fats 6.05 24.6 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin C 2 0 Horse meat
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 68 85 Horse meat
Vitamin D
Iron 5.03 3.11 Horse meat
Calcium 8 9 Beef tenderloin
Potassium 379 331 Horse meat
Magnesium 25 22 Horse meat
Sugars 0 Beef tenderloin
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.171 0.123 Horse meat
Zinc 3.82 4.03 Beef tenderloin
Starch
Phosphorus 247 203 Horse meat
Sodium 55 57 Horse meat
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.1 0.09 Horse meat
Vitamin B2 0.12 0.26 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B3 4.84 3 Horse meat
Vitamin B5 0.25 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B6 0.33 0.25 Horse meat
Vitamin B12 3.16 2.46 Horse meat
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 Beef tenderloin
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.9 9.72 Horse meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.12 10.27 Beef tenderloin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.85 1 Beef tenderloin
Tryptophan 0.349 0.268 Horse meat
Threonine 1.262 1.044 Horse meat
Isoleucine 1.334 1.075 Horse meat
Leucine 2.232 1.889 Horse meat
Lysine 2.398 1.989 Horse meat
Methionine 0.623 0.612 Horse meat
Phenylalanine 1.157 0.933 Horse meat
Valine 1.458 1.163 Horse meat
Histidine 1.081 0.818 Horse 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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