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Horse meat vs Steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
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 - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.543g)
Which food is cheaper?
Horse meat
Horse meat is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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.
Horse meat Steak
Rich in vitamins ok
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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Horse meat Steak
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
29
Steak
Mineral Summary Score
40
Horse meat
35
Steak

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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Steak
Contains more Iron +109.6%
Contains more Potassium +35.8%
Contains more Copper +101.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.5%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Zinc +66%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Sodium - 58
Contains more Iron +109.6%
Contains more Potassium +35.8%
Contains more Copper +101.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.5%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Zinc +66%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Sodium - 58

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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Steak
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.149
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.149

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
149%
Steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Horse meat
0%
Steak
Fats
28%
Horse meat
88%
Steak

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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 Steak Opinion
Calories 175 271 Steak
Protein 28.14 24.85 Horse meat
Fats 6.05 19.02 Steak
Vitamin C 2 0 Horse meat
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 68 78 Horse meat
Vitamin D 6 Steak
Iron 5.03 2.4 Horse meat
Calcium 8 12 Steak
Potassium 379 279 Horse meat
Magnesium 25 23 Horse meat
Sugars 0 Steak
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.171 0.085 Horse meat
Zinc 3.82 6.34 Steak
Starch
Phosphorus 247 163 Horse meat
Sodium 55 58 Horse meat
Vitamin A 0 25 Steak
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0.1 Steak
Vitamin B1 0.1 0.074 Horse meat
Vitamin B2 0.12 0.301 Steak
Vitamin B3 4.84 5.149 Steak
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.33 0.5 Steak
Vitamin B12 3.16 2.2 Horse meat
Vitamin K 1.6 Steak
Folic acid (B9) 0 Steak
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.9 8.443 Horse meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.12 9.171 Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.85 0.896 Steak
Tryptophan 0.349 0.278 Horse meat
Threonine 1.262 1.171 Horse meat
Isoleucine 1.334 1.157 Horse meat
Leucine 2.232 2.142 Horse meat
Lysine 2.398 2.38 Horse meat
Methionine 0.623 0.672 Steak
Phenylalanine 1.157 0.997 Horse meat
Valine 1.458 1.242 Horse meat
Histidine 1.081 0.931 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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