Steak vs Beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
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Steak vs Beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Steak
Steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.548g)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef
Beef is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
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 richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Steak Beef
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Steak Beef
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
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
29
Steak
28
Beef
Mineral Summary Score
35
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
Steak
3
:
4
Beef
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.5%
Contains more Potassium +14%
Equal in Iron - 2.6
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Zinc - 6.31
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.5%
Contains more Potassium +14%
Equal in Iron - 2.6
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Zinc - 6.31
Equal in Copper - 0.085

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
Steak
6
:
4
Beef
Contains more Vitamin A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +20%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.378
Contains more Vitamin A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +20%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.378

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
149%
Steak
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
0%
Steak
0%
Beef
Fats
88%
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 Steak Beef Opinion
Protein 24.85 25.93 Beef
Fats 19.02 15.41 Steak
Carbs 0 0
Calories 271 250 Steak
Starch
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Calcium 12 18 Beef
Iron 2.4 2.6 Beef
Magnesium 23 21 Steak
Phosphorus 163 198 Beef
Potassium 279 318 Beef
Sodium 58 72 Steak
Zinc 6.34 6.31 Steak
Copper 0.085 0.085
Vitamin A 25 9 Steak
Vitamin E 0.12 Beef
Vitamin D 6 2 Steak
Vitamin D 0.1 0 Steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.074 0.046 Steak
Vitamin B2 0.301 0.176 Steak
Vitamin B3 5.149 5.378 Beef
Vitamin B5 0.658 Beef
Vitamin B6 0.5 0.382 Steak
Vitamin B12 2.2 2.64 Beef
Vitamin K 1.6 1.2 Steak
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Tryptophan 0.278 0.094 Steak
Threonine 1.171 0.72 Steak
Isoleucine 1.157 0.822 Steak
Leucine 2.142 1.45 Steak
Lysine 2.38 1.54 Steak
Methionine 0.672 0.478 Steak
Phenylalanine 0.997 0.725 Steak
Valine 1.242 0.914 Steak
Histidine 0.931 0.604 Steak
Cholesterol 78 88 Steak
Trans Fat 0.572 Steak
Saturated Fat 8.443 5.895 Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 9.171 6.668 Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.896 0.484 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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