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Steak vs Ground meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Steak
Steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.37g)
Which food is cheaper?
Ground meat
Ground meat is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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 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.
Steak Ground meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
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
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
29
Steak
25
Ground meat
Mineral Summary Score
35
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
Steak
6
:
Contains more Potassium +15.8%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -20.5%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Equal in Iron - 2.27
Equal in Copper - 0.079
Equal in Zinc - 5.84
Equal in Phosphorus - 166
Contains more Potassium +15.8%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -20.5%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Equal in Iron - 2.27
Equal in Copper - 0.079
Equal in Zinc - 5.84
Equal in Phosphorus - 166

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
:
Contains more Vitamin D +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +13.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +13.2%
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
149%
Steak
143%
Ground meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Steak
0%
Ground meat
Fats
88%
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 Steak Ground meat Opinion
Calories 271 241 Steak
Protein 24.85 23.87 Steak
Fats 19.02 15.37 Steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 78 88 Steak
Vitamin D 6 2 Steak
Iron 2.4 2.27 Steak
Calcium 12 33 Ground meat
Potassium 279 241 Steak
Magnesium 23 17 Steak
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.085 0.079 Steak
Zinc 6.34 5.84 Steak
Starch
Phosphorus 163 166 Ground meat
Sodium 58 73 Steak
Vitamin A 25 9 Steak
Vitamin E 0.12 Ground meat
Vitamin D 0.1 0 Steak
Vitamin B1 0.074 0.051 Steak
Vitamin B2 0.301 0.171 Steak
Vitamin B3 5.149 4.026 Steak
Vitamin B5 0.512 Ground meat
Vitamin B6 0.5 0.311 Steak
Vitamin B12 2.2 2.49 Ground meat
Vitamin K 1.6 2.9 Ground meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 1.173 Steak
Saturated Fat 8.443 6.073 Ground meat
Monounsaturated Fat 9.171 7.322 Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.896 0.408 Steak
Tryptophan 0.278 0.121 Steak
Threonine 1.171 0.923 Steak
Isoleucine 1.157 1.055 Steak
Leucine 2.142 1.861 Steak
Lysine 2.38 1.976 Steak
Methionine 0.672 0.614 Steak
Phenylalanine 0.997 0.931 Steak
Valine 1.242 1.172 Steak
Histidine 0.931 0.775 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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