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Steak vs Pot roast - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Steak
Steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 38mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.895g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
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 Pot roast
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 Pot roast
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
24
Pot roast
Mineral Summary Score
35
Steak
36
Pot roast

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
2
:
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Magnesium +21.1%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Copper +16.5%
Contains less Sodium -19%
Equal in Iron - 2.42
Equal in Zinc - 6.66
Equal in Phosphorus - 174
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Magnesium +21.1%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Copper +16.5%
Contains less Sodium -19%
Equal in Iron - 2.42
Equal in Zinc - 6.66
Equal in Phosphorus - 174

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +12.5%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.13
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +12.5%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.13

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
174%
Pot roast
Carbohydrates
0%
Steak
0%
Pot roast
Fats
88%
Steak
88%
Pot roast

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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 Pot roast Opinion
Calories 271 297 Pot roast
Protein 24.85 28.94 Pot roast
Fats 19.02 19.17 Pot roast
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 78 116 Steak
Vitamin D 6 8 Pot roast
Iron 2.4 2.42 Pot roast
Calcium 12 16 Pot roast
Potassium 279 231 Steak
Magnesium 23 19 Steak
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.085 0.099 Pot roast
Zinc 6.34 6.66 Pot roast
Starch
Phosphorus 163 174 Pot roast
Sodium 58 47 Pot roast
Vitamin A 25 0 Steak
Vitamin E 0.51 Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.1 0.2 Pot roast
Vitamin B1 0.074 0.059 Steak
Vitamin B2 0.301 0.171 Steak
Vitamin B3 5.149 4.105 Steak
Vitamin B5 0.571 Pot roast
Vitamin B6 0.5 0.283 Steak
Vitamin B12 2.2 2.13 Steak
Vitamin K 1.6 1.8 Pot roast
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 8.443 7.548 Pot roast
Monounsaturated Fat 9.171 8.175 Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.896 0.708 Steak
Tryptophan 0.278 0.19 Steak
Threonine 1.171 1.156 Steak
Isoleucine 1.157 1.317 Pot roast
Leucine 2.142 2.302 Pot roast
Lysine 2.38 2.446 Pot roast
Methionine 0.672 0.754 Pot roast
Phenylalanine 0.997 1.143 Pot roast
Valine 1.242 1.436 Pot roast
Histidine 0.931 0.924 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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