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Steak vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.403g)
Which food is cheaper?
Veal
Veal is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Steak
Steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 25mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

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 Veal
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Steak Veal
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
29
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
35
Steak
30
Veal

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
:
5
Veal
Contains more Iron +142.4%
Contains more Zinc +63.8%
Contains less Sodium -30.1%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 24
Contains more Iron +142.4%
Contains more Zinc +63.8%
Contains less Sodium -30.1%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 24

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
7
:
3
Veal
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +73.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.07
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +73.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.07

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
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
0%
Steak
0%
Veal
Fats
88%
Steak
35%
Veal

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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 Veal Opinion
Calories 271 172 Steak
Protein 24.85 24.38 Steak
Fats 19.02 7.56 Steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 78 103 Steak
Vitamin D 6 0 Steak
Iron 2.4 0.99 Steak
Calcium 12 17 Veal
Potassium 279 337 Veal
Magnesium 23 24 Veal
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.085 0.103 Veal
Zinc 6.34 3.87 Steak
Starch
Phosphorus 163 217 Veal
Sodium 58 83 Steak
Vitamin A 25 0 Steak
Vitamin E 0.15 Veal
Vitamin D 0.1 0 Steak
Vitamin B1 0.074 0.07 Steak
Vitamin B2 0.301 0.27 Steak
Vitamin B3 5.149 8.03 Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16 Veal
Vitamin B6 0.5 0.39 Steak
Vitamin B12 2.2 1.27 Steak
Vitamin K 1.6 1.2 Steak
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 8.443 3.04 Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 9.171 2.84 Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.896 0.55 Steak
Tryptophan 0.278 0.247 Steak
Threonine 1.171 1.065 Steak
Isoleucine 1.157 1.201 Veal
Leucine 2.142 1.94 Steak
Lysine 2.38 2.009 Steak
Methionine 0.672 0.569 Steak
Phenylalanine 0.997 0.984 Steak
Valine 1.242 1.347 Veal
Histidine 0.931 0.885 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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