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Veal vs Steak - 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 contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Steak
Steak is lower in Cholesterol (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.
Veal Steak
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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
Veal Steak
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
Veal
29
Steak
Mineral Summary Score
30
Veal
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
Veal
5
:
3
Steak
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.1%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Iron +142.4%
Contains less Sodium -30.1%
Contains more Zinc +63.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.1%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Iron +142.4%
Contains less Sodium -30.1%
Contains more Zinc +63.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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
Veal
3
:
7
Steak
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +73.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.074
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +73.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.074

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
146%
Veal
149%
Steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Veal
0%
Steak
Fats
35%
Veal
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 Veal Steak Opinion
Protein 24.38 24.85 Steak
Fats 7.56 19.02 Steak
Carbs 0 0
Calories 172 271 Steak
Starch
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Calcium 17 12 Veal
Iron 0.99 2.4 Steak
Magnesium 24 23 Veal
Phosphorus 217 163 Veal
Potassium 337 279 Veal
Sodium 83 58 Steak
Zinc 3.87 6.34 Steak
Copper 0.103 0.085 Veal
Vitamin A 0 25 Steak
Vitamin E 0.15 Veal
Vitamin D 0 6 Steak
Vitamin D 0 0.1 Steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.07 0.074 Steak
Vitamin B2 0.27 0.301 Steak
Vitamin B3 8.03 5.149 Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16 Veal
Vitamin B6 0.39 0.5 Steak
Vitamin B12 1.27 2.2 Steak
Vitamin K 1.2 1.6 Steak
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Tryptophan 0.247 0.278 Steak
Threonine 1.065 1.171 Steak
Isoleucine 1.201 1.157 Veal
Leucine 1.94 2.142 Steak
Lysine 2.009 2.38 Steak
Methionine 0.569 0.672 Steak
Phenylalanine 0.984 0.997 Steak
Valine 1.347 1.242 Veal
Histidine 0.885 0.931 Steak
Cholesterol 103 78 Steak
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.04 8.443 Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84 9.171 Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55 0.896 Steak
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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