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Veal vs Steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Veal
Veal is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.403g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in vitamins
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 lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Veal Steak
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
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 Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.1%
Contains more Iron +142.4%
Contains more Zinc +63.8%
Contains less Sodium -30.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.1%
Contains more Iron +142.4%
Contains more Zinc +63.8%
Contains less Sodium -30.1%
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 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%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.074
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56%
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%
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
Calories 172 271 Steak
Protein 24.38 24.85 Steak
Fats 7.56 19.02 Steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 103 78 Steak
Vitamin D 0 6 Steak
Iron 0.99 2.4 Steak
Calcium 17 12 Veal
Potassium 337 279 Veal
Magnesium 24 23 Veal
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.103 0.085 Veal
Zinc 3.87 6.34 Steak
Starch
Phosphorus 217 163 Veal
Sodium 83 58 Steak
Vitamin A 0 25 Steak
Vitamin E 0.15 Veal
Vitamin D 0 0.1 Steak
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
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.04 8.443 Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84 9.171 Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55 0.896 Steak
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
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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