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Barbecue chicken vs Beef tenderloin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Barbecue chicken and Beef tenderloin

  • Barbecue chicken has more Vitamin B3, however Beef tenderloin is richer in Vitamin B12, Iron, Zinc, Copper, and Choline.
  • Beef tenderloin covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 83% more than Barbecue chicken.
  • Beef tenderloin has 6 times less Sodium than Barbecue chicken. Barbecue chicken has 335mg of Sodium, while Beef tenderloin has 57mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin and Beef, tenderloin, roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted.

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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
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Iron +227.4%
Contains more Potassium +29.8%
Contains less Sodium -83%
Contains more Zinc +126.4%
Contains more Copper +59.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Phosphorus - 203
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 36% 15% 94% 23% 44% 49% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 117% 16% 87% 30% 8% 110% 41%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Iron +227.4%
Contains more Potassium +29.8%
Contains less Sodium -83%
Contains more Zinc +126.4%
Contains more Copper +59.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Phosphorus - 203

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +423.4%
Equal in Folate - 8
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 10% 0% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 6% 59% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 23% 60% 57% 15% 58% 6% 308% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +423.4%
Equal in Folate - 8

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Barbecue chicken Beef tenderloin
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barbecue chicken Beef tenderloin Opinion
Net carbs 0.12g 0g Barbecue chicken
Protein 22.51g 23.9g Beef tenderloin
Fats 15.08g 24.6g Beef tenderloin
Carbs 0.12g 0g Barbecue chicken
Calories 226kcal 324kcal Beef tenderloin
Starch 0g g Barbecue chicken
Fructose 0.04g g Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0.12g 0g Beef tenderloin
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 9mg Barbecue chicken
Iron 0.95mg 3.11mg Beef tenderloin
Magnesium 21mg 22mg Beef tenderloin
Phosphorus 218mg 203mg Barbecue chicken
Potassium 255mg 331mg Beef tenderloin
Sodium 335mg 57mg Beef tenderloin
Zinc 1.78mg 4.03mg Beef tenderloin
Copper 0.077mg 0.123mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin A 67IU 0IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.46mg mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 0IU IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 0µg µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.09mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B2 0.227mg 0.26mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B3 5.732mg 3mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 0.152mg 0.25mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B6 0.191mg 0.25mg Beef tenderloin
Folate 8µg 8µg
Vitamin B12 0.47µg 2.46µg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin K 0µg µg Barbecue chicken
Tryptophan 0.173mg 0.268mg Beef tenderloin
Threonine 0.657mg 1.044mg Beef tenderloin
Isoleucine 0.853mg 1.075mg Beef tenderloin
Leucine 1.549mg 1.889mg Beef tenderloin
Lysine 1.75mg 1.989mg Beef tenderloin
Methionine 0.565mg 0.612mg Beef tenderloin
Phenylalanine 0.69mg 0.933mg Beef tenderloin
Valine 0.935mg 1.163mg Beef tenderloin
Histidine 0.592mg 0.818mg Beef tenderloin
Cholesterol 127mg 85mg Beef tenderloin
Trans Fat 0.078g g Beef tenderloin
Saturated Fat 3.927g 9.72g Barbecue chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 6.446g 10.27g Beef tenderloin
Polyunsaturated fat 2.038g 1g Barbecue chicken

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Barbecue chicken Beef tenderloin
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Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
25
Barbecue chicken
44
Beef tenderloin
Mineral Summary Score
36
Barbecue chicken
51
Beef tenderloin

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 food.
Protein
135%
Barbecue chicken
143%
Beef tenderloin
Carbohydrates
0%
Barbecue chicken
0%
Beef tenderloin
Fats
70%
Barbecue chicken
114%
Beef tenderloin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin contains less Sodium (difference - 278mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 42mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.793g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Barbecue chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171127/nutrients
  2. Beef tenderloin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169544/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.