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Barbecue chicken vs Beefsteak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Barbecue chicken and Beefsteak

  • Barbecue chicken has less Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Selenium.
  • Beefsteak covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 92% more than Barbecue chicken.
  • Beefsteak contains 6 times less Sodium than Barbecue chicken. Barbecue chicken contains 335mg of Sodium, while Beefsteak contains 55mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin and Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw.

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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 +220%
Contains more Iron +110.5%
Contains more Magnesium +19%
Contains more Potassium +47.1%
Contains less Sodium -83.6%
Contains more Zinc +197.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 220
Equal in Copper - 0.079
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 36% 15% 94% 23% 44% 49% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Iron +110.5%
Contains more Magnesium +19%
Contains more Potassium +47.1%
Contains less Sodium -83.6%
Contains more Zinc +197.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 220
Equal in Copper - 0.079

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 +1016.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.5%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +184.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +472.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 1% 0% 3% 0% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 3% 337% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1016.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.5%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +184.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +472.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barbecue chicken Beefsteak Opinion
Net carbs 0.12g 0g Barbecue chicken
Protein 22.51g 21.38g Barbecue chicken
Fats 15.08g 5.36g Barbecue chicken
Carbs 0.12g 0g Barbecue chicken
Calories 226kcal 134kcal Barbecue chicken
Starch 0g g Barbecue chicken
Fructose 0.04g g Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0.12g 0g Beefsteak
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 5mg Barbecue chicken
Iron 0.95mg 2mg Beefsteak
Magnesium 21mg 25mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 218mg 220mg Beefsteak
Potassium 255mg 375mg Beefsteak
Sodium 335mg 55mg Beefsteak
Zinc 1.78mg 5.3mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.077mg 0.079mg Beefsteak
Vitamin A 67IU 6IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.46mg mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 0IU 3IU Beefsteak
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Beefsteak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.075mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B2 0.227mg 0.182mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B3 5.732mg 5.048mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 0.152mg mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B6 0.191mg 0.543mg Beefsteak
Folate 8µg 3µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B12 0.47µg 2.69µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 0µg 1.5µg Beefsteak
Tryptophan 0.173mg 0.262mg Beefsteak
Threonine 0.657mg 1.099mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 0.853mg 1.09mg Beefsteak
Leucine 1.549mg 2.011mg Beefsteak
Lysine 1.75mg 2.247mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.565mg 0.621mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.69mg 0.931mg Beefsteak
Valine 0.935mg 1.152mg Beefsteak
Histidine 0.592mg 0.868mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 127mg 67mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat 0.078g 0.253g Barbecue chicken
Saturated Fat 3.927g 1.875g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 6.446g 2.354g Barbecue chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 2.038g 0.189g Barbecue chicken

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Barbecue chicken Beefsteak
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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
52
Beefsteak
Mineral Summary Score
36
Barbecue chicken
50
Beefsteak

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
128%
Beefsteak
Carbohydrates
0%
Barbecue chicken
0%
Beefsteak
Fats
70%
Barbecue chicken
25%
Beefsteak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 280mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 60mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.052g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
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. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172173/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.