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Barbecue chicken vs. Chuck steak — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Barbecue chicken and Chuck steak

  • Barbecue chicken is higher in Vitamin B3, however, Chuck steak is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Selenium.
  • Chuck steak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 107% higher.
  • Barbecue chicken has 5 times more Sodium than Chuck steak. While Barbecue chicken has 335mg of Sodium, Chuck steak has only 71mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin and Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Phosphorus +13%
Contains more Iron +157.9%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains less Sodium -78.8%
Contains more Zinc +387.6%
Contains more Manganese +140%
Contains more Selenium +25%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Copper - 0.077
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 36% 15% 94% 23% 44% 49% 26% 1% 120%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26% 2% 150%
Contains more Phosphorus +13%
Contains more Iron +157.9%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains less Sodium -78.8%
Contains more Zinc +387.6%
Contains more Manganese +140%
Contains more Selenium +25%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Copper - 0.077

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +168%
Contains more Vitamin E +360%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.9%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +394.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +95.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +544.7%
Contains more Choline +25.6%
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 Choline Vitamin K 5% 10% 0% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 6% 59% 35% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 2% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 44% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +168%
Contains more Vitamin E +360%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.9%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +394.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +95.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +544.7%
Contains more Choline +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +11.2%
Contains more Other +450%
Contains more Protein +11%
Contains more Fats +30.2%
23% 15% 61%
Protein: 22.51 g
Fats: 15.08 g
Carbs: 0.12 g
Water: 61.41 g
Other: 0.88 g
25% 20% 55%
Protein: 24.98 g
Fats: 19.64 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 55.22 g
Other: 0.16 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +11.2%
Contains more Other +450%
Contains more Protein +11%
Contains more Fats +30.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -54.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +151.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +46.7%
32% 52% 16%
Saturated Fat: 3.927 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.446 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.038 g
46% 50% 4%
Saturated Fat: 8.66 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.457 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.81 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -54.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +151.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +46.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Barbecue chicken Chuck steak
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barbecue chicken Chuck steak Opinion
Net carbs 0.12g 0g Barbecue chicken
Protein 22.51g 24.98g Chuck steak
Fats 15.08g 19.64g Chuck steak
Carbs 0.12g 0g Barbecue chicken
Calories 226kcal 277kcal Chuck steak
Fructose 0.04g Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0.12g 0g Chuck steak
Calcium 16mg 16mg
Iron 0.95mg 2.45mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 21mg 22mg Chuck steak
Phosphorus 218mg 193mg Barbecue chicken
Potassium 255mg 325mg Chuck steak
Sodium 335mg 71mg Chuck steak
Zinc 1.78mg 8.68mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.077mg 0.077mg
Manganese 0.005mg 0.012mg Chuck steak
Selenium 22µg 27.5µg Chuck steak
Vitamin A 67IU 25IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin A RAE 20µg 7µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.46mg 0.1mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 0IU 5IU Chuck steak
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Chuck steak
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.066mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B2 0.227mg 0.191mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B3 5.732mg 4.663mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 0.152mg 0.752mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.191mg 0.373mg Chuck steak
Folate 8µg 6µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B12 0.47µg 3.03µg Chuck steak
Choline 62.9mg 79mg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 0µg 1.6µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.173mg 0.281mg Chuck steak
Threonine 0.657mg 1.099mg Chuck steak
Isoleucine 0.853mg 1.062mg Chuck steak
Leucine 1.549mg 2.009mg Chuck steak
Lysine 1.75mg 2.184mg Chuck steak
Methionine 0.565mg 0.709mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.69mg 0.951mg Chuck steak
Valine 0.935mg 1.129mg Chuck steak
Histidine 0.592mg 0.809mg Chuck steak
Cholesterol 127mg 87mg Chuck steak
Trans Fat 0.078g 1.287g Barbecue chicken
Saturated Fat 3.927g 8.66g Barbecue chicken
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.001g Chuck steak
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.004g Chuck steak
Monounsaturated Fat 6.446g 9.457g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 2.038g 0.81g Barbecue chicken
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.011g 0.006g Barbecue chicken
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.619g Chuck steak
Omega-3 - ALA 0.041g Chuck steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Barbecue chicken Chuck steak
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Barbecue chicken
55%
Chuck steak
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
41%
Barbecue chicken
65%
Chuck steak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 264mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.733g)
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $2)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Barbecue chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171127/nutrients
  2. Chuck steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171228/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.