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Beef tenderloin vs Beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Beef tenderloin and Beef?

  • Beef tenderloin is higher in Vitamin B2, Iron, and Monounsaturated Fat, however Beef is richer in Zinc, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B12.
  • Beef's daily need coverage for Zinc is 21% more.
  • Beef contains 2 times less Saturated Fat than Beef tenderloin. Beef tenderloin contains 9.72g of Saturated Fat, while Beef contains 5.895g.

We used Beef, tenderloin, roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted and Beef, ground, 85% lean meat / 15% fat, patty, cooked, broiled types in this article.

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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 Iron +19.6%
Contains more Copper +44.7%
Contains less Sodium -20.8%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Zinc +56.6%
Equal in Potassium - 318
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Phosphorus - 198
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 117% 3% 30% 16% 41% 110% 87% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 98% 6% 29% 15% 29% 173% 85% 10%
Contains more Iron +19.6%
Contains more Copper +44.7%
Contains less Sodium -20.8%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Zinc +56.6%
Equal in Potassium - 318
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Phosphorus - 198

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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Beef
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.8%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.64
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 23% 60% 57% 15% 58% 308% 0% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 3% 0% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 331% 3% 7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.8%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.64

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.
Beef tenderloin Beef
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beef tenderloin Beef Opinion
Calories 324kcal 250kcal Beef tenderloin
Protein 23.9g 25.93g Beef
Fats 24.6g 15.41g Beef tenderloin
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 0g 0g
Carbs 0g 0g
Cholesterol 85mg 88mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin D IU 2IU Beef
Iron 3.11mg 2.6mg Beef tenderloin
Calcium 9mg 18mg Beef
Potassium 331mg 318mg Beef tenderloin
Magnesium 22mg 21mg Beef tenderloin
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.123mg 0.085mg Beef tenderloin
Zinc 4.03mg 6.31mg Beef
Starch g g
Phosphorus 203mg 198mg Beef tenderloin
Sodium 57mg 72mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin A 0IU 9IU Beef
Vitamin E mg 0.12mg Beef
Vitamin D µg 0µg Beef
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.046mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B2 0.26mg 0.176mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B3 3mg 5.378mg Beef
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 0.658mg Beef
Vitamin B6 0.25mg 0.382mg Beef
Vitamin B12 2.46µg 2.64µg Beef
Vitamin K µg 1.2µg Beef
Folate 8µg 9µg Beef
Trans Fat g 0.572g Beef tenderloin
Saturated Fat 9.72g 5.895g Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 10.27g 6.668g Beef tenderloin
Polyunsaturated fat 1g 0.484g Beef tenderloin
Tryptophan 0.268mg 0.094mg Beef tenderloin
Threonine 1.044mg 0.72mg Beef tenderloin
Isoleucine 1.075mg 0.822mg Beef tenderloin
Leucine 1.889mg 1.45mg Beef tenderloin
Lysine 1.989mg 1.54mg Beef tenderloin
Methionine 0.612mg 0.478mg Beef tenderloin
Phenylalanine 0.933mg 0.725mg Beef tenderloin
Valine 1.163mg 0.914mg Beef tenderloin
Histidine 0.818mg 0.604mg Beef tenderloin
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Beef tenderloin Beef
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
44
Beef tenderloin
52
Beef
Mineral Summary Score
51
Beef tenderloin
55
Beef

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
143%
Beef tenderloin
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef tenderloin
0%
Beef
Fats
114%
Beef tenderloin
71%
Beef

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.825g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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.

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. Beef tenderloin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169544/nutrients
  2. Beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174032/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.