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Beef tenderloin vs Beefsteak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Beef tenderloin and Beefsteak

  • Beef tenderloin has more Iron and Vitamin B2, however Beefsteak is higher in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Vitamin B12 and Selenium.
  • Beef tenderloin covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 39% more than Beefsteak.
  • Beef tenderloin has 2 times more Iron than Beefsteak. While Beef tenderloin has 3.11mg of Iron, Beefsteak has only 2mg.
  • Beefsteak has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beef, tenderloin, roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted 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
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Contains more Iron +55.5%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Copper +55.7%
Contains more Potassium +13.3%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Zinc +31.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 220
Equal in Sodium - 55
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 117% 3% 30% 16% 41% 110% 87% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 2% 34% 18% 27% 145% 95% 8%
Contains more Iron +55.5%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Copper +55.7%
Contains more Potassium +13.3%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Zinc +31.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 220
Equal in Sodium - 55

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 B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.2%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.69
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% 0% 3% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 337% 4% 3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.2%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.69

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
44
Beef tenderloin
52
Beefsteak
Mineral Summary Score
51
Beef tenderloin
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 the food
Protein
143%
Beef tenderloin
128%
Beefsteak
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef tenderloin
0%
Beefsteak
Fats
114%
Beef tenderloin
25%
Beefsteak

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.845g)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Beef tenderloin Beefsteak Opinion
Calories 324 134 Beef tenderloin
Protein 23.9 21.38 Beef tenderloin
Fats 24.6 5.36 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 85 67 Beefsteak
Vitamin D 3 Beefsteak
Iron 3.11 2 Beef tenderloin
Calcium 9 5 Beef tenderloin
Potassium 331 375 Beefsteak
Magnesium 22 25 Beefsteak
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.123 0.079 Beef tenderloin
Zinc 4.03 5.3 Beefsteak
Starch
Phosphorus 203 220 Beefsteak
Sodium 57 55 Beefsteak
Vitamin A 0 6 Beefsteak
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0.1 Beefsteak
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.075 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B2 0.26 0.182 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B3 3 5.048 Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 0.25 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B6 0.25 0.543 Beefsteak
Vitamin B12 2.46 2.69 Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.5 Beefsteak
Folate 8 3 Beef tenderloin
Trans Fat 0.253 Beef tenderloin
Saturated Fat 9.72 1.875 Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 10.27 2.354 Beef tenderloin
Polyunsaturated fat 1 0.189 Beef tenderloin
Tryptophan 0.268 0.262 Beef tenderloin
Threonine 1.044 1.099 Beefsteak
Isoleucine 1.075 1.09 Beefsteak
Leucine 1.889 2.011 Beefsteak
Lysine 1.989 2.247 Beefsteak
Methionine 0.612 0.621 Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.933 0.931 Beef tenderloin
Valine 1.163 1.152 Beef tenderloin
Histidine 0.818 0.868 Beefsteak
Fructose

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 of 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. 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.