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Beef tenderloin vs Lamb and mutton - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Beef tenderloin and Lamb and mutton

  • Beef tenderloin has more Iron, Vitamin B6, and Monounsaturated Fat, while Lamb and mutton has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Selenium.
  • Lamb and mutton's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 23% higher.
  • Lamb and mutton contains 2 times less Vitamin B6 than Beef tenderloin. Beef tenderloin contains 0.25mg of Vitamin B6, while Lamb and mutton contains 0.13mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Lamb and mutton is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Beef, tenderloin, roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted and Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked.

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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 +65.4%
Contains less Sodium -20.8%
Contains more Calcium +88.9%
Contains more Zinc +10.7%
Equal in Potassium - 310
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.119
Equal in Phosphorus - 188
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 117% 3% 30% 16% 41% 110% 87% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 71% 6% 28% 17% 40% 122% 81% 10%
Contains more Iron +65.4%
Contains less Sodium -20.8%
Contains more Calcium +88.9%
Contains more Zinc +10.7%
Equal in Potassium - 310
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.119
Equal in Phosphorus - 188

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 B6 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +164%
Contains more Folate +125%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.25
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.55
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% 0% 3% 3% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 319% 12% 14%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +164%
Contains more Folate +125%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.25
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.55

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
Lamb and mutton
Mineral Summary Score
51
Beef tenderloin
46
Lamb and mutton

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
147%
Lamb and mutton
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef tenderloin
0%
Lamb and mutton
Fats
114%
Beef tenderloin
97%
Lamb and mutton

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 Lamb and mutton
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Beef tenderloin Lamb and mutton
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 Saturated Fat?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.89g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
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 - $2.3)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beef tenderloin Lamb and mutton Opinion
Calories 324 294 Beef tenderloin
Protein 23.9 24.52 Lamb and mutton
Fats 24.6 20.94 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 85 97 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin D 2 Lamb and mutton
Iron 3.11 1.88 Beef tenderloin
Calcium 9 17 Lamb and mutton
Potassium 331 310 Beef tenderloin
Magnesium 22 23 Lamb and mutton
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.123 0.119 Beef tenderloin
Zinc 4.03 4.46 Lamb and mutton
Starch
Phosphorus 203 188 Beef tenderloin
Sodium 57 72 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.14 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D 0.1 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.1 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B2 0.26 0.25 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B3 3 6.66 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 0.25 0.66 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B6 0.25 0.13 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B12 2.46 2.55 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K 4.6 Lamb and mutton
Folate 8 18 Lamb and mutton
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 9.72 8.83 Lamb and mutton
Monounsaturated Fat 10.27 8.82 Beef tenderloin
Polyunsaturated fat 1 1.51 Lamb and mutton
Tryptophan 0.268 0.287 Lamb and mutton
Threonine 1.044 1.05 Lamb and mutton
Isoleucine 1.075 1.183 Lamb and mutton
Leucine 1.889 1.908 Lamb and mutton
Lysine 1.989 2.166 Lamb and mutton
Methionine 0.612 0.629 Lamb and mutton
Phenylalanine 0.933 0.998 Lamb and mutton
Valine 1.163 1.323 Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.818 0.777 Beef tenderloin
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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. Lamb and mutton - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.