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Beef tenderloin vs Meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Beef tenderloin and Meat

  • Beef tenderloin has more Vitamin B12, Iron, and Zinc, however Meat is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2.
  • Beef tenderloin covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 79% more than Meat.
  • Meat has 8 times less Saturated Fat than Beef tenderloin. Beef tenderloin has 9.72g of Saturated Fat, while Meat has 1.198g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Beef, tenderloin, roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted and Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted.

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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 +50%
Contains more Iron +170.4%
Contains more Zinc +66.5%
Contains more Copper +10.8%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.5%
Contains more Potassium +27.2%
Equal in Sodium - 57
Equal in Copper - 0.111
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 117% 16% 87% 30% 8% 110% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +170.4%
Contains more Zinc +66.5%
Contains more Copper +10.8%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.5%
Contains more Potassium +27.2%
Equal in Sodium - 57
Equal in Copper - 0.111

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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Meat
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +331.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +955.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +147.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +304.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +195.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 23% 60% 57% 15% 58% 6% 308% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 6% 0% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 0% 72% 0%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +331.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +955.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +147.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +304.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +195.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beef tenderloin Meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 23.9g 26.17g Meat
Fats 24.6g 3.51g Beef tenderloin
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 324kcal 143kcal Beef tenderloin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 9mg 6mg Beef tenderloin
Iron 3.11mg 1.15mg Beef tenderloin
Magnesium 22mg 29mg Meat
Phosphorus 203mg 267mg Meat
Potassium 331mg 421mg Meat
Sodium 57mg 57mg
Zinc 4.03mg 2.42mg Beef tenderloin
Copper 0.123mg 0.111mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.08mg Meat
Vitamin D IU 10IU Meat
Vitamin D µg 0.2µg Meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.95mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.26mg 0.387mg Meat
Vitamin B3 3mg 7.432mg Meat
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 1.012mg Meat
Vitamin B6 0.25mg 0.739mg Meat
Folate 8µg 0µg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B12 2.46µg 0.57µg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin K µg 0µg Meat
Tryptophan 0.268mg 0.275mg Meat
Threonine 1.044mg 1.175mg Meat
Isoleucine 1.075mg 1.288mg Meat
Leucine 1.889mg 2.229mg Meat
Lysine 1.989mg 2.427mg Meat
Methionine 0.612mg 0.721mg Meat
Phenylalanine 0.933mg 1.1mg Meat
Valine 1.163mg 1.367mg Meat
Histidine 0.818mg 1.13mg Meat
Cholesterol 85mg 73mg Meat
Trans Fat g 0.033g Beef tenderloin
Saturated Fat 9.72g 1.198g Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 10.27g 1.334g Beef tenderloin
Polyunsaturated fat 1g 0.506g Beef tenderloin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Beef tenderloin Meat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
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
65
Meat
Mineral Summary Score
51
Beef tenderloin
41
Meat

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
157%
Meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef tenderloin
0%
Meat
Fats
114%
Beef tenderloin
16%
Meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.522g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Meat
Meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (57 mg)
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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.