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Beef tenderloin vs Pot roast - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Beef tenderloin and Pot roast

  • Beef tenderloin has more Vitamin B12, Iron, and Vitamin B2, however Pot roast has more Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B5.
  • Pot roast's daily need coverage for Zinc is 24% more.
  • Beef tenderloin has 2 times more Vitamin B2 than Pot roast. Beef tenderloin has 0.26mg of Vitamin B2, while Pot roast has 0.171mg.
  • Pot roast is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beef, tenderloin, roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted and Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised.

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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 +28.5%
Contains more Potassium +43.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15.8%
Contains more Copper +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Zinc +65.3%
Contains less Sodium -17.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 117% 3% 30% 16% 41% 110% 87% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 91% 5% 21% 14% 33% 182% 75% 7%
Contains more Iron +28.5%
Contains more Potassium +43.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15.8%
Contains more Copper +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Zinc +65.3%
Contains less Sodium -17.5%

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 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.2%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
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% 11% 6% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 267% 5% 7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.2%
Contains more Folate +12.5%

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
44
Pot roast
Mineral Summary Score
51
Beef tenderloin
53
Pot roast

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
174%
Pot roast
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef tenderloin
0%
Pot roast
Fats
114%
Beef tenderloin
88%
Pot roast

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

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Beef tenderloin Pot roast
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 contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.172g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pot roast
Pot roast is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 31mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is relatively richer in minerals
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beef tenderloin Pot roast Opinion
Calories 324 297 Beef tenderloin
Protein 23.9 28.94 Pot roast
Fats 24.6 19.17 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 85 116 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin D 8 Pot roast
Iron 3.11 2.42 Beef tenderloin
Calcium 9 16 Pot roast
Potassium 331 231 Beef tenderloin
Magnesium 22 19 Beef tenderloin
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.123 0.099 Beef tenderloin
Zinc 4.03 6.66 Pot roast
Starch
Phosphorus 203 174 Beef tenderloin
Sodium 57 47 Pot roast
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.51 Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2 Pot roast
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.059 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B2 0.26 0.171 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B3 3 4.105 Pot roast
Vitamin B5 0.25 0.571 Pot roast
Vitamin B6 0.25 0.283 Pot roast
Vitamin B12 2.46 2.13 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin K 1.8 Pot roast
Folate 8 9 Pot roast
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 9.72 7.548 Pot roast
Monounsaturated Fat 10.27 8.175 Beef tenderloin
Polyunsaturated fat 1 0.708 Beef tenderloin
Tryptophan 0.268 0.19 Beef tenderloin
Threonine 1.044 1.156 Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.075 1.317 Pot roast
Leucine 1.889 2.302 Pot roast
Lysine 1.989 2.446 Pot roast
Methionine 0.612 0.754 Pot roast
Phenylalanine 0.933 1.143 Pot roast
Valine 1.163 1.436 Pot roast
Histidine 0.818 0.924 Pot roast
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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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/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.