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Beef vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Beef and Chuck steak different?

  • Chuck steak is higher than Beef in Zinc, Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Chuck steak covers your daily need of Zinc 22% more than Beef.
  • Beef is lower in Saturated Fat.

Beef, ground, 85% lean meat / 15% fat, patty, cooked, broiled and Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled types were used 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 Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +10.4%
Contains more Zinc +37.6%
Equal in Iron - 2.45
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Phosphorus - 193
Equal in Potassium - 325
Equal in Sodium - 71
Equal in Copper - 0.077
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 98% 15% 85% 29% 10% 173% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +10.4%
Contains more Zinc +37.6%
Equal in Iron - 2.45
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Phosphorus - 193
Equal in Potassium - 325
Equal in Sodium - 71
Equal in Copper - 0.077

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
Beef
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Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.3%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.191
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.373
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 3% 0% 0% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 7% 331% 3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 2% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.3%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.191
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.373

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beef Chuck steak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 25.93g 24.98g Beef
Fats 15.41g 19.64g Chuck steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 250kcal 277kcal Chuck steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 16mg Beef
Iron 2.6mg 2.45mg Beef
Magnesium 21mg 22mg Chuck steak
Phosphorus 198mg 193mg Beef
Potassium 318mg 325mg Chuck steak
Sodium 72mg 71mg Chuck steak
Zinc 6.31mg 8.68mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.085mg 0.077mg Beef
Vitamin A 9IU 25IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.1mg Beef
Vitamin D 2IU 5IU Chuck steak
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Chuck steak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.046mg 0.066mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B2 0.176mg 0.191mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B3 5.378mg 4.663mg Beef
Vitamin B5 0.658mg 0.752mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.373mg Beef
Folate 9µg 6µg Beef
Vitamin B12 2.64µg 3.03µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.2µg 1.6µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.094mg 0.281mg Chuck steak
Threonine 0.72mg 1.099mg Chuck steak
Isoleucine 0.822mg 1.062mg Chuck steak
Leucine 1.45mg 2.009mg Chuck steak
Lysine 1.54mg 2.184mg Chuck steak
Methionine 0.478mg 0.709mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.725mg 0.951mg Chuck steak
Valine 0.914mg 1.129mg Chuck steak
Histidine 0.604mg 0.809mg Chuck steak
Cholesterol 88mg 87mg Chuck steak
Trans Fat 0.572g 1.287g Beef
Saturated Fat 5.895g 8.66g Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 6.668g 9.457g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.484g 0.81g Chuck steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Beef Chuck steak
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
52
Beef
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
55
Beef
62
Chuck steak

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
156%
Beef
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
71%
Beef
91%
Chuck steak

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.765g)
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 ($2)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174032/nutrients
  2. Chuck steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171228/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.