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Beefsteak vs. Beef — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Beefsteak and Beef

  • Beefsteak has more Zinc, Vitamin B3, and Selenium, while Beef has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Iron, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6.
  • Beef's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 118% higher.
  • Beef contains 2 times less Saturated Fat than Beefsteak. Beefsteak contains 5.951g of Saturated Fat, while Beef contains 2.595g.

The food types used in this comparison are Beef, loin, top loin, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, grilled and Beef, loin, tenderloin roast, separable lean only, boneless, trimmed to 0" fat, select, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Beef
Contains more Calcium +69.2%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +31.1%
Contains more Selenium +13.4%
Contains more Iron +86.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.6%
Contains more Copper +32.9%
Equal in Potassium - 352
Equal in Sodium - 54
Equal in Manganese - 0.009
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6.6% 61% 16% 91% 30% 7.4% 132% 24% 1.2% 157%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3.9% 114% 10% 111% 31% 7% 101% 32% 1.2% 139%
Contains more Calcium +69.2%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +31.1%
Contains more Selenium +13.4%
Contains more Iron +86.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.6%
Contains more Copper +32.9%
Equal in Potassium - 352
Equal in Sodium - 54
Equal in Manganese - 0.009

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Beef
Contains more Vitamin E +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.1%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
Contains more Choline +34.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +205.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.074
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.481
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 9% 0% 0% 20% 32% 131% 32% 135% 6% 173% 56% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0.36% 5% 3% 0% 19% 92% 108% 29% 154% 5.3% 526% 41% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.1%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
Contains more Choline +34.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +205.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.074
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.481
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Beef
Contains more Fats +131%
Contains more Water +13.4%
Equal in Protein - 27.55
Equal in Other - 0.2
27% 15% 58%
Protein: 26.72 g
Fats: 15.11 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 57.96 g
Other: 0.21 g
28% 7% 66%
Protein: 27.55 g
Fats: 6.54 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 65.71 g
Other: 0.2 g
Contains more Fats +131%
Contains more Water +13.4%
Equal in Protein - 27.55
Equal in Other - 0.2

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Beef
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +130.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.4%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.532
46% 49% 4%
Saturated Fat: 5.951 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.298 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.56 g
44% 47% 9%
Saturated Fat: 2.595 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.734 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.532 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +130.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.4%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.532

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Beefsteak Beef
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Beefsteak Beef Opinion
Protein 26.72g 27.55g Beef
Fats 15.11g 6.54g Beefsteak
Calories 250kcal 169kcal Beefsteak
Calcium 22mg 13mg Beefsteak
Iron 1.63mg 3.04mg Beef
Magnesium 23mg 14mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 213mg 259mg Beef
Potassium 340mg 352mg Beef
Sodium 57mg 54mg Beef
Zinc 4.85mg 3.7mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.073mg 0.097mg Beef
Manganese 0.009mg 0.009mg
Selenium 28.8µg 25.4µg Beefsteak
Vitamin A 0IU 6IU Beef
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 2µg Beef
Vitamin E 0.45mg 0.25mg Beefsteak
Vitamin D 3IU Beef
Vitamin D 0.1µg Beef
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.074mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.4mg Beef
Vitamin B3 6.978mg 5.76mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 0.527mg 0.481mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B6 0.585mg 0.669mg Beef
Folate 8µg 7µg Beefsteak
Vitamin B12 1.38µg 4.21µg Beef
Choline 101.8mg 75.6mg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.6µg
Tryptophan 0.173mg 0.359mg Beef
Threonine 1.054mg 1.534mg Beef
Isoleucine 1.201mg 1.52mg Beef
Leucine 2.099mg 2.833mg Beef
Lysine 2.23mg 3.178mg Beef
Methionine 0.687mg 0.871mg Beef
Phenylalanine 1.042mg 1.299mg Beef
Valine 1.309mg 1.603mg Beef
Histidine 0.842mg 1.244mg Beef
Cholesterol 79mg 85mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat 0.375g Beefsteak
Saturated Fat 5.951g 2.595g Beef
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.002g Beef
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.002g Beef
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.011g Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 6.298g 2.734g Beefsteak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.56g 0.532g Beefsteak
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Beef
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.349g Beef
Omega-3 - ALA 0.013g Beef
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.017g Beef

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is better in case of low diet
Beefsteak Beef
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
46%
Beefsteak
76%
Beef
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
53%
Beefsteak
55%
Beef

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef
Beef contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.356g)
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 ($)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168720/nutrients
  2. Beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174006/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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