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Beefsteak vs Beef tenderloin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Beefsteak and Beef tenderloin

  • Beefsteak has more Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Vitamin B12, and Selenium, however Beef tenderloin is higher in Iron, and Vitamin B2.
  • Beef tenderloin covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 39% more than Beefsteak.
  • Beefsteak has 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Beef tenderloin. While Beefsteak has 0.543mg of Vitamin B6, Beef tenderloin has only 0.25mg.
  • Beefsteak has less Cholesterol.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw and Beef, tenderloin, roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, 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 Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +13.3%
Contains more Zinc +31.5%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Iron +55.5%
Contains more Copper +55.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 203
Equal in Sodium - 57
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 117% 16% 87% 30% 8% 110% 41%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +13.3%
Contains more Zinc +31.5%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Iron +55.5%
Contains more Copper +55.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 203
Equal in Sodium - 57

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.46
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 3% 0% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 3% 337% 4%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.46

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.
Beefsteak Beef tenderloin
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beefsteak Beef tenderloin Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 21.38g 23.9g Beef tenderloin
Fats 5.36g 24.6g Beef tenderloin
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 134kcal 324kcal Beef tenderloin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 9mg Beef tenderloin
Iron 2mg 3.11mg Beef tenderloin
Magnesium 25mg 22mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 220mg 203mg Beefsteak
Potassium 375mg 331mg Beefsteak
Sodium 55mg 57mg Beefsteak
Zinc 5.3mg 4.03mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.079mg 0.123mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin A 6IU 0IU Beefsteak
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 3IU IU Beefsteak
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Beefsteak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.075mg 0.09mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 0.26mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B3 5.048mg 3mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 mg 0.25mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B6 0.543mg 0.25mg Beefsteak
Folate 3µg 8µg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B12 2.69µg 2.46µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.5µg µg Beefsteak
Tryptophan 0.262mg 0.268mg Beef tenderloin
Threonine 1.099mg 1.044mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 1.09mg 1.075mg Beefsteak
Leucine 2.011mg 1.889mg Beefsteak
Lysine 2.247mg 1.989mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.621mg 0.612mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.933mg Beef tenderloin
Valine 1.152mg 1.163mg Beef tenderloin
Histidine 0.868mg 0.818mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 67mg 85mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat 0.253g g Beef tenderloin
Saturated Fat 1.875g 9.72g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 2.354g 10.27g Beef tenderloin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.189g 1g Beef tenderloin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Beefsteak Beef tenderloin
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
Beefsteak
44
Beef tenderloin
Mineral Summary Score
50
Beefsteak
51
Beef tenderloin

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
128%
Beefsteak
143%
Beef tenderloin
Carbohydrates
0%
Beefsteak
0%
Beef tenderloin
Fats
25%
Beefsteak
114%
Beef tenderloin

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.845g)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
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.
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. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172173/nutrients
  2. Beef tenderloin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169544/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.