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Beefsteak vs. Cervelat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Beefsteak and Cervelat

  • Beefsteak has more Vitamin B6, Zinc, Vitamin B3, Selenium, and Phosphorus, however, Cervelat has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B2.
  • Cervelat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 172% more.
  • Beefsteak has 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Cervelat. Beefsteak has 0.585mg of Vitamin B6, while Cervelat has 0.26mg.
  • Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beef, loin, top loin, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, grilled and Thuringer, cervelat, summer sausage, beef, pork.

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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.
Contains more Calcium +144.4%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.9%
Contains more Potassium +30.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.6%
Contains more Zinc +89.5%
Contains more Selenium +41.9%
Contains more Iron +25.2%
Contains more Copper +105.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 62% 17% 92% 30% 8% 133% 25% 2% 158%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 77% 10% 48% 23% 170% 70% 50% 0% 111%
Contains more Calcium +144.4%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.9%
Contains more Potassium +30.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.6%
Contains more Zinc +89.5%
Contains more Selenium +41.9%
Contains more Iron +25.2%
Contains more Copper +105.5%

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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Contains more Vitamin E +104.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Choline +29%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +135.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +298.6%
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% 10% 0% 0% 20% 33% 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% 5% 34% 56% 38% 77% 81% 0% 60% 2% 688% 44% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +104.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Choline +29%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +135.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +298.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +53.1%
Contains more Water +28.3%
Contains more Fats +101.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +1619%
27% 15% 58%
Protein: 26.72 g
Fats: 15.11 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 57.96 g
Other: 0.21 g
17% 30% 3% 45% 4%
Protein: 17.45 g
Fats: 30.43 g
Carbs: 3.33 g
Water: 45.18 g
Other: 3.61 g
Contains more Protein +53.1%
Contains more Water +28.3%
Contains more Fats +101.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +1619%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -48.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +105.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +114.3%
46% 49% 4%
Saturated Fat: 5.951 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.298 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.56 g
45% 51% 5%
Saturated Fat: 11.51 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.97 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -48.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +105.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +114.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Beefsteak Cervelat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beefsteak Cervelat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.33g Cervelat
Protein 26.72g 17.45g Beefsteak
Fats 15.11g 30.43g Cervelat
Carbs 0g 3.33g Cervelat
Calories 250kcal 362kcal Cervelat
Sugar 0g 0.85g Beefsteak
Calcium 22mg 9mg Beefsteak
Iron 1.63mg 2.04mg Cervelat
Magnesium 23mg 14mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 213mg 111mg Beefsteak
Potassium 340mg 260mg Beefsteak
Sodium 57mg 1300mg Beefsteak
Zinc 4.85mg 2.56mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.073mg 0.15mg Cervelat
Manganese 0.009mg Beefsteak
Selenium 28.8µg 20.3µg Beefsteak
Vitamin E 0.45mg 0.22mg Beefsteak
Vitamin D 44IU Cervelat
Vitamin D 1.1µg Cervelat
Vitamin C 0mg 16.6mg Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.15mg Cervelat
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.33mg Cervelat
Vitamin B3 6.978mg 4.31mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 0.527mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B6 0.585mg 0.26mg Beefsteak
Folate 8µg 2µg Beefsteak
Vitamin B12 1.38µg 5.5µg Cervelat
Choline 101.8mg 78.9mg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.3µg Beefsteak
Tryptophan 0.173mg Beefsteak
Threonine 1.054mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 1.201mg Beefsteak
Leucine 2.099mg Beefsteak
Lysine 2.23mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.687mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 1.042mg Beefsteak
Valine 1.309mg Beefsteak
Histidine 0.842mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 79mg 74mg Cervelat
Saturated Fat 5.951g 11.51g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 6.298g 12.97g Cervelat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.56g 1.2g Cervelat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Beefsteak Cervelat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
83%
Cervelat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
53%
Beefsteak
56%
Cervelat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cervelat
Cervelat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 1243mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.559g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is relatively richer in minerals
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. Cervelat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172940/nutrients

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

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