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Beefsteak vs Chicken meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Beefsteak and Chicken meat

  • Beefsteak has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Iron, Selenium, and Phosphorus, however Chicken meat is higher in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Beefsteak covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 100% more than Chicken meat.
  • Beefsteak has 3 times more Zinc than Chicken meat. While Beefsteak has 5.3mg of Zinc, Chicken meat has only 1.94mg.
  • 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 Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, 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 Iron +58.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.9%
Contains more Potassium +68.2%
Contains less Sodium -32.9%
Contains more Zinc +173.2%
Contains more Copper +19.7%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22%
Contains more Iron +58.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.9%
Contains more Potassium +68.2%
Contains less Sodium -32.9%
Contains more Zinc +173.2%
Contains more Copper +19.7%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +796.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2583.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.1%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +60%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.168
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 10% 6% 0% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 4% 38% 6%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +796.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2583.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.1%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +60%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.168

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 Chicken meat
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beefsteak Chicken meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 21.38g 27.3g Chicken meat
Fats 5.36g 13.6g Chicken meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 134kcal 239kcal Chicken meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 15mg Chicken meat
Iron 2mg 1.26mg Beefsteak
Magnesium 25mg 23mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 220mg 182mg Beefsteak
Potassium 375mg 223mg Beefsteak
Sodium 55mg 82mg Beefsteak
Zinc 5.3mg 1.94mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.079mg 0.066mg Beefsteak
Vitamin A 6IU 161IU Chicken meat
Vitamin E mg 0.27mg Chicken meat
Vitamin D 3IU 2IU Beefsteak
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Beefsteak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.075mg 0.063mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 0.168mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B3 5.048mg 8.487mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 mg 1.03mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.543mg 0.4mg Beefsteak
Folate 3µg 5µg Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 2.69µg 0.3µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.5µg 2.4µg Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.262mg 0.305mg Chicken meat
Threonine 1.099mg 1.128mg Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.09mg 1.362mg Chicken meat
Leucine 2.011mg 1.986mg Beefsteak
Lysine 2.247mg 2.223mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.621mg 0.726mg Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 1.061mg Chicken meat
Valine 1.152mg 1.325mg Chicken meat
Histidine 0.868mg 0.802mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 67mg 88mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat 0.253g g Chicken meat
Saturated Fat 1.875g 3.79g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 2.354g 5.34g Chicken meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.189g 2.97g Chicken meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Beefsteak Chicken meat
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
36
Chicken meat
Mineral Summary Score
50
Beefsteak
31
Chicken meat

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
164%
Chicken meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Beefsteak
0%
Chicken meat
Fats
25%
Beefsteak
63%
Chicken meat

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.915g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak 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 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. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/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.