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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.
  • 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
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Contains more Iron +58.7%
Contains more Potassium +68.2%
Contains more Copper +19.7%
Contains more Zinc +173.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.9%
Contains less Sodium -32.9%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 2% 34% 18% 27% 145% 95% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 5% 20% 17% 22% 53% 78% 11%
Contains more Iron +58.7%
Contains more Potassium +68.2%
Contains more Copper +19.7%
Contains more Zinc +173.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.9%
Contains less Sodium -32.9%
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 Vitamin K +60%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.168
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 0% 3% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 337% 4% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 10% 6% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 38% 6% 4%
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 Vitamin K +60%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.168

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

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Beefsteak Chicken meat
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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