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Beefsteak vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Beefsteak and Chuck steak

  • Beefsteak has more Vitamin B6, however Chuck steak has more Zinc, Vitamin B12, Iron, Polyunsaturated fat, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Chuck steak is 34% higher.
  • Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw and Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled.

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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 Phosphorus +14%
Contains more Potassium +15.4%
Contains less Sodium -22.5%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Iron +22.5%
Contains more Zinc +63.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.077
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% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
Contains more Potassium +15.4%
Contains less Sodium -22.5%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Iron +22.5%
Contains more Zinc +63.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.077

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 B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +316.7%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.6%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.191
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.663
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 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 2% 2% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +316.7%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.6%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.191
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.663
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beefsteak Chuck steak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 21.38g 24.98g Chuck steak
Fats 5.36g 19.64g Chuck steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 134kcal 277kcal Chuck steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 16mg Chuck steak
Iron 2mg 2.45mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 25mg 22mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 220mg 193mg Beefsteak
Potassium 375mg 325mg Beefsteak
Sodium 55mg 71mg Beefsteak
Zinc 5.3mg 8.68mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.079mg 0.077mg Beefsteak
Vitamin A 6IU 25IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E mg 0.1mg Chuck steak
Vitamin D 3IU 5IU Chuck steak
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.1µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.075mg 0.066mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 0.191mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B3 5.048mg 4.663mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 mg 0.752mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.543mg 0.373mg Beefsteak
Folate 3µg 6µg Chuck steak
Vitamin B12 2.69µg 3.03µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.5µg 1.6µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.262mg 0.281mg Chuck steak
Threonine 1.099mg 1.099mg
Isoleucine 1.09mg 1.062mg Beefsteak
Leucine 2.011mg 2.009mg Beefsteak
Lysine 2.247mg 2.184mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.621mg 0.709mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.951mg Chuck steak
Valine 1.152mg 1.129mg Beefsteak
Histidine 0.868mg 0.809mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 67mg 87mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat 0.253g 1.287g Beefsteak
Saturated Fat 1.875g 8.66g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 2.354g 9.457g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.189g 0.81g Chuck steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Beefsteak Chuck steak
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
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
50
Beefsteak
62
Chuck steak

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
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Beefsteak
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
25%
Beefsteak
91%
Chuck steak

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.785g)
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.

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. Chuck steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171228/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.