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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, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated 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
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Contains more Potassium +15.4%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
Contains less Sodium -22.5%
Contains more Iron +22.5%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Zinc +63.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.077
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 2% 34% 18% 27% 145% 95% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 5% 29% 16% 26% 237% 83% 10%
Contains more Potassium +15.4%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
Contains less Sodium -22.5%
Contains more Iron +22.5%
Contains more Calcium +220%
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 Vitamin B12 +12.6%
Contains more Folate +100%
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 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% 2% 2% 3% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 379% 4% 5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.6%
Contains more Folate +100%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Beefsteak Chuck steak
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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