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Beefsteak vs Duck meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Beefsteak and Duck meat

  • Beefsteak has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Selenium, and Phosphorus, however Duck meat has more Copper, Iron, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Beefsteak is 100% higher.
  • Duck meat has 3 times less Vitamin B6 than Beefsteak. Beefsteak has 0.543mg of Vitamin B6, while Duck meat has 0.18mg.
  • Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat.

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 Duck, domesticated, 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 Magnesium +56.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41%
Contains more Potassium +83.8%
Contains more Zinc +184.9%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Iron +35%
Contains more Copper +187.3%
Equal in Sodium - 59
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 102% 12% 67% 18% 8% 51% 76%
Contains more Magnesium +56.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41%
Contains more Potassium +83.8%
Contains more Zinc +184.9%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Iron +35%
Contains more Copper +187.3%
Equal in Sodium - 59

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 B6 +201.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +796.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.8%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +240%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.825
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 13% 14% 3% 0% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 5% 38% 13%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +201.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +796.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.8%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +240%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.825

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 Duck meat
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 Duck meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 21.38g 18.99g Beefsteak
Fats 5.36g 28.35g Duck meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 134kcal 337kcal Duck meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 11mg Duck meat
Iron 2mg 2.7mg Duck meat
Magnesium 25mg 16mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 220mg 156mg Beefsteak
Potassium 375mg 204mg Beefsteak
Sodium 55mg 59mg Beefsteak
Zinc 5.3mg 1.86mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.079mg 0.227mg Duck meat
Vitamin A 6IU 210IU Duck meat
Vitamin E mg 0.7mg Duck meat
Vitamin D 3IU 3IU
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.1µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.075mg 0.174mg Duck meat
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 0.269mg Duck meat
Vitamin B3 5.048mg 4.825mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 mg 1.098mg Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.543mg 0.18mg Beefsteak
Folate 3µg 6µg Duck meat
Vitamin B12 2.69µg 0.3µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.5µg 5.1µg Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.262mg 0.232mg Beefsteak
Threonine 1.099mg 0.773mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 1.09mg 0.872mg Beefsteak
Leucine 2.011mg 1.465mg Beefsteak
Lysine 2.247mg 1.486mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.621mg 0.475mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.752mg Beefsteak
Valine 1.152mg 0.938mg Beefsteak
Histidine 0.868mg 0.462mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 67mg 84mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat 0.253g g Duck meat
Saturated Fat 1.875g 9.67g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 2.354g 12.9g Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.189g 3.65g Duck meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Beefsteak Duck 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
32
Duck meat
Mineral Summary Score
50
Beefsteak
42
Duck 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
114%
Duck meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Beefsteak
0%
Duck meat
Fats
25%
Beefsteak
131%
Duck meat

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Duck meat
Duck meat is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Duck meat
Duck meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.795g)
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. Duck meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172409/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.