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Beefsteak vs Ground meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Beefsteak and Ground meat different?

  • Beefsteak has more Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B3 than Ground meat.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Ground meat is 21% higher.
  • Beefsteak contains 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Ground meat. While Beefsteak contains 0.543mg of Vitamin B6, Ground meat contains only 0.311mg.
  • Beefsteak has less Cholesterol.

Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw and Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +47.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.5%
Contains more Potassium +55.6%
Contains less Sodium -24.7%
Contains more Calcium +560%
Contains more Iron +13.5%
Contains more Zinc +10.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.079
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 86% 13% 72% 22% 10% 160% 27%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.5%
Contains more Potassium +55.6%
Contains less Sodium -24.7%
Contains more Calcium +560%
Contains more Iron +13.5%
Contains more Zinc +10.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.079

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 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +50%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +93.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.171
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.49
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 1% 3% 0% 0% 13% 40% 76% 31% 72% 6% 312% 8%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +50%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +93.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.171
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.49

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 Ground meat
Lower in price 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
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beefsteak Ground meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 21.38g 23.87g Ground meat
Fats 5.36g 15.37g Ground meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 134kcal 241kcal Ground meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 33mg Ground meat
Iron 2mg 2.27mg Ground meat
Magnesium 25mg 17mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 220mg 166mg Beefsteak
Potassium 375mg 241mg Beefsteak
Sodium 55mg 73mg Beefsteak
Zinc 5.3mg 5.84mg Ground meat
Copper 0.079mg 0.079mg
Vitamin A 6IU 9IU Ground meat
Vitamin E mg 0.12mg Ground meat
Vitamin D 3IU 2IU Beefsteak
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Beefsteak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.075mg 0.051mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 0.171mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B3 5.048mg 4.026mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 mg 0.512mg Ground meat
Vitamin B6 0.543mg 0.311mg Beefsteak
Folate 3µg 7µg Ground meat
Vitamin B12 2.69µg 2.49µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.5µg 2.9µg Ground meat
Tryptophan 0.262mg 0.121mg Beefsteak
Threonine 1.099mg 0.923mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 1.09mg 1.055mg Beefsteak
Leucine 2.011mg 1.861mg Beefsteak
Lysine 2.247mg 1.976mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.621mg 0.614mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.931mg
Valine 1.152mg 1.172mg Ground meat
Histidine 0.868mg 0.775mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 67mg 88mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat 0.253g 1.173g Beefsteak
Saturated Fat 1.875g 6.073g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 2.354g 7.322g Ground meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.189g 0.408g Ground meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Beefsteak Ground 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
46
Ground meat
Mineral Summary Score
50
Beefsteak
49
Ground 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
143%
Ground meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Beefsteak
0%
Ground meat
Fats
25%
Beefsteak
71%
Ground meat

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Ground meat
Ground meat is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
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 - 4.198g)
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.
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. Ground meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169474/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.