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Beefsteak vs Horse meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Beefsteak and Horse meat

  • Beefsteak has more Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Zinc, however Horse meat is higher in Iron, Vitamin B12, Copper, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Horse meat covers your daily Iron needs 38% more than Beefsteak.
  • Horse meat contains 2 times less Selenium than Beefsteak. Beefsteak contains 27.9µg of Selenium, while Horse meat contains 13.5µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw and Game meat, horse, 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 Zinc +38.7%
Contains more Iron +151.5%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Copper +116.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.3%
Equal in Potassium - 379
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Sodium - 55
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 2% 34% 18% 27% 145% 95% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 189% 3% 34% 18% 57% 105% 106% 8%
Contains more Zinc +38.7%
Contains more Iron +151.5%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Copper +116.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.3%
Equal in Potassium - 379
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Sodium - 55

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +17.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.84
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 7% 0% 0% 0% 25% 28% 91% 0% 77% 396% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +17.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.84

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
52
Horse meat
Mineral Summary Score
50
Beefsteak
65
Horse 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
169%
Horse meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Beefsteak
0%
Horse meat
Fats
25%
Beefsteak
28%
Horse 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 Horse meat
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

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Beefsteak Horse meat
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 lower in Sugar?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Horse meat
Horse meat is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Horse meat
Horse meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (55 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beefsteak Horse meat Opinion
Calories 134 175 Horse meat
Protein 21.38 28.14 Horse meat
Fats 5.36 6.05 Horse meat
Vitamin C 0 2 Horse meat
Net carbs 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 67 68 Beefsteak
Vitamin D 3 Beefsteak
Iron 2 5.03 Horse meat
Calcium 5 8 Horse meat
Potassium 375 379 Horse meat
Magnesium 25 25
Sugar 0 Horse meat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.079 0.171 Horse meat
Zinc 5.3 3.82 Beefsteak
Starch
Phosphorus 220 247 Horse meat
Sodium 55 55
Vitamin A 6 0 Beefsteak
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0.1 Beefsteak
Vitamin B1 0.075 0.1 Horse meat
Vitamin B2 0.182 0.12 Beefsteak
Vitamin B3 5.048 4.84 Beefsteak
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.543 0.33 Beefsteak
Vitamin B12 2.69 3.16 Horse meat
Vitamin K 1.5 Beefsteak
Folate 3 Beefsteak
Trans Fat 0.253 Horse meat
Saturated Fat 1.875 1.9 Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 2.354 2.12 Beefsteak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.189 0.85 Horse meat
Tryptophan 0.262 0.349 Horse meat
Threonine 1.099 1.262 Horse meat
Isoleucine 1.09 1.334 Horse meat
Leucine 2.011 2.232 Horse meat
Lysine 2.247 2.398 Horse meat
Methionine 0.621 0.623 Horse meat
Phenylalanine 0.931 1.157 Horse meat
Valine 1.152 1.458 Horse meat
Histidine 0.868 1.081 Horse meat
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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. Horse meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175087/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.