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Beefsteak vs Pepperoni - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Beefsteak and Pepperoni

  • Beefsteak has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Iron, while Pepperoni has more Vitamin B1, and Vitamin D.
  • Pepperoni's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 79% higher.
  • Pepperoni contains 2 times less Zinc than Beefsteak. Beefsteak contains 5.3mg of Zinc, while Pepperoni contains 2.44mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Beefsteak is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw and Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced.

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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 Iron +50.4%
Contains more Potassium +36.9%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Zinc +117.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.2%
Contains less Sodium -96.5%
Contains more Calcium +280%
Contains more Copper +15.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 2% 34% 18% 27% 145% 95% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 50% 6% 25% 13% 31% 67% 68% 207%
Contains more Iron +50.4%
Contains more Potassium +36.9%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Zinc +117.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.2%
Contains less Sodium -96.5%
Contains more Calcium +280%
Contains more Copper +15.2%

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 B6 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +261.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +286.7%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.987
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% 0% 21% 39% 68% 60% 94% 56% 84% 163% 15% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +261.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +286.7%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.987

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beefsteak Pepperoni Opinion
Calories 134kcal 504kcal Pepperoni
Protein 21.38g 19.25g Beefsteak
Fats 5.36g 46.28g Pepperoni
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 0g 1.18g Pepperoni
Carbs 0g 1.18g Pepperoni
Cholesterol 67mg 97mg Beefsteak
Vitamin D 3IU 52IU Pepperoni
Iron 2mg 1.33mg Beefsteak
Calcium 5mg 19mg Pepperoni
Potassium 375mg 274mg Beefsteak
Magnesium 25mg 18mg Beefsteak
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.079mg 0.091mg Pepperoni
Zinc 5.3mg 2.44mg Beefsteak
Starch g g
Phosphorus 220mg 158mg Beefsteak
Sodium 55mg 1582mg Beefsteak
Vitamin A 6IU 0IU Beefsteak
Vitamin E mg 1.03mg Pepperoni
Vitamin D 0.1µg 1.3µg Pepperoni
Vitamin B1 0.075mg 0.271mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 0.257mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B3 5.048mg 4.987mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 mg 0.93mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B6 0.543mg 0.362mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B12 2.69µg 1.3µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.5µg 5.8µg Pepperoni
Folate 3µg 5µg Pepperoni
Trans Fat 0.253g 1.527g Beefsteak
Saturated Fat 1.875g 17.708g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 2.354g 20.77g Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 0.189g 4.458g Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.262mg 0.23mg Beefsteak
Threonine 1.099mg 0.869mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 1.09mg 0.901mg Beefsteak
Leucine 2.011mg 1.575mg Beefsteak
Lysine 2.247mg 1.652mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.621mg 0.511mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.778mg Beefsteak
Valine 1.152mg 0.987mg Beefsteak
Histidine 0.868mg 0.688mg Beefsteak
Fructose g 0g Pepperoni

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Beefsteak Pepperoni
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
50
Pepperoni
Mineral Summary Score
50
Beefsteak
58
Pepperoni

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
116%
Pepperoni
Carbohydrates
0%
Beefsteak
1%
Pepperoni
Fats
25%
Beefsteak
214%
Pepperoni

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 1527mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.833g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Pepperoni - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174575/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.