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Beefsteak vs Pork - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Beefsteak and Pork?

  • Beefsteak is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, and Vitamin B6, yet Pork is richer in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin D.
  • Beefsteak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 83% higher.
  • Beefsteak has 2 times more Iron than Pork. Beefsteak has 2mg of Iron, while Pork has 0.87mg.
  • Beefsteak contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw and Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled types in this comparison.

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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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Pork
Contains more Iron +129.9%
Contains more Zinc +121.8%
Contains less Sodium -11.3%
Contains more Calcium +280%
Contains more Potassium +12.8%
Contains more Magnesium +12%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.073
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 2% 34% 18% 27% 145% 95% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 6% 38% 20% 25% 66% 106% 9%
Contains more Iron +129.9%
Contains more Zinc +121.8%
Contains less Sodium -11.3%
Contains more Calcium +280%
Contains more Potassium +12.8%
Contains more Magnesium +12%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.073

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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Pork
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +284.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1069.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.4%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.037
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 2% 1% 6% 39% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 88% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +284.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1069.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.4%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.037

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
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
50
Beefsteak
37
Pork

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
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
0%
Beefsteak
0%
Pork
Fats
25%
Beefsteak
64%
Pork

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 Pork
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 Pork
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?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 13mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.355g)
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 Pork Opinion
Calories 134 242 Pork
Protein 21.38 27.32 Pork
Fats 5.36 13.92 Pork
Vitamin C 0 0.6 Pork
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 67 80 Beefsteak
Vitamin D 3 53 Pork
Iron 2 0.87 Beefsteak
Calcium 5 19 Pork
Potassium 375 423 Pork
Magnesium 25 28 Pork
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.079 0.073 Beefsteak
Zinc 5.3 2.39 Beefsteak
Starch
Phosphorus 220 246 Pork
Sodium 55 62 Beefsteak
Vitamin A 6 7 Pork
Vitamin E 0.29 Pork
Vitamin D 0.1 1.3 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.075 0.877 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.182 0.321 Pork
Vitamin B3 5.048 5.037 Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 0.698 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.543 0.464 Beefsteak
Vitamin B12 2.69 0.7 Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.5 0 Beefsteak
Folate 3 5 Pork
Trans Fat 0.253 Pork
Saturated Fat 1.875 5.23 Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 2.354 6.19 Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 0.189 1.2 Pork
Tryptophan 0.262 0.338 Pork
Threonine 1.099 1.234 Pork
Isoleucine 1.09 1.26 Pork
Leucine 2.011 2.177 Pork
Lysine 2.247 2.446 Pork
Methionine 0.621 0.712 Pork
Phenylalanine 0.931 1.086 Pork
Valine 1.152 1.473 Pork
Histidine 0.868 1.067 Pork
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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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.