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Beefsteak vs Pork chop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Beefsteak and Pork chop

  • Beefsteak has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron, however Pork chop has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin D, and Calcium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Beefsteak is 85% higher.
  • Pork chop has 2 times less Iron than Beefsteak. Beefsteak has 2mg of Iron, while Pork chop has 0.87mg.
  • 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 Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled.

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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 +129.9%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +19%
Contains less Sodium -25.7%
Contains more Zinc +68.3%
Contains more Calcium +1020%
Contains more Copper +32.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 241
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35%
Contains more Iron +129.9%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +19%
Contains less Sodium -25.7%
Contains more Zinc +68.3%
Contains more Calcium +1020%
Contains more Copper +32.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 241

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 +11%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +307.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +150%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +553.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.489
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% 5% 30% 0% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 0% 83% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +307.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +150%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +553.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.489

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 chop
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 Pork chop Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 21.38g 23.72g Pork chop
Fats 5.36g 14.35g Pork chop
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 134kcal 231kcal Pork chop
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 56mg Pork chop
Iron 2mg 0.87mg Beefsteak
Magnesium 25mg 20mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 220mg 241mg Pork chop
Potassium 375mg 315mg Beefsteak
Sodium 55mg 74mg Beefsteak
Zinc 5.3mg 3.15mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.079mg 0.105mg Pork chop
Vitamin A 6IU 15IU Pork chop
Vitamin E mg 0.21mg Pork chop
Vitamin D 3IU 40IU Pork chop
Vitamin D 0.1µg 1µg Pork chop
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.075mg 0.49mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 0.313mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 5.048mg 7.927mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 mg 1.104mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.543mg 0.489mg Beefsteak
Folate 3µg 0µg Beefsteak
Vitamin B12 2.69µg 0.66µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.5µg 0µg Beefsteak
Tryptophan 0.262mg 0.282mg Pork chop
Threonine 1.099mg 1.043mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 1.09mg 1.123mg Pork chop
Leucine 2.011mg 1.952mg Beefsteak
Lysine 2.247mg 2.109mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.621mg 0.65mg Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.985mg Pork chop
Valine 1.152mg 1.2mg Pork chop
Histidine 0.868mg 0.965mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 67mg 78mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat 0.253g 0.066g Pork chop
Saturated Fat 1.875g 4.339g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 2.354g 4.887g Pork chop
Polyunsaturated fat 0.189g 1.894g Pork chop

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Beefsteak Pork chop
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
53
Pork chop
Mineral Summary Score
50
Beefsteak
41
Pork chop

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
142%
Pork chop
Carbohydrates
0%
Beefsteak
0%
Pork chop
Fats
25%
Beefsteak
66%
Pork chop

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Pork chop
Pork chop is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.464g)
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. Pork chop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167824/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.