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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
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Contains more Iron +129.9%
Contains more Potassium +19%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Zinc +68.3%
Contains less Sodium -25.7%
Contains more Calcium +1020%
Contains more Copper +32.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 241
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% 17% 28% 15% 35% 86% 104% 10%
Contains more Iron +129.9%
Contains more Potassium +19%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Zinc +68.3%
Contains less Sodium -25.7%
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 Vitamin B12 +307.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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 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% 1% 5% 30% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 83% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +307.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Beefsteak Pork chop
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 chop
Pork chop is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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