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Beefsteak vs Pot roast - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Beefsteak and Pot roast?

  • Beefsteak is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus and Vitamin B3, yet Pot roast is higher in Zinc and Iron.
  • Pot roast's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 28% more.
  • Beefsteak has 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Pot roast. While Beefsteak has 0.543mg of Vitamin B6, Pot roast has only 0.283mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Beefsteak is lower.

We used Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw and Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised types in this article.

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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 Potassium +62.3%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.4%
Contains more Iron +21%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Copper +25.3%
Contains more Zinc +25.7%
Contains less Sodium -14.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 2% 34% 18% 27% 145% 95% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 91% 5% 21% 14% 33% 182% 75% 7%
Contains more Potassium +62.3%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.4%
Contains more Iron +21%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Copper +25.3%
Contains more Zinc +25.7%
Contains less Sodium -14.5%

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 B1 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +20%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.171
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% 11% 6% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 267% 5% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +20%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.171

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
52
Beefsteak
44
Pot roast
Mineral Summary Score
50
Beefsteak
53
Pot roast

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 the food
Protein
128%
Beefsteak
174%
Pot roast
Carbohydrates
0%
Beefsteak
0%
Pot roast
Fats
25%
Beefsteak
88%
Pot roast

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Beefsteak Pot roast
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Beefsteak Pot roast
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 contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 49mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.673g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Beefsteak Pot roast Opinion
Calories 134 297 Pot roast
Protein 21.38 28.94 Pot roast
Fats 5.36 19.17 Pot roast
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 67 116 Beefsteak
Vitamin D 3 8 Pot roast
Iron 2 2.42 Pot roast
Calcium 5 16 Pot roast
Potassium 375 231 Beefsteak
Magnesium 25 19 Beefsteak
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.079 0.099 Pot roast
Zinc 5.3 6.66 Pot roast
Starch
Phosphorus 220 174 Beefsteak
Sodium 55 47 Pot roast
Vitamin A 6 0 Beefsteak
Vitamin E 0.51 Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.1 0.2 Pot roast
Vitamin B1 0.075 0.059 Beefsteak
Vitamin B2 0.182 0.171 Beefsteak
Vitamin B3 5.048 4.105 Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 0.571 Pot roast
Vitamin B6 0.543 0.283 Beefsteak
Vitamin B12 2.69 2.13 Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.5 1.8 Pot roast
Folate 3 9 Pot roast
Trans Fat 0.253 Pot roast
Saturated Fat 1.875 7.548 Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 2.354 8.175 Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 0.189 0.708 Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.262 0.19 Beefsteak
Threonine 1.099 1.156 Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.09 1.317 Pot roast
Leucine 2.011 2.302 Pot roast
Lysine 2.247 2.446 Pot roast
Methionine 0.621 0.754 Pot roast
Phenylalanine 0.931 1.143 Pot roast
Valine 1.152 1.436 Pot roast
Histidine 0.868 0.924 Pot roast
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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 of 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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/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.