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

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 Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +20%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.171
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 0% 11% 6% 0% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 7% 267% 5%
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 Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +20%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.171

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 Pot roast
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price 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 Pot roast Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 21.38g 28.94g Pot roast
Fats 5.36g 19.17g Pot roast
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 134kcal 297kcal Pot roast
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 16mg Pot roast
Iron 2mg 2.42mg Pot roast
Magnesium 25mg 19mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 220mg 174mg Beefsteak
Potassium 375mg 231mg Beefsteak
Sodium 55mg 47mg Pot roast
Zinc 5.3mg 6.66mg Pot roast
Copper 0.079mg 0.099mg Pot roast
Vitamin A 6IU 0IU Beefsteak
Vitamin E mg 0.51mg Pot roast
Vitamin D 3IU 8IU Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.2µg Pot roast
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.075mg 0.059mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 0.171mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B3 5.048mg 4.105mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 mg 0.571mg Pot roast
Vitamin B6 0.543mg 0.283mg Beefsteak
Folate 3µg 9µg Pot roast
Vitamin B12 2.69µg 2.13µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.5µg 1.8µg Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.262mg 0.19mg Beefsteak
Threonine 1.099mg 1.156mg Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.09mg 1.317mg Pot roast
Leucine 2.011mg 2.302mg Pot roast
Lysine 2.247mg 2.446mg Pot roast
Methionine 0.621mg 0.754mg Pot roast
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 1.143mg Pot roast
Valine 1.152mg 1.436mg Pot roast
Histidine 0.868mg 0.924mg Pot roast
Cholesterol 67mg 116mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat 0.253g g Pot roast
Saturated Fat 1.875g 7.548g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 2.354g 8.175g Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 0.189g 0.708g Pot roast

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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 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. 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.