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Beefsteak vs. Rib eye steak — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Beefsteak and Rib eye steak

  • Beefsteak has more Vitamin B3, Choline, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6, while Rib eye steak has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Rib eye steak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 30% higher.
  • Rib eye steak contains 2 times less Choline than Beefsteak. Beefsteak contains 101.8mg of Choline, while Rib eye steak contains 48.8mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Beefsteak is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Beef, loin, top loin, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, grilled and Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip-on, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.1%
Contains more Potassium +30.8%
Contains more Iron +37.4%
Contains more Zinc +21.9%
Contains more Manganese +788.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Sodium - 54
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Equal in Selenium - 29.7
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 62% 17% 92% 30% 8% 133% 25% 2% 158%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 85% 16% 66% 23% 8% 162% 27% 11% 162%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.1%
Contains more Potassium +30.8%
Contains more Iron +37.4%
Contains more Zinc +21.9%
Contains more Manganese +788.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Sodium - 54
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Equal in Selenium - 29.7

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin E +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.6%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Choline +108.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +52.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.536
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 10% 0% 0% 20% 33% 131% 32% 135% 6% 173% 56% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 2% 6% 0% 18% 67% 93% 33% 111% 5% 263% 27% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.6%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Choline +108.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +52.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.536
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +12.8%
Contains more Other +2000%
Contains more Fats +44.3%
Equal in Water - 54.49
27% 15% 58%
Protein: 26.72 g
Fats: 15.11 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 57.96 g
Other: 0.21 g
24% 22% 54%
Protein: 23.69 g
Fats: 21.81 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 54.49 g
Other: 0.01 g
Contains more Protein +12.8%
Contains more Other +2000%
Contains more Fats +44.3%
Equal in Water - 54.49

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -38.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +67%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +83.4%
46% 49% 4%
Saturated Fat: 5.951 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.298 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.56 g
46% 50% 5%
Saturated Fat: 9.684 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 10.519 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.027 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -38.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +67%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +83.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Beefsteak Rib eye steak
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Rib eye steak Opinion
Protein 26.72g 23.69g Beefsteak
Fats 15.11g 21.81g Rib eye steak
Calories 250kcal 291kcal Rib eye steak
Calcium 22mg 11mg Beefsteak
Iron 1.63mg 2.24mg Rib eye steak
Magnesium 23mg 22mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 213mg 152mg Beefsteak
Potassium 340mg 260mg Beefsteak
Sodium 57mg 54mg Rib eye steak
Zinc 4.85mg 5.91mg Rib eye steak
Copper 0.073mg 0.08mg Rib eye steak
Manganese 0.009mg 0.08mg Rib eye steak
Selenium 28.8µg 29.7µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin A 0IU 25IU Rib eye steak
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 8µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin E 0.45mg 0.1mg Beefsteak
Vitamin D 7IU Rib eye steak
Vitamin D 0.2µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.071mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.287mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B3 6.978mg 4.908mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 0.527mg 0.536mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B6 0.585mg 0.477mg Beefsteak
Folate 8µg 6µg Beefsteak
Vitamin B12 1.38µg 2.1µg Rib eye steak
Choline 101.8mg 48.8mg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.6µg
Tryptophan 0.173mg 0.265mg Rib eye steak
Threonine 1.054mg 1.116mg Rib eye steak
Isoleucine 1.201mg 1.103mg Beefsteak
Leucine 2.099mg 2.041mg Beefsteak
Lysine 2.23mg 2.269mg Rib eye steak
Methionine 0.687mg 0.641mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 1.042mg 0.95mg Beefsteak
Valine 1.309mg 1.184mg Beefsteak
Histidine 0.842mg 0.888mg Rib eye steak
Cholesterol 79mg 80mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat 1.478g Beefsteak
Saturated Fat 5.951g 9.684g Beefsteak
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.001g Rib eye steak
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.001g Rib eye steak
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.014g Rib eye steak
Monounsaturated Fat 6.298g 10.519g Rib eye steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.56g 1.027g Rib eye steak
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.005g Rib eye steak
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.7g Rib eye steak
Omega-3 - ALA 0.038g Rib eye steak
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.024g Rib eye steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Beefsteak Rib eye steak
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
46%
Beefsteak
48%
Rib eye steak
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
53%
Beefsteak
56%
Rib eye steak

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.733g)
Which food is cheaper?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is cheaper (difference - $2)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168720/nutrients
  2. Rib eye steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173392/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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