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Beefsteak vs Salami - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Beefsteak and Salami

  • Beefsteak has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Vitamin B6, however Salami is higher in Copper, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin D.
  • Salami covers your daily need of Sodium 73% more than Beefsteak.
  • Beefsteak has 2 times more Zinc than Salami. While Beefsteak has 5.3mg of Zinc, Salami has only 2.93mg.
  • Beefsteak has less Cholesterol.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw and Salami, cooked, beef and pork.

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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 +28.2%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.2%
Contains more Potassium +18.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.8%
Contains more Zinc +80.9%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Copper +351.9%
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% 59% 14% 82% 28% 227% 80% 119%
Contains more Iron +28.2%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.2%
Contains more Potassium +18.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.8%
Contains more Zinc +80.9%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Copper +351.9%

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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Salami
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +77%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +389.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +113.3%
Equal in Folate - 3
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% 5% 30% 0% 92% 83% 114% 73% 106% 3% 191% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +77%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +389.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +113.3%
Equal in Folate - 3

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 Salami
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beefsteak Salami Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2.4g Salami
Protein 21.38g 21.85g Salami
Fats 5.36g 25.9g Salami
Carbs 0g 2.4g Salami
Calories 134kcal 336kcal Salami
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Salami
Sugar 0g 0.96g Beefsteak
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 15mg Salami
Iron 2mg 1.56mg Beefsteak
Magnesium 25mg 19mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 220mg 191mg Beefsteak
Potassium 375mg 316mg Beefsteak
Sodium 55mg 1740mg Beefsteak
Zinc 5.3mg 2.93mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.079mg 0.357mg Salami
Vitamin A 6IU 0IU Beefsteak
Vitamin E mg 0.22mg Salami
Vitamin D 3IU 41IU Salami
Vitamin D 0.1µg 1µg Salami
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.075mg 0.367mg Salami
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 0.357mg Salami
Vitamin B3 5.048mg 6.053mg Salami
Vitamin B5 mg 1.201mg Salami
Vitamin B6 0.543mg 0.459mg Beefsteak
Folate 3µg 3µg
Vitamin B12 2.69µg 1.52µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.5µg 3.2µg Salami
Tryptophan 0.262mg 0.114mg Beefsteak
Threonine 1.099mg 0.521mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 1.09mg 0.675mg Beefsteak
Leucine 2.011mg 0.929mg Beefsteak
Lysine 2.247mg 1.107mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.621mg 0.301mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.481mg Beefsteak
Valine 1.152mg 0.668mg Beefsteak
Histidine 0.868mg 0.359mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 67mg 89mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat 0.253g 0.586g Beefsteak
Saturated Fat 1.875g 9.316g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 2.354g 11.127g Salami
Polyunsaturated fat 0.189g 2.529g Salami

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Beefsteak Salami
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
58
Salami
Mineral Summary Score
50
Beefsteak
77
Salami

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
131%
Salami
Carbohydrates
0%
Beefsteak
2%
Salami
Fats
25%
Beefsteak
120%
Salami

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 1685mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.441g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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.

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. Salami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172936/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.