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Beefsteak vs Steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Beefsteak and Steak

  • Beefsteak has more Vitamin B12, and Phosphorus, while Steak has more Zinc, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Steak's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 33% higher.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Beefsteak is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw and Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Steak
Contains more Potassium +34.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +35%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Zinc +19.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Equal in Sodium - 58
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 2% 34% 18% 27% 145% 95% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 4% 25% 17% 29% 173% 70% 8%
Contains more Potassium +34.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +35%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Zinc +19.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Equal in Sodium - 58

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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Steak
Contains more Vitamin B12 +22.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65.4%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.074
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.149
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.5
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6
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% 2% 0% 3% 19% 70% 97% 0% 116% 275% 4% 5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +22.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65.4%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.074
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.149
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.5
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6

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
49
Steak
Mineral Summary Score
50
Beefsteak
52
Steak

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
149%
Steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Beefsteak
0%
Steak
Fats
25%
Beefsteak
88%
Steak

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

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Beefsteak Steak
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 lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.568g)
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2.4)
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 Steak Opinion
Calories 134 271 Steak
Protein 21.38 24.85 Steak
Fats 5.36 19.02 Steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 67 78 Beefsteak
Vitamin D 3 6 Steak
Iron 2 2.4 Steak
Calcium 5 12 Steak
Potassium 375 279 Beefsteak
Magnesium 25 23 Beefsteak
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.079 0.085 Steak
Zinc 5.3 6.34 Steak
Starch
Phosphorus 220 163 Beefsteak
Sodium 55 58 Beefsteak
Vitamin A 6 25 Steak
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0.1 0.1
Vitamin B1 0.075 0.074 Beefsteak
Vitamin B2 0.182 0.301 Steak
Vitamin B3 5.048 5.149 Steak
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.543 0.5 Beefsteak
Vitamin B12 2.69 2.2 Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.5 1.6 Steak
Folate 3 6 Steak
Trans Fat 0.253 Steak
Saturated Fat 1.875 8.443 Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 2.354 9.171 Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.189 0.896 Steak
Tryptophan 0.262 0.278 Steak
Threonine 1.099 1.171 Steak
Isoleucine 1.09 1.157 Steak
Leucine 2.011 2.142 Steak
Lysine 2.247 2.38 Steak
Methionine 0.621 0.672 Steak
Phenylalanine 0.931 0.997 Steak
Valine 1.152 1.242 Steak
Histidine 0.868 0.931 Steak
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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. Steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172164/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.