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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
Contains more Phosphorus +35%
Contains more Potassium +34.4%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Zinc +19.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Sodium - 58
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 90% 17% 70% 25% 8% 173% 29%
Contains more Phosphorus +35%
Contains more Potassium +34.4%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Zinc +19.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Sodium - 58
Equal in Copper - 0.085

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 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 2% 0% 3% 0% 19% 70% 97% 0% 116% 5% 275% 4%
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

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beefsteak Steak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 21.38g 24.85g Steak
Fats 5.36g 19.02g Steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 134kcal 271kcal Steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 12mg Steak
Iron 2mg 2.4mg Steak
Magnesium 25mg 23mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 220mg 163mg Beefsteak
Potassium 375mg 279mg Beefsteak
Sodium 55mg 58mg Beefsteak
Zinc 5.3mg 6.34mg Steak
Copper 0.079mg 0.085mg Steak
Vitamin A 6IU 25IU Steak
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 3IU 6IU Steak
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.1µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.075mg 0.074mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 0.301mg Steak
Vitamin B3 5.048mg 5.149mg Steak
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.543mg 0.5mg Beefsteak
Folate 3µg 6µg Steak
Vitamin B12 2.69µg 2.2µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.5µg 1.6µg Steak
Tryptophan 0.262mg 0.278mg Steak
Threonine 1.099mg 1.171mg Steak
Isoleucine 1.09mg 1.157mg Steak
Leucine 2.011mg 2.142mg Steak
Lysine 2.247mg 2.38mg Steak
Methionine 0.621mg 0.672mg Steak
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.997mg Steak
Valine 1.152mg 1.242mg Steak
Histidine 0.868mg 0.931mg Steak
Cholesterol 67mg 78mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat 0.253g g Steak
Saturated Fat 1.875g 8.443g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 2.354g 9.171g Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.189g 0.896g Steak

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Beefsteak Steak
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
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

Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
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.

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.