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Bologna sausage vs Steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Bologna sausage and Steak?

  • Bologna sausage is higher in Vitamin B1, and Vitamin D, yet Steak is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2.
  • Steak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 53% more.
  • Bologna sausage has 16 times more Sodium than Steak. While Bologna sausage has 907mg of Sodium, Steak has only 58mg.

We used Bologna, pork and Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled 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 Iron +211.7%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Zinc +212.3%
Equal in Calcium - 12
Equal in Potassium - 279
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 29% 10% 60% 25% 119% 56% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 90% 17% 70% 25% 8% 173% 29%
Contains more Iron +211.7%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Zinc +212.3%
Equal in Calcium - 12
Equal in Potassium - 279
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 D +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +606.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +85.2%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +136.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +433.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 6% 42% 0% 131% 37% 74% 44% 63% 4% 117% 1%
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 D +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +606.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +85.2%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +136.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +433.3%

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.
Bologna sausage Steak
Rich in minerals ok
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 vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bologna sausage Steak Opinion
Net carbs 0.73g 0g Bologna sausage
Protein 15.3g 24.85g Steak
Fats 19.87g 19.02g Bologna sausage
Carbs 0.73g 0g Bologna sausage
Calories 247kcal 271kcal Steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 12mg Steak
Iron 0.77mg 2.4mg Steak
Magnesium 14mg 23mg Steak
Phosphorus 139mg 163mg Steak
Potassium 281mg 279mg Bologna sausage
Sodium 907mg 58mg Steak
Zinc 2.03mg 6.34mg Steak
Copper 0.08mg 0.085mg Steak
Vitamin A 0IU 25IU Steak
Vitamin E 0.26mg mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 56IU 6IU Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 1.4µg 0.1µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.523mg 0.074mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B2 0.157mg 0.301mg Steak
Vitamin B3 3.9mg 5.149mg Steak
Vitamin B5 0.72mg mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B6 0.27mg 0.5mg Steak
Folate 5µg 6µg Steak
Vitamin B12 0.93µg 2.2µg Steak
Vitamin K 0.3µg 1.6µg Steak
Tryptophan 0.149mg 0.278mg Steak
Threonine 0.641mg 1.171mg Steak
Isoleucine 0.663mg 1.157mg Steak
Leucine 1.168mg 2.142mg Steak
Lysine 1.204mg 2.38mg Steak
Methionine 0.412mg 0.672mg Steak
Phenylalanine 0.585mg 0.997mg Steak
Valine 0.737mg 1.242mg Steak
Histidine 0.482mg 0.931mg Steak
Cholesterol 59mg 78mg Bologna sausage
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.839g 8.443g Bologna sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 9.732g 9.171g Bologna sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 2.107g 0.896g Bologna sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bologna sausage Steak
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
43
Bologna sausage
49
Steak
Mineral Summary Score
41
Bologna sausage
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
92%
Bologna sausage
149%
Steak
Carbohydrates
1%
Bologna sausage
0%
Steak
Fats
92%
Bologna sausage
88%
Steak

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 849mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.604g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
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 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. Bologna sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173856/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.