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Chicken gizzard vs. Steak — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chicken gizzard and Steak

  • Chicken gizzard has more Selenium, Iron, and Copper, while Steak has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Zinc, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B2.
  • Chicken gizzard's daily need coverage for Cholesterol is 97% higher.
  • Steak contains 2 times less Copper than Chicken gizzard. Chicken gizzard contains 0.161mg of Copper, while Steak contains 0.085mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Steak is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Chicken, gizzard, all classes, cooked, simmered 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Iron +32.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +16%
Contains more Copper +89.4%
Contains more Selenium +29.2%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Potassium +55.9%
Contains more Zinc +43.4%
Equal in Sodium - 58
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5.1% 120% 2.1% 81% 16% 7.3% 121% 54% 9.7% 224%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3.6% 90% 16% 70% 25% 7.6% 173% 28% 0% 173%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Iron +32.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +16%
Contains more Copper +89.4%
Contains more Selenium +29.2%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Potassium +55.9%
Contains more Zinc +43.4%
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" charts 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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +184.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +604.2%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +111.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 4% 0% 0% 6.5% 48% 59% 28% 16% 3.8% 130% 57% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1.5% 0% 3% 0% 19% 69% 97% 0% 115% 4.5% 275% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +184.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +604.2%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +111.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +22.3%
Contains more Water +22.2%
Contains more Fats +609.7%
Equal in Other - 0.54
30% 3% 68%
Protein: 30.39 g
Fats: 2.68 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 67.93 g
Other: 0 g
25% 19% 56%
Protein: 24.85 g
Fats: 19.02 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 55.59 g
Other: 0.54 g
Contains more Protein +22.3%
Contains more Water +22.2%
Contains more Fats +609.7%
Equal in Other - 0.54

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1636.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +153.8%
43% 34% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.67 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.528 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.353 g
46% 50% 5%
Saturated Fat: 8.443 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.171 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.896 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1636.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +153.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chicken gizzard Steak
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken gizzard Steak Opinion
Protein 30.39g 24.85g Chicken gizzard
Fats 2.68g 19.02g Steak
Calories 154kcal 271kcal Steak
Calcium 17mg 12mg Chicken gizzard
Iron 3.19mg 2.4mg Chicken gizzard
Magnesium 3mg 23mg Steak
Phosphorus 189mg 163mg Chicken gizzard
Potassium 179mg 279mg Steak
Sodium 56mg 58mg Chicken gizzard
Zinc 4.42mg 6.34mg Steak
Copper 0.161mg 0.085mg Chicken gizzard
Manganese 0.074mg Chicken gizzard
Selenium 41.1µg 31.8µg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin A 0IU 25IU Steak
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 7µg Steak
Vitamin E 0.2mg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin D 0IU 6IU Steak
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Steak
Vitamin B1 0.026mg 0.074mg Steak
Vitamin B2 0.21mg 0.301mg Steak
Vitamin B3 3.12mg 5.149mg Steak
Vitamin B5 0.468mg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin B6 0.071mg 0.5mg Steak
Folate 5µg 6µg Steak
Vitamin B12 1.04µg 2.2µg Steak
Choline 104.4mg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin K 0µg 1.6µg Steak
Tryptophan 0.278mg Steak
Threonine 1.171mg Steak
Isoleucine 1.157mg Steak
Leucine 2.142mg Steak
Lysine 2.38mg Steak
Methionine 0.672mg Steak
Phenylalanine 0.997mg Steak
Valine 1.242mg Steak
Histidine 0.931mg Steak
Cholesterol 370mg 78mg Steak
Trans Fat 0.13g Steak
Saturated Fat 0.67g 8.443g Chicken gizzard
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.001g Steak
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.001g Steak
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.013g Steak
Monounsaturated Fat 0.528g 9.171g Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.353g 0.896g Steak
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.019g Chicken gizzard
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.003g Chicken gizzard
Omega-3 - ALA 0.004g Chicken gizzard

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicken gizzard 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
27%
Chicken gizzard
45%
Steak
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Chicken gizzard
59%
Steak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Steak
Steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 292mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.773g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard 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 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

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. Chicken gizzard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171457/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.