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Chicken meat vs Beefsteak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chicken meat and Beefsteak

  • Chicken meat has more Vitamin B3 and Vitamin A, however Beefsteak is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Iron, Selenium and Phosphorus.
  • Beefsteak covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 100% more than Chicken meat.
  • Chicken meat has 24 times more Vitamin A than Beefsteak. While Chicken meat has 48µg of Vitamin A, Beefsteak has only 2µg.
  • Beefsteak has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw.

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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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Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +58.7%
Contains more Potassium +68.2%
Contains more Copper +19.7%
Contains more Zinc +173.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.9%
Contains less Sodium -32.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 5% 20% 17% 22% 53% 78% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 2% 34% 18% 27% 145% 95% 8%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +58.7%
Contains more Potassium +68.2%
Contains more Copper +19.7%
Contains more Zinc +173.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.9%
Contains less Sodium -32.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 25

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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Contains more Vitamin A +2583.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +60%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +796.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.182
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 10% 6% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 38% 6% 4%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +2583.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +60%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +796.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.182

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
36
Chicken meat
52
Beefsteak
Mineral Summary Score
31
Chicken meat
50
Beefsteak

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 the food
Protein
164%
Chicken meat
128%
Beefsteak
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
0%
Beefsteak
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
25%
Beefsteak

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chicken meat Beefsteak
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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Chicken meat Beefsteak
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 cheaper?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.915g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chicken meat Beefsteak Opinion
Calories 239 134 Chicken meat
Protein 27.3 21.38 Chicken meat
Fats 13.6 5.36 Chicken meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 88 67 Beefsteak
Vitamin D 2 3 Beefsteak
Iron 1.26 2 Beefsteak
Calcium 15 5 Chicken meat
Potassium 223 375 Beefsteak
Magnesium 23 25 Beefsteak
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.066 0.079 Beefsteak
Zinc 1.94 5.3 Beefsteak
Starch
Phosphorus 182 220 Beefsteak
Sodium 82 55 Beefsteak
Vitamin A 161 6 Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0 0.1 Beefsteak
Vitamin B1 0.063 0.075 Beefsteak
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.182 Beefsteak
Vitamin B3 8.487 5.048 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03 Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.543 Beefsteak
Vitamin B12 0.3 2.69 Beefsteak
Vitamin K 2.4 1.5 Chicken meat
Folate 5 3 Chicken meat
Trans Fat 0.253 Chicken meat
Saturated Fat 3.79 1.875 Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34 2.354 Chicken meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97 0.189 Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305 0.262 Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128 1.099 Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362 1.09 Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986 2.011 Beefsteak
Lysine 2.223 2.247 Beefsteak
Methionine 0.726 0.621 Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061 0.931 Chicken meat
Valine 1.325 1.152 Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802 0.868 Beefsteak
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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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/nutrients
  2. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172173/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.