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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
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +58.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.9%
Contains more Potassium +68.2%
Contains less Sodium -32.9%
Contains more Zinc +173.2%
Contains more Copper +19.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +58.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.9%
Contains more Potassium +68.2%
Contains less Sodium -32.9%
Contains more Zinc +173.2%
Contains more Copper +19.7%
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 Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +60%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 10% 6% 0% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 4% 38% 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%
Contains more Vitamin A +2583.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.1%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +60%
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

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.
Chicken meat Beefsteak
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken meat Beefsteak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 27.3g 21.38g Chicken meat
Fats 13.6g 5.36g Chicken meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 239kcal 134kcal Chicken meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 15mg 5mg Chicken meat
Iron 1.26mg 2mg Beefsteak
Magnesium 23mg 25mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 182mg 220mg Beefsteak
Potassium 223mg 375mg Beefsteak
Sodium 82mg 55mg Beefsteak
Zinc 1.94mg 5.3mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.066mg 0.079mg Beefsteak
Vitamin A 161IU 6IU Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27mg mg Chicken meat
Vitamin D 2IU 3IU Beefsteak
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Beefsteak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.063mg 0.075mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B2 0.168mg 0.182mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B3 8.487mg 5.048mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03mg mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 0.543mg Beefsteak
Folate 5µg 3µg Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 2.69µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 2.4µg 1.5µg Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305mg 0.262mg Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128mg 1.099mg Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362mg 1.09mg Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986mg 2.011mg Beefsteak
Lysine 2.223mg 2.247mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.726mg 0.621mg Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061mg 0.931mg Chicken meat
Valine 1.325mg 1.152mg Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802mg 0.868mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 88mg 67mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat g 0.253g Chicken meat
Saturated Fat 3.79g 1.875g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34g 2.354g Chicken meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97g 0.189g Chicken meat

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

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
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 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. 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.