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Chicken meat vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chicken meat and Chuck steak different?

  • Chicken meat is higher in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B5, however Chuck steak is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, Selenium, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Chuck steak is 114% higher.
  • Chicken meat contains 2 times more Vitamin B3 than Chuck steak. While Chicken meat contains 8.487mg of Vitamin B3, Chuck steak contains only 4.663mg.
  • Chicken meat has less Saturated Fat.

Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled are the varieties used 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 +94.4%
Contains more Potassium +45.7%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +347.4%
Contains less Sodium -13.4%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Phosphorus - 193
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 5% 20% 17% 22% 53% 78% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 5% 29% 16% 26% 237% 83% 10%
Contains more Iron +94.4%
Contains more Potassium +45.7%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +347.4%
Contains less Sodium -13.4%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Phosphorus - 193

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 +544%
Contains more Vitamin E +170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +910%
Contains more Folate +20%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.066
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.373
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% 2% 2% 3% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 379% 4% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +544%
Contains more Vitamin E +170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +910%
Contains more Folate +20%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.066
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.373

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 Chuck steak
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals 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 Chicken meat Chuck steak Opinion
Calories 239kcal 277kcal Chuck steak
Protein 27.3g 24.98g Chicken meat
Fats 13.6g 19.64g Chuck steak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 0g 0g
Carbs 0g 0g
Cholesterol 88mg 87mg Chuck steak
Vitamin D 2IU 5IU Chuck steak
Iron 1.26mg 2.45mg Chuck steak
Calcium 15mg 16mg Chuck steak
Potassium 223mg 325mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 23mg 22mg Chicken meat
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.066mg 0.077mg Chuck steak
Zinc 1.94mg 8.68mg Chuck steak
Starch g g
Phosphorus 182mg 193mg Chuck steak
Sodium 82mg 71mg Chuck steak
Vitamin A 161IU 25IU Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.1mg Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Chuck steak
Vitamin B1 0.063mg 0.066mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B2 0.168mg 0.191mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B3 8.487mg 4.663mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03mg 0.752mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 0.373mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 3.03µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 2.4µg 1.6µg Chicken meat
Folate 5µg 6µg Chuck steak
Trans Fat g 1.287g Chicken meat
Saturated Fat 3.79g 8.66g Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34g 9.457g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97g 0.81g Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305mg 0.281mg Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128mg 1.099mg Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362mg 1.062mg Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986mg 2.009mg Chuck steak
Lysine 2.223mg 2.184mg Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726mg 0.709mg Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061mg 0.951mg Chicken meat
Valine 1.325mg 1.129mg Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802mg 0.809mg Chuck steak
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicken meat Chuck steak
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
31
Chicken meat
62
Chuck 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
164%
Chicken meat
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
91%
Chuck steak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.87g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is cheaper (difference - $1)
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. Chuck steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171228/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.