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Chicken wing vs. Beef sirloin — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Chicken wing and Beef sirloin?

  • Beef sirloin is richer than Chicken wing in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Iron.
  • Beef sirloin's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 51% more.
  • Chicken wing has 5 times more Sodium than Beef sirloin. While Chicken wing has 320mg of Sodium, Beef sirloin has only 66mg.

We used Chicken, broilers or fryers, wing, meat and skin, cooked, fried, batter and Beef, top sirloin, steak, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, broiled 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Manganese +445.5%
Contains more Iron +48.8%
Contains more Magnesium +68.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.1%
Contains more Potassium +197.1%
Contains less Sodium -79.4%
Contains more Zinc +313%
Contains more Copper +34.9%
Contains more Selenium +51.4%
Equal in Calcium - 22
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 49% 12% 52% 13% 42% 38% 21% 8% 141%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 72% 20% 109% 37% 9% 156% 29% 2% 213%
Contains more Manganese +445.5%
Contains more Iron +48.8%
Contains more Magnesium +68.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.1%
Contains more Potassium +197.1%
Contains less Sodium -79.4%
Contains more Zinc +313%
Contains more Copper +34.9%
Contains more Selenium +51.4%
Equal in Calcium - 22

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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +488%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.163
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 0% 27% 36% 99% 43% 70% 14% 32% 0% 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 0% 8% 0% 0% 22% 38% 169% 37% 158% 8% 184% 64% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +488%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.163

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +333.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +98.3%
Contains more Protein +55%
Contains more Water +37.6%
20% 22% 11% 46%
Protein: 19.87 g
Fats: 21.81 g
Carbs: 10.94 g
Water: 46.21 g
Other: 1.17 g
31% 5% 64%
Protein: 30.8 g
Fats: 5.03 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 63.58 g
Other: 0.59 g
Contains more Fats +333.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +98.3%
Contains more Protein +55%
Contains more Water +37.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +346.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2640.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -67.2%
29% 45% 26%
Saturated Fat: 5.83 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.96 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.07 g
47% 49% 5%
Saturated Fat: 1.915 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.006 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.185 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +346.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2640.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -67.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken wing Beef sirloin Opinion
Net carbs 10.64g 0g Chicken wing
Protein 19.87g 30.8g Beef sirloin
Fats 21.81g 5.03g Chicken wing
Carbs 10.94g 0g Chicken wing
Calories 324kcal 177kcal Chicken wing
Fiber 0.3g 0g Chicken wing
Calcium 20mg 22mg Beef sirloin
Iron 1.29mg 1.92mg Beef sirloin
Magnesium 16mg 27mg Beef sirloin
Phosphorus 121mg 253mg Beef sirloin
Potassium 138mg 410mg Beef sirloin
Sodium 320mg 66mg Beef sirloin
Zinc 1.38mg 5.7mg Beef sirloin
Copper 0.063mg 0.085mg Beef sirloin
Manganese 0.06mg 0.011mg Chicken wing
Selenium 25.7µg 38.9µg Beef sirloin
Vitamin A 113IU 0IU Chicken wing
Vitamin A RAE 34µg 0µg Chicken wing
Vitamin E 0.39mg Beef sirloin
Vitamin B1 0.106mg 0.088mg Chicken wing
Vitamin B2 0.152mg 0.163mg Beef sirloin
Vitamin B3 5.265mg 9.001mg Beef sirloin
Vitamin B5 0.71mg 0.607mg Chicken wing
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 0.681mg Beef sirloin
Folate 18µg 10µg Chicken wing
Vitamin B12 0.25µg 1.47µg Beef sirloin
Choline 117.3mg Beef sirloin
Vitamin K 1.4µg Beef sirloin
Tryptophan 0.219mg 0.202mg Chicken wing
Threonine 0.795mg 1.23mg Beef sirloin
Isoleucine 0.941mg 1.401mg Beef sirloin
Leucine 1.421mg 2.45mg Beef sirloin
Lysine 1.474mg 2.603mg Beef sirloin
Methionine 0.499mg 0.802mg Beef sirloin
Phenylalanine 0.785mg 1.217mg Beef sirloin
Valine 0.953mg 1.528mg Beef sirloin
Histidine 0.547mg 0.983mg Beef sirloin
Cholesterol 79mg 81mg Chicken wing
Saturated Fat 5.83g 1.915g Beef sirloin
Omega-3 - DHA 0.04g 0g Chicken wing
Omega-3 - EPA 0.01g 0g Chicken wing
Omega-3 - DPA 0.02g 0g Chicken wing
Monounsaturated Fat 8.96g 2.006g Chicken wing
Polyunsaturated fat 5.07g 0.185g Chicken wing

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chicken wing Beef sirloin
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
25%
Chicken wing
53%
Beef sirloin
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
38%
Chicken wing
65%
Beef sirloin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef sirloin
Beef sirloin contains less Sodium (difference - 254mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef sirloin
Beef sirloin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.915g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef sirloin
Beef sirloin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

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 wing - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173628/nutrients
  2. Beef sirloin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168636/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.