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Chuck steak vs Beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chuck steak and Beef different?

  • Chuck steak is higher than Beef in Zinc, Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Chuck steak covers your daily need of Zinc 22% more than Beef.

Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Beef, ground, 85% lean meat / 15% fat, patty, cooked, broiled types were 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 Zinc +37.6%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +10.4%
Equal in Iron - 2.6
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Phosphorus - 198
Equal in Potassium - 318
Equal in Sodium - 72
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 98% 15% 85% 29% 10% 173% 29%
Contains more Zinc +37.6%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +10.4%
Equal in Iron - 2.6
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Phosphorus - 198
Equal in Potassium - 318
Equal in Sodium - 72

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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Beef
Contains more Vitamin A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.3%
Contains more Folate +50%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.176
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.382
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 2% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 3% 0% 0% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 7% 331% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.3%
Contains more Folate +50%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.176
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.382

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.
Chuck steak Beef
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chuck steak Beef Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.98g 25.93g Beef
Fats 19.64g 15.41g Chuck steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 277kcal 250kcal Chuck steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 18mg Beef
Iron 2.45mg 2.6mg Beef
Magnesium 22mg 21mg Chuck steak
Phosphorus 193mg 198mg Beef
Potassium 325mg 318mg Chuck steak
Sodium 71mg 72mg Chuck steak
Zinc 8.68mg 6.31mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.077mg 0.085mg Beef
Vitamin A 25IU 9IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.12mg Beef
Vitamin D 5IU 2IU Chuck steak
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Chuck steak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.046mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B2 0.191mg 0.176mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B3 4.663mg 5.378mg Beef
Vitamin B5 0.752mg 0.658mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.373mg 0.382mg Beef
Folate 6µg 9µg Beef
Vitamin B12 3.03µg 2.64µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.2µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.281mg 0.094mg Chuck steak
Threonine 1.099mg 0.72mg Chuck steak
Isoleucine 1.062mg 0.822mg Chuck steak
Leucine 2.009mg 1.45mg Chuck steak
Lysine 2.184mg 1.54mg Chuck steak
Methionine 0.709mg 0.478mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.951mg 0.725mg Chuck steak
Valine 1.129mg 0.914mg Chuck steak
Histidine 0.809mg 0.604mg Chuck steak
Cholesterol 87mg 88mg Chuck steak
Trans Fat 1.287g 0.572g Beef
Saturated Fat 8.66g 5.895g Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 9.457g 6.668g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 0.484g Chuck steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chuck steak Beef
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
56
Chuck steak
52
Beef
Mineral Summary Score
62
Chuck steak
55
Beef

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
150%
Chuck steak
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
0%
Chuck steak
0%
Beef
Fats
91%
Chuck steak
71%
Beef

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.765g)
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)
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.
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. Chuck steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171228/nutrients
  2. Beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174032/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.