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Chuck steak vs Beefsteak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chuck steak and Beefsteak

  • Chuck steak has more Zinc, Vitamin B12, Iron, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat, however Beefsteak has more Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Chuck steak is 34% higher.
  • Beefsteak has 4 times less Polyunsaturated fat than Chuck steak. Chuck steak has 0.81g of Polyunsaturated fat, while Beefsteak has 0.189g.
  • Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled 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 +220%
Contains more Iron +22.5%
Contains more Zinc +63.8%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
Contains more Potassium +15.4%
Contains less Sodium -22.5%
Equal in Copper - 0.079
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Iron +22.5%
Contains more Zinc +63.8%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
Contains more Potassium +15.4%
Contains less Sodium -22.5%
Equal in Copper - 0.079

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 +316.7%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.6%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.182
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.048
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.5
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% 0% 3% 0% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 3% 337% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +316.7%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.6%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.182
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.048
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.5

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chuck steak Beefsteak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.98g 21.38g Chuck steak
Fats 19.64g 5.36g Chuck steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 277kcal 134kcal Chuck steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 5mg Chuck steak
Iron 2.45mg 2mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 22mg 25mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 193mg 220mg Beefsteak
Potassium 325mg 375mg Beefsteak
Sodium 71mg 55mg Beefsteak
Zinc 8.68mg 5.3mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.077mg 0.079mg Beefsteak
Vitamin A 25IU 6IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.1mg mg Chuck steak
Vitamin D 5IU 3IU Chuck steak
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.1µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.075mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B2 0.191mg 0.182mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B3 4.663mg 5.048mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 0.752mg mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.373mg 0.543mg Beefsteak
Folate 6µg 3µg Chuck steak
Vitamin B12 3.03µg 2.69µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.5µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.281mg 0.262mg Chuck steak
Threonine 1.099mg 1.099mg
Isoleucine 1.062mg 1.09mg Beefsteak
Leucine 2.009mg 2.011mg Beefsteak
Lysine 2.184mg 2.247mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.709mg 0.621mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.951mg 0.931mg Chuck steak
Valine 1.129mg 1.152mg Beefsteak
Histidine 0.809mg 0.868mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 87mg 67mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat 1.287g 0.253g Beefsteak
Saturated Fat 8.66g 1.875g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 9.457g 2.354g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 0.189g Chuck steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chuck steak 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
56
Chuck steak
52
Beefsteak
Mineral Summary Score
62
Chuck steak
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
150%
Chuck steak
128%
Beefsteak
Carbohydrates
0%
Chuck steak
0%
Beefsteak
Fats
91%
Chuck steak
25%
Beefsteak

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.785g)
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 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.

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. 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.