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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, Polyunsaturated fat and Monounsaturated 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
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Contains more Iron +22.5%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Zinc +63.8%
Contains more Potassium +15.4%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
Contains less Sodium -22.5%
Equal in Copper - 0.079
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 5% 29% 16% 26% 237% 83% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 2% 34% 18% 27% 145% 95% 8%
Contains more Iron +22.5%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Zinc +63.8%
Contains more Potassium +15.4%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
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 Vitamin B12 +12.6%
Contains more Folate +100%
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 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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 0% 3% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 337% 4% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.6%
Contains more Folate +100%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
150%
Chuck steak
128%
Beefsteak
Carbohydrates
0%
Chuck steak
0%
Beefsteak
Fats
91%
Chuck steak
25%
Beefsteak

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chuck steak Beefsteak
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.785g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chuck steak Beefsteak Opinion
Calories 277 134 Chuck steak
Protein 24.98 21.38 Chuck steak
Fats 19.64 5.36 Chuck steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 87 67 Beefsteak
Vitamin D 5 3 Chuck steak
Iron 2.45 2 Chuck steak
Calcium 16 5 Chuck steak
Potassium 325 375 Beefsteak
Magnesium 22 25 Beefsteak
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.077 0.079 Beefsteak
Zinc 8.68 5.3 Chuck steak
Starch
Phosphorus 193 220 Beefsteak
Sodium 71 55 Beefsteak
Vitamin A 25 6 Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.1 Chuck steak
Vitamin D 0.1 0.1
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.075 Beefsteak
Vitamin B2 0.191 0.182 Chuck steak
Vitamin B3 4.663 5.048 Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 0.752 Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.373 0.543 Beefsteak
Vitamin B12 3.03 2.69 Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.6 1.5 Chuck steak
Folate 6 3 Chuck steak
Trans Fat 1.287 0.253 Beefsteak
Saturated Fat 8.66 1.875 Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 9.457 2.354 Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81 0.189 Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.281 0.262 Chuck steak
Threonine 1.099 1.099
Isoleucine 1.062 1.09 Beefsteak
Leucine 2.009 2.011 Beefsteak
Lysine 2.184 2.247 Beefsteak
Methionine 0.709 0.621 Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.951 0.931 Chuck steak
Valine 1.129 1.152 Beefsteak
Histidine 0.809 0.868 Beefsteak
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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 of 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.