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Chuck steak vs Ham - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chuck steak and Ham

  • Chuck steak has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Iron, and Vitamin B5, however Ham has more Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Chuck steak is 99% higher.
  • Ham has 5 times less Saturated Fat than Chuck steak. Chuck steak has 8.66g of Saturated Fat, while Ham has 1.81g.

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 Pork, cured, ham, boneless, extra lean (approximately 5% fat), roasted.

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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 +100%
Contains more Iron +65.5%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Potassium +13.2%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Zinc +201.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 196
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 3% 56% 10% 85% 26% 157% 79% 27%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +65.5%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Potassium +13.2%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Zinc +201.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 196
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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Ham
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.6%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +366.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin D +700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1042.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.202
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.4
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 0% 5% 24% 0% 189% 47% 76% 25% 93% 3% 82% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.6%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +366.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin D +700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1042.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.202
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.4

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chuck steak Ham Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.5g Ham
Protein 24.98g 20.93g Chuck steak
Fats 19.64g 5.53g Chuck steak
Carbs 0g 1.5g Ham
Calories 277kcal 145kcal Chuck steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 8mg Chuck steak
Iron 2.45mg 1.48mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 22mg 14mg Chuck steak
Phosphorus 193mg 196mg Ham
Potassium 325mg 287mg Chuck steak
Sodium 71mg 1203mg Chuck steak
Zinc 8.68mg 2.88mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.077mg 0.079mg Ham
Vitamin A 25IU 0IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.25mg Ham
Vitamin D 5IU 32IU Ham
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.8µg Ham
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.754mg Ham
Vitamin B2 0.191mg 0.202mg Ham
Vitamin B3 4.663mg 4.023mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B5 0.752mg 0.403mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.373mg 0.4mg Ham
Folate 6µg 3µg Chuck steak
Vitamin B12 3.03µg 0.65µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.281mg 0.251mg Chuck steak
Threonine 1.099mg 0.931mg Chuck steak
Isoleucine 1.062mg 0.918mg Chuck steak
Leucine 2.009mg 1.661mg Chuck steak
Lysine 2.184mg 1.775mg Chuck steak
Methionine 0.709mg 0.553mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.951mg 0.904mg Chuck steak
Valine 1.129mg 0.908mg Chuck steak
Histidine 0.809mg 0.75mg Chuck steak
Cholesterol 87mg 53mg Ham
Trans Fat 1.287g g Ham
Saturated Fat 8.66g 1.81g Ham
Monounsaturated Fat 9.457g 2.62g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 0.54g Chuck steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chuck steak Ham
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
45
Ham
Mineral Summary Score
62
Chuck steak
55
Ham

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
126%
Ham
Carbohydrates
0%
Chuck steak
2%
Ham
Fats
91%
Chuck steak
26%
Ham

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ham
Ham is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ham
Ham is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.85g)
Which food is cheaper?
Ham
Ham is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1132mg)
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.
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. Ham - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167871/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.