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Chuck steak vs Kielbasa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chuck steak and Kielbasa

  • Chuck steak has more Iron, and Monounsaturated Fat, however Kielbasa has more Vitamin C, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Kielbasa is 49% higher.
  • Kielbasa has 2 times less Iron than Chuck steak. Chuck steak has 2.45mg of Iron, while Kielbasa has 1.24mg.
  • Kielbasa 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 Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, smoked.

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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 +97.6%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 5% 29% 16% 26% 237% 83% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 47% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 157%
Contains more Iron +97.6%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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
4
Kielbasa
Mineral Summary Score
62
Chuck steak
25
Kielbasa

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
79%
Kielbasa
Carbohydrates
0%
Chuck steak
4%
Kielbasa
Fats
91%
Chuck steak
81%
Kielbasa

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.43g)
Which food is cheaper?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1129mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chuck steak Kielbasa Opinion
Calories 277 226 Chuck steak
Protein 24.98 13.1 Chuck steak
Fats 19.64 17.6 Chuck steak
Vitamin C 0 14.8 Kielbasa
Carbs 0 3.9 Kielbasa
Cholesterol 87 70 Kielbasa
Vitamin D 5 Chuck steak
Iron 2.45 1.24 Chuck steak
Calcium 16 Chuck steak
Potassium 325 Chuck steak
Magnesium 22 Chuck steak
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.077 Chuck steak
Zinc 8.68 Chuck steak
Starch
Phosphorus 193 Chuck steak
Sodium 71 1200 Chuck steak
Vitamin A 25 0 Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.1 Chuck steak
Vitamin D 0.1 Chuck steak
Vitamin B1 0.066 Chuck steak
Vitamin B2 0.191 Chuck steak
Vitamin B3 4.663 Chuck steak
Vitamin B5 0.752 Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.373 Chuck steak
Vitamin B12 3.03 Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.6 Chuck steak
Folate 6 Chuck steak
Trans Fat 1.287 Kielbasa
Saturated Fat 8.66 6.23 Kielbasa
Monounsaturated Fat 9.457 8.27 Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81 2.33 Kielbasa
Tryptophan 0.281 Chuck steak
Threonine 1.099 Chuck steak
Isoleucine 1.062 Chuck steak
Leucine 2.009 Chuck steak
Lysine 2.184 Chuck steak
Methionine 0.709 Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.951 Chuck steak
Valine 1.129 Chuck steak
Histidine 0.809 Chuck steak
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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 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. Kielbasa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174607/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.