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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
Contains more Iron +97.6%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 47% 0% 0% 0% 157% 0% 0%
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 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% 0% 0% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chuck steak Kielbasa
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
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

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)

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.