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Chuck steak vs Pork - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chuck steak and Pork

  • Chuck steak has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron, however Pork is richer in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin D, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6.
  • Chuck steak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 97% more.
  • Chuck steak contains 4 times more Zinc than Pork. Chuck steak contains 8.68mg of Zinc, while Pork contains 2.39mg.
  • Pork contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled.

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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 +181.6%
Contains more Zinc +263.2%
Contains more Calcium +18.8%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.5%
Contains more Potassium +30.2%
Contains less Sodium -12.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.073
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Contains more Iron +181.6%
Contains more Zinc +263.2%
Contains more Calcium +18.8%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.5%
Contains more Potassium +30.2%
Contains less Sodium -12.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.073

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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Pork
Contains more Vitamin A +257.1%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +332.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +190%
Contains more Vitamin D +1200%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1228.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.037
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.698
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% 6% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +257.1%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +332.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +190%
Contains more Vitamin D +1200%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1228.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.037
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.698

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 Pork
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Pork Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.98g 27.32g Pork
Fats 19.64g 13.92g Chuck steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 277kcal 242kcal Chuck steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 19mg Pork
Iron 2.45mg 0.87mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 22mg 28mg Pork
Phosphorus 193mg 246mg Pork
Potassium 325mg 423mg Pork
Sodium 71mg 62mg Pork
Zinc 8.68mg 2.39mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.077mg 0.073mg Chuck steak
Vitamin A 25IU 7IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.29mg Pork
Vitamin D 5IU 53IU Pork
Vitamin D 0.1µg 1.3µg Pork
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.877mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.191mg 0.321mg Pork
Vitamin B3 4.663mg 5.037mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.752mg 0.698mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.373mg 0.464mg Pork
Folate 6µg 5µg Chuck steak
Vitamin B12 3.03µg 0.7µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.281mg 0.338mg Pork
Threonine 1.099mg 1.234mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.062mg 1.26mg Pork
Leucine 2.009mg 2.177mg Pork
Lysine 2.184mg 2.446mg Pork
Methionine 0.709mg 0.712mg Pork
Phenylalanine 0.951mg 1.086mg Pork
Valine 1.129mg 1.473mg Pork
Histidine 0.809mg 1.067mg Pork
Cholesterol 87mg 80mg Pork
Trans Fat 1.287g g Pork
Saturated Fat 8.66g 5.23g Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 9.457g 6.19g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 1.2g Pork

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chuck steak Pork
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
56
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
62
Chuck steak
37
Pork

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
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
0%
Chuck steak
0%
Pork
Fats
91%
Chuck steak
64%
Pork

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.43g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.