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Chuck steak vs Pot roast - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chuck steak and Pot roast

  • Chuck steak has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Monounsaturated Fat, while Pot roast has more Choline.
  • Chuck steak covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 38% more than Pot roast.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Pot roast is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised.

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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 Magnesium +15.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains more Potassium +40.7%
Contains more Zinc +30.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.8%
Contains more Copper +28.6%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Iron - 2.42
Equal in Phosphorus - 174
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 91% 14% 75% 21% 7% 182% 33%
Contains more Magnesium +15.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains more Potassium +40.7%
Contains more Zinc +30.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.8%
Contains more Copper +28.6%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Iron - 2.42
Equal in Phosphorus - 174

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 B1 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +42.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +410%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +12.5%
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% 11% 6% 0% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 7% 267% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +42.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +410%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +12.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chuck steak Pot roast Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.98g 28.94g Pot roast
Fats 19.64g 19.17g Chuck steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 277kcal 297kcal Pot roast
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 16mg
Iron 2.45mg 2.42mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 22mg 19mg Chuck steak
Phosphorus 193mg 174mg Chuck steak
Potassium 325mg 231mg Chuck steak
Sodium 71mg 47mg Pot roast
Zinc 8.68mg 6.66mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.077mg 0.099mg Pot roast
Vitamin A 25IU 0IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.51mg Pot roast
Vitamin D 5IU 8IU Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.2µg Pot roast
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.059mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B2 0.191mg 0.171mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B3 4.663mg 4.105mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B5 0.752mg 0.571mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.373mg 0.283mg Chuck steak
Folate 6µg 9µg Pot roast
Vitamin B12 3.03µg 2.13µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.8µg Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.281mg 0.19mg Chuck steak
Threonine 1.099mg 1.156mg Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.062mg 1.317mg Pot roast
Leucine 2.009mg 2.302mg Pot roast
Lysine 2.184mg 2.446mg Pot roast
Methionine 0.709mg 0.754mg Pot roast
Phenylalanine 0.951mg 1.143mg Pot roast
Valine 1.129mg 1.436mg Pot roast
Histidine 0.809mg 0.924mg Pot roast
Cholesterol 87mg 116mg Chuck steak
Trans Fat 1.287g g Pot roast
Saturated Fat 8.66g 7.548g Pot roast
Monounsaturated Fat 9.457g 8.175g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 0.708g Chuck steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chuck steak Pot roast
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
44
Pot roast
Mineral Summary Score
62
Chuck steak
53
Pot roast

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
174%
Pot roast
Carbohydrates
0%
Chuck steak
0%
Pot roast
Fats
91%
Chuck steak
88%
Pot roast

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.112g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in minerals
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 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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/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.