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Chuck steak vs Salami - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chuck steak and Salami different?

  • Chuck steak is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron, however Salami is richer in Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Salami is 73% higher.
  • Chuck steak contains 3 times more Zinc than Salami. While Chuck steak contains 8.68mg of Zinc, Salami contains only 2.93mg.
  • Chuck steak has less Sodium.

Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Salami, cooked, beef and pork are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +57.1%
Contains more Magnesium +15.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Zinc +196.2%
Contains more Copper +363.6%
Equal in Calcium - 15
Equal in Phosphorus - 191
Equal in Potassium - 316
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% 59% 14% 82% 28% 227% 80% 119%
Contains more Iron +57.1%
Contains more Magnesium +15.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Zinc +196.2%
Contains more Copper +363.6%
Equal in Calcium - 15
Equal in Phosphorus - 191
Equal in Potassium - 316

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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Salami
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +99.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +456.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
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% 30% 0% 92% 83% 114% 73% 106% 3% 191% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +99.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +456.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chuck steak Salami Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2.4g Salami
Protein 24.98g 21.85g Chuck steak
Fats 19.64g 25.9g Salami
Carbs 0g 2.4g Salami
Calories 277kcal 336kcal Salami
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Salami
Sugar 0g 0.96g Chuck steak
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 15mg Chuck steak
Iron 2.45mg 1.56mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 22mg 19mg Chuck steak
Phosphorus 193mg 191mg Chuck steak
Potassium 325mg 316mg Chuck steak
Sodium 71mg 1740mg Chuck steak
Zinc 8.68mg 2.93mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.077mg 0.357mg Salami
Vitamin A 25IU 0IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.22mg Salami
Vitamin D 5IU 41IU Salami
Vitamin D 0.1µg 1µg Salami
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.367mg Salami
Vitamin B2 0.191mg 0.357mg Salami
Vitamin B3 4.663mg 6.053mg Salami
Vitamin B5 0.752mg 1.201mg Salami
Vitamin B6 0.373mg 0.459mg Salami
Folate 6µg 3µg Chuck steak
Vitamin B12 3.03µg 1.52µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.6µg 3.2µg Salami
Tryptophan 0.281mg 0.114mg Chuck steak
Threonine 1.099mg 0.521mg Chuck steak
Isoleucine 1.062mg 0.675mg Chuck steak
Leucine 2.009mg 0.929mg Chuck steak
Lysine 2.184mg 1.107mg Chuck steak
Methionine 0.709mg 0.301mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.951mg 0.481mg Chuck steak
Valine 1.129mg 0.668mg Chuck steak
Histidine 0.809mg 0.359mg Chuck steak
Cholesterol 87mg 89mg Chuck steak
Trans Fat 1.287g 0.586g Salami
Saturated Fat 8.66g 9.316g Chuck steak
Monounsaturated Fat 9.457g 11.127g Salami
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 2.529g Salami

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chuck steak Salami
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
58
Salami
Mineral Summary Score
62
Chuck steak
77
Salami

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
131%
Salami
Carbohydrates
0%
Chuck steak
2%
Salami
Fats
91%
Chuck steak
120%
Salami

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1669mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.656g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in minerals

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. Salami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172936/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.