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Chuck steak vs Turkey meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Chuck steak and Turkey meat?

  • Chuck steak is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron, yet Turkey meat is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2.
  • Chuck steak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 84% higher.
  • Chuck steak has 4 times more Saturated Fat than Turkey meat. Chuck steak has 8.66g of Saturated Fat, while Turkey meat has 2.155g.

We used Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted types in this comparison.

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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 +124.8%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +36%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains less Sodium -31.1%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Copper +20.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 5% 29% 16% 26% 237% 83% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 41% 5% 22% 22% 31% 68% 96% 14%
Contains more Iron +124.8%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +36%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains less Sodium -31.1%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Copper +20.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.5%

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 E +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +197.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +56%
Contains more Vitamin D +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.1%
Contains more Folate +50%
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 0% 3% 2% 12% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 128% 0% 7%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +197.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +56%
Contains more Vitamin D +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.1%
Contains more Folate +50%

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
50
Turkey meat
Mineral Summary Score
62
Chuck steak
37
Turkey meat

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
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Chuck steak
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
91%
Chuck steak
34%
Turkey meat

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

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Chuck steak Turkey meat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.505g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 22mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chuck steak Turkey meat Opinion
Calories 277 189 Chuck steak
Protein 24.98 28.55 Turkey meat
Fats 19.64 7.39 Chuck steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0.06 Turkey meat
Cholesterol 87 109 Chuck steak
Vitamin D 5 15 Turkey meat
Iron 2.45 1.09 Chuck steak
Calcium 16 14 Chuck steak
Potassium 325 239 Chuck steak
Magnesium 22 30 Turkey meat
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.077 0.093 Turkey meat
Zinc 8.68 2.48 Chuck steak
Starch
Phosphorus 193 223 Turkey meat
Sodium 71 103 Chuck steak
Vitamin A 25 39 Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.1 0.07 Chuck steak
Vitamin D 0.1 0.4 Turkey meat
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.045 Chuck steak
Vitamin B2 0.191 0.281 Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 4.663 9.573 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.752 0.948 Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.373 0.616 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 3.03 1.02 Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.6 0 Chuck steak
Folate 6 9 Turkey meat
Trans Fat 1.287 0.101 Turkey meat
Saturated Fat 8.66 2.155 Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 9.457 2.647 Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81 2.119 Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.281 0.291 Turkey meat
Threonine 1.099 1.004 Chuck steak
Isoleucine 1.062 0.796 Chuck steak
Leucine 2.009 1.925 Chuck steak
Lysine 2.184 2.282 Turkey meat
Methionine 0.709 0.724 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.951 0.903 Chuck steak
Valine 1.129 0.902 Chuck steak
Histidine 0.809 0.749 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. Turkey meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171479/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.