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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Iron +124.8%
Contains more Potassium +36%
Contains less Sodium -31.1%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.5%
Contains more Copper +20.8%
Contains more Manganese +16.7%
Equal in Selenium - 29.8
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26% 2% 150%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31% 2% 163%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Iron +124.8%
Contains more Potassium +36%
Contains less Sodium -31.1%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.5%
Contains more Copper +20.8%
Contains more Manganese +16.7%
Equal in Selenium - 29.8

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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%
Contains more Choline +10.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 2% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 44% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 2% 12% 0% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 7% 128% 48% 0%
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%
Contains more Choline +10.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +165.8%
Contains more Protein +14.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +15%
Contains more Other +200%
25% 20% 55%
Protein: 24.98 g
Fats: 19.64 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 55.22 g
Other: 0.16 g
29% 7% 64%
Protein: 28.55 g
Fats: 7.39 g
Carbs: 0.06 g
Water: 63.52 g
Other: 0.48 g
Contains more Fats +165.8%
Contains more Protein +14.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +15%
Contains more Other +200%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +257.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -75.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +161.6%
46% 50% 4%
Saturated Fat: 8.66 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.457 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.81 g
31% 38% 31%
Saturated Fat: 2.155 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.647 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.119 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +257.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -75.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +161.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chuck steak Turkey meat
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chuck steak Turkey meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.06g Turkey meat
Protein 24.98g 28.55g Turkey meat
Fats 19.64g 7.39g Chuck steak
Carbs 0g 0.06g Turkey meat
Calories 277kcal 189kcal Chuck steak
Calcium 16mg 14mg Chuck steak
Iron 2.45mg 1.09mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 22mg 30mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 193mg 223mg Turkey meat
Potassium 325mg 239mg Chuck steak
Sodium 71mg 103mg Chuck steak
Zinc 8.68mg 2.48mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.077mg 0.093mg Turkey meat
Manganese 0.012mg 0.014mg Turkey meat
Selenium 27.5µg 29.8µg Turkey meat
Vitamin A 25IU 39IU Turkey meat
Vitamin A RAE 7µg 12µg Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.07mg Chuck steak
Vitamin D 5IU 15IU Turkey meat
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.4µg Turkey meat
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.045mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B2 0.191mg 0.281mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 4.663mg 9.573mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.752mg 0.948mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.373mg 0.616mg Turkey meat
Folate 6µg 9µg Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 3.03µg 1.02µg Chuck steak
Choline 79mg 87.4mg Turkey meat
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.281mg 0.291mg Turkey meat
Threonine 1.099mg 1.004mg Chuck steak
Isoleucine 1.062mg 0.796mg Chuck steak
Leucine 2.009mg 1.925mg Chuck steak
Lysine 2.184mg 2.282mg Turkey meat
Methionine 0.709mg 0.724mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.951mg 0.903mg Chuck steak
Valine 1.129mg 0.902mg Chuck steak
Histidine 0.809mg 0.749mg Chuck steak
Cholesterol 87mg 109mg Chuck steak
Trans Fat 1.287g 0.101g Turkey meat
Saturated Fat 8.66g 2.155g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.005g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0.001g 0.008g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - DPA 0.004g 0.008g Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 9.457g 2.647g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 2.119g Turkey meat
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.006g 0.014g Turkey meat
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.619g 1.841g Turkey meat
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.003g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - ALA 0.041g 0.105g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.001g Turkey meat
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.01g Turkey meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chuck steak Turkey meat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
55%
Chuck steak
50%
Turkey meat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
65%
Chuck steak
46%
Turkey meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.505g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 22mg)
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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.

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