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Chuck steak vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chuck steak and Veal

  • Chuck steak has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, and Iron, while Veal has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2.
  • Chuck steak covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 73% more than Veal.
  • Chuck steak contains 3 times more Saturated Fat than Veal. While Chuck steak contains 8.66g of Saturated Fat, Veal contains only 3.04g.

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 Veal, ground, 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 +147.5%
Contains less Sodium -14.5%
Contains more Zinc +124.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.4%
Contains more Copper +33.8%
Equal in Calcium - 17
Equal in Magnesium - 24
Equal in Potassium - 337
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% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Contains more Iron +147.5%
Contains less Sodium -14.5%
Contains more Zinc +124.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.4%
Contains more Copper +33.8%
Equal in Calcium - 17
Equal in Magnesium - 24
Equal in Potassium - 337

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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Veal
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +138.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.3%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.07
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.39
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% 3% 0% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 9% 159% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +138.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.3%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.07
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.39

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chuck steak Veal Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.98g 24.38g Chuck steak
Fats 19.64g 7.56g Chuck steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 277kcal 172kcal Chuck steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 17mg Veal
Iron 2.45mg 0.99mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 22mg 24mg Veal
Phosphorus 193mg 217mg Veal
Potassium 325mg 337mg Veal
Sodium 71mg 83mg Chuck steak
Zinc 8.68mg 3.87mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.077mg 0.103mg Veal
Vitamin A 25IU 0IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.15mg Veal
Vitamin D 5IU 0IU Chuck steak
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Chuck steak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.07mg Veal
Vitamin B2 0.191mg 0.27mg Veal
Vitamin B3 4.663mg 8.03mg Veal
Vitamin B5 0.752mg 1.16mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.373mg 0.39mg Veal
Folate 6µg 11µg Veal
Vitamin B12 3.03µg 1.27µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.2µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.281mg 0.247mg Chuck steak
Threonine 1.099mg 1.065mg Chuck steak
Isoleucine 1.062mg 1.201mg Veal
Leucine 2.009mg 1.94mg Chuck steak
Lysine 2.184mg 2.009mg Chuck steak
Methionine 0.709mg 0.569mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.951mg 0.984mg Veal
Valine 1.129mg 1.347mg Veal
Histidine 0.809mg 0.885mg Veal
Cholesterol 87mg 103mg Chuck steak
Trans Fat 1.287g g Veal
Saturated Fat 8.66g 3.04g Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 9.457g 2.84g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 0.55g Chuck steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chuck steak Veal
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
47
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
62
Chuck steak
42
Veal

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
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
0%
Chuck steak
0%
Veal
Fats
91%
Chuck steak
35%
Veal

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.62g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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 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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.