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Game vs Steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Game and Steak

  • Game has more Vitamin B12, Copper, Vitamin B2, Iron, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B3, while Steak has more Selenium, Zinc, and Vitamin B6.
  • Game's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 171% higher.
  • Steak contains 3 times less Copper than Game. Game contains 0.253mg of Copper, while Steak contains 0.085mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Game is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Game meat, deer, raw and Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled.

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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
Game
5
:
2
Steak
Contains more Iron +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.9%
Contains more Potassium +14%
Contains less Sodium -12.1%
Contains more Copper +197.6%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Zinc +203.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 128% 17% 87% 29% 7% 57% 85%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 90% 17% 70% 25% 8% 173% 29%
Contains more Iron +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.9%
Contains more Potassium +14%
Contains less Sodium -12.1%
Contains more Copper +197.6%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Zinc +203.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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
Game
5
:
5
Steak
Contains more Vitamin B1 +197.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +186.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.1%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +45.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 56% 111% 120% 0% 86% 3% 789% 3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 3% 0% 19% 70% 97% 0% 116% 5% 275% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +197.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +186.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.1%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +45.5%

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.
Game Steak
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Game Steak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 22.96g 24.85g Steak
Fats 2.42g 19.02g Steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 120kcal 271kcal Steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 12mg Steak
Iron 3.4mg 2.4mg Game
Magnesium 23mg 23mg
Phosphorus 202mg 163mg Game
Potassium 318mg 279mg Game
Sodium 51mg 58mg Game
Zinc 2.09mg 6.34mg Steak
Copper 0.253mg 0.085mg Game
Vitamin A 0IU 25IU Steak
Vitamin E 0.2mg mg Game
Vitamin D IU 6IU Steak
Vitamin D µg 0.1µg Steak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.22mg 0.074mg Game
Vitamin B2 0.48mg 0.301mg Game
Vitamin B3 6.37mg 5.149mg Game
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.37mg 0.5mg Steak
Folate 4µg 6µg Steak
Vitamin B12 6.31µg 2.2µg Game
Vitamin K 1.1µg 1.6µg Steak
Tryptophan mg 0.278mg Steak
Threonine 1.08mg 1.171mg Steak
Isoleucine 0.908mg 1.157mg Steak
Leucine 1.951mg 2.142mg Steak
Lysine 2.006mg 2.38mg Steak
Methionine 0.566mg 0.672mg Steak
Phenylalanine 0.937mg 0.997mg Steak
Valine 1.073mg 1.242mg Steak
Histidine 1.135mg 0.931mg Game
Cholesterol 85mg 78mg Steak
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.95g 8.443g Game
Monounsaturated Fat 0.67g 9.171g Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.47g 0.896g Steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Game Steak
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
97
Game
49
Steak
Mineral Summary Score
51
Game
52
Steak

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
138%
Game
149%
Steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Game
0%
Steak
Fats
11%
Game
88%
Steak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Steak
Steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Game
Game contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Game
Game is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.493g)
Which food is cheaper?
Game
Game is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
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 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.

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. Game - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173855/nutrients
  2. Steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172164/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.