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Ground meat vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Ground meat and Chuck steak

  • Ground meat has less Zinc, Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Chuck steak covers your daily Zinc needs 26% more than Ground meat.
  • Ground meat has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked and Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, 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
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Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Potassium +34.9%
Contains more Magnesium +29.4%
Contains more Zinc +48.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.3%
Equal in Iron - 2.45
Equal in Copper - 0.077
Equal in Sodium - 71
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 86% 10% 22% 13% 27% 160% 72% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 5% 29% 16% 26% 237% 83% 10%
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Potassium +34.9%
Contains more Magnesium +29.4%
Contains more Zinc +48.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.3%
Equal in Iron - 2.45
Equal in Copper - 0.077
Equal in Sodium - 71

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 +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +81.3%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 3% 0% 13% 40% 76% 31% 72% 312% 8% 6%
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%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +81.3%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.7%

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
46
Ground meat
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
49
Ground meat
62
Chuck 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
143%
Ground meat
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Ground meat
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
71%
Ground meat
91%
Chuck steak

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.
Ground meat Chuck steak
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.587g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground meat Chuck steak Opinion
Calories 241 277 Chuck steak
Protein 23.87 24.98 Chuck steak
Fats 15.37 19.64 Chuck steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 88 87 Chuck steak
Vitamin D 2 5 Chuck steak
Iron 2.27 2.45 Chuck steak
Calcium 33 16 Ground meat
Potassium 241 325 Chuck steak
Magnesium 17 22 Chuck steak
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.079 0.077 Ground meat
Zinc 5.84 8.68 Chuck steak
Starch
Phosphorus 166 193 Chuck steak
Sodium 73 71 Chuck steak
Vitamin A 9 25 Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.12 0.1 Ground meat
Vitamin D 0 0.1 Chuck steak
Vitamin B1 0.051 0.066 Chuck steak
Vitamin B2 0.171 0.191 Chuck steak
Vitamin B3 4.026 4.663 Chuck steak
Vitamin B5 0.512 0.752 Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.311 0.373 Chuck steak
Vitamin B12 2.49 3.03 Chuck steak
Vitamin K 2.9 1.6 Ground meat
Folate 7 6 Ground meat
Trans Fat 1.173 1.287 Ground meat
Saturated Fat 6.073 8.66 Ground meat
Monounsaturated Fat 7.322 9.457 Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.408 0.81 Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.121 0.281 Chuck steak
Threonine 0.923 1.099 Chuck steak
Isoleucine 1.055 1.062 Chuck steak
Leucine 1.861 2.009 Chuck steak
Lysine 1.976 2.184 Chuck steak
Methionine 0.614 0.709 Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.931 0.951 Chuck steak
Valine 1.172 1.129 Ground meat
Histidine 0.775 0.809 Chuck steak
Fructose

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. Ground meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169474/nutrients
  2. Chuck steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171228/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.