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Horse meat vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Horse meat and Chuck steak

  • Horse meat is higher in Iron, Copper, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B12, however Chuck steak is richer in Zinc, Selenium, and Vitamin B2.
  • Chuck steak's daily need coverage for Zinc is 44% higher.
  • Horse meat has 2 times more Copper than Chuck steak. While Horse meat has 0.171mg of Copper, Chuck steak has only 0.077mg.
  • Horse meat has less Cholesterol.

The food types used in this comparison are Game meat, horse, cooked, roasted 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
Contains more Iron +105.3%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +28%
Contains more Potassium +16.6%
Contains less Sodium -22.5%
Contains more Copper +122.1%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Zinc +127.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 189% 18% 106% 34% 8% 105% 57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Contains more Iron +105.3%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +28%
Contains more Potassium +16.6%
Contains less Sodium -22.5%
Contains more Copper +122.1%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Zinc +127.2%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.663
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 3.03
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 7% 25% 28% 91% 0% 77% 0% 396% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.663
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 3.03

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Horse meat Chuck steak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 28.14g 24.98g Horse meat
Fats 6.05g 19.64g Chuck steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 175kcal 277kcal Chuck steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Horse meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 16mg Chuck steak
Iron 5.03mg 2.45mg Horse meat
Magnesium 25mg 22mg Horse meat
Phosphorus 247mg 193mg Horse meat
Potassium 379mg 325mg Horse meat
Sodium 55mg 71mg Horse meat
Zinc 3.82mg 8.68mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.171mg 0.077mg Horse meat
Vitamin A 0IU 25IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E mg 0.1mg Chuck steak
Vitamin D IU 5IU Chuck steak
Vitamin D µg 0.1µg Chuck steak
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Horse meat
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.066mg Horse meat
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.191mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B3 4.84mg 4.663mg Horse meat
Vitamin B5 mg 0.752mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.33mg 0.373mg Chuck steak
Folate µg 6µg Chuck steak
Vitamin B12 3.16µg 3.03µg Horse meat
Vitamin K µg 1.6µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.349mg 0.281mg Horse meat
Threonine 1.262mg 1.099mg Horse meat
Isoleucine 1.334mg 1.062mg Horse meat
Leucine 2.232mg 2.009mg Horse meat
Lysine 2.398mg 2.184mg Horse meat
Methionine 0.623mg 0.709mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 1.157mg 0.951mg Horse meat
Valine 1.458mg 1.129mg Horse meat
Histidine 1.081mg 0.809mg Horse meat
Cholesterol 68mg 87mg Horse meat
Trans Fat g 1.287g Horse meat
Saturated Fat 1.9g 8.66g Horse meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.12g 9.457g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.85g 0.81g Horse meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Horse meat Chuck 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
52
Horse meat
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
65
Horse 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
169%
Horse meat
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Horse meat
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
28%
Horse meat
91%
Chuck steak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.76g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in vitamins
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

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. Horse meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175087/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.