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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
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Contains more Iron +105.3%
Contains more Potassium +16.6%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Copper +122.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +28%
Contains less Sodium -22.5%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Zinc +127.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 189% 3% 34% 18% 57% 105% 106% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 5% 29% 16% 26% 237% 83% 10%
Contains more Iron +105.3%
Contains more Potassium +16.6%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Copper +122.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +28%
Contains less Sodium -22.5%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 0% 0% 0% 25% 28% 91% 0% 77% 396% 0% 0%
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 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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Horse 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 Cholesterol?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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