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Kielbasa vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Kielbasa and Chuck steak

  • Kielbasa has more Polyunsaturated fat, however Chuck steak has more Vitamin C, Iron, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Kielbasa is 49% higher.
  • Chuck steak has 3 times less Polyunsaturated fat than Kielbasa. Kielbasa has 2.33g of Polyunsaturated fat, while Chuck steak has 0.81g.
  • Chuck steak is lower in Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, smoked 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 +97.6%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 47% 0% 0% 0% 157% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Contains more Iron +97.6%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%

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 A +∞%
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% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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 A +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kielbasa Chuck steak Opinion
Net carbs 3.9g 0g Kielbasa
Protein 13.1g 24.98g Chuck steak
Fats 17.6g 19.64g Chuck steak
Carbs 3.9g 0g Kielbasa
Calories 226kcal 277kcal Chuck steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium mg 16mg Chuck steak
Iron 1.24mg 2.45mg Chuck steak
Magnesium mg 22mg Chuck steak
Phosphorus mg 193mg Chuck steak
Potassium mg 325mg Chuck steak
Sodium 1200mg 71mg Chuck steak
Zinc mg 8.68mg Chuck steak
Copper mg 0.077mg Chuck steak
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 14.8mg 0mg Kielbasa
Vitamin B1 mg 0.066mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B2 mg 0.191mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B3 mg 4.663mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B5 mg 0.752mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 mg 0.373mg Chuck steak
Folate µg 6µg Chuck steak
Vitamin B12 µg 3.03µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K µg 1.6µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan mg 0.281mg Chuck steak
Threonine mg 1.099mg Chuck steak
Isoleucine mg 1.062mg Chuck steak
Leucine mg 2.009mg Chuck steak
Lysine mg 2.184mg Chuck steak
Methionine mg 0.709mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine mg 0.951mg Chuck steak
Valine mg 1.129mg Chuck steak
Histidine mg 0.809mg Chuck steak
Cholesterol 70mg 87mg Kielbasa
Trans Fat g 1.287g Kielbasa
Saturated Fat 6.23g 8.66g Kielbasa
Monounsaturated Fat 8.27g 9.457g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 2.33g 0.81g Kielbasa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Kielbasa Chuck steak
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
4
Kielbasa
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
25
Kielbasa
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
79%
Kielbasa
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
4%
Kielbasa
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
81%
Kielbasa
91%
Chuck steak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.43g)
Which food is cheaper?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1129mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in minerals
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)

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. Kielbasa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174607/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.