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Kielbasa vs Steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Kielbasa and Steak

  • Kielbasa has more Vitamin C, and Polyunsaturated fat, while Steak has more Iron, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Kielbasa's daily need coverage for Sodium is 50% higher.
  • Steak contains 10000000 times less Vitamin C than Kielbasa. Kielbasa contains 14.8mg of Vitamin C, while Steak contains 0mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Steak is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, smoked 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
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Steak
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 47% 0% 0% 0% 157% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 90% 17% 70% 25% 8% 173% 29%
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%

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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Steak
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% 0% 3% 0% 19% 70% 97% 0% 116% 5% 275% 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 Steak
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kielbasa Steak Opinion
Net carbs 3.9g 0g Kielbasa
Protein 13.1g 24.85g Steak
Fats 17.6g 19.02g Steak
Carbs 3.9g 0g Kielbasa
Calories 226kcal 271kcal Steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium mg 12mg Steak
Iron 1.24mg 2.4mg Steak
Magnesium mg 23mg Steak
Phosphorus mg 163mg Steak
Potassium mg 279mg Steak
Sodium 1200mg 58mg Steak
Zinc mg 6.34mg Steak
Copper mg 0.085mg Steak
Vitamin A 0IU 25IU Steak
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU 6IU Steak
Vitamin D µg 0.1µg Steak
Vitamin C 14.8mg 0mg Kielbasa
Vitamin B1 mg 0.074mg Steak
Vitamin B2 mg 0.301mg Steak
Vitamin B3 mg 5.149mg Steak
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 mg 0.5mg Steak
Folate µg 6µg Steak
Vitamin B12 µg 2.2µg Steak
Vitamin K µg 1.6µg Steak
Tryptophan mg 0.278mg Steak
Threonine mg 1.171mg Steak
Isoleucine mg 1.157mg Steak
Leucine mg 2.142mg Steak
Lysine mg 2.38mg Steak
Methionine mg 0.672mg Steak
Phenylalanine mg 0.997mg Steak
Valine mg 1.242mg Steak
Histidine mg 0.931mg Steak
Cholesterol 70mg 78mg Kielbasa
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.23g 8.443g Kielbasa
Monounsaturated Fat 8.27g 9.171g Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 2.33g 0.896g Kielbasa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Kielbasa 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
49
Steak
Mineral Summary Score
25
Kielbasa
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
79%
Kielbasa
149%
Steak
Carbohydrates
4%
Kielbasa
0%
Steak
Fats
81%
Kielbasa
88%
Steak

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1142mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Steak
Steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.213g)
Which food is cheaper?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
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. 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.