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Lamb and mutton vs Beef tenderloin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Lamb and mutton and Beef tenderloin

  • Lamb and mutton has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Selenium, while Beef tenderloin has more Iron, Vitamin B6, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Lamb and mutton's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 23% higher.
  • Beef tenderloin contains 3 times less Vitamin B5 than Lamb and mutton. Lamb and mutton contains 0.66mg of Vitamin B5, while Beef tenderloin contains 0.25mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Lamb and mutton is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked and Beef, tenderloin, roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted.

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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 Calcium +88.9%
Contains more Zinc +10.7%
Contains more Iron +65.4%
Contains less Sodium -20.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Phosphorus - 203
Equal in Potassium - 331
Equal in Zinc - 4.03
Equal in Copper - 0.123
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 117% 16% 87% 30% 8% 110% 41%
Contains more Calcium +88.9%
Contains more Zinc +10.7%
Contains more Iron +65.4%
Contains less Sodium -20.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Phosphorus - 203
Equal in Potassium - 331
Equal in Zinc - 4.03
Equal in Copper - 0.123

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 B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +164%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.26
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.46
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 12%
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% 0% 23% 60% 57% 15% 58% 6% 308% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +164%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.26
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.46

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.
Lamb and mutton Beef tenderloin
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lamb and mutton Beef tenderloin Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.52g 23.9g Lamb and mutton
Fats 20.94g 24.6g Beef tenderloin
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 294kcal 324kcal Beef tenderloin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 9mg Lamb and mutton
Iron 1.88mg 3.11mg Beef tenderloin
Magnesium 23mg 22mg Lamb and mutton
Phosphorus 188mg 203mg Beef tenderloin
Potassium 310mg 331mg Beef tenderloin
Sodium 72mg 57mg Beef tenderloin
Zinc 4.46mg 4.03mg Lamb and mutton
Copper 0.119mg 0.123mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.14mg mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D 2IU IU Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.09mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.26mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B3 6.66mg 3mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 0.66mg 0.25mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.25mg Beef tenderloin
Folate 18µg 8µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B12 2.55µg 2.46µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K 4.6µg µg Lamb and mutton
Tryptophan 0.287mg 0.268mg Lamb and mutton
Threonine 1.05mg 1.044mg Lamb and mutton
Isoleucine 1.183mg 1.075mg Lamb and mutton
Leucine 1.908mg 1.889mg Lamb and mutton
Lysine 2.166mg 1.989mg Lamb and mutton
Methionine 0.629mg 0.612mg Lamb and mutton
Phenylalanine 0.998mg 0.933mg Lamb and mutton
Valine 1.323mg 1.163mg Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.777mg 0.818mg Beef tenderloin
Cholesterol 97mg 85mg Beef tenderloin
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 8.83g 9.72g Lamb and mutton
Monounsaturated Fat 8.82g 10.27g Beef tenderloin
Polyunsaturated fat 1.51g 1g Lamb and mutton

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lamb and mutton Beef tenderloin
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
Lamb and mutton
44
Beef tenderloin
Mineral Summary Score
46
Lamb and mutton
51
Beef tenderloin

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
147%
Lamb and mutton
143%
Beef tenderloin
Carbohydrates
0%
Lamb and mutton
0%
Beef tenderloin
Fats
97%
Lamb and mutton
114%
Beef tenderloin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.89g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
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 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. Lamb and mutton - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/nutrients
  2. Beef tenderloin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169544/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.