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Lamb and mutton vs Beefsteak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Lamb and mutton and Beefsteak?

  • Lamb and mutton is richer in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B2, yet Beefsteak is richer in Vitamin B6, Zinc, and Vitamin B12.
  • Lamb and mutton's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 35% higher.
  • Lamb and mutton has 6 times more Folate than Beefsteak. Lamb and mutton has 18µg of Folate, while Beefsteak has 3µg.
  • Beefsteak contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked and Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +240%
Contains more Copper +50.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +17%
Contains more Potassium +21%
Contains less Sodium -23.6%
Contains more Zinc +18.8%
Equal in Iron - 2
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Contains more Calcium +240%
Contains more Copper +50.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +17%
Contains more Potassium +21%
Contains less Sodium -23.6%
Contains more Zinc +18.8%
Equal in Iron - 2
Equal in Magnesium - 25

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 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.9%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin K +206.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +317.7%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.69
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 1% 0% 3% 0% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 3% 337% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.9%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin K +206.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +317.7%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.69

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 Beefsteak
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lamb and mutton Beefsteak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.52g 21.38g Lamb and mutton
Fats 20.94g 5.36g Lamb and mutton
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 294kcal 134kcal Lamb and mutton
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 5mg Lamb and mutton
Iron 1.88mg 2mg Beefsteak
Magnesium 23mg 25mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 188mg 220mg Beefsteak
Potassium 310mg 375mg Beefsteak
Sodium 72mg 55mg Beefsteak
Zinc 4.46mg 5.3mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.119mg 0.079mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin A 0IU 6IU Beefsteak
Vitamin E 0.14mg mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D 2IU 3IU Beefsteak
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.1µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.075mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.182mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B3 6.66mg 5.048mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 0.66mg mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.543mg Beefsteak
Folate 18µg 3µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B12 2.55µg 2.69µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 4.6µg 1.5µg Lamb and mutton
Tryptophan 0.287mg 0.262mg Lamb and mutton
Threonine 1.05mg 1.099mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 1.183mg 1.09mg Lamb and mutton
Leucine 1.908mg 2.011mg Beefsteak
Lysine 2.166mg 2.247mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.629mg 0.621mg Lamb and mutton
Phenylalanine 0.998mg 0.931mg Lamb and mutton
Valine 1.323mg 1.152mg Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.777mg 0.868mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 97mg 67mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat g 0.253g Lamb and mutton
Saturated Fat 8.83g 1.875g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 8.82g 2.354g Lamb and mutton
Polyunsaturated fat 1.51g 0.189g Lamb and mutton

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lamb and mutton Beefsteak
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
52
Beefsteak
Mineral Summary Score
46
Lamb and mutton
50
Beefsteak

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
128%
Beefsteak
Carbohydrates
0%
Lamb and mutton
0%
Beefsteak
Fats
97%
Lamb and mutton
25%
Beefsteak

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.955g)
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. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172173/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.