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Lamb and mutton vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Lamb and mutton and Chuck steak

  • Lamb and mutton has more Vitamin B3, and Polyunsaturated fat, however Chuck steak is richer in Zinc, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, and Iron.
  • Chuck steak's daily need coverage for Zinc is 38% more.
  • Lamb and mutton contains 2 times more Polyunsaturated fat than Chuck steak. Lamb and mutton contains 1.51g of Polyunsaturated fat, while Chuck steak contains 0.81g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked 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 Copper +54.5%
Contains more Iron +30.3%
Contains more Zinc +94.6%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Phosphorus - 193
Equal in Potassium - 325
Equal in Sodium - 71
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Contains more Copper +54.5%
Contains more Iron +30.3%
Contains more Zinc +94.6%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Phosphorus - 193
Equal in Potassium - 325
Equal in Sodium - 71

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 E +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.8%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +186.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +18.8%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
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 2% 2% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.8%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +186.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +18.8%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lamb and mutton Chuck steak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.52g 24.98g Chuck steak
Fats 20.94g 19.64g Lamb and mutton
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 294kcal 277kcal Lamb and mutton
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 16mg Lamb and mutton
Iron 1.88mg 2.45mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 23mg 22mg Lamb and mutton
Phosphorus 188mg 193mg Chuck steak
Potassium 310mg 325mg Chuck steak
Sodium 72mg 71mg Chuck steak
Zinc 4.46mg 8.68mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.119mg 0.077mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin A 0IU 25IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.14mg 0.1mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D 2IU 5IU Chuck steak
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.1µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.066mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.191mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B3 6.66mg 4.663mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 0.66mg 0.752mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.373mg Chuck steak
Folate 18µg 6µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B12 2.55µg 3.03µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 4.6µg 1.6µg Lamb and mutton
Tryptophan 0.287mg 0.281mg Lamb and mutton
Threonine 1.05mg 1.099mg Chuck steak
Isoleucine 1.183mg 1.062mg Lamb and mutton
Leucine 1.908mg 2.009mg Chuck steak
Lysine 2.166mg 2.184mg Chuck steak
Methionine 0.629mg 0.709mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.998mg 0.951mg Lamb and mutton
Valine 1.323mg 1.129mg Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.777mg 0.809mg Chuck steak
Cholesterol 97mg 87mg Chuck steak
Trans Fat g 1.287g Lamb and mutton
Saturated Fat 8.83g 8.66g Chuck steak
Monounsaturated Fat 8.82g 9.457g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.51g 0.81g Lamb and mutton

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Lamb and mutton Chuck steak
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
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
46
Lamb and mutton
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
147%
Lamb and mutton
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Lamb and mutton
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
97%
Lamb and mutton
91%
Chuck steak

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.17g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. 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.