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Lamb and mutton vs Rib eye steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Lamb and mutton and Rib eye steak different?

  • Lamb and mutton is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Choline, and Phosphorus, however Rib eye steak is richer in Vitamin B6, Zinc, and Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 from Rib eye steak is 27% higher.
  • Lamb and mutton contains 2 times more Choline than Rib eye steak. While Lamb and mutton contains 93.7mg of Choline, Rib eye steak contains only 48.8mg.
  • Rib eye steak has less Cholesterol.

Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked and Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip-on, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.7%
Contains more Potassium +19.2%
Contains more Copper +48.8%
Contains more Iron +19.1%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Zinc +32.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 85% 16% 66% 23% 8% 162% 27%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.7%
Contains more Potassium +19.2%
Contains more Copper +48.8%
Contains more Iron +19.1%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Zinc +32.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 22

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 +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.1%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.9%
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% 6% 0% 18% 67% 93% 33% 111% 5% 263% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.1%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lamb and mutton Rib eye steak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.52g 23.69g Lamb and mutton
Fats 20.94g 21.81g Rib eye steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 294kcal 291kcal Lamb and mutton
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 11mg Lamb and mutton
Iron 1.88mg 2.24mg Rib eye steak
Magnesium 23mg 22mg Lamb and mutton
Phosphorus 188mg 152mg Lamb and mutton
Potassium 310mg 260mg Lamb and mutton
Sodium 72mg 54mg Rib eye steak
Zinc 4.46mg 5.91mg Rib eye steak
Copper 0.119mg 0.08mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin A 0IU 25IU Rib eye steak
Vitamin E 0.14mg 0.1mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D 2IU 7IU Rib eye steak
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.2µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.071mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.287mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B3 6.66mg 4.908mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 0.66mg 0.536mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.477mg Rib eye steak
Folate 18µg 6µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B12 2.55µg 2.1µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K 4.6µg 1.6µg Lamb and mutton
Tryptophan 0.287mg 0.265mg Lamb and mutton
Threonine 1.05mg 1.116mg Rib eye steak
Isoleucine 1.183mg 1.103mg Lamb and mutton
Leucine 1.908mg 2.041mg Rib eye steak
Lysine 2.166mg 2.269mg Rib eye steak
Methionine 0.629mg 0.641mg Rib eye steak
Phenylalanine 0.998mg 0.95mg Lamb and mutton
Valine 1.323mg 1.184mg Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.777mg 0.888mg Rib eye steak
Cholesterol 97mg 80mg Rib eye steak
Trans Fat g 1.478g Lamb and mutton
Saturated Fat 8.83g 9.684g Lamb and mutton
Monounsaturated Fat 8.82g 10.519g Rib eye steak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.51g 1.027g Lamb and mutton

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lamb and mutton Rib eye 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
50
Rib eye steak
Mineral Summary Score
46
Lamb and mutton
48
Rib eye 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
142%
Rib eye steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Lamb and mutton
0%
Rib eye steak
Fats
97%
Lamb and mutton
101%
Rib eye steak

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.854g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is relatively richer in minerals
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 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. Rib eye steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173392/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.