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Meat vs Beefsteak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Meat and Beefsteak

  • Meat has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus, however Beefsteak is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Beefsteak covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 88% more than Meat.
  • Beefsteak contains 13 times less Vitamin B1 than Meat. Meat contains 0.95mg of Vitamin B1, while Beefsteak contains 0.075mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted and Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw.

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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
Meat
5
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Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +12.3%
Contains more Magnesium +16%
Contains more Copper +40.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.4%
Contains more Iron +73.9%
Contains more Zinc +119%
Equal in Sodium - 55
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 2% 38% 21% 37% 66% 115% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 2% 34% 18% 27% 145% 95% 8%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +12.3%
Contains more Magnesium +16%
Contains more Copper +40.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.4%
Contains more Iron +73.9%
Contains more Zinc +119%
Equal in Sodium - 55

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
Meat
7
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Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +112.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +371.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 2% 6% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 72% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 0% 3% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 337% 4% 3%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +112.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +371.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Meat Beefsteak Opinion
Calories 143kcal 134kcal Meat
Protein 26.17g 21.38g Meat
Fats 3.51g 5.36g Beefsteak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 0g 0g
Carbs 0g 0g
Cholesterol 73mg 67mg Beefsteak
Vitamin D 10IU 3IU Meat
Iron 1.15mg 2mg Beefsteak
Calcium 6mg 5mg Meat
Potassium 421mg 375mg Meat
Magnesium 29mg 25mg Meat
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.111mg 0.079mg Meat
Zinc 2.42mg 5.3mg Beefsteak
Starch g g
Phosphorus 267mg 220mg Meat
Sodium 57mg 55mg Beefsteak
Vitamin A 0IU 6IU Beefsteak
Vitamin E 0.08mg mg Meat
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.1µg Meat
Vitamin B1 0.95mg 0.075mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387mg 0.182mg Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432mg 5.048mg Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012mg mg Meat
Vitamin B6 0.739mg 0.543mg Meat
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 2.69µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 0µg 1.5µg Beefsteak
Folate 0µg 3µg Beefsteak
Trans Fat 0.033g 0.253g Meat
Saturated Fat 1.198g 1.875g Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334g 2.354g Beefsteak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506g 0.189g Meat
Tryptophan 0.275mg 0.262mg Meat
Threonine 1.175mg 1.099mg Meat
Isoleucine 1.288mg 1.09mg Meat
Leucine 2.229mg 2.011mg Meat
Lysine 2.427mg 2.247mg Meat
Methionine 0.721mg 0.621mg Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1mg 0.931mg Meat
Valine 1.367mg 1.152mg Meat
Histidine 1.13mg 0.868mg Meat
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Meat Beefsteak
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
65
Meat
52
Beefsteak
Mineral Summary Score
41
Meat
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
157%
Meat
128%
Beefsteak
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
0%
Beefsteak
Fats
16%
Meat
25%
Beefsteak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.677g)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $1.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Meat
Meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.