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Meat vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Meat and Chuck steak

  • Meat is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus, however Chuck steak is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Chuck steak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 103% higher.
  • Meat has 14 times more Vitamin B1 than Chuck steak. While Meat has 0.95mg of Vitamin B1, Chuck steak has only 0.066mg.
  • Meat has less Saturated Fat.

The food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted 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
Meat
5
:
Contains more Potassium +29.5%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Contains more Copper +44.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.3%
Contains less Sodium -19.7%
Contains more Iron +113%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Zinc +258.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 2% 38% 21% 37% 66% 115% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 5% 29% 16% 26% 237% 83% 10%
Contains more Potassium +29.5%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Contains more Copper +44.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.3%
Contains less Sodium -19.7%
Contains more Iron +113%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Zinc +258.7%

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
6
:
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1339.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +431.6%
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% 2% 2% 3% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 379% 4% 5%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1339.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +431.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
41
Meat
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
157%
Meat
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
16%
Meat
91%
Chuck steak

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 Chuck steak
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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

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Meat Chuck steak
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.462g)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Meat Chuck steak Opinion
Calories 143 277 Chuck steak
Protein 26.17 24.98 Meat
Fats 3.51 19.64 Chuck steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 73 87 Meat
Vitamin D 10 5 Meat
Iron 1.15 2.45 Chuck steak
Calcium 6 16 Chuck steak
Potassium 421 325 Meat
Magnesium 29 22 Meat
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.111 0.077 Meat
Zinc 2.42 8.68 Chuck steak
Starch
Phosphorus 267 193 Meat
Sodium 57 71 Meat
Vitamin A 0 25 Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.08 0.1 Chuck steak
Vitamin D 0.2 0.1 Meat
Vitamin B1 0.95 0.066 Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387 0.191 Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432 4.663 Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012 0.752 Meat
Vitamin B6 0.739 0.373 Meat
Vitamin B12 0.57 3.03 Chuck steak
Vitamin K 0 1.6 Chuck steak
Folate 0 6 Chuck steak
Trans Fat 0.033 1.287 Meat
Saturated Fat 1.198 8.66 Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334 9.457 Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506 0.81 Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.275 0.281 Chuck steak
Threonine 1.175 1.099 Meat
Isoleucine 1.288 1.062 Meat
Leucine 2.229 2.009 Meat
Lysine 2.427 2.184 Meat
Methionine 0.721 0.709 Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1 0.951 Meat
Valine 1.367 1.129 Meat
Histidine 1.13 0.809 Meat
Fructose

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. 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.