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Pepperoni vs Rib eye steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Pepperoni and Rib eye steak

  • Pepperoni is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin D, yet Rib eye steak is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Pepperoni is 66% higher.
  • Pepperoni contains 13 times more Manganese than Rib eye steak. Pepperoni contains 1.074mg of Manganese, while Rib eye steak contains 0.08mg.
  • Rib eye steak contains less Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced and Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip-on, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" 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 Calcium +72.7%
Contains more Copper +13.8%
Contains more Iron +68.4%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%
Contains more Zinc +142.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 152
Equal in Potassium - 260
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 50% 13% 68% 25% 207% 67% 31%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 85% 16% 66% 23% 8% 162% 27%
Contains more Calcium +72.7%
Contains more Copper +13.8%
Contains more Iron +68.4%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%
Contains more Zinc +142.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 152
Equal in Potassium - 260

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 +930%
Contains more Vitamin D +550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +281.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +262.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.8%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +61.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.908
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 21% 39% 0% 68% 60% 94% 56% 84% 4% 163% 15%
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 +930%
Contains more Vitamin D +550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +281.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +262.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.8%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +61.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.908

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pepperoni Rib eye steak Opinion
Net carbs 1.18g 0g Pepperoni
Protein 19.25g 23.69g Rib eye steak
Fats 46.28g 21.81g Pepperoni
Carbs 1.18g 0g Pepperoni
Calories 504kcal 291kcal Pepperoni
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Pepperoni
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 19mg 11mg Pepperoni
Iron 1.33mg 2.24mg Rib eye steak
Magnesium 18mg 22mg Rib eye steak
Phosphorus 158mg 152mg Pepperoni
Potassium 274mg 260mg Pepperoni
Sodium 1582mg 54mg Rib eye steak
Zinc 2.44mg 5.91mg Rib eye steak
Copper 0.091mg 0.08mg Pepperoni
Vitamin A 0IU 25IU Rib eye steak
Vitamin E 1.03mg 0.1mg Pepperoni
Vitamin D 52IU 7IU Pepperoni
Vitamin D 1.3µg 0.2µg Pepperoni
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.271mg 0.071mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B2 0.257mg 0.287mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B3 4.987mg 4.908mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B5 0.93mg 0.536mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B6 0.362mg 0.477mg Rib eye steak
Folate 5µg 6µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B12 1.3µg 2.1µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin K 5.8µg 1.6µg Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.23mg 0.265mg Rib eye steak
Threonine 0.869mg 1.116mg Rib eye steak
Isoleucine 0.901mg 1.103mg Rib eye steak
Leucine 1.575mg 2.041mg Rib eye steak
Lysine 1.652mg 2.269mg Rib eye steak
Methionine 0.511mg 0.641mg Rib eye steak
Phenylalanine 0.778mg 0.95mg Rib eye steak
Valine 0.987mg 1.184mg Rib eye steak
Histidine 0.688mg 0.888mg Rib eye steak
Cholesterol 97mg 80mg Rib eye steak
Trans Fat 1.527g 1.478g Rib eye steak
Saturated Fat 17.708g 9.684g Rib eye steak
Monounsaturated Fat 20.77g 10.519g Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 4.458g 1.027g Pepperoni

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
50
Pepperoni
50
Rib eye steak
Mineral Summary Score
58
Pepperoni
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
116%
Pepperoni
142%
Rib eye steak
Carbohydrates
1%
Pepperoni
0%
Rib eye steak
Fats
214%
Pepperoni
101%
Rib eye steak

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1528mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.024g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Pepperoni - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174575/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.