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Pork chop vs Beefsteak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Pork chop and Beefsteak

  • Pork chop has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin D, and Calcium, however Beefsteak has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Beefsteak is 85% higher.
  • Beefsteak has 13 times less Vitamin D than Pork chop. Pork chop has 40IU of Vitamin D, while Beefsteak has 3IU.
  • Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled 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
Contains more Calcium +1020%
Contains more Copper +32.9%
Contains more Iron +129.9%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +19%
Contains less Sodium -25.7%
Contains more Zinc +68.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 220
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Contains more Calcium +1020%
Contains more Copper +32.9%
Contains more Iron +129.9%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +19%
Contains less Sodium -25.7%
Contains more Zinc +68.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 220

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 A +150%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +553.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +307.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 5% 30% 0% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 0% 83% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 3% 0% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 3% 337% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +150%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +553.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +307.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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.
Pork chop Beefsteak
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Pork chop Beefsteak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 23.72g 21.38g Pork chop
Fats 14.35g 5.36g Pork chop
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 231kcal 134kcal Pork chop
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 56mg 5mg Pork chop
Iron 0.87mg 2mg Beefsteak
Magnesium 20mg 25mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 241mg 220mg Pork chop
Potassium 315mg 375mg Beefsteak
Sodium 74mg 55mg Beefsteak
Zinc 3.15mg 5.3mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.105mg 0.079mg Pork chop
Vitamin A 15IU 6IU Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.21mg mg Pork chop
Vitamin D 40IU 3IU Pork chop
Vitamin D 1µg 0.1µg Pork chop
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.49mg 0.075mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.313mg 0.182mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 7.927mg 5.048mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104mg mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.489mg 0.543mg Beefsteak
Folate 0µg 3µg Beefsteak
Vitamin B12 0.66µg 2.69µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 0µg 1.5µg Beefsteak
Tryptophan 0.282mg 0.262mg Pork chop
Threonine 1.043mg 1.099mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 1.123mg 1.09mg Pork chop
Leucine 1.952mg 2.011mg Beefsteak
Lysine 2.109mg 2.247mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.65mg 0.621mg Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.985mg 0.931mg Pork chop
Valine 1.2mg 1.152mg Pork chop
Histidine 0.965mg 0.868mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 78mg 67mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat 0.066g 0.253g Pork chop
Saturated Fat 4.339g 1.875g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887g 2.354g Pork chop
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894g 0.189g Pork chop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pork chop Beefsteak
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
53
Pork chop
52
Beefsteak
Mineral Summary Score
41
Pork chop
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
142%
Pork chop
128%
Beefsteak
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork chop
0%
Beefsteak
Fats
66%
Pork chop
25%
Beefsteak

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Pork chop
Pork chop is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.464g)
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. Pork chop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167824/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.