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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, Selenium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5, however, Beefsteak has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Choline.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Pork chop is 34% higher.
  • Beefsteak has 2 times less Vitamin B2 than Pork chop. Pork chop has 0.313mg of Vitamin B2, while Beefsteak has 0.14mg.
  • Pork chop 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 loin, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +154.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.1%
Contains more Copper +43.8%
Contains more Manganese +11.1%
Contains more Selenium +26.4%
Contains more Iron +87.4%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains less Sodium -23%
Contains more Zinc +54%
Equal in Potassium - 340
Equal in Manganese - 0.009
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35% 2% 199%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 62% 17% 92% 30% 8% 133% 25% 2% 158%
Contains more Calcium +154.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.1%
Contains more Copper +43.8%
Contains more Manganese +11.1%
Contains more Selenium +26.4%
Contains more Iron +87.4%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains less Sodium -23%
Contains more Zinc +54%
Equal in Potassium - 340
Equal in Manganese - 0.009

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +528.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +123.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +109.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.6%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +109.1%
Contains more Choline +50.8%
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 Choline Vitamin K 1% 5% 30% 0% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 0% 83% 37% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 10% 0% 0% 20% 33% 131% 32% 135% 6% 173% 56% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +528.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +123.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +109.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.6%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +109.1%
Contains more Choline +50.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +128.6%
Contains more Protein +12.6%
Equal in Fats - 15.11
Equal in Water - 57.96
24% 14% 61%
Protein: 23.72 g
Fats: 14.35 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 61.45 g
Other: 0.48 g
27% 15% 58%
Protein: 26.72 g
Fats: 15.11 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 57.96 g
Other: 0.21 g
Contains more Other +128.6%
Contains more Protein +12.6%
Equal in Fats - 15.11
Equal in Water - 57.96

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +238.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +28.9%
39% 44% 17%
Saturated Fat: 4.339 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.887 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.894 g
46% 49% 4%
Saturated Fat: 5.951 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.298 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.56 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +238.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +28.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pork chop Beefsteak
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price 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
Protein 23.72g 26.72g Beefsteak
Fats 14.35g 15.11g Beefsteak
Calories 231kcal 250kcal Beefsteak
Calcium 56mg 22mg Pork chop
Iron 0.87mg 1.63mg Beefsteak
Magnesium 20mg 23mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 241mg 213mg Pork chop
Potassium 315mg 340mg Beefsteak
Sodium 74mg 57mg Beefsteak
Zinc 3.15mg 4.85mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.105mg 0.073mg Pork chop
Manganese 0.01mg 0.009mg Pork chop
Selenium 36.4µg 28.8µg Pork chop
Vitamin A 15IU 0IU Pork chop
Vitamin A RAE 4µg 0µg Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.45mg Beefsteak
Vitamin D 40IU Pork chop
Vitamin D 1µg Pork chop
Vitamin B1 0.49mg 0.078mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.313mg 0.14mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 7.927mg 6.978mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104mg 0.527mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.489mg 0.585mg Beefsteak
Folate 0µg 8µg Beefsteak
Vitamin B12 0.66µg 1.38µg Beefsteak
Choline 67.5mg 101.8mg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 0µg 1.6µg Beefsteak
Tryptophan 0.282mg 0.173mg Pork chop
Threonine 1.043mg 1.054mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 1.123mg 1.201mg Beefsteak
Leucine 1.952mg 2.099mg Beefsteak
Lysine 2.109mg 2.23mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.65mg 0.687mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.985mg 1.042mg Beefsteak
Valine 1.2mg 1.309mg Beefsteak
Histidine 0.965mg 0.842mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 78mg 79mg Pork chop
Trans Fat 0.066g Beefsteak
Saturated Fat 4.339g 5.951g Pork chop
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g 0g Pork chop
Omega-3 - DPA 0.011g 0g Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887g 6.298g Beefsteak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894g 0.56g Pork chop
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.065g Pork chop
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.922g Pork chop
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.003g Pork chop
Omega-3 - ALA 0.065g 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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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
52%
Pork chop
46%
Beefsteak
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
53%
Pork chop
53%
Beefsteak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.612g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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/168720/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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