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Pork vs Beefsteak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pork and Beefsteak?

  • Pork is richer in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin D, yet Beefsteak is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, and Vitamin B6.
  • Beefsteak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 83% higher.
  • Pork has 18 times more Vitamin D than Beefsteak. Pork has 53IU of Vitamin D, while Beefsteak has 3IU.
  • Beefsteak contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Pork, fresh, loin, whole, 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 types in this comparison.

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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
Pork
4
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Contains more Calcium +280%
Contains more Magnesium +12%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.8%
Contains more Potassium +12.8%
Contains more Iron +129.9%
Contains less Sodium -11.3%
Contains more Zinc +121.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.079
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Contains more Calcium +280%
Contains more Magnesium +12%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.8%
Contains more Potassium +12.8%
Contains more Iron +129.9%
Contains less Sodium -11.3%
Contains more Zinc +121.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.079

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
Pork
8
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Contains more Vitamin A +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +1200%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1069.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.4%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +284.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.048
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 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 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +1200%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1069.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.4%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +284.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.048

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 Beefsteak
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork Beefsteak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 27.32g 21.38g Pork
Fats 13.92g 5.36g Pork
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 242kcal 134kcal Pork
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 19mg 5mg Pork
Iron 0.87mg 2mg Beefsteak
Magnesium 28mg 25mg Pork
Phosphorus 246mg 220mg Pork
Potassium 423mg 375mg Pork
Sodium 62mg 55mg Beefsteak
Zinc 2.39mg 5.3mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.073mg 0.079mg Beefsteak
Vitamin A 7IU 6IU Pork
Vitamin E 0.29mg mg Pork
Vitamin D 53IU 3IU Pork
Vitamin D 1.3µg 0.1µg Pork
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877mg 0.075mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321mg 0.182mg Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037mg 5.048mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 0.698mg mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.543mg Beefsteak
Folate 5µg 3µg Pork
Vitamin B12 0.7µg 2.69µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 0µg 1.5µg Beefsteak
Tryptophan 0.338mg 0.262mg Pork
Threonine 1.234mg 1.099mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.26mg 1.09mg Pork
Leucine 2.177mg 2.011mg Pork
Lysine 2.446mg 2.247mg Pork
Methionine 0.712mg 0.621mg Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 0.931mg Pork
Valine 1.473mg 1.152mg Pork
Histidine 1.067mg 0.868mg Pork
Cholesterol 80mg 67mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat g 0.253g Pork
Saturated Fat 5.23g 1.875g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19g 2.354g Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 0.189g Pork

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork 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
56
Pork
52
Beefsteak
Mineral Summary Score
37
Pork
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
164%
Pork
128%
Beefsteak
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Beefsteak
Fats
64%
Pork
25%
Beefsteak

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.355g)
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.

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 - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.