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Pork vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pork and Chuck steak

  • Pork has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin D, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6, however Chuck steak is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Chuck steak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 97% more.
  • Pork contains 13 times more Vitamin B1 than Chuck steak. Pork contains 0.877mg of Vitamin B1, while Chuck steak contains 0.066mg.
  • Pork contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled 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
Contains more Calcium +18.8%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.5%
Contains more Potassium +30.2%
Contains less Sodium -12.7%
Contains more Iron +181.6%
Contains more Zinc +263.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.077
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Contains more Calcium +18.8%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.5%
Contains more Potassium +30.2%
Contains less Sodium -12.7%
Contains more Iron +181.6%
Contains more Zinc +263.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.077

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin E +190%
Contains more Vitamin D +1200%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1228.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +257.1%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +332.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.663
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.752
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 2% 2% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +190%
Contains more Vitamin D +1200%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1228.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +257.1%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +332.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.663
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.752

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 Chuck steak
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork Chuck steak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 27.32g 24.98g Pork
Fats 13.92g 19.64g Chuck steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 242kcal 277kcal Chuck steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 19mg 16mg Pork
Iron 0.87mg 2.45mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 28mg 22mg Pork
Phosphorus 246mg 193mg Pork
Potassium 423mg 325mg Pork
Sodium 62mg 71mg Pork
Zinc 2.39mg 8.68mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.073mg 0.077mg Chuck steak
Vitamin A 7IU 25IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.1mg Pork
Vitamin D 53IU 5IU Pork
Vitamin D 1.3µg 0.1µg Pork
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877mg 0.066mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321mg 0.191mg Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037mg 4.663mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698mg 0.752mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.373mg Pork
Folate 5µg 6µg Chuck steak
Vitamin B12 0.7µg 3.03µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 0µg 1.6µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.338mg 0.281mg Pork
Threonine 1.234mg 1.099mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.26mg 1.062mg Pork
Leucine 2.177mg 2.009mg Pork
Lysine 2.446mg 2.184mg Pork
Methionine 0.712mg 0.709mg Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 0.951mg Pork
Valine 1.473mg 1.129mg Pork
Histidine 1.067mg 0.809mg Pork
Cholesterol 80mg 87mg Pork
Trans Fat g 1.287g Pork
Saturated Fat 5.23g 8.66g Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19g 9.457g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 0.81g Pork

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork Chuck steak
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
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
37
Pork
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
164%
Pork
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
64%
Pork
91%
Chuck steak

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.43g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
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 - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.