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Pot roast vs Beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pot roast and Beef

  • Pot roast has more Selenium, and Choline, while Beef has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6.
  • Beef's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 21% higher.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Beef is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised and Beef, ground, 85% lean meat / 15% fat, patty, cooked, broiled.

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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
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Beef
Contains less Sodium -34.7%
Contains more Copper +16.5%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Magnesium +10.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.8%
Contains more Potassium +37.7%
Equal in Iron - 2.6
Equal in Zinc - 6.31
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 91% 14% 75% 21% 7% 182% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 98% 15% 85% 29% 10% 173% 29%
Contains less Sodium -34.7%
Contains more Copper +16.5%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Magnesium +10.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.8%
Contains more Potassium +37.7%
Equal in Iron - 2.6
Equal in Zinc - 6.31

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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Beef
Contains more Vitamin E +325%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +23.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.176
Equal in Folate - 9
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 11% 6% 0% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 7% 267% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 3% 0% 0% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 7% 331% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +325%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +23.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.176
Equal in Folate - 9

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.
Pot roast Beef
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pot roast Beef Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 28.94g 25.93g Pot roast
Fats 19.17g 15.41g Pot roast
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 297kcal 250kcal Pot roast
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 18mg Beef
Iron 2.42mg 2.6mg Beef
Magnesium 19mg 21mg Beef
Phosphorus 174mg 198mg Beef
Potassium 231mg 318mg Beef
Sodium 47mg 72mg Pot roast
Zinc 6.66mg 6.31mg Pot roast
Copper 0.099mg 0.085mg Pot roast
Vitamin A 0IU 9IU Beef
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.12mg Pot roast
Vitamin D 8IU 2IU Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0µg Pot roast
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.059mg 0.046mg Pot roast
Vitamin B2 0.171mg 0.176mg Beef
Vitamin B3 4.105mg 5.378mg Beef
Vitamin B5 0.571mg 0.658mg Beef
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.382mg Beef
Folate 9µg 9µg
Vitamin B12 2.13µg 2.64µg Beef
Vitamin K 1.8µg 1.2µg Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.19mg 0.094mg Pot roast
Threonine 1.156mg 0.72mg Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.317mg 0.822mg Pot roast
Leucine 2.302mg 1.45mg Pot roast
Lysine 2.446mg 1.54mg Pot roast
Methionine 0.754mg 0.478mg Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143mg 0.725mg Pot roast
Valine 1.436mg 0.914mg Pot roast
Histidine 0.924mg 0.604mg Pot roast
Cholesterol 116mg 88mg Beef
Trans Fat g 0.572g Pot roast
Saturated Fat 7.548g 5.895g Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175g 6.668g Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708g 0.484g Pot roast

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Pot roast Beef
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
44
Pot roast
52
Beef
Mineral Summary Score
53
Pot roast
55
Beef

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
174%
Pot roast
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
0%
Pot roast
0%
Beef
Fats
88%
Pot roast
71%
Beef

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef
Beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.653g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in minerals
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 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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/nutrients
  2. Beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174032/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.