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Pot roast vs Beef tenderloin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pot roast and Beef tenderloin

  • Pot roast has more Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B5, however Beef tenderloin has more Vitamin B12, Iron, and Vitamin B2.
  • Pot roast's daily need coverage for Zinc is 24% more.
  • Pot roast has 2 times more Vitamin B5 than Beef tenderloin. Pot roast has 0.571mg of Vitamin B5, while Beef tenderloin has 0.25mg.
  • Beef tenderloin is lower in Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised and Beef, tenderloin, roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted.

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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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Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Zinc +65.3%
Contains less Sodium -17.5%
Contains more Iron +28.5%
Contains more Potassium +43.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15.8%
Contains more Copper +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 91% 5% 21% 14% 33% 182% 75% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 117% 3% 30% 16% 41% 110% 87% 8%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Zinc +65.3%
Contains less Sodium -17.5%
Contains more Iron +28.5%
Contains more Potassium +43.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15.8%
Contains more Copper +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%

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 B3 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.2%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +15.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 11% 6% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 267% 5% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 23% 60% 57% 15% 58% 308% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.2%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +15.5%

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
44
Beef tenderloin
Mineral Summary Score
53
Pot roast
51
Beef tenderloin

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
143%
Beef tenderloin
Carbohydrates
0%
Pot roast
0%
Beef tenderloin
Fats
88%
Pot roast
114%
Beef tenderloin

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 tenderloin
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal

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Pot roast Beef tenderloin
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.172g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pot roast
Pot roast is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 31mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pot roast Beef tenderloin Opinion
Calories 297 324 Beef tenderloin
Protein 28.94 23.9 Pot roast
Fats 19.17 24.6 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 116 85 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin D 8 Pot roast
Iron 2.42 3.11 Beef tenderloin
Calcium 16 9 Pot roast
Potassium 231 331 Beef tenderloin
Magnesium 19 22 Beef tenderloin
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.099 0.123 Beef tenderloin
Zinc 6.66 4.03 Pot roast
Starch
Phosphorus 174 203 Beef tenderloin
Sodium 47 57 Pot roast
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.51 Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2 Pot roast
Vitamin B1 0.059 0.09 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B2 0.171 0.26 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B3 4.105 3 Pot roast
Vitamin B5 0.571 0.25 Pot roast
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.25 Pot roast
Vitamin B12 2.13 2.46 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin K 1.8 Pot roast
Folate 9 8 Pot roast
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 7.548 9.72 Pot roast
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175 10.27 Beef tenderloin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708 1 Beef tenderloin
Tryptophan 0.19 0.268 Beef tenderloin
Threonine 1.156 1.044 Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.317 1.075 Pot roast
Leucine 2.302 1.889 Pot roast
Lysine 2.446 1.989 Pot roast
Methionine 0.754 0.612 Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143 0.933 Pot roast
Valine 1.436 1.163 Pot roast
Histidine 0.924 0.818 Pot roast
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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 tenderloin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169544/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.