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Pot roast vs Beefsteak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pot roast and Beefsteak?

  • Pot roast is higher in Zinc, and Iron, yet Beefsteak is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B3.
  • Pot roast's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 28% more.
  • Pot roast has 2 times more Cholesterol than Beefsteak. While Pot roast has 116mg of Cholesterol, Beefsteak has only 67mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Beefsteak is lower.

We used Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised and Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw types in this article.

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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 +220%
Contains more Iron +21%
Contains less Sodium -14.5%
Contains more Zinc +25.7%
Contains more Copper +25.3%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.4%
Contains more Potassium +62.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 91% 14% 75% 21% 7% 182% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Iron +21%
Contains less Sodium -14.5%
Contains more Zinc +25.7%
Contains more Copper +25.3%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.4%
Contains more Potassium +62.3%

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 D +100%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +20%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +26.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.182
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% 0% 3% 0% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 3% 337% 4%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +20%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +26.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.182

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 Beefsteak
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Pot roast Beefsteak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 28.94g 21.38g Pot roast
Fats 19.17g 5.36g Pot roast
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 297kcal 134kcal Pot roast
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 5mg Pot roast
Iron 2.42mg 2mg Pot roast
Magnesium 19mg 25mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 174mg 220mg Beefsteak
Potassium 231mg 375mg Beefsteak
Sodium 47mg 55mg Pot roast
Zinc 6.66mg 5.3mg Pot roast
Copper 0.099mg 0.079mg Pot roast
Vitamin A 0IU 6IU Beefsteak
Vitamin E 0.51mg mg Pot roast
Vitamin D 8IU 3IU Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.1µg Pot roast
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.059mg 0.075mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B2 0.171mg 0.182mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B3 4.105mg 5.048mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 0.571mg mg Pot roast
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.543mg Beefsteak
Folate 9µg 3µg Pot roast
Vitamin B12 2.13µg 2.69µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.8µg 1.5µg Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.19mg 0.262mg Beefsteak
Threonine 1.156mg 1.099mg Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.317mg 1.09mg Pot roast
Leucine 2.302mg 2.011mg Pot roast
Lysine 2.446mg 2.247mg Pot roast
Methionine 0.754mg 0.621mg Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143mg 0.931mg Pot roast
Valine 1.436mg 1.152mg Pot roast
Histidine 0.924mg 0.868mg Pot roast
Cholesterol 116mg 67mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat g 0.253g Pot roast
Saturated Fat 7.548g 1.875g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175g 2.354g Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708g 0.189g Pot roast

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pot roast 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
44
Pot roast
52
Beefsteak
Mineral Summary Score
53
Pot roast
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
174%
Pot roast
128%
Beefsteak
Carbohydrates
0%
Pot roast
0%
Beefsteak
Fats
88%
Pot roast
25%
Beefsteak

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 49mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.673g)
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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/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.