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Pot roast vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pot roast and Chuck steak

  • Pot roast has more Choline, while Chuck steak has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Chuck steak covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 38% more than Pot roast.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Chuck steak is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised 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 less Sodium -33.8%
Contains more Copper +28.6%
Contains more Magnesium +15.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains more Potassium +40.7%
Contains more Zinc +30.3%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Iron - 2.45
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 91% 14% 75% 21% 7% 182% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Contains less Sodium -33.8%
Contains more Copper +28.6%
Contains more Magnesium +15.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.9%
Contains more Potassium +40.7%
Contains more Zinc +30.3%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Iron - 2.45

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 E +410%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +42.3%
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 2% 2% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +410%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +42.3%

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 Chuck steak
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Chuck steak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 28.94g 24.98g Pot roast
Fats 19.17g 19.64g Chuck steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 297kcal 277kcal Pot roast
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 16mg
Iron 2.42mg 2.45mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 19mg 22mg Chuck steak
Phosphorus 174mg 193mg Chuck steak
Potassium 231mg 325mg Chuck steak
Sodium 47mg 71mg Pot roast
Zinc 6.66mg 8.68mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.099mg 0.077mg Pot roast
Vitamin A 0IU 25IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.1mg Pot roast
Vitamin D 8IU 5IU Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.1µg Pot roast
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.059mg 0.066mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B2 0.171mg 0.191mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B3 4.105mg 4.663mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B5 0.571mg 0.752mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.373mg Chuck steak
Folate 9µg 6µg Pot roast
Vitamin B12 2.13µg 3.03µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.8µg 1.6µg Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.19mg 0.281mg Chuck steak
Threonine 1.156mg 1.099mg Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.317mg 1.062mg Pot roast
Leucine 2.302mg 2.009mg Pot roast
Lysine 2.446mg 2.184mg Pot roast
Methionine 0.754mg 0.709mg Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143mg 0.951mg Pot roast
Valine 1.436mg 1.129mg Pot roast
Histidine 0.924mg 0.809mg Pot roast
Cholesterol 116mg 87mg Chuck steak
Trans Fat g 1.287g Pot roast
Saturated Fat 7.548g 8.66g Pot roast
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175g 9.457g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708g 0.81g Chuck steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pot roast 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
44
Pot roast
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
53
Pot roast
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
174%
Pot roast
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Pot roast
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
88%
Pot roast
91%
Chuck steak

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.112g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak 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. 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.