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Quail meat vs. Porterhouse steak — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Quail meat and Porterhouse steak?

  • Quail meat is richer in Copper, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5, while Porterhouse steak is higher in Vitamin B12, and Zinc.
  • Porterhouse steak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 73% higher.
  • Porterhouse steak has 4 times less Copper than Quail meat. Quail meat has 0.507mg of Copper, while Porterhouse steak has 0.13mg.
  • Quail meat is lower in Saturated Fat.

We used Quail, meat and skin, raw and Beef, short loin, porterhouse steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, broiled types in this comparison.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +85.7%
Contains more Iron +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.5%
Contains less Sodium -18.5%
Contains more Copper +290%
Contains more Manganese +26.7%
Contains more Potassium +38.4%
Contains more Zinc +88.4%
Contains more Selenium +18.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 149% 17% 118% 20% 7% 66% 169% 3% 91%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 111% 16% 83% 27% 9% 125% 44% 2% 107%
Contains more Calcium +85.7%
Contains more Iron +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.5%
Contains less Sodium -18.5%
Contains more Copper +290%
Contains more Manganese +26.7%
Contains more Potassium +38.4%
Contains more Zinc +88.4%
Contains more Selenium +18.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 22

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +146.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +145.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64.4%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +407%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 15% 0% 0% 21% 61% 60% 142% 47% 139% 6% 54% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 25% 53% 79% 19% 85% 6% 273% 50% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +146.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +145.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64.4%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +407%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +27.4%
Contains more Protein +22.1%
Contains more Fats +59.9%
Equal in Other - 2.11
20% 12% 70%
Protein: 19.63 g
Fats: 12.05 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.65 g
Other: 0 g
24% 19% 55% 2%
Protein: 23.96 g
Fats: 19.27 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 54.66 g
Other: 2.11 g
Contains more Water +27.4%
Contains more Protein +22.1%
Contains more Fats +59.9%
Equal in Other - 2.11

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -53.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +331.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +106.9%
32% 40% 28%
Saturated Fat: 3.38 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.18 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.98 g
44% 52% 4%
Saturated Fat: 7.271 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.65 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.69 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -53.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +331.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +106.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Quail meat Porterhouse steak
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Quail meat Porterhouse steak Opinion
Protein 19.63g 23.96g Porterhouse steak
Fats 12.05g 19.27g Porterhouse steak
Calories 192kcal 276kcal Porterhouse steak
Calcium 13mg 7mg Quail meat
Iron 3.97mg 2.94mg Quail meat
Magnesium 23mg 22mg Quail meat
Phosphorus 275mg 193mg Quail meat
Potassium 216mg 299mg Porterhouse steak
Sodium 53mg 65mg Quail meat
Zinc 2.42mg 4.56mg Porterhouse steak
Copper 0.507mg 0.13mg Quail meat
Manganese 0.019mg 0.015mg Quail meat
Selenium 16.6µg 19.6µg Porterhouse steak
Vitamin A 243IU 0IU Quail meat
Vitamin A RAE 73µg 0µg Quail meat
Vitamin E 0.18mg Porterhouse steak
Vitamin C 6.1mg 0mg Quail meat
Vitamin B1 0.244mg 0.099mg Quail meat
Vitamin B2 0.26mg 0.228mg Quail meat
Vitamin B3 7.538mg 4.21mg Quail meat
Vitamin B5 0.772mg 0.314mg Quail meat
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 0.365mg Quail meat
Folate 8µg 7µg Quail meat
Vitamin B12 0.43µg 2.18µg Porterhouse steak
Choline 91.3mg Porterhouse steak
Tryptophan 0.288mg 0.259mg Quail meat
Threonine 0.945mg 1.104mg Porterhouse steak
Isoleucine 1.013mg 1.228mg Porterhouse steak
Leucine 1.613mg 2.105mg Porterhouse steak
Lysine 1.645mg 2.233mg Porterhouse steak
Methionine 0.591mg 0.676mg Porterhouse steak
Phenylalanine 0.826mg 1.033mg Porterhouse steak
Valine 1.033mg 1.288mg Porterhouse steak
Histidine 0.696mg 0.775mg Porterhouse steak
Cholesterol 76mg 67mg Porterhouse steak
Saturated Fat 3.38g 7.271g Quail meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0.01g 0g Quail meat
Omega-3 - DPA 0.03g 0g Quail meat
Monounsaturated Fat 4.18g 8.65g Porterhouse steak
Polyunsaturated fat 2.98g 0.69g Quail meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Quail meat Porterhouse steak
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
42%
Quail meat
45%
Porterhouse steak
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Quail meat
52%
Porterhouse steak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quail meat
Quail meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Quail meat
Quail meat contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quail meat
Quail meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.891g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Quail meat
Quail meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Porterhouse steak
Porterhouse steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
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 ($)
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Quail meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172418/nutrients
  2. Porterhouse steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169459/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.