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Rib eye steak vs Barbecue chicken - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Rib eye steak and Barbecue chicken different?

  • Rib eye steak is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Iron, Selenium, and Vitamin B5, while Barbecue chicken is higher in Phosphorus.
  • Rib eye steak covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 68% more than Barbecue chicken.
  • Rib eye steak contains 4 times more Vitamin B5 than Barbecue chicken. Rib eye steak contains 0.536mg of Vitamin B5, while Barbecue chicken contains 0.152mg.
  • Barbecue chicken is lower in Saturated Fat.

Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip-on, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin types were used 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 Iron +135.8%
Contains less Sodium -83.9%
Contains more Zinc +232%
Contains more Calcium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Potassium - 255
Equal in Copper - 0.077
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 85% 16% 66% 23% 8% 162% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 36% 15% 94% 23% 44% 49% 26%
Contains more Iron +135.8%
Contains less Sodium -83.9%
Contains more Zinc +232%
Contains more Calcium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Potassium - 255
Equal in Copper - 0.077

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +252.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +149.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +346.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +168%
Contains more Vitamin E +360%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.8%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
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% 6% 0% 18% 67% 93% 33% 111% 5% 263% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 10% 0% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 6% 59% 0%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +252.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +149.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +346.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +168%
Contains more Vitamin E +360%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.8%
Contains more Folate +33.3%

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.
Rib eye steak Barbecue chicken
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rib eye steak Barbecue chicken Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.12g Barbecue chicken
Protein 23.69g 22.51g Rib eye steak
Fats 21.81g 15.08g Rib eye steak
Carbs 0g 0.12g Barbecue chicken
Calories 291kcal 226kcal Rib eye steak
Starch g 0g Barbecue chicken
Fructose g 0.04g Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0g 0.12g Rib eye steak
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 16mg Barbecue chicken
Iron 2.24mg 0.95mg Rib eye steak
Magnesium 22mg 21mg Rib eye steak
Phosphorus 152mg 218mg Barbecue chicken
Potassium 260mg 255mg Rib eye steak
Sodium 54mg 335mg Rib eye steak
Zinc 5.91mg 1.78mg Rib eye steak
Copper 0.08mg 0.077mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin A 25IU 67IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.46mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 7IU 0IU Rib eye steak
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.055mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B2 0.287mg 0.227mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B3 4.908mg 5.732mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 0.536mg 0.152mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B6 0.477mg 0.191mg Rib eye steak
Folate 6µg 8µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B12 2.1µg 0.47µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0µg Rib eye steak
Tryptophan 0.265mg 0.173mg Rib eye steak
Threonine 1.116mg 0.657mg Rib eye steak
Isoleucine 1.103mg 0.853mg Rib eye steak
Leucine 2.041mg 1.549mg Rib eye steak
Lysine 2.269mg 1.75mg Rib eye steak
Methionine 0.641mg 0.565mg Rib eye steak
Phenylalanine 0.95mg 0.69mg Rib eye steak
Valine 1.184mg 0.935mg Rib eye steak
Histidine 0.888mg 0.592mg Rib eye steak
Cholesterol 80mg 127mg Rib eye steak
Trans Fat 1.478g 0.078g Barbecue chicken
Saturated Fat 9.684g 3.927g Barbecue chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 10.519g 6.446g Rib eye steak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.027g 2.038g Barbecue chicken

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Rib eye steak Barbecue chicken
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
50
Rib eye steak
25
Barbecue chicken
Mineral Summary Score
48
Rib eye steak
36
Barbecue chicken

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
142%
Rib eye steak
135%
Barbecue chicken
Carbohydrates
0%
Rib eye steak
0%
Barbecue chicken
Fats
101%
Rib eye steak
70%
Barbecue chicken

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak contains less Sodium (difference - 281mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.757g)
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $2)
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. Rib eye steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173392/nutrients
  2. Barbecue chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171127/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.