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Rib eye steak vs. Bologna sausage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Rib eye steak and Bologna sausage?

  • Rib eye steak is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2, yet Bologna sausage is higher in Vitamin B1, and Vitamin D.
  • Rib eye steak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 49% more.
  • Rib eye steak has 3 times more Zinc than Bologna sausage. While Rib eye steak has 5.91mg of Zinc, Bologna sausage has only 2.03mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Bologna sausage is lower.

We used Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip-on, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Bologna, pork 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +190.9%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Contains more Zinc +191.1%
Contains more Manganese +122.2%
Contains more Selenium +133.9%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Equal in Phosphorus - 139
Equal in Potassium - 281
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 85% 16% 66% 23% 8% 162% 27% 11% 162%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 29% 10% 60% 25% 119% 56% 27% 5% 70%
Contains more Iron +190.9%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Contains more Zinc +191.1%
Contains more Manganese +122.2%
Contains more Selenium +133.9%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Equal in Phosphorus - 139
Equal in Potassium - 281
Equal in Copper - 0.08

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 B2 +82.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.7%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +125.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +160%
Contains more Vitamin D +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +636.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.3%
Contains more Choline +11.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 2% 6% 0% 18% 67% 93% 33% 111% 5% 263% 27% 4%
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% 6% 42% 0% 131% 37% 74% 44% 63% 4% 117% 30% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.7%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +125.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +160%
Contains more Vitamin D +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +636.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.3%
Contains more Choline +11.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +54.8%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +11.2%
Contains more Other +34900%
Equal in Fats - 19.87
24% 22% 54%
Protein: 23.69 g
Fats: 21.81 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 54.49 g
Other: 0.01 g
15% 20% 61% 4%
Protein: 15.3 g
Fats: 19.87 g
Carbs: 0.73 g
Water: 60.6 g
Other: 3.5 g
Contains more Protein +54.8%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +11.2%
Contains more Other +34900%
Equal in Fats - 19.87

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -29.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +105.2%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 9.732
46% 50% 5%
Saturated Fat: 9.684 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 10.519 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.027 g
37% 52% 11%
Saturated Fat: 6.839 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.732 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.107 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -29.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +105.2%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 9.732

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rib eye steak Bologna sausage Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.73g Bologna sausage
Protein 23.69g 15.3g Rib eye steak
Fats 21.81g 19.87g Rib eye steak
Carbs 0g 0.73g Bologna sausage
Calories 291kcal 247kcal Rib eye steak
Calcium 11mg 11mg
Iron 2.24mg 0.77mg Rib eye steak
Magnesium 22mg 14mg Rib eye steak
Phosphorus 152mg 139mg Rib eye steak
Potassium 260mg 281mg Bologna sausage
Sodium 54mg 907mg Rib eye steak
Zinc 5.91mg 2.03mg Rib eye steak
Copper 0.08mg 0.08mg
Manganese 0.08mg 0.036mg Rib eye steak
Selenium 29.7µg 12.7µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin A 25IU 0IU Rib eye steak
Vitamin A RAE 8µg 0µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.26mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 7IU 56IU Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 0.2µg 1.4µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.523mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B2 0.287mg 0.157mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B3 4.908mg 3.9mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B5 0.536mg 0.72mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B6 0.477mg 0.27mg Rib eye steak
Folate 6µg 5µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B12 2.1µg 0.93µg Rib eye steak
Choline 48.8mg 54.4mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0.3µg Rib eye steak
Tryptophan 0.265mg 0.149mg Rib eye steak
Threonine 1.116mg 0.641mg Rib eye steak
Isoleucine 1.103mg 0.663mg Rib eye steak
Leucine 2.041mg 1.168mg Rib eye steak
Lysine 2.269mg 1.204mg Rib eye steak
Methionine 0.641mg 0.412mg Rib eye steak
Phenylalanine 0.95mg 0.585mg Rib eye steak
Valine 1.184mg 0.737mg Rib eye steak
Histidine 0.888mg 0.482mg Rib eye steak
Cholesterol 80mg 59mg Bologna sausage
Trans Fat 1.478g Bologna sausage
Saturated Fat 9.684g 6.839g Bologna sausage
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g 0g Rib eye steak
Omega-3 - EPA 0.001g 0g Rib eye steak
Omega-3 - DPA 0.014g 0g Rib eye steak
Monounsaturated Fat 10.519g 9.732g Rib eye steak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.027g 2.107g Bologna sausage
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.005g Rib eye steak
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.7g Rib eye steak
Omega-3 - ALA 0.038g Rib eye steak
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.024g Rib eye steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Rib eye steak Bologna sausage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
48%
Rib eye steak
42%
Bologna sausage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Rib eye steak
40%
Bologna sausage

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak contains less Sodium (difference - 853mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.845g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is cheaper (difference - $2)
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

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. Rib eye steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173392/nutrients
  2. Bologna sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173856/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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