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Rib eye steak vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Rib eye steak and Chuck steak?

  • Rib eye steak is higher in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, and Monounsaturated Fat, yet Chuck steak is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Phosphorus, and Choline.
  • Chuck steak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 39% more.
  • Rib eye steak has 2 times more Vitamin B2 than Chuck steak. While Rib eye steak has 0.287mg of Vitamin B2, Chuck steak has only 0.191mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Chuck steak 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 Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled 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 less Sodium -23.9%
Contains more Calcium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +27%
Contains more Potassium +25%
Contains more Zinc +46.9%
Equal in Iron - 2.45
Equal in Magnesium - 22
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% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Contains less Sodium -23.9%
Contains more Calcium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +27%
Contains more Potassium +25%
Contains more Zinc +46.9%
Equal in Iron - 2.45
Equal in Magnesium - 22
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 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +44.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 25
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.066
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.663
Equal in Folate - 6
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6
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 2% 2% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 4%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +44.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 25
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.066
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.663
Equal in Folate - 6
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6

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 Chuck steak
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rib eye steak Chuck steak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 23.69g 24.98g Chuck steak
Fats 21.81g 19.64g Rib eye steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 291kcal 277kcal Rib eye steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 16mg Chuck steak
Iron 2.24mg 2.45mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 22mg 22mg
Phosphorus 152mg 193mg Chuck steak
Potassium 260mg 325mg Chuck steak
Sodium 54mg 71mg Rib eye steak
Zinc 5.91mg 8.68mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.08mg 0.077mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin A 25IU 25IU
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.1mg
Vitamin D 7IU 5IU Rib eye steak
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.1µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.066mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B2 0.287mg 0.191mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B3 4.908mg 4.663mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B5 0.536mg 0.752mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.477mg 0.373mg Rib eye steak
Folate 6µg 6µg
Vitamin B12 2.1µg 3.03µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.6µg
Tryptophan 0.265mg 0.281mg Chuck steak
Threonine 1.116mg 1.099mg Rib eye steak
Isoleucine 1.103mg 1.062mg Rib eye steak
Leucine 2.041mg 2.009mg Rib eye steak
Lysine 2.269mg 2.184mg Rib eye steak
Methionine 0.641mg 0.709mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.95mg 0.951mg Chuck steak
Valine 1.184mg 1.129mg Rib eye steak
Histidine 0.888mg 0.809mg Rib eye steak
Cholesterol 80mg 87mg Rib eye steak
Trans Fat 1.478g 1.287g Chuck steak
Saturated Fat 9.684g 8.66g Chuck steak
Monounsaturated Fat 10.519g 9.457g Rib eye steak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.027g 0.81g Rib eye steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Rib eye steak 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
50
Rib eye steak
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
48
Rib eye steak
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
142%
Rib eye steak
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Rib eye steak
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
101%
Rib eye steak
91%
Chuck steak

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.024g)
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)
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. 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.