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Rib eye steak vs Lamb and mutton - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Rib eye steak and Lamb and mutton different?

  • Rib eye steak is higher in Vitamin B6, Zinc, and Selenium, however Lamb and mutton is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Choline, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 from Rib eye steak is 27% higher.
  • Lamb and mutton has less Saturated Fat.

Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip-on, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked are the varieties 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 +19.1%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Zinc +32.5%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.7%
Contains more Potassium +19.2%
Contains more Copper +48.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 85% 16% 66% 23% 8% 162% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40%
Contains more Iron +19.1%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Zinc +32.5%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.7%
Contains more Potassium +19.2%
Contains more Copper +48.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.1%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +187.5%
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% 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 0% 3% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 12%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.1%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +187.5%

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 Lamb and mutton
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Rib eye steak Lamb and mutton Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 23.69g 24.52g Lamb and mutton
Fats 21.81g 20.94g Rib eye steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 291kcal 294kcal Lamb and mutton
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 17mg Lamb and mutton
Iron 2.24mg 1.88mg Rib eye steak
Magnesium 22mg 23mg Lamb and mutton
Phosphorus 152mg 188mg Lamb and mutton
Potassium 260mg 310mg Lamb and mutton
Sodium 54mg 72mg Rib eye steak
Zinc 5.91mg 4.46mg Rib eye steak
Copper 0.08mg 0.119mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin A 25IU 0IU Rib eye steak
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.14mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D 7IU 2IU Rib eye steak
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.1µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.1mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B2 0.287mg 0.25mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B3 4.908mg 6.66mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 0.536mg 0.66mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B6 0.477mg 0.13mg Rib eye steak
Folate 6µg 18µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B12 2.1µg 2.55µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K 1.6µg 4.6µg Lamb and mutton
Tryptophan 0.265mg 0.287mg Lamb and mutton
Threonine 1.116mg 1.05mg Rib eye steak
Isoleucine 1.103mg 1.183mg Lamb and mutton
Leucine 2.041mg 1.908mg Rib eye steak
Lysine 2.269mg 2.166mg Rib eye steak
Methionine 0.641mg 0.629mg Rib eye steak
Phenylalanine 0.95mg 0.998mg Lamb and mutton
Valine 1.184mg 1.323mg Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.888mg 0.777mg Rib eye steak
Cholesterol 80mg 97mg Rib eye steak
Trans Fat 1.478g g Lamb and mutton
Saturated Fat 9.684g 8.83g Lamb and mutton
Monounsaturated Fat 10.519g 8.82g Rib eye steak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.027g 1.51g Lamb and mutton

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Rib eye steak Lamb and mutton
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
52
Lamb and mutton
Mineral Summary Score
48
Rib eye steak
46
Lamb and mutton

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
147%
Lamb and mutton
Carbohydrates
0%
Rib eye steak
0%
Lamb and mutton
Fats
101%
Rib eye steak
97%
Lamb and mutton

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.854g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton 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. Rib eye steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173392/nutrients
  2. Lamb and mutton - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.