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Rib eye steak vs Steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Rib eye steak and Steak

  • Rib eye steak is richer than Steak in Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Steak contains less Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip-on, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled.

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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
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Steak
Equal in Iron - 2.4
Equal in Calcium - 12
Equal in Potassium - 279
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Equal in Zinc - 6.34
Equal in Phosphorus - 163
Equal in Sodium - 58
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 85% 4% 23% 16% 27% 162% 66% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 4% 25% 17% 29% 173% 70% 8%
Equal in Iron - 2.4
Equal in Calcium - 12
Equal in Potassium - 279
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Equal in Zinc - 6.34
Equal in Phosphorus - 163
Equal in Sodium - 58

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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Steak
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Equal in Vitamin A - 25
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.074
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.301
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.149
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.5
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.2
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6
Equal in Folate - 6
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 2% 6% 18% 67% 93% 33% 111% 263% 4% 5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 0% 3% 19% 70% 97% 0% 116% 275% 4% 5%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Equal in Vitamin A - 25
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.074
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.301
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.149
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.5
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.2
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6
Equal in Folate - 6

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
49
Steak
Mineral Summary Score
48
Rib eye steak
52
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
149%
Steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Rib eye steak
0%
Steak
Fats
101%
Rib eye steak
88%
Steak

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

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Rib eye steak Steak
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Steak
Steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Steak
Steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.241g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rib eye steak Steak Opinion
Calories 291 271 Rib eye steak
Protein 23.69 24.85 Steak
Fats 21.81 19.02 Rib eye steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 80 78 Steak
Vitamin D 7 6 Rib eye steak
Iron 2.24 2.4 Steak
Calcium 11 12 Steak
Potassium 260 279 Steak
Magnesium 22 23 Steak
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.085 Steak
Zinc 5.91 6.34 Steak
Starch
Phosphorus 152 163 Steak
Sodium 54 58 Rib eye steak
Vitamin A 25 25
Vitamin E 0.1 Rib eye steak
Vitamin D 0.2 0.1 Rib eye steak
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.074 Steak
Vitamin B2 0.287 0.301 Steak
Vitamin B3 4.908 5.149 Steak
Vitamin B5 0.536 Rib eye steak
Vitamin B6 0.477 0.5 Steak
Vitamin B12 2.1 2.2 Steak
Vitamin K 1.6 1.6
Folate 6 6
Trans Fat 1.478 Steak
Saturated Fat 9.684 8.443 Steak
Monounsaturated Fat 10.519 9.171 Rib eye steak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.027 0.896 Rib eye steak
Tryptophan 0.265 0.278 Steak
Threonine 1.116 1.171 Steak
Isoleucine 1.103 1.157 Steak
Leucine 2.041 2.142 Steak
Lysine 2.269 2.38 Steak
Methionine 0.641 0.672 Steak
Phenylalanine 0.95 0.997 Steak
Valine 1.184 1.242 Steak
Histidine 0.888 0.931 Steak
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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. Steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172164/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.