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Rib eye steak vs. Turkey meat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Rib eye steak and Turkey meat

  • Rib eye steak has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron, however, Turkey meat is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, and Choline.
  • Rib eye steak covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 45% more than Turkey meat.
  • Rib eye steak has 4 times more Saturated Fat than Turkey meat. While Rib eye steak has 9.684g of Saturated Fat, Turkey meat has only 2.155g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip-on, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted.

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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 +105.5%
Contains less Sodium -47.6%
Contains more Zinc +138.3%
Contains more Manganese +471.4%
Contains more Calcium +27.3%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.7%
Contains more Copper +16.3%
Equal in Potassium - 239
Equal in Selenium - 29.8
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 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31% 2% 163%
Contains more Iron +105.5%
Contains less Sodium -47.6%
Contains more Zinc +138.3%
Contains more Manganese +471.4%
Contains more Calcium +27.3%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.7%
Contains more Copper +16.3%
Equal in Potassium - 239
Equal in Selenium - 29.8

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 E +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +105.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +56%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.1%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Choline +79.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.281
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 3% 2% 12% 0% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 7% 128% 48% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +105.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +56%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.1%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Choline +79.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.281

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +195.1%
Contains more Protein +20.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +16.6%
Contains more Other +4700%
24% 22% 54%
Protein: 23.69 g
Fats: 21.81 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 54.49 g
Other: 0.01 g
29% 7% 64%
Protein: 28.55 g
Fats: 7.39 g
Carbs: 0.06 g
Water: 63.52 g
Other: 0.48 g
Contains more Fats +195.1%
Contains more Protein +20.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +16.6%
Contains more Other +4700%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +297.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -77.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +106.3%
46% 50% 5%
Saturated Fat: 9.684 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 10.519 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.027 g
31% 38% 31%
Saturated Fat: 2.155 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.647 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.119 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +297.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -77.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +106.3%

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 Turkey meat
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rib eye steak Turkey meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.06g Turkey meat
Protein 23.69g 28.55g Turkey meat
Fats 21.81g 7.39g Rib eye steak
Carbs 0g 0.06g Turkey meat
Calories 291kcal 189kcal Rib eye steak
Calcium 11mg 14mg Turkey meat
Iron 2.24mg 1.09mg Rib eye steak
Magnesium 22mg 30mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 152mg 223mg Turkey meat
Potassium 260mg 239mg Rib eye steak
Sodium 54mg 103mg Rib eye steak
Zinc 5.91mg 2.48mg Rib eye steak
Copper 0.08mg 0.093mg Turkey meat
Manganese 0.08mg 0.014mg Rib eye steak
Selenium 29.7µg 29.8µg Turkey meat
Vitamin A 25IU 39IU Turkey meat
Vitamin A RAE 8µg 12µg Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.07mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin D 7IU 15IU Turkey meat
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.4µg Turkey meat
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.045mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B2 0.287mg 0.281mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B3 4.908mg 9.573mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.536mg 0.948mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.477mg 0.616mg Turkey meat
Folate 6µg 9µg Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 2.1µg 1.02µg Rib eye steak
Choline 48.8mg 87.4mg Turkey meat
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0µg Rib eye steak
Tryptophan 0.265mg 0.291mg Turkey meat
Threonine 1.116mg 1.004mg Rib eye steak
Isoleucine 1.103mg 0.796mg Rib eye steak
Leucine 2.041mg 1.925mg Rib eye steak
Lysine 2.269mg 2.282mg Turkey meat
Methionine 0.641mg 0.724mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.95mg 0.903mg Rib eye steak
Valine 1.184mg 0.902mg Rib eye steak
Histidine 0.888mg 0.749mg Rib eye steak
Cholesterol 80mg 109mg Rib eye steak
Trans Fat 1.478g 0.101g Turkey meat
Saturated Fat 9.684g 2.155g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g 0.005g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0.001g 0.008g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - DPA 0.014g 0.008g Rib eye steak
Monounsaturated Fat 10.519g 2.647g Rib eye steak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.027g 2.119g Turkey meat
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.005g 0.014g Turkey meat
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.7g 1.841g Turkey meat
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.003g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - ALA 0.038g 0.105g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.001g Turkey meat
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.024g 0.01g Rib eye steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Rib eye steak Turkey meat
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
50%
Turkey meat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Rib eye steak
46%
Turkey meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.529g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak contains less Sodium (difference - 49mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
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 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

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. Turkey meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171479/nutrients

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

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