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Rib eye steak vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Rib eye steak and Veal

  • Rib eye steak has more Vitamin B12, Selenium, Zinc, and Iron, however Veal is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, and Choline.
  • Rib eye steak covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 35% more than Veal.
  • Veal has 3 times less Saturated Fat than Rib eye steak. Rib eye steak has 9.684g of Saturated Fat, while Veal has 3.04g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip-on, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Veal, ground, cooked, broiled.

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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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Veal
Contains more Iron +126.3%
Contains more Zinc +52.7%
Contains less Sodium -34.9%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Potassium +29.6%
Contains more Copper +28.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 24
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 85% 4% 23% 16% 27% 162% 66% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 6% 30% 18% 35% 106% 93% 11%
Contains more Iron +126.3%
Contains more Zinc +52.7%
Contains less Sodium -34.9%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Potassium +29.6%
Contains more Copper +28.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 24

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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Veal
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +65.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.4%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.07
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27
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% 0% 3% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 159% 3% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +65.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.4%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.07
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27

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
47
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
48
Rib eye steak
42
Veal

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
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
0%
Rib eye steak
0%
Veal
Fats
101%
Rib eye steak
35%
Veal

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 Veal
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Veal
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 richer in minerals?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.644g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rib eye steak Veal Opinion
Calories 291 172 Rib eye steak
Protein 23.69 24.38 Veal
Fats 21.81 7.56 Rib eye steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 80 103 Rib eye steak
Vitamin D 7 0 Rib eye steak
Iron 2.24 0.99 Rib eye steak
Calcium 11 17 Veal
Potassium 260 337 Veal
Magnesium 22 24 Veal
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.103 Veal
Zinc 5.91 3.87 Rib eye steak
Starch
Phosphorus 152 217 Veal
Sodium 54 83 Rib eye steak
Vitamin A 25 0 Rib eye steak
Vitamin E 0.1 0.15 Veal
Vitamin D 0.2 0 Rib eye steak
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.07 Rib eye steak
Vitamin B2 0.287 0.27 Rib eye steak
Vitamin B3 4.908 8.03 Veal
Vitamin B5 0.536 1.16 Veal
Vitamin B6 0.477 0.39 Rib eye steak
Vitamin B12 2.1 1.27 Rib eye steak
Vitamin K 1.6 1.2 Rib eye steak
Folate 6 11 Veal
Trans Fat 1.478 Veal
Saturated Fat 9.684 3.04 Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 10.519 2.84 Rib eye steak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.027 0.55 Rib eye steak
Tryptophan 0.265 0.247 Rib eye steak
Threonine 1.116 1.065 Rib eye steak
Isoleucine 1.103 1.201 Veal
Leucine 2.041 1.94 Rib eye steak
Lysine 2.269 2.009 Rib eye steak
Methionine 0.641 0.569 Rib eye steak
Phenylalanine 0.95 0.984 Veal
Valine 1.184 1.347 Veal
Histidine 0.888 0.885 Rib eye 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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.