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Steak vs. Beef broiled — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Steak and Beef broiled

  • Steak is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, and Monounsaturated Fat, yet Beef broiled is higher in Vitamin B12.
  • Steak covers your daily Selenium needs 19% more than Beef broiled.
  • Steak contains 2 times more Vitamin B2 than Beef broiled. While Steak contains 0.301mg of Vitamin B2, Beef broiled contains only 0.176mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Beef broiled is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Beef, ground, 85% lean meat / 15% fat, patty, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Contains more Selenium +47.9%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.5%
Contains more Potassium +14%
Equal in Iron - 2.6
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Zinc - 6.31
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 90% 17% 70% 25% 8% 173% 29% 0% 174%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 98% 15% 85% 29% 10% 173% 29% 2% 118%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Contains more Selenium +47.9%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.5%
Contains more Potassium +14%
Equal in Iron - 2.6
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Zinc - 6.31
Equal in Copper - 0.085

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.
Steak
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Contains more Vitamin A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +20%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.378
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% 0% 3% 0% 19% 70% 97% 0% 116% 5% 275% 0% 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 1% 3% 0% 0% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 7% 331% 45% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +20%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.378

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +23.4%
Contains more Other +25.9%
Equal in Protein - 25.93
Equal in Water - 57.98
25% 19% 56%
Protein: 24.85 g
Fats: 19.02 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 55.59 g
Other: 0.54 g
26% 15% 58%
Protein: 25.93 g
Fats: 15.41 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 57.98 g
Other: 0.68 g
Contains more Fats +23.4%
Contains more Other +25.9%
Equal in Protein - 25.93
Equal in Water - 57.98

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +37.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +85.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -30.2%
46% 50% 5%
Saturated Fat: 8.443 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.171 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.896 g
45% 51% 4%
Saturated Fat: 5.895 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.668 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.484 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +37.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +85.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -30.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Steak Beef broiled
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Steak Beef broiled Opinion
Protein 24.85g 25.93g Beef broiled
Fats 19.02g 15.41g Steak
Calories 271kcal 250kcal Steak
Calcium 12mg 18mg Beef broiled
Iron 2.4mg 2.6mg Beef broiled
Magnesium 23mg 21mg Steak
Phosphorus 163mg 198mg Beef broiled
Potassium 279mg 318mg Beef broiled
Sodium 58mg 72mg Steak
Zinc 6.34mg 6.31mg Steak
Copper 0.085mg 0.085mg
Manganese 0.012mg Beef broiled
Selenium 31.8µg 21.5µg Steak
Vitamin A 25IU 9IU Steak
Vitamin A RAE 7µg 3µg Steak
Vitamin E 0.12mg Beef broiled
Vitamin D 6IU 2IU Steak
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Steak
Vitamin B1 0.074mg 0.046mg Steak
Vitamin B2 0.301mg 0.176mg Steak
Vitamin B3 5.149mg 5.378mg Beef broiled
Vitamin B5 0.658mg Beef broiled
Vitamin B6 0.5mg 0.382mg Steak
Folate 6µg 9µg Beef broiled
Vitamin B12 2.2µg 2.64µg Beef broiled
Choline 82.4mg Beef broiled
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.2µg Steak
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.094mg Steak
Threonine 1.171mg 0.72mg Steak
Isoleucine 1.157mg 0.822mg Steak
Leucine 2.142mg 1.45mg Steak
Lysine 2.38mg 1.54mg Steak
Methionine 0.672mg 0.478mg Steak
Phenylalanine 0.997mg 0.725mg Steak
Valine 1.242mg 0.914mg Steak
Histidine 0.931mg 0.604mg Steak
Cholesterol 78mg 88mg Steak
Trans Fat 0.572g Steak
Saturated Fat 8.443g 5.895g Beef broiled
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g 0.001g
Omega-3 - EPA 0.001g 0.003g Beef broiled
Omega-3 - DPA 0.013g 0.016g Beef broiled
Monounsaturated Fat 9.171g 6.668g Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.896g 0.484g Steak
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.012g Beef broiled
Omega-3 - ALA 0.044g Beef broiled

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Steak Beef broiled
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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
45%
Steak
51%
Beef broiled
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
59%
Steak
56%
Beef broiled

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Steak
Steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef broiled
Beef broiled is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.548g)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef broiled
Beef broiled is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef broiled
Beef broiled 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

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. Steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172164/nutrients
  2. Beef broiled - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174032/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.