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Steak vs Beef tenderloin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Steak and Beef tenderloin?

  • Steak is richer in Zinc, Vitamin B6, Selenium, and Vitamin B3, while Beef tenderloin is higher in Vitamin B12, Iron, Phosphorus, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Steak's daily need coverage for Zinc is 21% higher.
  • Beef tenderloin has 2 times less Vitamin B6 than Steak. Steak has 0.5mg of Vitamin B6, while Beef tenderloin has 0.25mg.
  • Steak is lower in Saturated Fat.

We used Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Beef, tenderloin, roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted types in this comparison.

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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
Steak
3
:
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +57.3%
Contains more Iron +29.6%
Contains more Potassium +18.6%
Contains more Copper +44.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Sodium - 57
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 4% 25% 17% 29% 173% 70% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 117% 3% 30% 16% 41% 110% 87% 8%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +57.3%
Contains more Iron +29.6%
Contains more Potassium +18.6%
Contains more Copper +44.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Sodium - 57

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
Steak
6
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +11.8%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
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%
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% 0% 0% 23% 60% 57% 15% 58% 308% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +11.8%
Contains more Folate +33.3%

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
49
Steak
44
Beef tenderloin
Mineral Summary Score
52
Steak
51
Beef tenderloin

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
149%
Steak
143%
Beef tenderloin
Carbohydrates
0%
Steak
0%
Beef tenderloin
Fats
88%
Steak
114%
Beef tenderloin

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

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Steak Beef tenderloin
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 - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Steak
Steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.277g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Steak Beef tenderloin Opinion
Calories 271 324 Beef tenderloin
Protein 24.85 23.9 Steak
Fats 19.02 24.6 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 78 85 Steak
Vitamin D 6 Steak
Iron 2.4 3.11 Beef tenderloin
Calcium 12 9 Steak
Potassium 279 331 Beef tenderloin
Magnesium 23 22 Steak
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.085 0.123 Beef tenderloin
Zinc 6.34 4.03 Steak
Starch
Phosphorus 163 203 Beef tenderloin
Sodium 58 57 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin A 25 0 Steak
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0.1 Steak
Vitamin B1 0.074 0.09 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B2 0.301 0.26 Steak
Vitamin B3 5.149 3 Steak
Vitamin B5 0.25 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B6 0.5 0.25 Steak
Vitamin B12 2.2 2.46 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin K 1.6 Steak
Folate 6 8 Beef tenderloin
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 8.443 9.72 Steak
Monounsaturated Fat 9.171 10.27 Beef tenderloin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.896 1 Beef tenderloin
Tryptophan 0.278 0.268 Steak
Threonine 1.171 1.044 Steak
Isoleucine 1.157 1.075 Steak
Leucine 2.142 1.889 Steak
Lysine 2.38 1.989 Steak
Methionine 0.672 0.612 Steak
Phenylalanine 0.997 0.933 Steak
Valine 1.242 1.163 Steak
Histidine 0.931 0.818 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. Steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172164/nutrients
  2. Beef tenderloin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169544/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.