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Steak vs Bologna sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Steak and Bologna sausage?

  • Steak is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2, yet Bologna sausage is higher in Vitamin B1, and Vitamin D.
  • Steak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 53% more.
  • Steak has 3 times more Zinc than Bologna sausage. While Steak has 6.34mg of Zinc, Bologna sausage has only 2.03mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Bologna sausage is lower.

We used Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Bologna, pork types in this article.

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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
Contains more Iron +211.7%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Zinc +212.3%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Equal in Potassium - 281
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 90% 17% 70% 25% 8% 173% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 29% 10% 60% 25% 119% 56% 27%
Contains more Iron +211.7%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Zinc +212.3%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Equal in Potassium - 281
Equal in Copper - 0.08

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +85.2%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +136.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +606.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 3% 0% 19% 70% 97% 0% 116% 5% 275% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 6% 42% 0% 131% 37% 74% 44% 63% 4% 117% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +85.2%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +136.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +606.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Steak Bologna sausage Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.73g Bologna sausage
Protein 24.85g 15.3g Steak
Fats 19.02g 19.87g Bologna sausage
Carbs 0g 0.73g Bologna sausage
Calories 271kcal 247kcal Steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 12mg 11mg Steak
Iron 2.4mg 0.77mg Steak
Magnesium 23mg 14mg Steak
Phosphorus 163mg 139mg Steak
Potassium 279mg 281mg Bologna sausage
Sodium 58mg 907mg Steak
Zinc 6.34mg 2.03mg Steak
Copper 0.085mg 0.08mg Steak
Vitamin A 25IU 0IU Steak
Vitamin E mg 0.26mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 6IU 56IU Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 0.1µg 1.4µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.074mg 0.523mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B2 0.301mg 0.157mg Steak
Vitamin B3 5.149mg 3.9mg Steak
Vitamin B5 mg 0.72mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B6 0.5mg 0.27mg Steak
Folate 6µg 5µg Steak
Vitamin B12 2.2µg 0.93µg Steak
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0.3µg Steak
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.149mg Steak
Threonine 1.171mg 0.641mg Steak
Isoleucine 1.157mg 0.663mg Steak
Leucine 2.142mg 1.168mg Steak
Lysine 2.38mg 1.204mg Steak
Methionine 0.672mg 0.412mg Steak
Phenylalanine 0.997mg 0.585mg Steak
Valine 1.242mg 0.737mg Steak
Histidine 0.931mg 0.482mg Steak
Cholesterol 78mg 59mg Bologna sausage
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 8.443g 6.839g Bologna sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 9.171g 9.732g Bologna sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.896g 2.107g Bologna sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Steak Bologna sausage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
43
Bologna sausage
Mineral Summary Score
52
Steak
41
Bologna sausage

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
92%
Bologna sausage
Carbohydrates
0%
Steak
1%
Bologna sausage
Fats
88%
Steak
92%
Bologna sausage

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 849mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.604g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage 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 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

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. Bologna sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173856/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.