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Steak vs Cervelat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Steak and Cervelat

  • Steak is higher in Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus, yet Cervelat is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B1.
  • Cervelat covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 138% more than Steak.
  • Steak contains 2 times more Zinc than Cervelat. While Steak contains 6.34mg of Zinc, Cervelat contains only 2.56mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Steak 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 Thuringer, cervelat, summer sausage, beef, pork.

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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
7
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Contains more Iron +17.6%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +147.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Contains more Copper +76.5%
Equal in Potassium - 260
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 4% 25% 17% 29% 173% 70% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 77% 3% 23% 10% 50% 70% 48% 170%
Contains more Iron +17.6%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +147.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Contains more Copper +76.5%
Equal in Potassium - 260

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
5
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +102.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +150%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.33
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 56% 0% 5% 34% 38% 77% 81% 0% 60% 688% 4% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +102.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +150%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.33

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
87
Cervelat
Mineral Summary Score
52
Steak
56
Cervelat

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
105%
Cervelat
Carbohydrates
0%
Steak
3%
Cervelat
Fats
88%
Steak
140%
Cervelat

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

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Steak Cervelat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Steak
Steak is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1242mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Steak
Steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.067g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Steak
Steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Steak
Steak is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cervelat
Cervelat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
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 Cervelat Opinion
Calories 271 362 Cervelat
Protein 24.85 17.45 Steak
Fats 19.02 30.43 Cervelat
Vitamin C 0 16.6 Cervelat
Carbs 0 3.33 Cervelat
Cholesterol 78 74 Cervelat
Vitamin D 6 44 Cervelat
Iron 2.4 2.04 Steak
Calcium 12 9 Steak
Potassium 279 260 Steak
Magnesium 23 14 Steak
Sugar 0 0.85 Steak
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.085 0.15 Cervelat
Zinc 6.34 2.56 Steak
Starch
Phosphorus 163 111 Steak
Sodium 58 1300 Steak
Vitamin A 25 0 Steak
Vitamin E 0.22 Cervelat
Vitamin D 0.1 1.1 Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.074 0.15 Cervelat
Vitamin B2 0.301 0.33 Cervelat
Vitamin B3 5.149 4.31 Steak
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.5 0.26 Steak
Vitamin B12 2.2 5.5 Cervelat
Vitamin K 1.6 1.3 Steak
Folate 6 2 Steak
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 8.443 11.51 Steak
Monounsaturated Fat 9.171 12.97 Cervelat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.896 1.2 Cervelat
Tryptophan 0.278 Steak
Threonine 1.171 Steak
Isoleucine 1.157 Steak
Leucine 2.142 Steak
Lysine 2.38 Steak
Methionine 0.672 Steak
Phenylalanine 0.997 Steak
Valine 1.242 Steak
Histidine 0.931 Steak
Fructose

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. Cervelat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172940/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.