Steak vs. Chicken meat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
What are the main differences between Steak and Chicken meat?
- Steak is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, and Monounsaturated Fat, while Chicken meat is higher in Vitamin B3.
- Steak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 79% higher.
- Chicken meat has 3 times less Zinc than Steak. Steak has 6.34mg of Zinc, while Chicken meat has 1.94mg.
- Chicken meat 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 Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted types in this comparison.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in price|
|Lower in Sugar||Equal|
|Lower in Glycemic Index||Equal|
|Rich in minerals||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||7µg||48µg|
|Omega-3 - DHA||0.001g||0.04g|
|Omega-3 - EPA||0.001g||0.01g|
|Omega-3 - DPA||0.013g||0.02g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet||Equal|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet||Equal|