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Steak vs Game - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Steak and Game

  • Steak has more Selenium, Zinc, and Vitamin B6, while Game has more Vitamin B12, Copper, Vitamin B2, Iron, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B3.
  • Game's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 171% higher.
  • Game contains 9 times less Saturated Fat than Steak. Steak contains 8.443g of Saturated Fat, while Game contains 0.95g.

The food types used in this comparison are Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Game meat, deer, raw.

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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
2
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5
Game
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Zinc +203.3%
Contains more Iron +41.7%
Contains more Potassium +14%
Contains more Copper +197.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.9%
Contains less Sodium -12.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 4% 25% 17% 29% 173% 70% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 2% 29% 17% 85% 57% 87% 7%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Zinc +203.3%
Contains more Iron +41.7%
Contains more Potassium +14%
Contains more Copper +197.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.9%
Contains less Sodium -12.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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
:
5
Game
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +45.5%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +197.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +186.8%
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% 4% 0% 56% 111% 120% 0% 86% 789% 3% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +45.5%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +197.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +186.8%

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
97
Game
Mineral Summary Score
52
Steak
51
Game

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
138%
Game
Carbohydrates
0%
Steak
0%
Game
Fats
88%
Steak
11%
Game

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 Game
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Game
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 contains less Sodium?
Game
Game contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Game
Game is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.493g)
Which food is cheaper?
Game
Game 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 Game Opinion
Calories 271 120 Steak
Protein 24.85 22.96 Steak
Fats 19.02 2.42 Steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 78 85 Steak
Vitamin D 6 Steak
Iron 2.4 3.4 Game
Calcium 12 5 Steak
Potassium 279 318 Game
Magnesium 23 23
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.085 0.253 Game
Zinc 6.34 2.09 Steak
Starch
Phosphorus 163 202 Game
Sodium 58 51 Game
Vitamin A 25 0 Steak
Vitamin E 0.2 Game
Vitamin D 0.1 Steak
Vitamin B1 0.074 0.22 Game
Vitamin B2 0.301 0.48 Game
Vitamin B3 5.149 6.37 Game
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.5 0.37 Steak
Vitamin B12 2.2 6.31 Game
Vitamin K 1.6 1.1 Steak
Folate 6 4 Steak
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 8.443 0.95 Game
Monounsaturated Fat 9.171 0.67 Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.896 0.47 Steak
Tryptophan 0.278 Steak
Threonine 1.171 1.08 Steak
Isoleucine 1.157 0.908 Steak
Leucine 2.142 1.951 Steak
Lysine 2.38 2.006 Steak
Methionine 0.672 0.566 Steak
Phenylalanine 0.997 0.937 Steak
Valine 1.242 1.073 Steak
Histidine 0.931 1.135 Game
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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. Game - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173855/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.