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Steak vs Kielbasa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Steak and Kielbasa

  • Steak has more Iron, and Monounsaturated Fat, while Kielbasa has more Vitamin C, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Kielbasa's daily need coverage for Sodium is 50% higher.
  • Kielbasa contains 2 times less Iron than Steak. Steak contains 2.4mg of Iron, while Kielbasa contains 1.24mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Kielbasa is lower.

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 Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, smoked.

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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
8
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Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 4% 25% 17% 29% 173% 70% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 47% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 157%
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%

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
9
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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
4
Kielbasa
Mineral Summary Score
52
Steak
25
Kielbasa

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
79%
Kielbasa
Carbohydrates
0%
Steak
4%
Kielbasa
Fats
88%
Steak
81%
Kielbasa

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

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Steak Kielbasa
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 contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1142mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Steak
Steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.213g)
Which food is cheaper?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Steak Kielbasa Opinion
Calories 271 226 Steak
Protein 24.85 13.1 Steak
Fats 19.02 17.6 Steak
Vitamin C 0 14.8 Kielbasa
Carbs 0 3.9 Kielbasa
Cholesterol 78 70 Kielbasa
Vitamin D 6 Steak
Iron 2.4 1.24 Steak
Calcium 12 Steak
Potassium 279 Steak
Magnesium 23 Steak
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.085 Steak
Zinc 6.34 Steak
Starch
Phosphorus 163 Steak
Sodium 58 1200 Steak
Vitamin A 25 0 Steak
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0.1 Steak
Vitamin B1 0.074 Steak
Vitamin B2 0.301 Steak
Vitamin B3 5.149 Steak
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.5 Steak
Vitamin B12 2.2 Steak
Vitamin K 1.6 Steak
Folate 6 Steak
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 8.443 6.23 Kielbasa
Monounsaturated Fat 9.171 8.27 Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.896 2.33 Kielbasa
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. Kielbasa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174607/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.