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Steak vs Lamb and mutton - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Steak and Lamb and mutton different?

  • Steak is higher in Vitamin B6, Zinc, Selenium, and Iron, however Lamb and mutton is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 from Steak is 28% higher.
  • Steak has less Cholesterol.

Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked are the varieties used 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
Steak
3
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Contains more Iron +27.7%
Contains more Zinc +42.2%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Potassium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.3%
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 71% 6% 28% 17% 40% 122% 81% 10%
Contains more Iron +27.7%
Contains more Zinc +42.2%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Potassium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.3%
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
3
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +187.5%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
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% 3% 3% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 319% 12% 14%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +187.5%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1

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
52
Lamb and mutton
Mineral Summary Score
52
Steak
46
Lamb and mutton

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
147%
Lamb and mutton
Carbohydrates
0%
Steak
0%
Lamb and mutton
Fats
88%
Steak
97%
Lamb and mutton

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 Lamb and mutton
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

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Steak Lamb and mutton
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 - 19mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Steak
Steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.387g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Steak Lamb and mutton Opinion
Calories 271 294 Lamb and mutton
Protein 24.85 24.52 Steak
Fats 19.02 20.94 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 78 97 Steak
Vitamin D 6 2 Steak
Iron 2.4 1.88 Steak
Calcium 12 17 Lamb and mutton
Potassium 279 310 Lamb and mutton
Magnesium 23 23
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.085 0.119 Lamb and mutton
Zinc 6.34 4.46 Steak
Starch
Phosphorus 163 188 Lamb and mutton
Sodium 58 72 Steak
Vitamin A 25 0 Steak
Vitamin E 0.14 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D 0.1 0.1
Vitamin B1 0.074 0.1 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B2 0.301 0.25 Steak
Vitamin B3 5.149 6.66 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 0.66 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B6 0.5 0.13 Steak
Vitamin B12 2.2 2.55 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K 1.6 4.6 Lamb and mutton
Folate 6 18 Lamb and mutton
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 8.443 8.83 Steak
Monounsaturated Fat 9.171 8.82 Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.896 1.51 Lamb and mutton
Tryptophan 0.278 0.287 Lamb and mutton
Threonine 1.171 1.05 Steak
Isoleucine 1.157 1.183 Lamb and mutton
Leucine 2.142 1.908 Steak
Lysine 2.38 2.166 Steak
Methionine 0.672 0.629 Steak
Phenylalanine 0.997 0.998 Lamb and mutton
Valine 1.242 1.323 Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.931 0.777 Steak
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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. Lamb and mutton - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.