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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
Contains more Iron +27.7%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Contains more Zinc +42.2%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.3%
Contains more Potassium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +40%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 90% 17% 70% 25% 8% 173% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40%
Contains more Iron +27.7%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Contains more Zinc +42.2%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.3%
Contains more Potassium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +40%
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
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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 Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +187.5%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 3% 0% 19% 70% 97% 0% 116% 5% 275% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 12%
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 Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +187.5%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Steak Lamb and mutton
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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

Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Steak
Steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
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)

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.