Steak vs. Pork — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
How are Steak and Pork different?
- Steak is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, and Monounsaturated Fat, however, Pork is richer in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin D.
- Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Pork is 67% higher.
- Steak contains 3 times more Vitamin B12 than Pork. While Steak contains 2.2µg of Vitamin B12, Pork contains only 0.7µg.
- Pork has less Saturated Fat.
Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled are the varieties used in this article.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in Sugar||Equal|
|Lower in Glycemic Index||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||7µg||2µg|
|Omega-3 - DHA||0.001g||0g|
|Omega-3 - EPA||0.001g||0g|
|Omega-3 - DPA||0.013g||0g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet||Equal|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet||Equal|