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Steak vs Rib eye steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Steak and Rib eye steak

  • Rib eye steak is richer than Steak in Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Steak contains less Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip-on, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled.

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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
Equal in Calcium - 11
Equal in Iron - 2.24
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Phosphorus - 152
Equal in Potassium - 260
Equal in Sodium - 54
Equal in Zinc - 5.91
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 90% 17% 70% 25% 8% 173% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 85% 16% 66% 23% 8% 162% 27%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Equal in Iron - 2.24
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Phosphorus - 152
Equal in Potassium - 260
Equal in Sodium - 54
Equal in Zinc - 5.91
Equal in Copper - 0.08

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
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Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Equal in Vitamin A - 25
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.287
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.908
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.477
Equal in Folate - 6
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.1
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6
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 2% 2% 6% 0% 18% 67% 93% 33% 111% 5% 263% 4%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Equal in Vitamin A - 25
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.287
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.908
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.477
Equal in Folate - 6
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.1
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6

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 Rib eye steak
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Steak Rib eye steak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.85g 23.69g Steak
Fats 19.02g 21.81g Rib eye steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 271kcal 291kcal Rib eye steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 12mg 11mg Steak
Iron 2.4mg 2.24mg Steak
Magnesium 23mg 22mg Steak
Phosphorus 163mg 152mg Steak
Potassium 279mg 260mg Steak
Sodium 58mg 54mg Rib eye steak
Zinc 6.34mg 5.91mg Steak
Copper 0.085mg 0.08mg Steak
Vitamin A 25IU 25IU
Vitamin E mg 0.1mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin D 6IU 7IU Rib eye steak
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.2µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.074mg 0.071mg Steak
Vitamin B2 0.301mg 0.287mg Steak
Vitamin B3 5.149mg 4.908mg Steak
Vitamin B5 mg 0.536mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B6 0.5mg 0.477mg Steak
Folate 6µg 6µg
Vitamin B12 2.2µg 2.1µg Steak
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.6µg
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.265mg Steak
Threonine 1.171mg 1.116mg Steak
Isoleucine 1.157mg 1.103mg Steak
Leucine 2.142mg 2.041mg Steak
Lysine 2.38mg 2.269mg Steak
Methionine 0.672mg 0.641mg Steak
Phenylalanine 0.997mg 0.95mg Steak
Valine 1.242mg 1.184mg Steak
Histidine 0.931mg 0.888mg Steak
Cholesterol 78mg 80mg Steak
Trans Fat g 1.478g Steak
Saturated Fat 8.443g 9.684g Steak
Monounsaturated Fat 9.171g 10.519g Rib eye steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.896g 1.027g Rib eye steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Steak Rib eye steak
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
50
Rib eye steak
Mineral Summary Score
52
Steak
48
Rib eye steak

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
142%
Rib eye steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Steak
0%
Rib eye steak
Fats
88%
Steak
101%
Rib eye steak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Steak
Steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Steak
Steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.241g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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 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.

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. Rib eye steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173392/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.