Foodstruct Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart | Blog

Steak vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

Significant differences between Steak and Veal

  • Steak has more Vitamin B12, Selenium, Zinc, Iron, and Vitamin B6, however Veal is richer in Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus.
  • Steak covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 39% more than Veal.
  • Veal has 3 times less Saturated Fat than Steak. Steak has 8.443g of Saturated Fat, while Veal has 3.04g.

Specific 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 Veal, ground, cooked, broiled.

Infographic

Steak vs Veal infographic
Infographic link

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
:
5
Veal
Contains more Iron +142.4%
Contains less Sodium -30.1%
Contains more Zinc +63.8%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.1%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 24
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% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Contains more Iron +142.4%
Contains less Sodium -30.1%
Contains more Zinc +63.8%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.1%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 24

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
7
:
4
Veal
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +73.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.07
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% 0% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 9% 159% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +73.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.07

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Steak Veal Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.85g 24.38g Steak
Fats 19.02g 7.56g Steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 271kcal 172kcal Steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 12mg 17mg Veal
Iron 2.4mg 0.99mg Steak
Magnesium 23mg 24mg Veal
Phosphorus 163mg 217mg Veal
Potassium 279mg 337mg Veal
Sodium 58mg 83mg Steak
Zinc 6.34mg 3.87mg Steak
Copper 0.085mg 0.103mg Veal
Vitamin A 25IU 0IU Steak
Vitamin E mg 0.15mg Veal
Vitamin D 6IU 0IU Steak
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Steak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.074mg 0.07mg Steak
Vitamin B2 0.301mg 0.27mg Steak
Vitamin B3 5.149mg 8.03mg Veal
Vitamin B5 mg 1.16mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.5mg 0.39mg Steak
Folate 6µg 11µg Veal
Vitamin B12 2.2µg 1.27µg Steak
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.2µg Steak
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.247mg Steak
Threonine 1.171mg 1.065mg Steak
Isoleucine 1.157mg 1.201mg Veal
Leucine 2.142mg 1.94mg Steak
Lysine 2.38mg 2.009mg Steak
Methionine 0.672mg 0.569mg Steak
Phenylalanine 0.997mg 0.984mg Steak
Valine 1.242mg 1.347mg Veal
Histidine 0.931mg 0.885mg Steak
Cholesterol 78mg 103mg Steak
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 8.443g 3.04g Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 9.171g 2.84g Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.896g 0.55g Steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

People also compare

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
47
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
52
Steak
42
Veal

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
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
0%
Steak
0%
Veal
Fats
88%
Steak
35%
Veal

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.403g)
Which food is cheaper?
Veal
Veal is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Steak
Steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 25mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.