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Turkey bacon vs. Beefsteak — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Turkey bacon and Beefsteak different?

  • Turkey bacon is richer in Vitamin B2, and Calcium, while Beefsteak is higher in Vitamin B6, Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B12.
  • Turkey bacon covers your daily need of Sodium 44% more than Beefsteak.
  • Turkey bacon contains 4 times more Calcium than Beefsteak. Turkey bacon contains 80mg of Calcium, while Beefsteak contains 22mg.
  • Beefsteak is lower in Sodium.

Turkey bacon, unprepared and Beef, loin, top loin, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, grilled types were 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +263.6%
Contains more Manganese +111.1%
Contains more Iron +16.4%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains less Sodium -94.7%
Contains more Zinc +90.9%
Contains more Selenium +82.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 213
Equal in Potassium - 340
Equal in Copper - 0.073
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 53% 12% 96% 31% 140% 70% 23% 3% 87%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 62% 17% 92% 30% 8% 133% 25% 2% 158%
Contains more Calcium +263.6%
Contains more Manganese +111.1%
Contains more Iron +16.4%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains less Sodium -94.7%
Contains more Zinc +90.9%
Contains more Selenium +82.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 213
Equal in Potassium - 340
Equal in Copper - 0.073

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +69.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.1%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin E +309.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +73.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +139.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +16%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 3% 0% 0% 8% 55% 76% 41% 57% 8% 149% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 10% 0% 0% 20% 33% 131% 32% 135% 6% 173% 56% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +69.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.1%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin E +309.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +73.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +139.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +16%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +12%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +1523.8%
Contains more Protein +67.6%
Equal in Water - 57.96
16% 17% 2% 62% 3%
Protein: 15.94 g
Fats: 16.93 g
Carbs: 1.89 g
Water: 61.83 g
Other: 3.41 g
27% 15% 58%
Protein: 26.72 g
Fats: 15.11 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 57.96 g
Other: 0.21 g
Contains more Fats +12%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +1523.8%
Contains more Protein +67.6%
Equal in Water - 57.96

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -24%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +739.1%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 6.298
29% 40% 30%
Saturated Fat: 4.52 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.223 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.699 g
46% 49% 4%
Saturated Fat: 5.951 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.298 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.56 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -24%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +739.1%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 6.298

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Turkey bacon Beefsteak
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey bacon Beefsteak Opinion
Net carbs 1.89g 0g Turkey bacon
Protein 15.94g 26.72g Beefsteak
Fats 16.93g 15.11g Turkey bacon
Carbs 1.89g 0g Turkey bacon
Calories 226kcal 250kcal Beefsteak
Calcium 80mg 22mg Turkey bacon
Iron 1.4mg 1.63mg Beefsteak
Magnesium 16mg 23mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 222mg 213mg Turkey bacon
Potassium 349mg 340mg Turkey bacon
Sodium 1069mg 57mg Beefsteak
Zinc 2.54mg 4.85mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.068mg 0.073mg Beefsteak
Manganese 0.019mg 0.009mg Turkey bacon
Selenium 15.8µg 28.8µg Beefsteak
Vitamin A 34IU 0IU Turkey bacon
Vitamin A RAE 10µg 0µg Turkey bacon
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.45mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.078mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B2 0.237mg 0.14mg Turkey bacon
Vitamin B3 4.032mg 6.978mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 0.675mg 0.527mg Turkey bacon
Vitamin B6 0.244mg 0.585mg Beefsteak
Folate 10µg 8µg Turkey bacon
Vitamin B12 1.19µg 1.38µg Beefsteak
Choline 101.8mg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.6µg Beefsteak
Tryptophan 0.173mg Beefsteak
Threonine 1.054mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 1.201mg Beefsteak
Leucine 2.099mg Beefsteak
Lysine 2.23mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.687mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 1.042mg Beefsteak
Valine 1.309mg Beefsteak
Histidine 0.842mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 86mg 79mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat 0.184g Beefsteak
Saturated Fat 4.52g 5.951g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - DHA 0.007g 0g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - EPA 0.006g 0g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.01g 0g Turkey bacon
Monounsaturated Fat 6.223g 6.298g Beefsteak
Polyunsaturated fat 4.699g 0.56g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.027g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 4.197g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.01g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - ALA 0.241g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.003g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.013g Turkey bacon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turkey bacon Beefsteak
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
30%
Turkey bacon
46%
Beefsteak
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
53%
Turkey bacon
53%
Beefsteak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.431g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 1012mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Turkey bacon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174592/nutrients
  2. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168720/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.