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Turkey meat vs Beefsteak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Turkey meat and Beefsteak

  • Turkey meat has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, and Polyunsaturated fat, however Beefsteak is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Beefsteak covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 70% more than Turkey meat.
  • Beefsteak has 11 times less Polyunsaturated fat than Turkey meat. Turkey meat has 2.119g of Polyunsaturated fat, while Beefsteak has 0.189g.
  • Beefsteak contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw.

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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
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Contains more Calcium +180%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +17.7%
Contains more Iron +83.5%
Contains more Potassium +56.9%
Contains more Zinc +113.7%
Contains less Sodium -46.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 220
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 41% 5% 22% 22% 31% 68% 96% 14%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 2% 34% 18% 27% 145% 95% 8%
Contains more Calcium +180%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +17.7%
Contains more Iron +83.5%
Contains more Potassium +56.9%
Contains more Zinc +113.7%
Contains less Sodium -46.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 220

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +550%
Contains more Vitamin D +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.4%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +163.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 2% 12% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 128% 0% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 0% 3% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 337% 4% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +550%
Contains more Vitamin D +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.4%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +163.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
50
Turkey meat
52
Beefsteak
Mineral Summary Score
37
Turkey meat
50
Beefsteak

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
171%
Turkey meat
128%
Beefsteak
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
0%
Beefsteak
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
25%
Beefsteak

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.
Turkey meat Beefsteak
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 42mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.28g)
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey meat Beefsteak Opinion
Calories 189 134 Turkey meat
Protein 28.55 21.38 Turkey meat
Fats 7.39 5.36 Turkey meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.06 0 Turkey meat
Cholesterol 109 67 Beefsteak
Vitamin D 15 3 Turkey meat
Iron 1.09 2 Beefsteak
Calcium 14 5 Turkey meat
Potassium 239 375 Beefsteak
Magnesium 30 25 Turkey meat
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.093 0.079 Turkey meat
Zinc 2.48 5.3 Beefsteak
Starch
Phosphorus 223 220 Turkey meat
Sodium 103 55 Beefsteak
Vitamin A 39 6 Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.07 Turkey meat
Vitamin D 0.4 0.1 Turkey meat
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.075 Beefsteak
Vitamin B2 0.281 0.182 Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 9.573 5.048 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948 Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.616 0.543 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02 2.69 Beefsteak
Vitamin K 0 1.5 Beefsteak
Folate 9 3 Turkey meat
Trans Fat 0.101 0.253 Turkey meat
Saturated Fat 2.155 1.875 Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647 2.354 Turkey meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119 0.189 Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.291 0.262 Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004 1.099 Beefsteak
Isoleucine 0.796 1.09 Beefsteak
Leucine 1.925 2.011 Beefsteak
Lysine 2.282 2.247 Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724 0.621 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903 0.931 Beefsteak
Valine 0.902 1.152 Beefsteak
Histidine 0.749 0.868 Beefsteak
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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. Turkey meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171479/nutrients
  2. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172173/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.