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Turkey meat vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Turkey meat and Chuck steak?

  • Turkey meat is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2, yet Chuck steak is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Chuck steak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 84% higher.
  • Turkey meat has 2 times more Vitamin B3 than Chuck steak. Turkey meat has 9.573mg of Vitamin B3, while Chuck steak has 4.663mg.
  • Chuck steak contains less Cholesterol.

We used Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled types in this comparison.

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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
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.5%
Contains more Copper +20.8%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Iron +124.8%
Contains more Potassium +36%
Contains less Sodium -31.1%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.5%
Contains more Copper +20.8%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Iron +124.8%
Contains more Potassium +36%
Contains less Sodium -31.1%
Contains more Zinc +250%

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 +56%
Contains more Vitamin D +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.1%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +197.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 2% 12% 0% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 7% 128% 0%
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% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +56%
Contains more Vitamin D +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.1%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +197.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey meat Chuck steak Opinion
Net carbs 0.06g 0g Turkey meat
Protein 28.55g 24.98g Turkey meat
Fats 7.39g 19.64g Chuck steak
Carbs 0.06g 0g Turkey meat
Calories 189kcal 277kcal Chuck steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 14mg 16mg Chuck steak
Iron 1.09mg 2.45mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 30mg 22mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 223mg 193mg Turkey meat
Potassium 239mg 325mg Chuck steak
Sodium 103mg 71mg Chuck steak
Zinc 2.48mg 8.68mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.093mg 0.077mg Turkey meat
Vitamin A 39IU 25IU Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.1mg Chuck steak
Vitamin D 15IU 5IU Turkey meat
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0.1µg Turkey meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.066mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B2 0.281mg 0.191mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 9.573mg 4.663mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948mg 0.752mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.616mg 0.373mg Turkey meat
Folate 9µg 6µg Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02µg 3.03µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 0µg 1.6µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.291mg 0.281mg Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004mg 1.099mg Chuck steak
Isoleucine 0.796mg 1.062mg Chuck steak
Leucine 1.925mg 2.009mg Chuck steak
Lysine 2.282mg 2.184mg Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724mg 0.709mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903mg 0.951mg Chuck steak
Valine 0.902mg 1.129mg Chuck steak
Histidine 0.749mg 0.809mg Chuck steak
Cholesterol 109mg 87mg Chuck steak
Trans Fat 0.101g 1.287g Turkey meat
Saturated Fat 2.155g 8.66g Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647g 9.457g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119g 0.81g Turkey meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Turkey meat Chuck steak
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
50
Turkey meat
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
37
Turkey meat
62
Chuck 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
171%
Turkey meat
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
91%
Chuck steak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.505g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 22mg)
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)
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.
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. Turkey meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171479/nutrients
  2. Chuck steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171228/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.