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Veal vs Beefsteak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Veal and Beefsteak?

  • Veal is higher in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B2, yet Beefsteak is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Zinc, Iron, and Vitamin B6.
  • Beefsteak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 59% more.
  • Veal has 2 times more Saturated Fat than Beefsteak. While Veal has 3.04g of Saturated Fat, Beefsteak has only 1.875g.

We used Veal, ground, cooked, broiled and Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw types 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Veal
2
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Contains more Calcium +240%
Contains more Copper +30.4%
Contains more Iron +102%
Contains more Potassium +11.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.7%
Contains more Zinc +37%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Phosphorus - 220
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Contains more Calcium +240%
Contains more Copper +30.4%
Contains more Iron +102%
Contains more Potassium +11.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.7%
Contains more Zinc +37%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
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
Veal
5
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.1%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +111.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.075
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 3% 0% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 3% 337% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.1%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +111.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.075

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Veal Beefsteak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.38g 21.38g Veal
Fats 7.56g 5.36g Veal
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 172kcal 134kcal Veal
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 5mg Veal
Iron 0.99mg 2mg Beefsteak
Magnesium 24mg 25mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 217mg 220mg Beefsteak
Potassium 337mg 375mg Beefsteak
Sodium 83mg 55mg Beefsteak
Zinc 3.87mg 5.3mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.103mg 0.079mg Veal
Vitamin A 0IU 6IU Beefsteak
Vitamin E 0.15mg mg Veal
Vitamin D 0IU 3IU Beefsteak
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Beefsteak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.075mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.182mg Veal
Vitamin B3 8.03mg 5.048mg Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16mg mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.39mg 0.543mg Beefsteak
Folate 11µg 3µg Veal
Vitamin B12 1.27µg 2.69µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.2µg 1.5µg Beefsteak
Tryptophan 0.247mg 0.262mg Beefsteak
Threonine 1.065mg 1.099mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 1.201mg 1.09mg Veal
Leucine 1.94mg 2.011mg Beefsteak
Lysine 2.009mg 2.247mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.569mg 0.621mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.984mg 0.931mg Veal
Valine 1.347mg 1.152mg Veal
Histidine 0.885mg 0.868mg Veal
Cholesterol 103mg 67mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat g 0.253g Veal
Saturated Fat 3.04g 1.875g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84g 2.354g Veal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55g 0.189g Veal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Veal Beefsteak
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
47
Veal
52
Beefsteak
Mineral Summary Score
42
Veal
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
146%
Veal
128%
Beefsteak
Carbohydrates
0%
Veal
0%
Beefsteak
Fats
35%
Veal
25%
Beefsteak

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Veal
Veal is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.165g)
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.
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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.