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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
:
Contains more Calcium +240%
Contains more Copper +30.4%
Contains more Iron +102%
Contains more Potassium +11.3%
Contains more Zinc +37%
Contains less Sodium -33.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Phosphorus - 220
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 6% 30% 18% 35% 106% 93% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 2% 34% 18% 27% 145% 95% 8%
Contains more Calcium +240%
Contains more Copper +30.4%
Contains more Iron +102%
Contains more Potassium +11.3%
Contains more Zinc +37%
Contains less Sodium -33.7%
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
:
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 3% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 159% 3% 9%
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 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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Veal Beefsteak
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Veal
Veal is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 36mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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