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Veal vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Veal and Chuck steak

  • Veal has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2, while Chuck steak has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, and Iron.
  • Chuck steak covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 73% more than Veal.
  • Veal contains 2 times more Vitamin B3 than Chuck steak. While Veal contains 8.03mg of Vitamin B3, Chuck steak contains only 4.663mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Chuck steak is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Veal, ground, cooked, broiled and Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled.

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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 Phosphorus +12.4%
Contains more Copper +33.8%
Contains more Iron +147.5%
Contains less Sodium -14.5%
Contains more Zinc +124.3%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Potassium - 325
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.4%
Contains more Copper +33.8%
Contains more Iron +147.5%
Contains less Sodium -14.5%
Contains more Zinc +124.3%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Potassium - 325

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.3%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +138.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.066
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.373
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 2% 2% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.3%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +138.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.066
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.373

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Veal Chuck steak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.38g 24.98g Chuck steak
Fats 7.56g 19.64g Chuck steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 172kcal 277kcal Chuck steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 16mg Veal
Iron 0.99mg 2.45mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 24mg 22mg Veal
Phosphorus 217mg 193mg Veal
Potassium 337mg 325mg Veal
Sodium 83mg 71mg Chuck steak
Zinc 3.87mg 8.68mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.103mg 0.077mg Veal
Vitamin A 0IU 25IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.1mg Veal
Vitamin D 0IU 5IU Chuck steak
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Chuck steak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.066mg Veal
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.191mg Veal
Vitamin B3 8.03mg 4.663mg Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16mg 0.752mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.39mg 0.373mg Veal
Folate 11µg 6µg Veal
Vitamin B12 1.27µg 3.03µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.2µg 1.6µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.247mg 0.281mg Chuck steak
Threonine 1.065mg 1.099mg Chuck steak
Isoleucine 1.201mg 1.062mg Veal
Leucine 1.94mg 2.009mg Chuck steak
Lysine 2.009mg 2.184mg Chuck steak
Methionine 0.569mg 0.709mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.984mg 0.951mg Veal
Valine 1.347mg 1.129mg Veal
Histidine 0.885mg 0.809mg Veal
Cholesterol 103mg 87mg Chuck steak
Trans Fat g 1.287g Veal
Saturated Fat 3.04g 8.66g Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84g 9.457g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55g 0.81g Chuck steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Veal Chuck steak
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
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
42
Veal
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
146%
Veal
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Veal
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
35%
Veal
91%
Chuck steak

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.62g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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 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. 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.