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Veal vs. Rib eye steak — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Veal and Rib eye steak

  • Veal has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, and Choline, however, Rib eye steak is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Rib eye steak covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 35% more than Veal.
  • Rib eye steak has 2 times less Vitamin B5 than Veal. Veal has 1.16mg of Vitamin B5, while Rib eye steak has 0.536mg.
  • Rib eye steak contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Veal, ground, cooked, broiled and Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip-on, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.8%
Contains more Potassium +29.6%
Contains more Copper +28.8%
Contains more Iron +126.3%
Contains less Sodium -34.9%
Contains more Zinc +52.7%
Contains more Manganese +128.6%
Contains more Selenium +116.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35% 5% 75%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 85% 16% 66% 23% 8% 162% 27% 11% 162%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.8%
Contains more Potassium +29.6%
Contains more Copper +28.8%
Contains more Iron +126.3%
Contains less Sodium -34.9%
Contains more Zinc +52.7%
Contains more Manganese +128.6%
Contains more Selenium +116.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 22

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Veal
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Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.4%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +65.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.287
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% 6% 0% 18% 67% 93% 33% 111% 5% 263% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.4%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +65.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.287

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +22.5%
Contains more Other +12900%
Contains more Fats +188.5%
Equal in Protein - 23.69
24% 8% 67%
Protein: 24.38 g
Fats: 7.56 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 66.76 g
Other: 1.3 g
24% 22% 54%
Protein: 23.69 g
Fats: 21.81 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 54.49 g
Other: 0.01 g
Contains more Water +22.5%
Contains more Other +12900%
Contains more Fats +188.5%
Equal in Protein - 23.69

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -68.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +270.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +86.7%
47% 44% 9%
Saturated Fat: 3.04 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.84 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.55 g
46% 50% 5%
Saturated Fat: 9.684 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 10.519 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.027 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -68.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +270.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +86.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Veal Rib eye steak
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 minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Veal Rib eye steak Opinion
Protein 24.38g 23.69g Veal
Fats 7.56g 21.81g Rib eye steak
Calories 172kcal 291kcal Rib eye steak
Calcium 17mg 11mg Veal
Iron 0.99mg 2.24mg Rib eye steak
Magnesium 24mg 22mg Veal
Phosphorus 217mg 152mg Veal
Potassium 337mg 260mg Veal
Sodium 83mg 54mg Rib eye steak
Zinc 3.87mg 5.91mg Rib eye steak
Copper 0.103mg 0.08mg Veal
Manganese 0.035mg 0.08mg Rib eye steak
Selenium 13.7µg 29.7µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin A 0IU 25IU Rib eye steak
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 8µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.1mg Veal
Vitamin D 0IU 7IU Rib eye steak
Vitamin D 0µg 0.2µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.071mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.287mg Rib eye steak
Vitamin B3 8.03mg 4.908mg Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16mg 0.536mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.39mg 0.477mg Rib eye steak
Folate 11µg 6µg Veal
Vitamin B12 1.27µg 2.1µg Rib eye steak
Vitamin K 1.2µg 1.6µg Rib eye steak
Tryptophan 0.247mg 0.265mg Rib eye steak
Threonine 1.065mg 1.116mg Rib eye steak
Isoleucine 1.201mg 1.103mg Veal
Leucine 1.94mg 2.041mg Rib eye steak
Lysine 2.009mg 2.269mg Rib eye steak
Methionine 0.569mg 0.641mg Rib eye steak
Phenylalanine 0.984mg 0.95mg Veal
Valine 1.347mg 1.184mg Veal
Histidine 0.885mg 0.888mg Rib eye steak
Cholesterol 103mg 80mg Rib eye steak
Trans Fat 1.478g Veal
Saturated Fat 3.04g 9.684g Veal
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.001g Rib eye steak
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.001g Rib eye steak
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.014g Rib eye steak
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84g 10.519g Rib eye steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55g 1.027g Rib eye steak
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.005g Rib eye steak
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.7g Rib eye steak
Omega-3 - ALA 0.038g Rib eye steak
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.024g Rib eye steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Veal Rib eye steak
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Veal
50%
Rib eye steak
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
41%
Veal
56%
Rib eye steak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.644g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye 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 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. Rib eye steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173392/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.