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Veal vs Steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Veal and Steak

  • Veal has more Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus, however Steak is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Zinc, Iron, and Vitamin B6.
  • Steak covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 39% more than Veal.
  • Steak has 2 times less Vitamin B3 than Veal. Veal has 8.03mg of Vitamin B3, while Steak has 5.149mg.
  • Steak contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Veal, ground, cooked, broiled and Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip off, 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
Veal
5
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3
Steak
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.1%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Iron +142.4%
Contains less Sodium -30.1%
Contains more Zinc +63.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 90% 17% 70% 25% 8% 173% 29%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.1%
Contains more Potassium +20.8%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Iron +142.4%
Contains less Sodium -30.1%
Contains more Zinc +63.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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
4
:
7
Steak
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +73.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.074
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% 0% 3% 0% 19% 70% 97% 0% 116% 5% 275% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +73.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.074

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Veal Steak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.38g 24.85g Steak
Fats 7.56g 19.02g Steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 172kcal 271kcal Steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 12mg Veal
Iron 0.99mg 2.4mg Steak
Magnesium 24mg 23mg Veal
Phosphorus 217mg 163mg Veal
Potassium 337mg 279mg Veal
Sodium 83mg 58mg Steak
Zinc 3.87mg 6.34mg Steak
Copper 0.103mg 0.085mg Veal
Vitamin A 0IU 25IU Steak
Vitamin E 0.15mg mg Veal
Vitamin D 0IU 6IU Steak
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Steak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.074mg Steak
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.301mg Steak
Vitamin B3 8.03mg 5.149mg Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16mg mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.39mg 0.5mg Steak
Folate 11µg 6µg Veal
Vitamin B12 1.27µg 2.2µg Steak
Vitamin K 1.2µg 1.6µg Steak
Tryptophan 0.247mg 0.278mg Steak
Threonine 1.065mg 1.171mg Steak
Isoleucine 1.201mg 1.157mg Veal
Leucine 1.94mg 2.142mg Steak
Lysine 2.009mg 2.38mg Steak
Methionine 0.569mg 0.672mg Steak
Phenylalanine 0.984mg 0.997mg Steak
Valine 1.347mg 1.242mg Veal
Histidine 0.885mg 0.931mg Steak
Cholesterol 103mg 78mg Steak
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.04g 8.443g Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84g 9.171g Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55g 0.896g Steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Veal 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
49
Steak
Mineral Summary Score
42
Veal
52
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
149%
Steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Veal
0%
Steak
Fats
35%
Veal
88%
Steak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.403g)
Which food is cheaper?
Veal
Veal is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Steak
Steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 25mg)
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. Steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172164/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.