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Beef, ground, 85% lean meat / 15% fat, patty, cooked, broiled
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Beef

Beef
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
The food is assumed to have 0 or no glycemic index bason on the fact that it has no carbs and that foods with 0 carbs have no glycemic index
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0 (low)
Insulin index ⓘ II for topside lean beef steak https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article/66/5/1264/4655967
51
Calories
250
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
0 grams
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
12.6 (acidic)
89% Protein
86% Zinc
84% Cholesterol
79% Saturated Fat
78% Fats
Explanation: The given food contains more Protein than 89% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Protein than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Zinc, Cholesterol, Saturated Fat, and Fats.

Beef Glycemic index (GI)

Source:
The food is assumed to have 0 or no glycemic index bason on the fact that it has no carbs and that foods with 0 carbs have no glycemic index
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0

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 6% 98% 15% 85% 29% 10% 173% 29% 2% 118% 45%
Calcium: 18 mg of 1,000 mg 2%
Iron: 2.6 mg of 8 mg 33%
Magnesium: 21 mg of 420 mg 5%
Phosphorus: 198 mg of 700 mg 28%
Potassium: 318 mg of 3,400 mg 9%
Sodium: 72 mg of 2,300 mg 3%
Zinc: 6.31 mg of 11 mg 57%
Copper: 0.085 mg of 1 mg 9%
Manganese: 0.012 mg of 2 mg 1%
Selenium: 21.5 µg of 55 µg 39%
Choline: 82.4 mg of 550 mg 15%

Mineral chart - relative view

Zinc
6.31 mg
TOP 14%
Iron
2.6 mg
TOP 26%
Potassium
318 mg
TOP 33%
Phosphorus
198 mg
TOP 39%
Selenium
21.5 µg
TOP 44%
Choline
82.4 mg
TOP 55%
Sodium
72 mg
TOP 57%
Calcium
18 mg
TOP 57%
Magnesium
21 mg
TOP 57%
Copper
0.085 mg
TOP 60%
Manganese
0.012 mg
TOP 87%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 3% 0% 0% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 7% 331% 3%
Vitamin A: 9 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.12 mg of 15 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.046 mg of 1 mg 4%
Vitamin B2: 0.176 mg of 1 mg 14%
Vitamin B3: 5.378 mg of 16 mg 34%
Vitamin B5: 0.658 mg of 5 mg 13%
Vitamin B6: 0.382 mg of 1 mg 29%
Folate: 9 µg of 400 µg 2%
Vitamin B12: 2.64 µg of 2 µg 110%
Vitamin K: 1.2 µg of 120 µg 1%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B12
2.64 µg
TOP 26%
Vitamin B3
5.378 mg
TOP 30%
Vitamin B6
0.382 mg
TOP 33%
Vitamin B5
0.658 mg
TOP 49%
Vitamin B2
0.176 mg
TOP 52%
Vitamin A
9 IU
TOP 65%
Folate
9 µg
TOP 65%
Vitamin B1
0.046 mg
TOP 74%
Vitamin K
1.2 µg
TOP 76%
Vitamin E
0.12 mg
TOP 84%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

26% 16% 58%
Protein:
Daily Value: 52%
25.93 g of 50 g
52%
Fats:
Daily Value: 24%
15.41 g of 65 g
24%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 0%
0 g of 300 g
0%
Water:
Daily Value: 3%
57.98 g of 2,000 g
3%
Other:
0.68 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 101% 206% 177% 160% 220% 137% 125% 151% 259%
Tryptophan: 94 mg of 280 mg 34%
Threonine: 720 mg of 1,050 mg 69%
Isoleucine: 822 mg of 1,400 mg 59%
Leucine: 1450 mg of 2,730 mg 53%
Lysine: 1540 mg of 2,100 mg 73%
Methionine: 478 mg of 1,050 mg 46%
Phenylalanine: 725 mg of 1,750 mg 41%
Valine: 914 mg of 1,820 mg 50%
Histidine: 604 mg of 700 mg 86%

Fat type information

5.895% 6.668% 0.484%
Saturated Fat: 5.895 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.668 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.484 g

All nutrients for Beef per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 75% 0g N/A Chocolate
Protein 62% 11% 25.93g 9.2 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 24% 22% 15.41g 2.2 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 0% 100% 0g N/A Rice
Calories 13% 38% 250kcal 5.3 times more than Orange Orange
Sugar N/A 100% 0g N/A Coca-Cola
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A Orange
Calcium 2% 57% 18mg 6.9 times less than Milk Milk
Iron 33% 26% 2.6mg Equal to Beef Beef
Magnesium 5% 57% 21mg 6.7 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 28% 39% 198mg 1.1 times more than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 9% 33% 318mg 2.2 times more than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 3% 57% 72mg 6.8 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 57% 14% 6.31mg Equal to Beef Beef
Copper 9% 60% 0.09mg 1.7 times less than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin E 1% 84% 0.12mg 12.2 times less than Kiwifruit Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A Egg
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A Lemon
Vitamin B1 4% 74% 0.05mg 5.8 times less than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 14% 52% 0.18mg 1.4 times more than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 34% 30% 5.38mg 1.8 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 13% 49% 0.66mg 1.7 times less than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 29% 33% 0.38mg 3.2 times more than Oat Oat
Folate 2% 65% 9µg 6.8 times less than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 110% 26% 2.64µg 3.8 times more than Pork Pork
Vitamin K 1% 76% 1.2µg 84.7 times less than Broccoli Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 79% 0.09mg 3.2 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 68% 0.72mg Equal to Beef Beef
Isoleucine 0% 66% 0.82mg 1.1 times less than Salmon Salmon
Leucine 0% 67% 1.45mg 1.7 times less than Tuna Tuna
Lysine 0% 66% 1.54mg 3.4 times more than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 66% 0.48mg 5 times more than Quinoa Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 68% 0.73mg 1.1 times more than Egg Egg
Valine 0% 66% 0.91mg 2.2 times less than Soybean Soybean
Histidine 0% 64% 0.6mg 1.2 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Cholesterol 29% 16% 88mg 4.2 times less than Egg Egg
Trans Fat N/A 48% 0.57g 26 times less than Margarine Margarine
Saturated Fat 29% 21% 5.9g Equal to Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 24% 6.67g 1.5 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 62% 0.48g 97.5 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 250
% Daily Value*
23%
Total Fat 15g
27%
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat g
29%
Cholesterol 88mg
3%
Sodium 72mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate 0g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 26g
Vitamin D 2mcg 0%

Calcium 18mg 2%

Iron 3mg 38%

Potassium 318mg 9%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
limit break
 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
limit break
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
ok
 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Beef nutrition infographic

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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174032/nutrients

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