Chuck steak Nutrition & Calories - Complete data of all nutrients
The article will discuss the nutritional values of chuck steak: vitamins, minerals, and micronutrients.
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What Is a Chuck Steak?
Chuck steak is a tough cut that is frequently baked at high temperatures to ensure that it cooks quickly and stays moist. The steak is usually 1 inch thick, with a rich flavor and moderate fat content. A healthy serving of steak is about 3 ounces, whereas chuck steaks are frequently served at weights of 8 ounces and up.
This section of the article discusses the nutritional profile of cooked and grilled chuck steak (Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled).
CHUCK STEAK CALORIES
Calories per 100g
A 100g serving of chuck steak contains 277 calories.
It suggests that the food is average in calories. These calories are most likely derived from the 24.98g protein and 19.64g fat content. Chuck steak provides 13.85% of daily calorie needs.
Calories per serving
The chuck steak is consumed in amounts greater than 100 grams. The serving size of this food is one steak (382 g). This quantity provides 867 calories.
Here we will compare the calorie count of chuck steak to that of several other foods. According to our data, chuck steak has more calories than 67% of foods.
You can compare the calorie values of chuck steak and other types of steak in the table shown below.
Calories per 100 grams
The table below illustrates how long it takes to burn 382 calories (1 chuck steak) and what activity is necessary. The period was calculated using the MET method (Metabolic Equivalent of a Task) (1) (2).
One steak - 70kg person
One steak - 100 kg person
Chuck steak has a moderate amount of vitamins. It contains Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3. Chuck steak falls in the range of the top 23 % of foods as a source of Vitamin B12.
It also has a tiny amount of Vitamin B1, Vitamin E, Vitamin D, folate, Vitamin A, and Vitamin K.
Chuck steak lacks Vitamin C.
Vitamin coverage chart
Chuck steak has a high amount of zinc, iron, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, and magnesium. It falls in the range of the top 11 % of foods as a source of zinc. It is also high in iron, falling in the range of the top 29 % of foods as a source of iron.
One serving of chuck steak can cover double your daily zinc need.
Chuck steak also provides a tiny amount of choline, copper, manganese, sodium, and calcium.
Mineral coverage chart
Chuck steak contains no carbs.
Chuck steak is rich in protein. It provides 56g of protein per serving size and 24.98g per 100g accordingly.
Chuck steak falls in the range of the top 13% of foods as a source of protein.
It is relatively high in tryptophan, threonine, isoleucine, phenylalanine, valine, histidine, lysine, and methionine.
Your daily protein need is about 0.8 g per kg of body weight.
One serving size of chuck steak can cover the daily need for protein for a person who weighs 75 kg.
Protein quality breakdown
Chuck steak is high in fats. It has 19.64g of fats per 100g. Accordingly, it is also high in saturated and monounsaturated fat. Chuck steak falls in the range of the top 16% of foods as a source of fats.
Of these overall fats, 8.66g is saturated, 9.4g is monounsaturated, 0.8g is polyunsaturated, and 1.29g is trans fats.
Fat type information
Chuck steak contains a high level of cholesterol. It falls in the range of the top 17% of foods as a source of cholesterol. So, it is better to avoid chuck steak if you have any cardiovascular problems.
Chuck steak can be considered a 0 glycemic index. You can also visit the Glycemic index chart page for glycemic index values of other foods.
Chuck steak has a PRAL value of 11.8, making it an acid-producing food.
Comparison to similar foods
We compared chuck steak to other foods in our database and highlighted which one contains more macronutrients.
Chuck steak has more Vitamin B12, zinc, iron, and monounsaturated fat than flank steak.
Compared with beefsteak, chuck steak provides more Zinc, Vitamin B12, Iron, polyunsaturated fat, and monounsaturated fat.
Important nutritional characteristics for Chuck steak
Chuck steak Glycemic index (GI)
Mineral chart - relative view
Vitamin chart - relative view
All nutrients for Chuck steak per 100g
|Nutrient||DV%||In TOP % of foods||Value||Comparison|
|Protein||59%||13%||24.98g||8.9 times more than Broccoli|
|Fats||30%||16%||19.64g||1.7 times less than Cheese|
|Calories||14%||33%||277kcal||5.9 times more than Orange|
|Calcium||2%||61%||16mg||7.8 times less than Milk|
|Iron||31%||29%||2.45mg||1.1 times less than Beef|
|Magnesium||5%||54%||22mg||6.4 times less than Almond|
|Phosphorus||28%||40%||193mg||1.1 times more than Chicken meat|
|Potassium||10%||31%||325mg||2.2 times more than Cucumber|
|Sodium||3%||57%||71mg||6.9 times less than White Bread|
|Zinc||79%||11%||8.68mg||1.4 times more than Beef|
|Copper||9%||65%||0.08mg||1.8 times less than Shiitake|
|Vitamin A||1%||57%||25IU||668.2 times less than Carrot|
|Vitamin E||1%||86%||0.1mg||14.6 times less than Kiwifruit|
|Vitamin D||1%||60%||0.1µg||22 times less than Egg|
|Vitamin B1||6%||64%||0.07mg||4 times less than Pea|
|Vitamin B2||15%||47%||0.19mg||1.5 times more than Avocado|
|Vitamin B3||29%||36%||4.66mg||2.1 times less than Turkey meat|
|Vitamin B5||15%||43%||0.75mg||1.5 times less than Sunflower seed|
|Vitamin B6||29%||34%||0.37mg||3.1 times more than Oat|
|Folate||2%||76%||6µg||10.2 times less than Brussels sprout|
|Vitamin B12||126%||23%||3.03µg||4.3 times more than Pork|
|Vitamin K||1%||70%||1.6µg||63.5 times less than Broccoli|
|Tryptophan||0%||52%||0.28mg||1.1 times less than Chicken meat|
|Threonine||0%||52%||1.1mg||1.5 times more than Beef|
|Isoleucine||0%||56%||1.06mg||1.2 times more than Salmon|
|Leucine||0%||53%||2.01mg||1.2 times less than Tuna|
|Lysine||0%||53%||2.18mg||4.8 times more than Tofu|
|Methionine||0%||50%||0.71mg||7.4 times more than Quinoa|
|Phenylalanine||0%||56%||0.95mg||1.4 times more than Egg|
|Valine||0%||57%||1.13mg||1.8 times less than Soybean|
|Histidine||0%||54%||0.81mg||1.1 times more than Turkey meat|
|Cholesterol||29%||17%||87mg||4.3 times less than Egg|
|Trans Fat||N/A||44%||1.29g||11.6 times less than Margarine|
|Saturated Fat||43%||14%||8.66g||1.5 times more than Beef|
|Monounsaturated Fat||N/A||17%||9.46g||Equal to Avocado|
|Polyunsaturated fat||N/A||50%||0.81g||58.2 times less than Walnut|
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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.