Rib Eye Steak Nutrition & Calories - Nutrients Complete data
If you have ever wondered whether a steak is a healthy food or is better to avoid it, keep reading; we will discover all the nutritional aspects of Rib eye steak.
Table of contents
What Is a Rib Eye Steak?
Ribeye steak, one of the most popular steak types, is made from the primal cut of beef rib; the corresponding roast is the prime rib. Ribeye steaks are tender, juicy and flavorful.
This section of the article will discuss uses in different diets and nutrition of Rib eye steak (Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip-on, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled).
100g of ribeye steak provides 291 calories, and one average serving size (170g) of ribeye steak provides 494 calories accordingly.
Ribeye steak is considered high in calories.
Ribeye steak has a high amount of Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B3.
Ribeye steak falls in the range of the top 26 % of foods as a source of Vitamin B6.
One serving of ribeye steak can cover 80% of your daily Vitamin B6 need.
Ribeye steak has a tiny amount of Vitamin D, Vitamin A, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B1, Vitamin E, folate, and Vitamin K.
Ribeye steak lacks Vitamin C.
Vitamin coverage chart
Ribeye steak has a high amount of zinc, selenium, iron, potassium, and phosphorus.
It falls in the range of the top 15 % of foods as a source of zinc. One serving of ribeye steak can cover 60% of your daily zinc need.
Rib eye steak also contains a tiny amount of magnesium, choline, copper, manganese, sodium, and calcium.
Mineral coverage chart
Ribeye steak contains no carbs.
Ribeye steak is rich in protein. It provides 23.69g of protein per 100g.
Ribeye steak falls in the range of the top 15% of foods as a source of protein.
It is high in tryptophan, threonine, isoleucine, phenylalanine, histidine, lysine, valine, and methionine.
Protein quality breakdown
Ribeye is rich in fat. It falls in the range of the top 13% of foods as a source of fats. It has 21.81g of fats per 100g. Of these fats, 9.7g is saturated, 10.5g is monounsaturated, and 1.02g is polyunsaturated.
It contains no trans fats.
Fat type information
Rib eye steak, like other steak types, is high in cholesterol. Ribeye steak falls in the range of the top 21% of foods as a source of cholesterol, providing 80mg of it per 100g. So, if you have high cholesterol levels, limit your ribeye steak consumption.
Based on the deficient level of carbohydrates, ribeye steak can be considered a 0 glycemic index. To find more info about glycemic index values of 350+ food, visit the Glycemic index chart page.
Rib eye steak has a PRAL value of 11.1, making it an acid-producing food.
Comparison of similar foods
We compared ribeye steak to other foods in our database and highlighted which one contains more macronutrients.
Compared with chuck steak, ribeye steak has more Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, and monounsaturated fat.
Compared with beefsteak, ribeye steak provides more Vitamin B2, zinc, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats.
Ribeye steak is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, zinc, and iron than flank steak.
Important nutritional characteristics for Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak Glycemic index (GI)
Mineral chart - relative view
Vitamin chart - relative view
All nutrients for Rib eye steak per 100g
|Nutrient||Value||DV%||In TOP % of foods||Comparison|
|Calories||291kcal||15%||31%||6.2 times more than Orange|
|Protein||23.69g||56%||15%||8.4 times more than Broccoli|
|Fats||21.81g||34%||13%||1.5 times less than Cheese|
|Cholesterol||80mg||27%||21%||4.7 times less than Egg|
|Vitamin D||0.2µg||2%||53%||11 times less than Egg|
|Iron||2.24mg||28%||33%||1.2 times less than Beef|
|Calcium||11mg||1%||74%||11.4 times less than Milk|
|Potassium||260mg||8%||46%||1.8 times more than Cucumber|
|Magnesium||22mg||5%||54%||6.4 times less than Almond|
|Copper||0.08mg||9%||63%||1.8 times less than Shiitake|
|Zinc||5.91mg||54%||15%||1.1 times less than Beef|
|Phosphorus||152mg||22%||52%||1.2 times less than Chicken meat|
|Sodium||54mg||2%||69%||9.1 times less than White Bread|
|Vitamin A||25IU||1%||57%||668.2 times less than Carrot|
|Vitamin A RAE||8µg||1%||53%|
|Vitamin E||0.1mg||1%||86%||14.6 times less than Kiwifruit|
|Vitamin B1||0.07mg||6%||60%||3.7 times less than Pea raw|
|Vitamin B2||0.29mg||22%||28%||2.2 times more than Avocado|
|Vitamin B3||4.91mg||31%||33%||2 times less than Turkey meat|
|Vitamin B5||0.54mg||11%||56%||2.1 times less than Sunflower seed|
|Vitamin B6||0.48mg||37%||26%||4 times more than Oat|
|Vitamin B12||2.1µg||88%||30%||3 times more than Pork|
|Vitamin K||1.6µg||1%||70%||63.5 times less than Broccoli|
|Trans Fat||1.48g||N/A||44%||10.1 times less than Margarine|
|Folate||6µg||2%||76%||10.2 times less than Brussels sprout|
|Saturated Fat||9.68g||48%||13%||1.6 times more than Beef|
|Monounsaturated Fat||10.52g||N/A||15%||1.1 times more than Avocado|
|Polyunsaturated fat||1.03g||N/A||45%||45.9 times less than Walnut|
|Tryptophan||0.27mg||0%||54%||1.2 times less than Chicken meat|
|Threonine||1.12mg||0%||52%||1.6 times more than Beef|
|Isoleucine||1.1mg||0%||55%||1.2 times more than Salmon|
|Leucine||2.04mg||0%||53%||1.2 times less than Tuna|
|Lysine||2.27mg||0%||51%||5 times more than Tofu|
|Methionine||0.64mg||0%||55%||6.7 times more than Quinoa|
|Phenylalanine||0.95mg||0%||56%||1.4 times more than Egg|
|Valine||1.18mg||0%||55%||1.7 times less than Soybean raw|
|Histidine||0.89mg||0%||50%||1.2 times more than Turkey meat|
|Omega-3 - EPA||0g||N/A||51%||690 times less than Salmon|
|Omega-3 - DHA||0g||N/A||51%||1460 times less than Salmon|
|Omega-3 - ALA||0.04g||N/A||91%||240.5 times less than Canola oil|
|Omega-3 - DPA||0.01g||N/A||41%||12.1 times less than Salmon|
|Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid||0.02g||N/A||87%|
|Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid||0.01g||N/A||82%|
|Omega-6 - Linoleic acid||0.7g||N/A||88%||17.6 times less than Almond|
Check out similar food or compare with current
NUTRITION FACTS LABEL
Serving Size ______________
Rib eye steak nutrition infographic
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.