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Rib Eye Steak Nutrition & Calories - Nutrients Complete data

Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip-on, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams
Article author photo Elen Khachatrian by Elen Khachatrian | Last updated on April 03, 2022
Education: Nutrition & Microbiology at YSU
Rib eye steak


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.

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

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%
Vitamin A: 25 IU of 5,000 IU 1%
Vitamin E : 0.1 mg of 15 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 0.2 µg of 10 µg 2%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.071 mg of 1 mg 6%
Vitamin B2: 0.287 mg of 1 mg 22%
Vitamin B3: 4.908 mg of 16 mg 31%
Vitamin B5: 0.536 mg of 5 mg 11%
Vitamin B6: 0.477 mg of 1 mg 37%
Folate: 6 µg of 400 µg 2%
Vitamin B12: 2.1 µg of 2 µg 88%
Vitamin K: 1.6 µg of 120 µg 1%


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

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 4% 85% 16% 66% 23% 8% 162% 27% 11% 162% 27%
Calcium: 11 mg of 1,000 mg 1%
Iron: 2.24 mg of 8 mg 28%
Magnesium: 22 mg of 420 mg 5%
Phosphorus: 152 mg of 700 mg 22%
Potassium: 260 mg of 3,400 mg 8%
Sodium: 54 mg of 2,300 mg 2%
Zinc: 5.91 mg of 11 mg 54%
Copper: 0.08 mg of 1 mg 9%
Manganese: 0.08 mg of 2 mg 3%
Selenium: 29.7 µg of 55 µg 54%
Choline: 48.8 mg of 550 mg 9%


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

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 284% 319% 237% 225% 325% 184% 163% 196% 381%
Tryptophan: 265 mg of 280 mg 95%
Threonine: 1116 mg of 1,050 mg 106%
Isoleucine: 1103 mg of 1,400 mg 79%
Leucine: 2041 mg of 2,730 mg 75%
Lysine: 2269 mg of 2,100 mg 108%
Methionine: 641 mg of 1,050 mg 61%
Phenylalanine: 950 mg of 1,750 mg 54%
Valine: 1184 mg of 1,820 mg 65%
Histidine: 888 mg of 700 mg 127%


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

46% 50% 5%
Saturated Fat: 9.684 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 10.519 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.027 g


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.

Glycemic Index

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.

Article author photo Elen Khachatrian
Education: Nutrition & Microbiology at YSU
Last updated: April 03, 2022

Important nutritional characteristics for Rib eye steak

Rib eye steak
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
Check out our Glycemic index chart page for the full list.
0 (low)
Insulin index ⓘ II for topside lean beef steak
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.
11.1 (acidic)
87% Fats
87% Saturated Fat
85% Monounsaturated Fat
85% Zinc
85% Protein
Explanation: The given food contains more Fats than 87% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Fats than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Saturated Fat, Monounsaturated Fat, Zinc, and Protein.

Rib eye steak Glycemic index (GI)

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
Check out our Glycemic index chart page for the full list.

Mineral chart - relative view

5.91 mg
TOP 15%
29.7 µg
TOP 33%
2.24 mg
TOP 33%
260 mg
TOP 46%
152 mg
TOP 52%
22 mg
TOP 54%
0.08 mg
TOP 62%
0.08 mg
TOP 63%
48.8 mg
TOP 66%
54 mg
TOP 69%
11 mg
TOP 74%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B6
0.477 mg
TOP 26%
Vitamin B2
0.287 mg
TOP 28%
Vitamin B12
2.1 µg
TOP 30%
Vitamin B3
4.908 mg
TOP 33%
Vitamin D
0.2 µg
TOP 53%
Vitamin B5
0.536 mg
TOP 56%
Vitamin A
25 IU
TOP 57%
Vitamin B1
0.071 mg
TOP 60%
Vitamin K
1.6 µg
TOP 70%
6 µg
TOP 76%
Vitamin E
0.1 mg
TOP 86%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

24% 22% 54%
Daily Value: 47%
23.69 g of 50 g
Daily Value: 34%
21.81 g of 65 g
Daily Value: 0%
0 g of 300 g
Daily Value: 3%
54.49 g of 2,000 g
0.01 g

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 OrangeOrange
Protein 23.69g 56% 15% 8.4 times more than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 21.81g 34% 13% 1.5 times less than CheeseCheese
Vitamin C 0mg 0% 100% N/ALemon
Net carbs 0g N/A 75% N/AChocolate
Carbs 0g 0% 100% N/ARice
Cholesterol 80mg 27% 21% 4.7 times less than EggEgg
Vitamin D 0.2µg 2% 53% 11 times less than EggEgg
Iron 2.24mg 28% 33% 1.2 times less than BeefBeef
Calcium 11mg 1% 74% 11.4 times less than MilkMilk
Potassium 260mg 8% 46% 1.8 times more than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 22mg 5% 54% 6.4 times less than AlmondAlmond
Sugar 0g N/A 100% N/ACoca-Cola
Fiber 0g 0% 100% N/AOrange
Copper 0.08mg 9% 63% 1.8 times less than ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 5.91mg 54% 15% 1.1 times less than BeefBeef
Phosphorus 152mg 22% 52% 1.2 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 54mg 2% 69% 9.1 times less than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 25IU 1% 57% 668.2 times less than CarrotCarrot
Vitamin A RAE 8µg 1% 53%
Vitamin E 0.1mg 1% 86% 14.6 times less than KiwifruitKiwifruit
Manganese 0.08mg 3% 62%
Selenium 29.7µg 54% 33%
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 6% 60% 3.7 times less than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 22% 28% 2.2 times more than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 4.91mg 31% 33% 2 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.54mg 11% 56% 2.1 times less than Sunflower seedSunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.48mg 37% 26% 4 times more than OatOat
Vitamin B12 2.1µg 88% 30% 3 times more than PorkPork
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1% 70% 63.5 times less than BroccoliBroccoli
Trans Fat 1.48g N/A 44% 10.1 times less than MargarineMargarine
Folate 6µg 2% 76% 10.2 times less than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Saturated Fat 9.68g 48% 13% 1.6 times more than BeefBeef
Monounsaturated Fat 10.52g N/A 15% 1.1 times more than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 1.03g N/A 45% 45.9 times less than WalnutWalnut
Tryptophan 0.27mg 0% 54% 1.2 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Threonine 1.12mg 0% 52% 1.6 times more than BeefBeef
Isoleucine 1.1mg 0% 55% 1.2 times more than SalmonSalmon
Leucine 2.04mg 0% 53% 1.2 times less than TunaTuna
Lysine 2.27mg 0% 51% 5 times more than TofuTofu
Methionine 0.64mg 0% 55% 6.7 times more than QuinoaQuinoa
Phenylalanine 0.95mg 0% 56% 1.4 times more than EggEgg
Valine 1.18mg 0% 55% 1.7 times less than Soybean rawSoybean raw
Histidine 0.89mg 0% 50% 1.2 times more than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0g N/A 51% 690 times less than SalmonSalmon
Omega-3 - DHA 0g N/A 51% 1460 times less than SalmonSalmon
Omega-3 - ALA 0.04g N/A 91% 240.5 times less than Canola oilCanola oil
Omega-3 - DPA 0.01g N/A 41% 12.1 times less than SalmonSalmon
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 AlmondAlmond

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Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 291
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g
Saturated Fat 10g
Trans Fat g
Cholesterol 80mg
Sodium 54mg
Total Carbohydrate 0g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 24g
Vitamin D 7mcg 1%

Calcium 11mg 1%

Iron 2mg 25%

Potassium 260mg 8%

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.
No Trans Fats
limit break
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
Low in Saturated Fats
 ⓘ 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.
Low in Sodium
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
Low in Sugars
 ⓘ 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.

Rib eye steak nutrition infographic

Rib eye steak nutrition infographic
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