Beef vs Lamb Chops: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Beef - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Lamb chops - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Fact 1: There is Less Calories in Beef

At first glance, you can see that in beef is less calories than in lamb chop.

Beef has 250 kcal per 100g and lamb chop 313 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 25%.

In beef and in lamb chop most calories came from fat.

See tables below to compare beef with lamb chop in details.

Fact 2: Beef And Lamb chop Nutrition Difference

Lamb chop vs Beef: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gBeefLamb chops
Calories250 313
Fat15.41 g22.89 g
Protein25.93 g24.96 g
Water57.98 g51.14 g
Calcium18 mg20 mg
Iron2.6 mg1.8 mg
Magnessium21 mg24 mg
Potassium318 mg324 mg
Sodium72 mg399 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.046 mg0.099 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.176 mg0.248 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)5.378 mg7.041 mg
Vitaminium B60.382 mg0.129 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.009 mg0.018 mg
Vitaminium E0.12 mg0.13 mg
Vitaminium K0.001 mg0.005 mg

More protein in beef

It is aslo easy to see see that in beef is more protein than in lamb chop.

There is 24.96g per 100g of lamb chop and 25.93g per 100g of beef so using simple math we can see that difference is about 4%.

Less fat in beef

In beef is less fats than in lamb chop.

The tables above show us that there is 22.89g/100g of fats in lamb chop and 15.41g/100g in beef. In this case difference is about 49%.


  • Calories250
  • Fat15.41 g
  • Protein25.93 g
  • Water57.98 g
Beef calories per:
100g | ounce | cup | half cup | neck | shoulder | shank | tail

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS.
  • 43% PROTEIN
  • 57% FAT

Lamb chops

  • Calories313
  • Fat22.89 g
  • Protein24.96 g
  • Water51.14 g
Lamb chops calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS
  • 33% PROTEIN
  • 67% FAT

Vitamins: lamb chop vs beef

Minerals: beef vs lamb chop

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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