Potato vs Beef: All Nutritional Differences

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

Potato - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Beef - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Less Calories in Potato

At first glance, you can see that in potato is much less calories than in beef.

Potato has 77 kcal per 100g and beef 250 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 225%.

In potato and in beef most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare potato with beef in details.

Potato And Beef Nutrition Difference

Beef vs Potato: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gPotatoBeef
Calories77 250
Fat0.1 g15.41 g
Protein2.05 g25.93 g
Calcium12 mg18 mg
Iron0.81 mg2.6 mg
Magnessium23 mg21 mg
Phosphorus57 mg1.2 mg
Potassium425 mg318 mg
Sodium6 mg72 mg
Zink0.3 mg1.2 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.081 mg0.046 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.032 mg0.176 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)1.061 mg5.378 mg
Vitaminium B60.298 mg0.382 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)15 mg0.009 mg
Vitaminium K2 mg0.001 mg

Less protein in potato

It is aslo easy to see see that in potato is less protein than in beef.

There is 25.93g per 100g of beef and 2.05g per 100g of potato so using simple math we can see that difference is about 1165%.

Less fat in potato

In potato is less fats than in beef.

The tables above show us that there is 15.41g/100g of fats in beef and 0.1g/100g in potato. In this case difference is about 15310%.


  • Calories77
  • Fat0.1 g
  • Protein2.05 g
Potato calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | sliced

Calories source

  • 88% CARBS.
  • 10% PROTEIN
  • 1% FAT


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

Calories source

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

Vitamins: beef vs potato

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine):
    potato - 76% more than beef
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin):
    beef - 450% more than potato
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin):
    beef - 407% more than potato
  • Vitaminium B6:
    beef - 28% more than potato
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid):
    potato - 166567% more than beef
  • Vitaminium K:
    potato - 199900% more than beef

Minerals: potato vs beef

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

calories-info.com creator
Healthy diet and healthy lifestyle promoter

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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