Black Angus Nutritional Facts

Overview

The Black Angus is a breed of cattle that originates from Angus and Aberdeenshire counties in Scotland. George Grant introduced them to the United States in 1873 and they are now one of the most popular breeds of beef cattle. The nutritional content of Blank Angus beef is similar to that of other types of commercial beef.

Serving Information

Myfitnesspal.com provides nutritional data for Black Angus beef. This information is for a Black Angus steak after cooking with no other ingredients. The serving size is 4 oz. of meat.

Calories

A serving of Black Angus steak has 240 calories. Protein accounts for about 91 calories, and fat contributes the remaining 149 calories. A Black Angus steak provides about 12 percent of the daily value for total calories, assuming a daily diet of 2,000 calories.

Protein and Carbohydrates

Black Angus steak contains 22 g of protein in each serving, which is 88 percent of the daily value for protein. A Black Angus steak contains no carbohydrates of any type.

Fat

A serving of Black Angus steak provides 16 g of total fat, which provides about 24 percent of the daily value for total fat. Saturated fat makes up 6 g of this total, which is approximately 30 percent of the daily value for saturated fat. A Black Angus steak also has 60 mg of cholesterol, or 20 percent of the daily value for cholesterol.

Vitamins and Minerals

Black Angus steak contains 55 mg of sodium per serving, or about 2.3 percent of the daily value for sodium. It also has 0.8 mg of iron, equal to 10 percent of the daily value for iron. A Black Angus steak contains no calcium, potassium, vitamin A or vitamin C.

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