0
 
Author: Sorting First Post on Top ↑ Message:
DIETITIANBECKY's Photo DIETITIANBECKY Posts: 26,556
3/30/14 12:10 P

SparkPeople Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
When I look at the on-line database, I only see NDB numbers with 5 digits; and I do not see 3572 or a 3573.

A 21 ounce steak would never have "just" 187 calories.

I am guessing it is an error.

Becky



Edited by: DIETITIANBECKY at: 3/30/2014 (12:11)
CURTISJ71 SparkPoints: (2,246)
Fitness Minutes: (4,380)
Posts: 9
3/29/14 7:59 P

Send Private Message
Reply
Sorry about that, but yes. At the top of that page is a button "About the Database", selecting that will bring up another page "http://www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=8964", about half way down is a link "Download the SR26 files for use on your computer.", That's what I used.

CURTISJ71 SparkPoints: (2,246)
Fitness Minutes: (4,380)
Posts: 9
3/29/14 7:54 P

Send Private Message
Reply
this is the web address I used to download the data I'm referencing here. http://www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=8964. I just clicked the download button on this page.

DIETITIANBECKY's Photo DIETITIANBECKY Posts: 26,556
3/29/14 7:42 P

SparkPeople Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I couldn't find your reference numbers for Beef, Bottom Round, Steak on the USDA site.
Is this the site you are using???:

ndb.nal.usda.gov/

Things that can vary the analysis: amount of trimmed fat, fat and lean, just lean, cooking method, bone-in or not.

Becky
Your SP Registered Dietitian

ALPHAPREP's Photo ALPHAPREP SparkPoints: (29,831)
Fitness Minutes: (40,911)
Posts: 590
3/29/14 7:26 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
That second one seems like an error. The food database, alas, isn't perfect science. Bottom round is usually around 50-60 calories an ounce depending on fat content. I believe Spark should have a more accurate calculation for you.

My food and fitness blog: www.thesecondlunch.com


 current weight: 152.2 
 
165
156.75
148.5
140.25
132
CURTISJ71 SparkPoints: (2,246)
Fitness Minutes: (4,380)
Posts: 9
3/29/14 7:06 P

Send Private Message
Reply
According to the USDA food database (item 3572) a Beef, Bottom Round Steak of 290 grams (10.23 oz) when cooked - broiled - will yield 223 kcal of energy when eaten. While (item 3573) a Beef, Bottom Round Roast of 600 grams (21.16 oz) when cooked - roasted - will yield 187 kcal of energy when eaten. How can eating twice the amount, of the same cut of meat, result in a 16% decrease when consumed ?

Page: 1 of (1)  

Report Innappropriate Post

Other Diet and Nutrition Topics:

Topics: Last Post:
Smoothies- Preplanning 6/6/2014 12:09:35 AM
Lunch for breakfast 7/16/2014 2:10:46 PM
bad habits? 4/26/2014 6:48:25 PM
Coupons when you don't buy processed food 6/11/2014 11:31:12 AM
Too much water? 7/2/2014 3:04:26 PM

Thread URL: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=7&imparent=33355785

Review our Community Guidelines





Diet Resources: kid food games | kid friendly party food | kid halloween party food