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Flank steak vs Beefsteak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Flank steak
Flank steak is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.52g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Flank steak Beefsteak
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Flank steak Beefsteak
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
29
Flank steak
29
Beefsteak
Mineral Summary Score
33
Flank steak
35
Beefsteak

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Iron +14.9%
Contains more Potassium +10.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Copper - 0.079
Equal in Zinc - 5.3
Equal in Phosphorus - 220
Equal in Sodium - 55
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Iron +14.9%
Contains more Potassium +10.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Copper - 0.079
Equal in Zinc - 5.3
Equal in Phosphorus - 220
Equal in Sodium - 55

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +65%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.075
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.543
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.5
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +65%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.075
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.543
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.5

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
166%
Flank steak
128%
Beefsteak
Carbohydrates
0%
Flank steak
0%
Beefsteak
Fats
38%
Flank steak
25%
Beefsteak

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Flank steak Beefsteak Opinion
Calories 192 134 Flank steak
Protein 27.66 21.38 Flank steak
Fats 8.23 5.36 Flank steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 79 67 Beefsteak
Vitamin D 3 Beefsteak
Iron 1.74 2 Beefsteak
Calcium 20 5 Flank steak
Potassium 339 375 Beefsteak
Magnesium 23 25 Beefsteak
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.082 0.079 Flank steak
Zinc 4.9 5.3 Beefsteak
Starch
Phosphorus 210 220 Beefsteak
Sodium 56 55 Beefsteak
Vitamin A 0 6 Beefsteak
Vitamin E 0.38 Flank steak
Vitamin D 0.1 Beefsteak
Vitamin B1 0.075 0.075
Vitamin B2 0.133 0.182 Beefsteak
Vitamin B3 7.363 5.048 Flank steak
Vitamin B5 0.545 Flank steak
Vitamin B6 0.579 0.543 Flank steak
Vitamin B12 1.63 2.69 Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.4 1.5 Beefsteak
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.253 Flank steak
Saturated Fat 3.395 1.875 Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 3.317 2.354 Flank steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.322 0.189 Flank steak
Tryptophan 0.182 0.262 Beefsteak
Threonine 1.105 1.099 Flank steak
Isoleucine 1.259 1.09 Flank steak
Leucine 2.201 2.011 Flank steak
Lysine 2.338 2.247 Flank steak
Methionine 0.72 0.621 Flank steak
Phenylalanine 1.093 0.931 Flank steak
Valine 1.372 1.152 Flank steak
Histidine 0.883 0.868 Flank steak
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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