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Flank steak vs Chorizo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flank steak
Flank steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1179mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.985g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Flank steak
Flank steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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 Chorizo
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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
44
Chorizo
Mineral Summary Score
33
Flank steak
45
Chorizo

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 +150%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Zinc +43.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Contains more Potassium +17.4%
Equal in Iron - 1.59
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Zinc +43.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Contains more Potassium +17.4%
Equal in Iron - 1.59
Equal in Copper - 0.08

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 E +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +740%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +14.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.53
Contains more Vitamin E +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +740%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +14.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.53

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
145%
Chorizo
Carbohydrates
0%
Flank steak
2%
Chorizo
Fats
38%
Flank steak
177%
Chorizo

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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 Chorizo Opinion
Calories 192 455 Chorizo
Protein 27.66 24.1 Flank steak
Fats 8.23 38.27 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 1.86 Chorizo
Cholesterol 79 88 Flank steak
Vitamin D 61 Chorizo
Iron 1.74 1.59 Flank steak
Calcium 20 8 Flank steak
Potassium 339 398 Chorizo
Magnesium 23 18 Flank steak
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.082 0.08 Flank steak
Zinc 4.9 3.41 Flank steak
Starch
Phosphorus 210 150 Flank steak
Sodium 56 1235 Flank steak
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.38 0.22 Flank steak
Vitamin D 1.5 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.075 0.63 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.133 0.3 Chorizo
Vitamin B3 7.363 5.131 Flank steak
Vitamin B5 0.545 1.12 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.579 0.53 Flank steak
Vitamin B12 1.63 2 Chorizo
Vitamin K 1.4 1.6 Chorizo
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.395 14.38 Flank steak
Monounsaturated Fat 3.317 18.4 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.322 3.46 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.182 0.278 Chorizo
Threonine 1.105 1.473 Chorizo
Isoleucine 1.259 2.206 Chorizo
Leucine 2.201 1.708 Flank steak
Lysine 2.338 2.414 Chorizo
Methionine 0.72 0.47 Flank steak
Phenylalanine 1.093 1.149 Chorizo
Valine 1.372 0.914 Flank steak
Histidine 0.883 0.721 Flank steak
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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