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Flank steak vs Ground meat - 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 - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.678g)
Which food is cheaper?
Flank steak
Flank steak is cheaper (difference - $2)
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 Ground meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Ground meat
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
25
Ground meat
Mineral Summary Score
33
Flank steak
34
Ground meat

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 Potassium +40.7%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.5%
Contains less Sodium -23.3%
Contains more Iron +30.5%
Contains more Calcium +65%
Contains more Zinc +19.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.079
Contains more Potassium +40.7%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.5%
Contains less Sodium -23.3%
Contains more Iron +30.5%
Contains more Calcium +65%
Contains more Zinc +19.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.079

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
:
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +107.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.512
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +107.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.512

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
143%
Ground meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Flank steak
0%
Ground meat
Fats
38%
Flank steak
71%
Ground meat

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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 Ground meat Opinion
Calories 192 241 Ground meat
Protein 27.66 23.87 Flank steak
Fats 8.23 15.37 Ground meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 79 88 Flank steak
Vitamin D 2 Ground meat
Iron 1.74 2.27 Ground meat
Calcium 20 33 Ground meat
Potassium 339 241 Flank steak
Magnesium 23 17 Flank steak
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.082 0.079 Flank steak
Zinc 4.9 5.84 Ground meat
Starch
Phosphorus 210 166 Flank steak
Sodium 56 73 Flank steak
Vitamin A 0 9 Ground meat
Vitamin E 0.38 0.12 Flank steak
Vitamin D 0 Ground meat
Vitamin B1 0.075 0.051 Flank steak
Vitamin B2 0.133 0.171 Ground meat
Vitamin B3 7.363 4.026 Flank steak
Vitamin B5 0.545 0.512 Flank steak
Vitamin B6 0.579 0.311 Flank steak
Vitamin B12 1.63 2.49 Ground meat
Vitamin K 1.4 2.9 Ground meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 1.173 Flank steak
Saturated Fat 3.395 6.073 Flank steak
Monounsaturated Fat 3.317 7.322 Ground meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.322 0.408 Ground meat
Tryptophan 0.182 0.121 Flank steak
Threonine 1.105 0.923 Flank steak
Isoleucine 1.259 1.055 Flank steak
Leucine 2.201 1.861 Flank steak
Lysine 2.338 1.976 Flank steak
Methionine 0.72 0.614 Flank steak
Phenylalanine 1.093 0.931 Flank steak
Valine 1.372 1.172 Flank steak
Histidine 0.883 0.775 Flank steak
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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