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Flank steak vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flank steak
Flank steak contains less Sodium (difference - 675mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.875g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Flank steak
Flank steak is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Flank steak
Flank steak is relatively richer in minerals
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 Italian sausage
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Flank steak Italian sausage
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
26
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
33
Flank steak
30
Italian sausage

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 Iron +47.5%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +34%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +173.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.9%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Contains more Iron +47.5%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +34%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +173.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.9%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Equal in Calcium - 18
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 B3 +126.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +93%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +79.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +657.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.51
Contains more Vitamin B3 +126.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +93%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +79.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +657.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.51

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
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
0%
Flank steak
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
38%
Flank steak
145%
Italian sausage

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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 Italian sausage Opinion
Calories 192 346 Italian sausage
Protein 27.66 14.25 Flank steak
Fats 8.23 31.33 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 0 2 Italian sausage
Carbs 0 0.65 Italian sausage
Cholesterol 79 76 Italian sausage
Vitamin D
Iron 1.74 1.18 Flank steak
Calcium 20 18 Flank steak
Potassium 339 253 Flank steak
Magnesium 23 14 Flank steak
Sugars 0 Flank steak
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.082 0.08 Flank steak
Zinc 4.9 1.79 Flank steak
Starch
Phosphorus 210 142 Flank steak
Sodium 56 731 Flank steak
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.38 Flank steak
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.075 0.568 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.133 0.168 Italian sausage
Vitamin B3 7.363 3.25 Flank steak
Vitamin B5 0.545 0.51 Flank steak
Vitamin B6 0.579 0.3 Flank steak
Vitamin B12 1.63 0.91 Flank steak
Vitamin K 1.4 Flank steak
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.395 11.27 Flank steak
Monounsaturated Fat 3.317 14.34 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.322 4.03 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.182 0.114 Flank steak
Threonine 1.105 0.563 Flank steak
Isoleucine 1.259 0.52 Flank steak
Leucine 2.201 0.956 Flank steak
Lysine 2.338 1.083 Flank steak
Methionine 0.72 0.346 Flank steak
Phenylalanine 1.093 0.477 Flank steak
Valine 1.372 0.572 Flank steak
Histidine 0.883 0.411 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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